It is recommended that you use the following letter template:
Dear Immigration Officer,
My name is [name] and my passport number is [number]. I will be visiting Malaysia between the dates of [arrival date] and [departure date]. I will be staying with [host name], who is my [relation type/ friend] and currently resides at: [host address]. Thank you.
Your passport must be valid for at least six months after the date of your arrival in Malaysia.
Yes, all international travellers must possess a visa in order to gain entry to Malaysia.
One or more minors (foreign nationals under the age of 18) can be included on the application for a parent’s Tourist eVisa. A scan of the minor’s birth certificate must accompany the application to prove their relationship with the parent.
If you obtain a Malaysia Tourist eVisa, you can use it to gain entry via any point of entry and exit.
You’ll need to show the print out of your Tourist eVisa document to an immigration official at the entry point, along with your passport, your return flight ticket, proof of sufficient funds for your trip and proof of accommodation.
The Tourist eVisa is intended for foreign nationals of Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Serbia and Montenegro, and Sri Lanka.
Be sure you print out your Tourist eVisa document in a letter-sized format.
At least two weeks before your travel date to Malaysia.
No longer than 30 days per entry.
You’ll have to prepare a cover letter for the immigration official at your point of entry, which includes your name, passport number and your host’s address in Malaysia. You’ll also have to provide a copy of their identification card.
No, a Tourist eVisa can only be obtained before you travel to Malaysia.
Yes, there’s an outside chance of this happening because, occasionally, the Malaysian Government does request interviews with visa applicants. Should they request an interview with you, we’ll notify you of the request and the relevant details of the interview (e.g. date, time, address and contacts).
These documents are required when you arrive in Malaysia: Your eNTRI visa printout
Sufficient funds (Cash/ Travellers Cheque/Debit or Credit Cards) to cover expenses during your stay
Malaysia Return flight ticket
Proof of accommodation (Host invitation letter/Hotel Booking/Airbnb booking, Booking.com Confirmation etc)
If you reside in or you’re travelling from a yellow fever-affected country, you’ll be required to present proof of vaccination against the disease.
Only English laguage documents are accpeted.
The situation in each country during the Covid 19 pandemic is changing rapidly. Please check with the foreign office of the country in order to ascertain the most up to date entry requirement for vaccination and Covid tests.
No. Entry into the country is down to the Malaysia Immigration Officer at the point of entry into Malaysia.
Along with your application form, you’ll need to supply us with:
A scan of your passport (valid for six months after your arrival date)
A passport photo (taken within the last six months)
A travel itinerary (including your arrival and departure flight details)
Proof of your booked accommodation
A scan of the birth certificates of any minors travelling with you
A cover letter addressed to an immigration official explaining you’re staying with relatives/ friends (if this is the case), which contains your name, passport number and your travel dates, and your relative’s/ friend’s name and address and a scan of their ID.
You’ll need a valid work visa and proof of residency from the country that you reside in alongside the standard requyired documents.