Visa Requirements for Malaysian Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of Malaysia

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Visa Not Required

113 destinations allow visa-free entry to Malaysian citizens.

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 22 destinations for passport holders of Malaysia.


Malaysian passport allows entry to 24 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

  • eVisa120 dayseVisa may be obtained online prior to departure.
  • eVisa3 months3 months on each visit in 12-month period if granted
  • eVisa30 daysMust have an international vaccination certificate.
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  • Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa90 daysMust be arriving at Port Bouet Airport and hold an International Certificate of Vaccination.
    Fee is EUR 73.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa7 days
  • eVisa31 days
  • Equatorial Guinea PermalinkShow on Map
  • eVisa90 daysElectronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa30 dayse-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports
    An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained twice in one calendar year.
    Foreigners of Pakistani origin or who hold a Pakistani Passport are not eligible for an e-Visa. Foreigners who are not Pakistani nationals, but whose parents or grandparents (either paternal or maternal) were born in, or were permanent residents in Pakistan, are also not eligible for an eVisa.
  • eVisa28 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.
    eVisa available for both tourism (allowed stay is 28 days) or business (allowed stay is 70 days) purposes.
  • eVisa3 monthsInternational Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be paid upon requesting an Electronic Travel Authority.
    Holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining an Electronic Travel Authority prior to departure.
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa30 days / 3 monthsElectronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for tourism purposes.
    Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
    Online Visa eligible.
  • Papua New Guinea PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa60 daysMust arrive through Port Moresby (POM) or Rabaul (RAB) airports.
  • eVisa16 days
  • eVisa90 daysMalaysian citizens can enter South Korea as a short term visit (e.g., tours, visiting relatives or friends, attending simple meetings) up to 90 days without a visa, though you should remain aware of the quarantine requirements. You must also have an onward or return ticket. It is illegal to work on a tourist visa, whether as a teacher or in any other capacity.
    You must be in possession of a Korea Electronic Travel Authorization (K-ETA) to enter Korea visa-free. You can complete your K-ETA application up to 24 hours before boarding your flight and it will be valid for 3 years from the date of approval. There is a small, non-refundable charge.
  • eVisaObtainable online.
    Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel
  • São Tome and Príncipe PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisaVisa holders issued by USA or a Schengen Member State may enter São Tomé and Príncipe for stay up to a maximum stay of 15 days.
  • eVisa15 daysMust have return/onward ticket and 3 passport photos.

eVisa / On Arrival

For 11 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Malaysia.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysAvailable at airports.
    E-Visa may be obtained online prior to departure.
    E-Visa fee is USD 20 and a service fee of USD 3.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival1 montheVisa may be obtained online prior to departure.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival15 days / 30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrivalup to 90 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalSingle entry only.
    Free visa on arrival.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 monthsFee KWD 3.
    E-Visa may be obtained online prior to departure.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival60 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysAt Beira (BEW), Nampula (APL), Maputo (MPM), Pemba (POL), Tete (TET) and Vilankulo (VNX). Must have onward ticket.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysMalaysian citizens are exempt from a fee for visas until 31 March, 2024.
    Electronic Travel Authorization can also be obtained on arrival.
    30 days extendable to 6 months.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

21 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Malaysia. This requirement may be waived off if Malaysian citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

Entry Refused

Disagreements between Malaysia and 1 destination have imposed restrictions in traveling to Malaysia.

  • Entry RefusedMalaysia announced a ban on all Malaysian citizens from travelling to North Korea due to safety concerns and in the wake of strained Malaysia–North Korea relations following the assassination of Kim Jong-nam at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

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