If you wish to visit Malaysia for a short period of time, you must obtain a visa prior to entry if you come from a country with a visa requirement for entering Malaysia.

See the list of countries whose citizens need a visa to enter Malaysia (Click Here)

All foreign visitors entering Malaysia through the gazetted entry points will be given social visit pass for social visits including the following purposes:

  • Visiting Relatives
  • Tourism
  • Journalist / Reporter
  • Attending Meeting
  • Attending Business Discussion
  • Inspection of factor
  • Auditing Company's Account (Not Applicable for Mumbai)
  • Signing Agreement
  • Doing survey on investment opportunities/setting up factory
  • Attending Seminars
  • On goodwill mission for students or sitting for examinations in University
  • Taking part in sports competitions
  • Other activities not mentioned above but approved by the Director General of Immigration.


Visa Fee:

Visa Without Reference (VTR) - Single Entry Indian 3000/-

Malaysia VLN Charges:

  • All applications lodged in India will be levied Malaysia VLN charges INR 2720/- (Inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%) in addition to the visa fee.

Value Added Services:

Value Added Services Fee in INR
SMS 200
Courier 600
Form Filling 300
Photo Booth 200
Photocopy 10
Printout 20
Premium Lounge 2500
Appointment 500
Video Conference 2500
Application Pikcup From Home 2500
Prime time 500

The VISA FEES and MALAYSIA VLN charges can be paid by Cash or Indian Debit/ Credit Card or UPI/QR Code/Google Pay/Paytm/Payment Gateway (Inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%).

Documents Required:

i) Applicants applying in Delhi:Applicants applying with fresh passport (without any travel record, without attaching old passport and have not travelled on old and valid visa ) must submit 3 months recent bank statements (Self or Sponsor’s) with original endorsement from bank branch and support letter from sponsor stating relationship (except for Children under 18 years of age).

ii) Applicants applying in Mumbai with fresh & Travel Passports: 

a) All applicants must submit recent 1 month updated bank statement with original seal and sign.

  1. Original passport -Machine readable
    Old Passport also to be carried along (in case applicable).
  2. Passport should be valid for at least 6 months upon arrival in Malaysia.
  3. 1 recent photographs (1 loose for application form incase applicable) Photograph specification: 3.5cm X 5cm 60%-70% face appearance in white background. Photographs clearly show from crown to shoulders.
  4. Confirmed returned air-ticket within 30 days with flight details and E-ticket no and confirmation of hotel reservation (for Tourists). .
  5. Applicants who have not travelled on Malaysia visa issued before, they must attach a letter stating reason for failing to travel. Failure to do so will risk rejection of visa.
  6. Confirmed booking of accommodation premises that have been paid / or that have been verified by the owner.
  7. The duration of the social visit pass granted to stay in Malaysia is based on the return ticket period and shall not exceed the permitted eligibility period.
  8. Travel Itinerary in Malaysia with a letter that explains the purpose of the journey to Malaysia.(for Tourist/Business/Social Visit)
  9. Applicants applying with fresh passport : Minimum USD 1,000 balance per/head, for a maximum of 30 days and not include hotel and air ticket. (Mandatory for all tourist and business applications)


  • A photocopy of all the supporting documents of primary applicant (Bank statement/covering letter/tickets/invitation letter, etc.) needs to be attached with secondary applicant’s application (in case of sponsoring family members or groups).
  • 3 months recent bank statements from outside India can be accepted in photocopies. (Not applicable for submission in Mumbai)

12. Out of Region passports:

  • Jurisdiction for applicants applying from Mumbai comprising the states of: Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Jurisdiction for applicants applying from South India comprising the states of: Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Pondicherry, Andaman

Please provide any one of the following supporting documents for Jurisdiction where applying:

  • Aadhar card (Copy both sides).
  • Original Society Letter.
  • Marriage Certificate.
  • Address proof in Company’s letterhead.
  • Bonafide Certificate (For Students).
  • Lease/License Agreement.
  • Bank statement for last 3 months having address of South India (Applicants applying from Chennai only).

13. For Minor (Children under 18 years of age):

If a minor is travelling to Malaysia without parents, then the following documents need to be submitted.

  • NOC from parents/ either of the parents
  • Passport photocopies of parents and the accompanying members.

14. Additional Documents for Business Purpose/Meetings/Discussions:

  • Covering letter on original company letter head from employer in India and inviting company in Malaysia.
  • Confirmation of hotel reservation (if applicable).
  • Covering letter should be stamped and signed by issuing authority for all submission in Malaysia VLN center, Mumbai.

15. Additional Documents for Airlines staff:

Original letter of confirmation from Airline on Airlines original letter head mentioning (Name, Designation, Passport details, Family member details if travelling along the Applicant and the eligibility to travel with an open ticket) with original Seal & Sign from the Airline. Applicant has to provide Airline ID card copy along with the application.

16. Additional Documents for Foreign Nationals:

a) Foreign Nationals except Afghan are required to submit original recent NOC (Within one month) from their respective Embassy.

b) Afghan Nationals are required to submit original VDR approval letter from the Immigration Department of Malaysia.

c) Original Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate for the Nationals of some countries. Please check with Malaysia Helpdesk before applying for visa.

d) National of some countries cannot stay more than 14 days in Malaysia and must submit returned Air tickets within 14 days. Please check with Malaysia Helpdesk before applying for visa.

17. Additional Documents for Identity Certificate Holders:

Identity certificate holders are required to submit a letter from the office of Dalai Lama.

18. Additional Documents for Religious Practitioners (Monks, Gurus, Priests, etc.):

Religious practitioners (Monks, Gurus, Priests, etc.) must submit sponsorship letter from the Sponsor/religious institution in Malaysia with complete applicant details.

19. Additional Documents for Joining Vessel:

a) Seamen: Applicant must submit Original Letter from Indian shipping Company, Original CDC and Invitation letter from Malaysia Company mentioning Joining Port & Name of Vessel.

b) Seamen Dependent's: Applicant must submit Original Letter from Indian shipping Company, Invitation letter and valid visa copy of principal applicant.

 Note: The visa processing duration time for Delhi/Mumbai/Chennai is 05 working days* (including the day of submission at Malaysia VLN).