Malaysia is a South Asian country that is famous for its culture, rainforests, beaches, history, colonial buildings, underwater diving experience, etc. The capital of the country is Kuala Lumpur. Many Indians wish to travel to Malaysia for tourism purposes.
To enter Malaysia, Indians have to apply for an eVisa. Electronic Visa or eVisa is an online visa application platform that allows foreigners to enter Malaysia. Indian Nationals are allowed to apply for a Malaysian eVisa from the following countries:
|Oman||Qatar||Australia||United Arab Emirates|
|Guam||Micronesia||Marshall Islands||New Zealand|
|Papua New Guinea||New Caledonia||Samoa||Tonga|
|European Union||Gibraltar||Iceland||Guernsey and Alderney|
|Serbia||Russia||Svalbard and Jan Mayen||San Marino|
Duration Of Stay:
EVisa holders can stay in Malaysia for a maximum of 30 days per visit. One eVisa application can be used once only. Visa extension is not allowed.
Applicants need to scan and upload the following documents while applying for a Malaysian eVisa:
- Recent passport sized photograph. This photo must be clicked in a studio within a period of 3 months. It should be 35mm by 50mm in size. The photo should not have any border and must have a white/light background. No headgear is allowed in photograph apart from Turban or Hijab. The photo should cover face from chin to crown.
- Front page of the passport.
- Return flight ticket (Confirmed ticket only).
- Birth Certificate in case of minors.
Applicants need to display the following documents at Malaysian entry checkpoints after arriving in Malaysia:
- EVisa printout.
- Return flight ticket.
- Sufficient funds that will cover your expenses during the stay in Malaysia. You can show Debit or Credit Cards/Cash/ Travelers Cheque.
- Accommodation proof
How To Apply?
To apply for Malaysian eVisa, you have to first open the eVisa application website of Malaysia. If you are applying for this eVisa for the first time, then click on ‘I’m new’ to initiate the application process. Existing applicants have to click on ‘Returning User’ and they will be directed to their account.
Once you apply for a Malaysian eVisa, approval depends on the Malaysian Mission Office or the Malaysian Immigration Department. If there are any suspicions, you might be asked to submit other documents and also appear for an interview or Skype interview with the Malaysian High Commission, Malaysia Consulate or Malaysian Embassy.
The Malaysian authorities will get in touch with you through emails. If the application is approved, then you have to take a printout of your eVisa on A4 size paper.
The fee to be paid by Indian Nationals for availing a Malaysian eVisa is mentioned below:
|Applying From||Total Amount|
|India, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan||USD 25 + INR 1,050|
|China, North Korea, South Korea, China, Japan, Tibet, Mongolia||RMB 330|
|Hong Kong||HKD 380|
|Thailand, Laos, Brunei, Philippines, Vietnam, Timor Leste||Baht 1,503|
|Myanmar||MMK 60, 150|
|Jeddah, Iraq, Bahrain, Iran, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Syria, Yemen||USD 41|
|Australia, French, Fiji, Polynesia, Kiribati, Guam, Marshall Islands, New Caledonia, Micronesia, New Zealand, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Tonga||AUD 62.88|
|United Kingdom, Andorra, Albania, Belarus, Croatia, Bosnia, European Union, Gibraltar, Faroe Islands, Guernsey and Alderney, New Jersey, Iceland, Kosovo, Macedonia, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Montenegro, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Russia, Serbia, Switzerland, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Turkey, Vatican City State, Ukraine, Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, Spain||GBP 35|
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