Malaysia Tourist Visa Document Requirements, Fees for Indian Citizens

Malaysia Tourist Visa

Malaysia situated in Southeast Asia is situated on the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. Its tourist attractions include beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultures. The capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to the  famous 451m-tall Petronas Twin Towers.

About Malaysia

Lying just north of the Equator, Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. Malaysia is made up of two separate regions – (1) Peninsular Malaysia or West Malaysia, and (2) Malaysian Borneo or East Malaysia separated by the South China Sea.

Malaysia shares its maritime borders with Vietnam and the Philippines.

In 2021, Malaysia has an estimated population of 33 million people. Malaysia’s population is a mix of diverse ethnic groups, each with its own tradition and culture. Indians make up 6% of the population in Malaysia.

Malay is the official language. Other languages spoken in Malaysia are English, Chinese (Cantonese), and Tamil.

Kuala Lumpur is the national capital, as well as the largest city in the country.

Prominent tourist destinations in Malaysia

·       Petronas Twin Towers

·       Sunway Lagoon

·       Selangor Fruits Valley

·       Rawa Island, known as the Maldives of Malaysia

·       Sky Mirror

·       Tusan Beach, known for the exquisite “blue tears” algae that produce a glowing neon blue light

·       Kellie’s Castle

·       Saujana Hijau Park

·       Jalan Alor

·       KL Forest Eco Park, among the oldest permanent forest reserves in Malaysia

·       Tempurung Cave

·       Tower Walk 100

·       Rainforest Discovery Centre


There are many reasons that make Malaysia worth visiting. These include –

  • Rainforest trekking
  • Cultural diversity
  • Urbanized and modern, yet most still stay true to the age-old traditions
  • Tropical climate
  • UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Greta islands, such as Penang and Langkawi
  • Natural monuments
  • Wildlife that can’t be found anywhere else in the world

There are 3 types of Malaysia tourist visa, eligibility varies based on various factors. The 3 different types of Malaysia tourist visas are:

  • Malaysia eNTRI visa
  • 30 days single entry visa
  • 30 days multiple entry visas
Documents required for the Malaysia tourist visa application:
  • A valid passport with six months validity
  • Passport size photos
  • A copy of your completed and signed visa application form
  • Travel insurance
  • Details about your itinerary
  • Proof of hotel bookings, flight bookings
  • Copy of tour ticket
  • A cover letter with all the required details about your itinerary

Pass at point of entry

Foreign nationals who wish to visit Malaysia will have to get a pass at the point of entry apart from a visa (where required) to stay temporarily in the country.

The application for a pass must be made before arrival in the country. Each application must have a sponsor who will be responsible for the foreign national entering the country. The pass is a document for permission to stay in the country for a specific duration.

Before you apply for a tourist visa, ensure that you meet the visa requirements, fill the application form, attach the required documents and pay the required fees.

Malaysia Tourist Visa Fees:
Category Fees
Malaysia eNTRI visa (15 days) INR 1980
30 days single entry visa INR 3580
30 days multiple entry visas INR 3780
How Y-Axis Can Help You?
  • Advise you on the required documentation
  • Advise you on the funds that need to be shown
  • Fill out the application forms
  • Review your documents for the visa application
Am I eligible for Malaysian eVisa?

Currently, the nationals of India, Pakistan, China, Serbia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Montenegro and Myanmar are eligible for the eVisa for visiting Malaysia.

Malaysia launched the e-Visa scheme for visitors who want to visit the country. Travelers simply fill out an online application to apply for an electronic visa to enter Malaysia, which is available to certain foreign nationals. After completing out the application form with all required information and making the online credit card payment, applicants will receive their visas by email

How long can I stay in Myanmar on my eVisa?

Foreign nationals with an eVisa for Malaysia are allowed to stay in the country for a maximum of 30 consecutive days each entry. However, this will depend on the specific type of eVisa issued.

Do I have to take a printout of my Malaysian eVisa?

Yes. A printout of the eVisa – sent to you by the Malaysian Government via email – will be required. The printout will have to be shown at all the entry checkpoints in the country.

Foreign nationals who wish to visit Malaysia will need to obtain a pass at the point of entry in addition to a visa (where required) in order to remain in the country temporarily.

A pass application must be submitted prior to entering the country. Each application must have a sponsor who will be in charge of the foreign national’s entry into the country. The pass is a piece of paper that grants you permission to remain in the country for a specific time.

What are all the documents that have to be shown at entry checkpoints into Malaysia?

The following documents will have to be produced at the entry checkpoints in Malaysia –

  • eVisa printout [in A4 format]
  • Valid and genuine return ticket
  • Proof of funds to cover expenses while in the country
  • Proof of accommodation

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