Kuala Lumpur Information

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  • Visas & Embassies in Kuala Lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur Information

    To enter Malaysia, visitors must have a national passport or other internationally recognized travel documents with a validity period of at least six months beyond the length of stay in Malaysia. All passports and travel documents must be endorsed for travelling in Malaysia.

    Most visitors, either on business or pleasure trips, do not require visas to enter Malaysia but this really depends on how long you will be in the country. Please refer to the following information on visa requirements to see if you will really need a visa.

    Note: All transit visitors who fly into Malaysia are eligible for a visa free visit, as long as the period does not exceed 72 hours. Regulations may change from time to time; please check with the nearest Malaysian Embassy before you start on your trip.

  • Visa Exemptions

    Citizens of the following do not need a visa to enter Malaysia:

    • Commonwealth countries, with the exception of those from Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan
    • British Protected Persons
    • Republic of Ireland
    • Switzerland, Netherlands, San Marino and Lichtenstein

    Three Months Visa Free Visit

    Citizens of the following countries are eligible to visit Malaysia for three months without a visa:

    Albania Slovakia Iceland Morocco Sweden
    Austria Denmark Italy Norway Saudi Arabia
    Algeria Egypt Japan Oman Turkey
    Argentina Finland Jordan Qatar Tunisia
    Bahrain France Kuwait Spain UAE
    Belgium Germany Luxembourg South Korea USA
    Czech Republic Hungary Lebanon Bosnia Yemen

    One Month Visa Free Visit

    Citizens of ASEAN countries are permitted to stay in Malaysia for one month without a visa.

    14 Days Visa Free Visit

    Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 14-day visa free visit to Malaysia:

    • Afghanistan
    • Iran
    • Iraq
    • Libya
    • Syria

    7 Days Visa Free Visit

    Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 7-day visa free stay:

    Armenia Estonia Latvia Russia
    Azerbaijian Georgia Lithuania Tajikistan
    Republic of Belarus Kazakhstan Moldavia Ukraine
    Bulgaria Kirghizstan Romania Uzbekistan

    Some Diplomatic Missions in KL

    Australian High Commission
    6 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng 50450 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 2146 5555, 603 2146 5787 (after office hours)
    Fax: 603 2141 5773
    Email: consular@australia.org.my

    British High Commission
    185 Jalan Ampang 50450 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 2170 2200 (Main Office) , 603 2170 2345 (Consular Section)
    Fax: 603 2170 2360

    Canadian High Commission
    17th Floor, Menara Tan & Tan, 207 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 03 2718 3333
    Fax: 03 2718 3376

    Embassy of the People's Republic of China
    229 Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 2142 8495
    Fax: 603 2141 4552

    Embassy of the Republic of France
    195 Jalan Ampang 50450 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 2053 5500
    Fax: 603 2053 5501

    Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
    26th Floor, Menara Tan & Tan, 207 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 2170 9666
    Fax: 603 2161 9800
    Email: contact@german-embassy.org.my

    High Commission of India
    2 Jalan Taman Duta Off Jalan Duta 50480 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 2093 3504
    Fax: 603 2093 3507

    Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
    233 Jalan Tun Razak 50400 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 242 1354, 603 242 1151, 603 241 5228

    Embassy of the Republic of Italy
    99 Jalan U Thant 55000 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603-4526 5122 or 603-4256 5228
    Fax: 603-4257 3199

    Embassy of Japan
    11 Pesiaran Stonor Off Jalan Tun Razak 50450 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 2142 7044, 603 2167 2314

    Embassy of Jordan
    2 Jalan Kedondong Off Jalan Ampang Hilir 55000 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 4252 1268, 603 4252 8549

    Embassy of the State of Kuwait
    229 Jalan Tun Razak 50400 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603-2141 0033
    Fax: 603-2142 6126

    New Zealand High Commission
    21st Floor Menara IMC 8 Jalan Tun Razak 50250 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 2168 6200, 6012 235 3210 (Emergency after hours)
    Fax: 603 2168 6240

    Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
    7 Jalan Kedondong Off Ampang Hilir 55000 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 4257 9825
    Fax: 03 4257 8751

    Singapore High Commission
    209 Jalan Tun Razak 50400 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 2161 6277, 603 2161 6404, 603 2161 6506

    Royal Thai Embassy
    206 Jalan Ampang 50450 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 2148 8222, 603 2148 8350
    Fax: 603-248 6527

    Embassy of the United Arab Emirates
    12 Jalan Keranji 2 Off Jalan Kedondong 55000 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 4253 5221, 603 4253 5420

    Embassy of the United States of America
    376 Jalan Tun Razak 50400 Kuala Lumpur
    Tel: 603 2168 5000
    Fax: 03 2148 5801

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