Malaysia Visa Guide

Singapore citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents or holders of Singapore Long Term Visa Passes do not need to apply for a Malaysia visa. Note that Visa On Arrival (VOA) has been discontinued, so you need to apply for a Malaysia visa prior to entering Malaysia if you are a resident of any of the following countries:


  • Afghanistan 
  • All holders of Certificate of Identity
  • All holders of Laisser Passer 
  • All holders of Titre De Vovage 
  • Angola*
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Burkina Faso*
  • Burundi*
  • Cameroon*
  • Central African Republic*
  • China
  • Colombia*
  • Congo Democratic Republic*
  • Congo Republic*
  • Cote D'Ivoire*
  • Djibouti*
  • Equatorial Guinea*
  • Eritrea*
  • Ethiopia*
  • Ghana*
  • Guinea-Bissau*
  • India 
  • Israel 
  • Liberia*
  • Mali*
  • Montenegero 
  • Mozambique*
  • Myanmar 
  • Nepal                              
  • Niger*
  • Nigeria*
  • Pakistan 
  • Rwanda*
  • Serbia 
  • Sri Lanka 
  • Western Sahara*                        

* Entry via Kuala Lumpur International Airport only

Cruise passengers that require visa to enter Malaysia and wish to disembark the cruise ship at any of the Malaysia port are advised to obtain a valid Malaysia visa before sailing. If you do not wish to disembark the cruise ship, then a Malaysia visa is not necessary.

Documents and Other Requirements
Multiple Entry Visa (MEV) for Foreigners Who Live in Singapore
1. Form IM.47 which can be downloaded at
2. One recent coloured passport-sized photograph with 3.5cm. x 5cm dimensions
3. Singapore status, Original & one photocopy. (i.e.: Permanent Residence, Employment Pass, S Pass, etc.)
The visa validity period is given based on the passport and long term passes expiry date.

Single Entry Visa (SEV) for Foreigners Who are Visiting Singapore
1. Form IM.47. which can be downloaded from
2. One recent coloured passport-sized photograph with 3.5cm. x 5cm dimensions
3. Proof of entry in Singapore or a Singapore visa
4. Confirmed flight ticket to home country or a visa and ticket to a third country.
The visa issued is to be used within three months from the date of issue.


Passport Validity
Your passport must have validity of six months or more on the expected date of your arrival in Malaysia.

Submission of Documents
All applications must be submitted through an authorised travel agent. Do note that the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore does not accept walk-in visa applications by individuals. A list of the authorised travel agencies can be found on

Processing Period
Three working days from the day the authorised travel agent submits the application.

Visa Processing Fees
For most nationalities, the visa processing fee is S$10.


Fees (in S$)







Sri Lanka


All diplomatic and official passports



For Indian Nationals

Visa Validity*

Fees (in S$)

Single Journey Visa


1 month – 12 months


2 years


3 years


4 years


5 years


The authorised travel agency may charge additional service fees on top of the visa processing fee.

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