Visas For Malaysia

Malaysia Visas

Malaysia is a unique cultural melting pot, with influences from all over the continent, especially India and China. The country promises big-city dazzle in Kuala Lumpur and a complete change of gear in destinations such as Langkawi or Sabah.

If you’re an Australian passport holder, you can apply for a 90-day tourism visa upon arrival. If you are travelling to Malaysia for any other reason – such as business, research or study – you’ll need to arrange your visa before you leave.

While in Malaysia, make sure you carry photo identification with you at all times. You'll need your passport to travel between Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (Sabah and Sarawak).

Types Of Tourist Visa For Malaysia

The 90-day tourist visa is the one most Australians travelling to Malaysia on holiday will need. Make sure you check that the dates on the visa stamp placed in your passport are correct. The most up-to-date information outlining the application process for Malaysian visas can be found on the Australian Government’s Smartraveller website.

You may need a letter from your doctor for some medications because Malaysia regulates the import of prescription and non-prescription medication. Be sure to keep your medication in its original packaging. Contact the High Commission or Embassy of Malaysia before you travel to check the rules regarding any medicines you take.

How To Apply For A Malaysian Visa

No need to pre-arrange your Malaysian visa if you’re visiting as a tourist and plan to stay less than 90 days. Simply present your Australian passport at the Immigration desk when you arrive.

Please note: Visas are the individual responsibility of travellers. The information above is to be used as a guide only. Conditions can change suddenly so we recommend checking the Australian Government’s Smartraveller website for the latest updates.

If you have any questions regarding Malaysia visas, call 133 133 and talk to a Flight Centre Travel Expert for advice.