As an Indian or Chinese citizen, you have the option to apply for a Malaysia ENTRI if you are planning a trip to Malaysia and want to stay there for 15 days or less. One of the requirements for a successful application process consists of a passport-sized photo. However, there is a series of rules that the photo needs to follow. You would be surprised how many people have their application denied because of an improper photo.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I need a visa to visit Malaysia?
It depends on your nationality. You can check your eligibility here.
What is a Malaysia eNTRI Visa?
The Electronic Travel Registration & Information (eNTRI) is a visa exemption program for Indian nationals implemented by Malaysia to facilitate tourism. Most travelers refer to the eNTRI document as a visa since you need to apply in advance and registration is necessary to enter the country. An eNTRI note will be issued as proof of registration and this needs to be presented upon arrival in Malaysia.
How long is the Malaysia eNTRI visa valid for?
The eNTRI Visa for Malaysia is valid for 90 days after issued. This eNTRI also grants a Single Entry for a maximum stay of 15 days Total.
What do I need to apply for a Malaysia eNTRI visa?
All travelers are required to present the following:
Copy of your original passport (Valid for at least 6 months after entry into Malaysia).
Passport photograph of the applicant (Taken within the last 6 months).
Travel Itinerary showing flight details (confirmed return flight ticket).
Proof of accommodation (hotel booking).
Birth certificate (for underage children).
NOTE: The Malaysian government may require additional documentation. We will inform you ASAP if this is the case.
What are the photo and passport copy requirements for my online application to Malaysia?
Passport Photo: Please note that you have to upload a digital photograph as part of the online visa application for certain countries.
The passport photo should meet the following requirements:
Format – JPEG/PDF.
The height and width of the Photo must be equal.
Photo should present Full face, front view, eyes open.
Center head within frame and present full head from the top of hair to bottom of the chin.
Background should be plain light-colored or white background.
No shadows on the face or on the background.
Correct photo example:
Passport Page Copy
The requirements for your passport copy that you need to submit with your online visa application are as follows:
The copy of your passport main page (page with your photo) should be in the JPEG/ PDF format.
The copy of the passport has to be clearly visible and should have no borders
Correct passport page example:
Incorrect passport page example:
How long does it take to process the eNTRI Visa and how much does it cost?
It depends on how fast you need your visa to be ready, we offer three options:
Standard processing – choosing this option means that your application will be processed within 24 hours for the cost of USD 56.50 (service fees included). It is the cheapest option.
Rush processing – this option will have your visa will be ready within just 4 hours, but you will be charged more. It costs USD 86.50 (service fees included).
Super Rush processing – if you want your application to be processed within just 60 minutes you can use this option for USD 106.50 (service fees included). This option is perfect for urgent travels.
Click here to start your application.
How can I apply for a Malaysia eVisa?
It has only three steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire and a photo upload. It is at this point when you need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.
Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
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