Since 2017, the Malaysian government offers a special online visa available ONLY for citizens of India and China: the Electronic Travel Registration & Information Visa (eNTRI Visa).
If you are an Indian passport holder wishing to travel to Malaysia, we encourage you to apply for a Malaysia eNTRI visa and continue reading this article.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have an Indian passport, do I need a visa to visit Malaysia?
Yes, Indian citizens are required to apply for an eNTRI visa. You can check the requirements 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.
Is there a Malaysia tourist visa for Indian citizens?
Is there a Malaysia visa on arrival for Indian citizens?
Yes, Indian Citizens may obtain a Visa on Arrival (VOA) at select locations for a fee. For all other locations Indians may apply for a eNTRI Visa online which is good for stays up to 15 days in Total.
How long is the Malaysia eNTRI visa valid for?
The eNTRI Visa for Malaysia is valid for 90 days after issued. The eNTRI also grants a Single Entry for a maximum stay of 15 days in Total.
What do I need to apply for a Malaysia eNTRI visa?
All travelers are required to present the following:
Proof of Residence (if applicable) Passport Personal Details Scan Airline Confirmation Return Ticket (if applicable) Proof of Accommodation - Must match the dates of arrival and departure from the country. This is a requirement demanded by the Government in order to issue the travel document. Cover Letter (if applicable) Previous Malaysia Visa (if applicable) Applicant Photo
Proof of Residence (if applicable)
Passport Personal Details Scan
Return Ticket (if applicable)
Proof of Accommodation - Must match the dates of arrival and departure from the country. This is a requirement demanded by the Government in order to issue the travel document.
Cover Letter (if applicable)
Previous Malaysia Visa (if applicable)
NOTE: The Malaysian government may require additional documentation. We will inform you if this is the case with your application.
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). This 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 1 hour you can use this option for USD 106.50 (service fees included). This option is perfect for urgent travels.
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How does the Malaysia eNTRI Visa work?
In March 2017, the Government of Malaysia introduced the Electronic Travel Registration & Information (eNTRI), which allows citizens from India to visit Malaysia. Applicants will receive their visas via email, after filling the application form with the necessary information and once the online payment is completed. The document must be presented upon arrival in Malaysia.
How long does it take to apply for a Malaysia eNTRI Visa?
The application for a Malaysia eNTRI Visa is really easy and should take you less than 10 minutes.
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 individual circumstances.
Click here to start. After you are done, submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance filling out your application, iVisa.com has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied?
You will receive your Malaysia eVisa by email in PDF format. No need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't lose valuable time.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You just need to have all the required documents (you can see above in this article) and apply here introducing his or her data. In case you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and completing the data required.
How do I know if my visa is approved?
We will notify you by email as soon as the Malaysian government approves your visa.
What documents should I have with me when I arrive in Malaysia?
- Printed eVisa PDF.
- Sufficient funds (Cash, Debit, or Credit Cards) covering expenses while in Malaysia.
- Return flight ticket.
- Proof of accommodation.
- Invitation letter from the host.
Does the eVisa to Malaysia guarantee my entry into the country?
NO. The approval of the Malaysian eVisa does not guarantee your entrance to Malaysia. This will be determined by the Immigration Officer at point of entry into Malaysia.
Sample Malaysia eNTRI Visa
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If you made a mistake when entering your data online then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
Your Malaysia eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.
Is it safe to use iVisa.com to get my Malaysia eVisa?
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