eVisas have become more common than ever - most countries issue them and Malaysia is included. At the moment, there are just a few nationalities that can apply but gradually the list will be increased. At this point, only citizens of Bhutan, Bangladesh, China, India, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Serbia, and Sri Lanka have access to a Malaysia eVisa. So if you are from another country, you still need to go to an embassy for your visa. Keep reading for more information about how to apply for a Malaysia eVisa for Myanmar citizens.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Myanmar passport, do I need a visa to visit Malaysia?
What is a Malaysia Tourist eVisa?
The Malaysia Tourist eVisa is an official document permitting entry and travel in Malaysia and is electronically linked to your passport.
How long is the Malaysia Tourist eVisa valid for?
Your Malaysia eVisa will have a validity of 90 days after issued for a Single Entry of a maximum of 30 days Per Entry.
What are the documents required to apply?
You can start applying online using iVisa’s services if you are eligible for a Malaysia eVisa. Still, Myanmar will ask for a few documents to process your request. Here is what you need to provide:
Passport – to apply for a Malaysia eVisa, Myanmar citizens need a passport, which is pretty easy to get. If you already have a passport, you need to make sure that it keeps its validity for at least another 6 months from your date of arrival in Malaysia.
A passport photo – the photo you need has to meet all the criteria for a passport photo (white background, no face gestures, etc.)
A copy of your passport’s main page – that is where all the information is located.
Return flight ticket with e-ticket number – this requirement applies only to Indian citizens.
Proof of accommodation – a hotel confirmation or letter from a host should be more than enough.
Birth certificates for minors – only if you travel with your under age children.
E-mail address – iVisa will send you a copy of your visa via e-mail in PDF format, so make sure that you insert a valid address.
Means of payment – you can use a credit or a debit card, and if you have a PayPal account, you can use that too.
What are the processing times and prices?
iVisa offers you three options:
The amount of your visa depends on two things: the type of visa and the processing time. For convenience, iVisa has come up with three amazing choices that are meant to satisfy every need and budget. They are as follows:
Standard processing – choosing this option means that your application will be processed within 6 Business Days for the cost of USD 80.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing – this time, your visa will be ready within just 4 Business Days, but you will be charged more. It costs USD 110.00 (service fees included).
Super Rush processing – if you want your application to be processed within just 2 Business Days you can use this option for USD 130.00 (service fees included). This option is perfect for urgent travels.
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How does the Malaysia eVisa work?
In March 2016, the government of Malaysia introduced the eVisa program for travelers wishing to enter Malaysia. Travelers simply have to fill out an online application that allows certain foreign nationals to apply for an electronic visa to enter Malaysia. Applicants will receive their visas via email, after filling the application form with the necessary information and once the online credit card payment is completed.
How long does it take to apply for a Malaysia eVisa?
The application process is quite simple. Citizens from Myanmar applying can complete it within 10 minutes.
How can I apply for a Malaysia eVisa?
It has three easy steps:
The first step consists of filling in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time** from the options mentioned above.
In the second step, you need 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 will need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.
What happens after I have applied?
After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive in PDF format in your email inbox.
Do my children need a Malaysia visa too?
Yes. If the applicant is a minor (a child under 18) then they must apply for the tourist visa together with at least one parent. You will also need to provide a copy of the child’s birth certificate to show proof of the relationship between parent and child.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
Just apply here with his or her data and the documents required. 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 information required.
How do I know if my visa is approved?
You will be notified by email as soon as the Malaysian government approves your 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.
If your application is already submitted, then it is NOT possible to 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 to get my Malaysia eVisa?
People use to think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, with our services you will have maximum safety for your personal data and confidentiality because we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.