It is now more convenient to apply for eVisas than ever. Most countries, including Malaysia, are already issuing one. Although only citizens of Bhutan, Bangladesh, China, India, Montenegro, Sri Lankan, Nepal, Pakistan, Serbia, and Sri Lankan have access to a Malaysia eVisa, other countries will be joining the list gradually. For now, you still need to go to an embassy for your visa if you are from another country of origin. With iVisa you can apply online for a Malaysia eVisa.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Sri Lankan 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 into and travel within Malaysia, and is electronically linked to your passport.
How long is the Malaysia Tourist eVisa valid for?
Your Malaysia eVisa will be valid for 90 days after issued. This visa will also grant a Single Entry for a maximum stay of 30 days Per Entry.
What are the documents required to apply?
We require the following to submit your application:
Scan of your 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 and returned flight ticket).
Proof of accommodation.
Birth certificate (for underage children).
If staying with a friend/relative, you must provide a cover letter which includes the following information: addressed to the Immigration Officer, name and passport number, name and address of friend/relative, a scanned ID of the friend/relative and dates of travel.
Note: The government may require additional documentation after submission, which we will inform you of if this is the case.
What are the processing times and prices?
iVisa offers you three options:
Standard processing – choosing this option means that your application will be processed within 6 days for the cost of USD 80.00 (service fees included). It is the cheapest option.
Rush processing – this option will have your visa will be ready within just 4 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 48 hours you can use this option for USD 130.00 (service fees included). This option is perfect for urgent travels.
Click here to start your application.
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 fill out an online application that enables 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 for a Malaysia eVisa 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 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.
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.
Are there any restrictions or special requirements for minor children applying for the Tourist eVisa?
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 in order to show proof of the relationship between parent and child.
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.
Does having an eVisa to Malaysia guarantee entry into the country?
No. The approval of the Malaysian e-Visa does NOT guarantee the applicant the right to enter Malaysia. It will be at the discretion of a Malaysia Immigration Officer at the point of entry into Malaysia.
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 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 to get my Malaysia eVisa?
Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and 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.