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Malaysia announces Visa on Arrival for Indian travellers, effective from 1st June

Malaysia announces Visa on Arrival (VOA) effective 1st June 2022 for Indian travellers arriving in Malaysia through selected entry points via Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, or Indonesia, with a valid visa from either country.

According to the Immigration Department of Malaysia (Mumbai Attaché), the VOA fee is MYR200 (USD 46) and travellers must show that they have at least USD 500 cash/ credit card/ debit card/ traveller’s cheque or any electronic money which is certified by the Central Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia). Travellers are allowed to stay up to 15 days with a confirmed return air ticket.

Malaysia has opened its shores for quarantine-free travel and welcomes fully-vaccinated international travellers starting 1st May 2022.

Fully-vaccinated inbound travellers are no longer required to undergo pre-departure and on-arrival COVID-19 tests, including children aged 17 and below. Currently, Malaysia’s eVISA can also be applied online and more than 18,000 seats are offered weekly between India and Malaysia through Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, AirAsia, IndiGo, and Air India Express.

India has been and remains one of the top market sources for Malaysia, contributing 735,309 arrivals (+22%) in 2019.

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