Transit Policy of Malaysia
A visa is not required to transit
through Malaysia providing that they do not intend to leave the international
transit area, they are not permitted to switch
between the main terminal and KLIA2 unless they hold a valid
visa. Transit Without Visa (TWOV) is only applicable after clearing
Malaysian Immigration for a maximum of 120 hours stop-over in Malaysia.
Nationals of Bhutan, China, Myanmar and Nepal that do not enjoy
visa-free entry may still get a free transit pass for stays up
to 120 hours when transiting through
International Airport (KLIA) or KLIA2. They must hold an
onward ticket departing Malaysia from Kuala Lumpur in 120 hours,
and the flight departing Malaysia must either be operated by
Air Asia or Malaysia
Nationals of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are only
eligible when holding a visa or a residence permit issued by
Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Taiwan or the
United States, and are departing to or arriving from these
countries. They may only arrive and depart from either the main
terminal or the low cost carrier terminal (KLIA2), unless they
hold a residence permit.
Citizens of Israel required a visa and an approval from the
Malaysian Ministry of Home Affairs to be allowed into Malaysia.
Visa on Arrival
Nationals of China and India arriving directly from Indonesia,
Singapore or Thailand and holding a valid visa of those
countries can obtain a Visa on Arrival (VOA) for a maximum stay
of 7 days (that cannot be extended) at Kuala
Lumpur International Airport (KUL), Johor Bahru (JHB), Kota Kinabalu (BKI),
Kuching (KCH) and Penang (PEN), provided they holding return
flight tickets and have at least USD1000 per person. The VOA fee
is 430 Malaysian Ringit, other currency not accepted as VOA fee.
Boarding pass or tickets are required to prove that you have
arrived from a specific country.