Located in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is famous for its tropical rainforests and serene beaches. It is also known as one of Asia’s new tiger economies.This holiday season, pay a visit to Malaysia and discover what lies beyond the buzzing city of Kuala Lumpur. The idyllic islands, tranquil beaches, national parks and culinary sensations are some of the attractions here along with an added bonus to witness wildlife in its natural habitat. We assure you won’t be disappointed with Malaysia. This is a guide that talks about a Malaysia eVISA/eNTRI visa and how you can get one a Malaysia visa from USA.
For the last one month, we have received 341 Malaysia visa applications from USA alone.
Do US permanent residents from India need a visa to enter Malaysia? Can they apply for their visa from the USA?
If you’re an Indian citizen, you will need a visa to enter Malaysia.
However, it’s pretty simple and easy. You can now apply for your Malaysia visa from the comfort of your home. All that you need to do is, click on the website given below.
You have the option of Malaysia visa on arrival. However, the cost for such a visa is INR 7,000. This is more than the double of what you need to pay when you apply for your visa before your trip.
The different types of Malaysia visa that you can apply online
There are three different types of visas that you can apply online for your Malaysia trip. Check the table below for details:
|Name of visa||Malaysia eNTRI visa||30 days Single entry eVisa||30 days Multiple entry eVisa|
|Total days of Stay||15 days only||30 days||30 days|
|Visa fees||INR 2800||INR 4000||INR 4500|
|Single Entry/ Multiple Entry||Single Entry Only||Single Entry Only||Multiple Entry|
|Can enter from?||India, Thailand, Singapore and Brunei||Any Country||Any Country|
|Days before application||1 to 2 working days||2 to 7 working days||2 to 7 working days|
Beware of fake Malaysia visa agents and scams
It is important that you avoid fake agents and scammers, they usually gather all your documents and payments through an invalid online website and disappear with all your given information and money.
We can, however, recommend you two valid websites from where you will be able to apply for your Malaysia e-visa.
evisamalaysia.in (We have a solid team to guide you through the entire Malaysia visa application process. You just need to pay the 10% of your visa fee initially.)
windowmalaysia.my (This is the government channel for Malaysia visa that crashes very often and offers no guidance as such)
What are the steps that you need to follow for a Malaysia eVISA or an eNTRI visa from the USA?
Well, the requirements for a Malaysia eVisa/eNTRI visa are the same and they are as follows:
First, you will need to fill the Malaysia visa application form
Upload the required documents and make a payment of 10% of the visa fee
Your visa gets approved and you get a call from a Malaysia visa expert
Check the status of your visa on the official government site and wait for your visa to get emailed to you, after making the rest of the payment
How can you apply for a Malaysia VISA from the USA?
We are here to help you get a Malaysia visa from USA for yourself. You do not need to make any prior bookings on your flight or hotel in order to avail one.
Following are the steps that you need to keep in mind:
Step 1: Visit our website for Malaysia visa and click on ‘Buy Malaysia visa @ INR 2,800‘.
Step 2: Once you click on “Buy Malaysia visa @ INR 2800”, you will be redirected to the following page. You will need to choose your ‘visa type’ from the three given options.
Step 3: Fill in the form with all the details asked for. You do not need to pay any fees now. An agent will call you and explain the procedure.
Make 10% of your visa payment in advance and the remaining can be paid once your visa gets approved.
Or, you can also apply from the official website for eVISA to Malaysia.
Requirements for a Malaysia visa from USA
The documents that you need for a Malaysia visa from USA are same the ones you need for an eNTRI visa and they are:
Your original passport and make sure that it has a validity of at last 6 months from the date of your return to the States. Also, it needs to have at least two blank pages for the stamps.
You will also need to upload a scanned copy of your recent photograph. It needs to have a length of 50mm and a width of 35mm. The size of the image should also be within 2MB. Make sure the scanned copy is in the JPG or PNG format.
Make sure that it is under 2 MB and it should be in either png or jpg format only.
Scan the first page of your passport and upload that as well. This document also needs to be in the PNG or JPG format and its size should not exceed 2MB.
A scanned copy of your passport’s last page. The requirements for this document is same as above.
The scanned copy of the page on your passport that shows the entry and exit stamps of the last country you visited. Requirements remain same.
You do not need to worry about your flight tickets. We will take care of them on basis of your travel dates. (to and from Malaysia)
Confirmed hotel reservations. This should be in the PDF format.
You can either make your own hotel reservations or you can leave it to us if you are applying for a Malaysia visa through us. We will book your hotel for your entire stay in Malaysia with the help of our Malaysia visa agents.
Cost for Malaysia eVISA or eNTRI visa application from the USA
These visa costs are GST inclusive.
The image shown below is an example of how an eNTRI visa note looks like.
How to get your Malaysia VISA from USA verified on the official website?
To verify the status of your website, you will have to do the following:
1: Visit the official website for Malaysia visa verification.
2: To know if your Visa has been approved enter the requisite details.
3: With this, you can verify your Malaysia visa status. Make sure that all the information that you enter are correct.
FAQS by Malaysia visa applicants
What would happen at the immigration counter ?
Once you present your eVisa or eNTRI note, you might be asked details such as how many days you would be staying in Malaysia? What is your plan?
You will be asked for your return tickets and hotel bookings. Your eVisa document will be verified for spelling mistakes and other misinformation. Consequently, it can lead to refusal of entry into Malaysia.
Who can apply for Malaysia online visa ?
To know the details, Please see the below image.
What happens if we stay in Malaysia for more than the stipulated time? ?
If you overstay in Malaysia you will be subjected to an administrative fine by the Malaysian local authorities furthermore your next entry into Malaysia may be denied.
Can I apply for my online visa from Malaysia?
No, eVISA does not allow applicants to apply from within Malaysia. So, you should apply for your visa before your entry into Malaysia. You can apply for your Malaysia visa from USA.
Should I re-apply for a Malaysia eVISA if my departure date changes but the new date is within 3 months?
No, you do not have to re-apply for a new Malaysia eVISA within 3 months from the approved visa issuance date by the Department of Immigration Malaysia.
Should I re-apply for Malaysia eVISA if my departure date changes and the new date is after 3 months?
Yes, you will need to re-apply a new Malaysia eVISA since the approved visa issuance date by the Department of Immigration Malaysia to enter Malaysia is valid for 3 months only.
Upon receiving my issued Malaysia eVISA, I have realised that some of the information that I provided was wrong and needs corrections. What should I do ?
You must re-apply for a new Malaysia eVISA with the correct information as per your travel documents.
How long will my Malaysia VISA from America as an Indian be valid for ?
Though you can stay for a maximum of 30 days, your Malaysia visa will be valid for 3 months, therefore each application can only be used once and no extension is allowed.