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 Canada.
Update – 2019 :
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For the last one month, we have received 204 Malaysia visa applications from Canada alone.
Do Indians living in Canada need a visa to enter Malaysia? Can they apply for the same from Canada?
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 can also opt for “Malaysia visa on arrival“, but we advise you to keep it as a last resort as you will have to pay around INR 7000 for acquiring a single visa upon your arrival in Malaysia.
Different types of Malaysia visas available online
The image below shows you the different visa costs for your Malaysian trip. You have the liberty to choose from either of them and decide on your visa type. Your visa fee is determined by your visa type.
There are three different visa types for Malaysia.
Check the table below for more 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)||2390||3585||3785|
|Single Entry/ Multiple Entry||Single Entry Only||Only Single Entry||Multiple Entry|
|Can enter from?||Direct from India, Thailand, Singapore||Any Country||Any Country|
|Days before application||1 to 2 working days||2 to 7 working days||2 to 7 working days|
Malaysia visa scams and fake visa websites
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 (On this website, we help in getting your visa approved. You need to pay 10% of the fee now and rest after visa approval.)
windowmalaysia.my (This is the government website that allows you to apply for a visa online. However, the website crashes frequently and also, you do not get any guidance as for how to go about the process.)
What are the steps to apply for a Malaysia VISA from Canada?
There are four steps to apply for a Malaysia eVISA or an eNTRI visa:
Fill an online application form for Malaysia visa
Make INR 500 of visa fee payment now and wait for your visa request to get processed
As your visa gets approved, you will get a call from one of our visa experts
Check the status of visa online, make rest of the payment, and get your visa emailed to you
How to apply for a Malaysia VISA from Canada?
We are here to help you get a Malaysia visa for yourself. You do not need to make any prior bookings on your flight or hotel in order to avail one.
Here is a step-by-step procedure on how to apply for one.
Step 1: Visit our Malaysia visa website. Fill the basic details and click on Get Visa to ‘Buy Malaysia visa for INR 2390‘ that you see on Malaysia Visa Page.
Step 2: On the Malaysia visa page you can click on apply for the visa. It is okay if you choose the incorrect ‘visa type‘ now. We will call you later to help you choose the right one.
Step 3: Scroll down to find the Malaysia visa form. Fill this correctly. Our expert will call you and help you with your doubts.
Step 4: Now you will have to make a payment INR 500 to initiate the Malaysia visa process.
The rest amount can be paid once your visa is approved.
You can also apply from the official website for eVISA to Malaysia.
Papers required for Malaysia visa from Canada
Well, the Malaysia eVISA and Malaysia eNTRI visa requirements are one and the same. They are:
Your passport in original. Make sure its expiry date is not within 6 months from the date of your departure from Malaysia. It also needs to have a minimum of 2 blank pages.
A scanned copy of your recent passport-sized photograph that needs to meet a few specifications. First, the dimensions of the image should be 35mm x 50mm. The size of the photo should not exceed 2MB.
Make sure that it is under 2 MB and it should be in either png or jpg format only.
A scanned copy of your passport's first page. Make sure this is your valid passport if you have an old one. This document needs to be in the JPG or PNG format and its size should also not be more than 2MB. Check the sample for an idea.
A scanned copy of your passport's last page. Specifications remain the same.
A scanned copy of your passport's page that shows details of your last international trip.
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)
Proof of accommodation. This also needs to 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 of applying for a Malaysia Visa from Canada?
These visa costs are GST inclusive.
The image shown below is an example of how an eNTRI visa note looks like.
How can you verify the status of your visa on the official Malaysian government website?
You can do so easily. Click here to track your application.
To know if your Visa has been approved enter the requisite details.
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 a 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 Canada.
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 to enter 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 realized 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 Canada 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.