Do you know that India and Indonesia share a border along the Andaman and Nicobar Islands? The friendship between the nations goes back to many years and that is the reason why you will find many Indians in Indonesia. This article talks about how an Indian can get a Malaysia visa from Indonesia.
Malaysia is a beautiful country and it attracts tourists from all over the world. From architectural marvels that touch the sky to the untouched pristine beauty of nature, Malaysia has it all.
Many Indians living in Indonesia think that they do not need a visa to enter Malaysia as Indonesians do not. Many also think that they cannot apply for their Malaysia visa from Indonesia.
The bad news is that you do need a visa to enter Malaysia however, the good news is that you can apply for it from Indonesia itself.
We received close to 340 applications for Malaysian visas from Indonesia.
In this article we’ll tell you how to apply for one and also answer queries you might regarding Malaysian visas.
Do Indians living in Indonesia need a visa to enter Malaysia? Can they apply for the same from Indonesia?
Yes, if you are an Indian and you are planning a trip to Malaysia, you will need to apply for a visa.
There is, of course, the visa on arrival facility. However, in this case, you will have to pay close to INR 7,000 for a single visa. This is way more than what you will need to pay if you apply before.
Also, you do not have to visit the embassy to apply. you can get the Malaysia visa right at your home or office. All you need to do is fill our online form.
What are the types of Malaysia visas available online?
In order to apply for your Malaysia eVISA, you will have to know its types.
The table below explains the different types of Malaysia visas online and their costs:
|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|
Malaysia visa fees for Indians
Since 2015, Malaysia government fees which were INR 1000 have been waived off for Malaysia 15 days eVISA as well as Malaysia eNTRI visa for Indians. But VFS fees as well as GST +VAT+ card processing fees are still applicable. See the table below to know the cost of Malaysia visa for Indians. We have added our fee charges as well.
|Malaysia visa fees||Malaysia eNTRI visa||Malaysia 30 days eVisa|
|VFS Fees||INR 1750||INR 2750|
|Government Fees||Nil||INR 1000|
|Our Fees||INR 600||INR 800|
|IGST||INR 432||INR 495|
|Total Cost||INR 2800||INR 4000|
Know about Malaysia eVISA scams
Malaysia eVISA scams are very common. You will come across innumerable websites that will claim that they will get your Malaysia visa done.
They take your money and run away. That is why it is important that you apply for your Malaysia eVISA at the right place.
You are not required to make a payment of more than 10-25% of the visa fee initially. You have to pay the remaining only after your visa gets approved.
We recommend the following two websites for your Malaysia visa:
evisamalaysia.in (A cheap option where Malaysia visa experts take care of all your requirements, you just need to pay 10% of the visa fee initially)
windowmalaysia.my (Official website for Malaysia visa that crashes too often and also rejects many visa applications)
Follow these steps for your Malaysia visa from Indonesia
Whether you are applying for a Malaysia eVISA or an eNTRI visa, you will need to do the following:
Fill your Malaysia visa application form
Make the initial payment of 10% of the fee and upload the required documents
Wait for the visa experts to call after your visa gets approved
Verify the status of your visa yourself and make the remaining payment
How to apply for Malaysia visa from Indonesia?
Apply for your Malaysia eVISA is easy. We will help you in the application process and you would not have to worry about flight tickets and hotel reservations as well.
Having confirmed flight and hotel reservations is important for Malaysia eVISA approval. However, booking flights and hotels before visa approval, is a risk that you should not take.
What if your visa gets rejected? You will lose a lot of money. We will help you with confirmed flight and hotel reservations, and you do not have to make any bookings in advance.
Following are the steps for a Malaysia eVISA from Indonesia:
Step 1: Visit our website for Malaysia eVISA and click on ‘Buy Malaysia visa @ INR 2800‘.
Step 2: You will land on a new page. Here you will have to choose your ‘visa type‘. You can refer to the table above or let our experts help you.
Step 3: Now you will have the fill the application form. Furnish all the details asked for. You will have to pay 10% of the visa fee now. Our agent will call and explain the next steps.
Please note that if you are planning to leave for Malaysia in the same week, you will have to make the full payment at the time of the visa application. This is in accordance with the Malaysia official visa rules.
You can also apply on the official Malaysian website.
Documents required for a Malaysia visa from Indonesia
Documents needed for applying for Malaysia visa for Indians is :
Passport (front and back pages)
Last vist stamp page in passport
Scanned copy of your photograph
Proof of accommodation
Proof of flight booking
You will need to upload the following documents for your Malaysia eVISA or eNTRI visa:
Make sure your passport has a validity of at least 6 months. It also needs to pay two blank pages for the entry and exit stamps.
You will also need to upload a scanned copy of your recent photograph. The dimensions of the photo should be 35mm x 50mm and its size should not be more than 2MB. Also, ensure that the photo is in the PNG or JPG format.
Please give these specifications to your local studio guy. Your visa application will get rejected if these specifications are not met with. If you are applying for Malaysia visa through us, our graphic designers will ensure the correct specifications.
You will need to upload a scanned copy of your passport’s first page. If you have two, scan the first page of the latest one which is valid. This document also needs to be in the PNG or the JPG format. Check the image below to get an idea.
A scanned copy of your passport’s last page. The requirements are same as above.
A scanned copy of your passport’s page that shows your last international travel details.
Confirmed flight tickets to and from Indonesia. This needs to be a PDF document.
Apply through us and we will arrange for this document. You do not have to worry about losing money in case your visa gets rejected.
Confirmed hotel reservations for your entire stay in Malaysia. This also needs to be a PDF format.
Let us arrange for this as well. We have trusted travel agencies in Malaysia that will give your hotel confirmation for your entire stay, something that is required for the application of a Malaysia eVISA. You can make your bookings, once your visa gets approved.
What is the cost of Malaysia visa from Indonesia?
Check the image below to know the different costs. The costs show are inclusive of 18% GST:
Example of Malaysia eNTRI note
Take a look at the image below:
Verifying the status of your Malaysia visa on the official government website
Following are the steps to verify the status of a Malaysia visa officially:
Step 1: Visit the official website for Malaysia visa verification.
Step 2: Enter your passport number followed by the sticker number. Choose your visa type, enter the captcha code and click on ‘Check‘.
Check the image below to know where you will find the sticker number:
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 might be also asked to present your return tickets and hotel bookings. Your e visa document might also be verified for spelling mistakes and other misinformation. This 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 would happen if we overstay in Malaysia more than the days we are allowed to in the visa ?
If you extend the duration of your stay to over 30 days you will be fined and furthermore even denied entry on future visits.
Can I apply for my online visa from Malaysia?
No, your application has to be submitted and completed outside of Malaysia.
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 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 Indonesia be valid for ?
eVISA is valid for 3 months while eVISA holder is entitled to stay up to a maximum of 30 days for each visit in Malaysia.