How to get a Malaysia visa from the UK?

Malaysia visa from the UK

The slogan that is used for Malaysia’s tourism purpose, “Malaysia, Truly Asia” prolongs to sound true, for this entertaining country is really a medley of Asian cultures. Did you know that in Malaysia, each ethnic crowd has its own set of cultural practices and languages? Consequently, their calendar brims with multiple festivals throughout the year. This will be a holiday that will be etched in your memories for a really long time. Our guide here will help you get a Malaysia visa from the UK.

Around 74 people applied for Malaysia visa applications from India during the last month.

Malaysia eVISA statistics from the UK

Do Indians need a visa to enter Malaysia? How can Indians living in the UK apply for a visa to visit Malaysia?

A citizen of India will need to apply for a Malaysia visa in order to be able to visit the country. However, the good news is that you are just a click away from getting a Malaysia eVISA/eNTRI visa for yourself. To apply for a Malaysia visa from Pune, we suggest that you click on the link below:

Click here to apply for your Malaysia VISA from the UK

But if you are intending on to gain a “Visa on Arrival”, our advice would be to keep it as your last option. You will have to pay INR 7000 for that, which is comparatively much higher than getting a visa prior to your travel.

Know what are the different types of Malaysia visas available online

There are different types of Malaysia visas available online. The table below shows the types and their respective prices:

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? Direct from India, Thailand, Singapore Any Country Any Country
Days before application 2 to 3 days 3 to 7 days 3 to 7 days

Fake Malaysia visa agents and websites to be aware of

There are plenty of websites where you can apply for a Malaysia Visa, but most of them are a fraud.

Ideally, no agents or websites should ask for more than 10-25% of the total visa fee, at the time of application. You have to pay the rest after your visa gets approved. You have the option to check the status of your website on the official government website.

We recommend only two websites that you can trust:

  • evisamalaysia.in (This is a Malaysia visa expert site where you need to pay 10% of the fee at the time of application. You will have a guide calling you and explaining the entire process.)
  • windowmalaysia.my (This is the official Malaysian site that lets you apply for a visa. This website crashes a bit too often and there is also no guidance offered.)

Beware of malaysia visa scammers

Please do not apply for your Malaysia VISA on any other website.

Malaysia visa fees for Indians

Since 2015, Malaysia government fees which was INR 1000 has 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.

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? Direct from India, Thailand, Singapore Any Country Any Country
Days before application 2 to 3 days 3 to 7 days 3 to 7 days

Steps to apply for a Malaysia VISA from the UK

You need to follow four steps to apply for a Malaysia VISA from the UK and they are:

  • Fill in the Malaysia eVISA application form ( Apply Malaysia visa online )
  • Pay 10% of the fee at the time of application and upload the required documents
  • Your visa gets approved and you get a call from a Malaysia visa expert
  • Pay the remaining fee after checking the status of your visa, and get your visa sent to you

How can you apply for a Malaysia VISA from the UK?

You can get your Malaysia VISA from the UK without having to make any advance bookings on your flight and hotel.

Here are the steps that you need to follow:

Step 1: Visit our website for Malaysia visa and click on ‘Buy Malaysia visa @ INR 2,800‘.

Official website for Malaysia e-visa

Step 2: Now on the new page, you will have to choose your ‘visa type’. Allow us to help you choose the right one.

Step 3: You will now have to fill the online application form for a Malaysia eVISA. Ensure you fill the correct details.

Malaysia eVISA form

Now, you will get the option to make the payment. Pay 10% of the fee now.

Please note that you will have to pay the entire fee if you are planning to travel within the next seven days. This is what the Malaysia visa rules say.

You can also apply on the official Malaysian government visa website.

Documents required for a Malaysia visa from UK

Here are the documents that you will need to upload for your Malaysia eVISA or eNTRI visa:

  • Your passport in original, which obviously needs to be valid. Make sure your passport has a validity of at least 6 months from your return to the UK. It also needs to have two empty pages.
  • A scanned copy of your recent passport size photograph which needs to abide the following specifications. The size of the image should be 35mm x 50 mm and its size should be less than 2MB. The image needs to be in the PNG or JPG format.

Malaysia evisa photo requirements

  • A scanned copy of your original passport’s first page. The format should be PNG or JPG and size less than 2MB.

Malaysia evisa requirements

  • A scanned copy of your passport’s last page. Requirements stay same as above.

Malaysia evisa passport back page

  • A scanned copy of your passport’s page that has the records of your last travel.

Malaysia evisa requirement last visit

  • Confirmed flight tickets that the show the dates of you entering and leaving Malaysia. This needs to be in the PDF format.

We will ask you not to make your flight bookings yet. What if your visa request gets rejected? You will end up losing a lot of money.

We have travel agencies who can arrange for your flight tickets. We will use these to apply for your visa. You can book yours when your visa gets approved.

  • Confirmed proof of accommodation. This also needs to be in the PDF format.

This is again something that we can arrange for your visa, then why book early? Hotel cancellation charges are pretty high in Malaysia. Make your bookings once you get your visa.

What is the cost of applying for a Malaysia VISA from the UK?

The table below shows the costs of different Malaysia visas. The prices shown are inclusive of 18% GST.

Different Malaysia visa fees

Take a look at how an eNTRI visa will look like:

example of an eNTRI visa

How to verify the status of your Malaysia visa online?

You will have to visit the official website for visa verification, for this.

verify malaysia evisa/entri

Now enter your passport and stick number. Make sure you enter them correctly. The window will show the status of your visa.

Check the image below to know where you can find your sticker number:

Malaysia evisa/entri note sticker letter

What would happen at the immigration counter ? 

Once you present your eVisa or eNTRI note, you might be asked details on how long you will be staying and your reason for visitation.

You might also be asked to present your return tickets and hotel bookings. Your eVisa document might also be verified for spelling mistakes and other misinformation. This 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.

Malaysia Visa from the UK

 

What would happen if we overstay in Malaysia more than the stipulated amount of time ?

You are allowed to stay in Malaysia up to a maximum of 30 days. Overstaying your welcome could lead to an administrative fine and consequently, a denial of visa.

Can I apply for my online visa from Malaysia?

No, an eVISA does not allow applications to apply within Malaysia. You will have to get your eVisa approved before your entry into Malaysia. You can apply for your Malaysia visa from Pune.

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 the UK be valid for ?

All applicants are allowed to stay within Malaysia for a period of 30 days even though the visa is valid for a period of 3 months.

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