ENTRY PROCEDURE FOR FOREIGN CITIZENS

NEW PROCEDURE FOR FOREIGN CITIZEN TO ENTER MALAYSIA DURING RECOVERY MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (RMCO) FROM 10 JUNE – 31 AUGUST 2020

Foreign citizens are not permitted to enter Malaysia during the remaining RMCO period. However, there are certain categories of foreign citizen who can be allowed to enter Malaysia subject to approval from the Director-General Immigration of Malaysia (DGIM) and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of Malaysia (MOTAC). 

No. Category of Foreign Citizen With Valid Visa New Application/Expired Visa To undertake PCR/Covid19 swab test at least 3 days prior to the departure date at any KLM Health Service Clininc
1
Permanent Resident
No approval required from the Director General Immigration of Malaysia
To apply to the Director General Immigration of Malaysia via email to pbf@imi.gov.my, naaem.azmi@imi.gov.my and copy your email to kpi@imi.gov.my
Only for new application/renewal visa
*2
Diplomat (already have Exemption Order, spouses and children with valid Dependant Pass)
No approval required from the Director General Immigration of Malaysia
To apply to the Director General Immigration of Malaysia via the Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia
Only for new application
3
Long Term Social Visit Pass (Spouse Visa)
No approval required from the Director General Immigration of Malaysia
To apply to the Director General Immigration of Malaysia via email to pbf@imi.gov.my, naaem.azmi@imi.gov.my and copy your email to kpi@imi.gov.my
Only for new application/renewal visa
**4
  • Employment Pass Cat. 1 and
  • Dependent pass for Cat.1

 

  • Employment Pass (Expatriate) for Cat.2 and Cat.3

 

  • Resident Pass-Talent (RPT) and
  • Dependent pass for RPT

 

  • Foreign Maid for the Employment Pass holder Cat. 1 and RPT

 

Approval Required only for Employment Pass (Expatriate) for Cat.2 and Cat.3 from Director General Immigration of Malaysia via email to pbf@imi.gov.my, naaem.azmi@imi.gov.my and copy your email to kpi@imi.gov.my

To apply to the Director General Immigration of Malaysia
Required
***5
MM2H Pass
Approval required from the Ministry of Tourism and Culture
Not allowed
Required
6

Other Long Term Social Visit Pass (Visa with Reference):

  1. Resident Pass
  2. Temporary Employment Pass
  3. Visitor’s Pass (Professional)
  4. ****Student Pass
  5. Dependent Pass for Long Terms Social Visit Pass holder
Approval required from the Director General Immigration of Malaysia
Not allowed
Required
7

Foreign Visitor on the purpose of Medical Treatment

(Patient is allowed to be accompanied with only one (1) person)

Approval required from the Director General Immigration of Malaysia. Patient with the person accompanying the patient. Register first with Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC - please click here) and their names will be forwarded by MHTC to the Immigration Department for the approval.

Not Allowed
Required

Note:

COVID-19 tests for the purpose of traveling can be done at the KLM Health Services Clinic. Please click on this link for further details.

All foreign citizens who enter Malaysia are required to undergo 14 days compulsory home quarantine.

* Only newly posted foreign diplomat are required to apply for the approval to enter Malaysia from the Director-General Immigration of Malaysia via the Protocol Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia. 

** For Employment Pass (Expatriate), once the application has been approved, you are required to apply for permission to enter Malaysia from the Director General Immigration of Malaysia via email at pbf@imi.gov.my. Please attach in your email the Supporting Letter from the relevant Approving Agency according to the respective sector. For more details and procedure regarding Employment Pass, please click the following link:-  https://esd.imi.gov.my/portal/

 *** For MM2H participant, you are required to follow the following procedures (as of 15 June 2020):

  1. Register yourself with MOTAC at this link.

    Once you have registered, the Ministry of Tourism and Culture will acknowledge your registration via email and the approval will be sent to the email that has been provided by yourself in the link.

  2. Do not make any flight bookings before you receive the approval
  3. Please bring along the printed copy of the entry approval and COVID 19 negative test result when travelling to Malaysia.


Prior to your departure, you are required to download the “MySejahtera” app via Google Playstore/App Store and complete the registration within the app. 

**** International Students are required to register with Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE)/ Ministry of Education (MOE), Malaysia. Before submitting the application to enter Malaysia, please validate your visa status via EGMS (click the link here).

A Letter of Undertaking and Indemnity is no longer required for all foreigners.