Citizens of the Netherlands do not require a visa to visit Malaysia for business or social reasons. Their stay in Malaysia must not exceed 90 days. Please note that Dutch visitors may need to present a valid passport, proof of sufficient funds and a return airline ticket upon arrival at the first point of entry in Malaysia.
Travelers with a Dutch “Reisdocument” (grey/green cover) will need to apply for a visa.
Click the button below to check whether you require a visa with your nationality.
If you are a citizen from a country that requires a visa before entering into Malaysia, please submit the application to the Embassy at least 7 days prior to your date of departure. You will receive a stamped visa in your passport within 3 working days from the time of submission.
If you are unable to visit the Embassy, you can also apply for an eVisa.
(Please note that the link above is the official eVisa website, there are many 3rd party websites that offer the same service but at a much higher price point.)
There are 2 types of VTR visas:
This is issued to foreign nationals who require a visa to enter Malaysia mainly for social or business visits. It is normally valid for a single entry usage and for a period of three (3) months from the date of issuance. The requirements for a Single Entry Visa are as follows:
*If you are staying with friends or family in Malaysia, please include a guarantee letter and a copy of their passport and visa or IC.
This is issued to foreign nationals who require a visa to enter Malaysia mainly for business or government-to-government matters. It is normally valid for a period within three (3) months to twelve (12) months from the date of issuance. Citizens of India and the People’s Republic of China who wish to enter Malaysia for the purpose of a Social Visit are eligible to apply for the Multiple Entry Visa. The validity of the Multiple Entry Visa is one (1) year. Each entry is for 30 days only and the extension of stay is not allowed.
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Multiple Entry Visa
If you are planning to work, study, volunteer or do your internship in Malaysia you will have to apply for a visa through your company/university. Once your application has been approved you will receive a letter from the Malaysian Immigration Department which will instruct you on how to proceed. If you are being instructed to visit the Embassy of Malaysia in The Hague to obtain a Single Entry Visa with reference, please make an appointment and bring the following documents:
Single Entry Visa with reference
The Consular Officer may request additional documents and proof. Please note that holders of Malaysian visa are still subject to immigration control at the point of entry and therefore their entry into Malaysia is not guaranteed.
*Yellow Fever Certificate is only necessary if you are holding a passport from the following countries:
Angola, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina, Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Guyana, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda and Venezuela.