Apply for
VISA to Malaysia
Documents Required
1 Visa Application Form (back to back) filled completely with block capital letters and duly signed by the applicant.
2 Original passport -Machine readable (Two copies of bio pages of passport are required for applicant applying in West India).
3 Passport should be valid for at least 6 months upon arrival in Malaysia.
4 Please ensure three complete blank pages in the passport for the purpose of Visa stamping and approval.
5 2 recent photographs (One loose and one on application form) Photograph specification: 3.5cm X 5cm 60%-70% face appearance in white background. Photographs clearly show from crown to shoulders.
6 Confirmed returned air-ticket within 30 days with flight details and E-ticket no.
7 Applicants who have not travelled on Malaysia visa issued before, they must attach a letter stating reason for failing to travel. Failure to do so will risk rejection of visa.

Travel Medical Insurance – Get the peace of mind you need on your travels, with insurance made simple for more click here.
8 Applicant applying with Fresh & Traveled passport.
i) Applicants applying in North and East India:(Fresh Passport)
Applicants applying with fresh passport (without any travel record, without attaching old passport and have not travelled on old and valid visa ) must submit 3 months recent bank statements (Self or Sponsor’s) with original endorsement from bank branch and support letter from sponsor stating relationship (except for Children under 18 years of age).
ii) Applicants Applicants applying in West India:(Fresh & Traveled Passport)
a) All applications must submit recent 1 month updated bank statement with original seal and sign.
  Minimum INR 30,000 balance for individual.
  Minimum INR 60,000 balance for primary applicant bearing all expenses for accompanying applicants (Mandatory for all tourist and business applications)
b) If bank statements are insufficient: Please submit confirm hotel bookings for entire stay in Malaysia (Bookings via Booking.com is not accepted) along with bank statement. Applicant submitting bank passbook photo copy, has to get passbook updated and attested (Original bank seal and sign) from Bank.
Note (i & ii):
  A photocopy of all the supporting documents of primary applicant (Bank statement/covering letter/tickets/invitation letter, etc.) needs to be attached with secondary applicant’s application (in case of sponsoring family members or groups).
  3 months recent bank statements from outside India can be accepted in photocopies.
10 Out of Region passports:
  Jurisdiction for applicants applying from West India comprising the states of: Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh.
  Jurisdiction for applicants applying from South India comprising the states of: Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Pondicherry, Andaman
  Please provide any one of the following supporting documents for Jurisdiction where applying:
Aadhar card (Copy both sides).
  Original Society Letter.
  Marriage Certificate.
  Address proof in Company’s letterhead.
  Bonafide Certificate (For Students).
  Lease/License Agreement.
  Bank statement for last 3 months having address of South India (Applicants applying from South India only).
11 For Minor (Children under 18 years of age) :  
If a minor is travelling to Malaysia without parents, then the following documents need to be submitted.
  NOC from parents/ either of the parents
  Passport photocopies of parents and the accompanying members.
12 Additional Documents for Business Purpose/Meetings/Discussions:
Covering letter on original company letter head from employer in India and inviting company in Malaysia.(Covering letter should be stamped and signed by issuing authority for all submission in VFS Pune & VFS Ahmedabad center)
13 Additional Documents for Airlines staff:
Original letter of confirmation from Airline on Airlines original letter head mentioning (Name, Designation, Passport details, Family member details if travelling along the Applicant and the eligibility to travel with an open ticket) with original Seal & Sign from the Airline. Applicant has to provide Airline ID card copy along with the application.
14 Additional Documents for Foreign Nationals:
a Foreign Nationals except Afghan are required to submit original recent NOC (Within one month) from their respective Embassy.
b Afghan Nationals are required to submit original VDR approval letter from the Immigration Department of Malaysia.
c Original Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate for the Nationals of some countries. Please check with Malaysia Helpdesk before applying for visa.
d National of some countries cannot stay more than 14 days in Malaysia and must submit returned Air tickets within 14 days. Please check with Malaysia Helpdesk before applying for visa.
15 Additional Documents for Identity Certificate Holders:
Identity certificate holders are required to submit a letter from the office of Dalai Lama.
16 Additional Documents for Religious Practitioners (Monks, Gurus, Priests, etc.):
Religious practitioners (Monks, Gurus, Priests, etc.) must submit sponsorship letter from the Sponsor/religious institution in Malaysia with complete applicant details.
17 Additional Documents for Joining Vessel:
a Seamen: Applicant must submit Original Letter from Indian shipping Company, Original CDC and Invitation letter from Malaysia Company mentioning Joining Port & Name of Vessel.
Note: All applications submitted in Pune & Ahmedabad VFS will be issued only Single entry for Joining Vessel.
b Seamen Dependent's: Applicant must submit Original Letter from Indian shipping Company, Invitation letter and valid visa copy of principal applicant.

Covering letter is mandatory for all applications submitted in Pune and Ahmedabad.

Step 1
Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your ‘purpose of visit’ – do remember we are here to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Since our work is primarily administrative in nature, we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa and how long it will take to process, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Consulate. You may refer to the link ‘All about Visas’ to understand details of various visas.

Step 2
Complete your visa application form and affix your photograph. You may download the form from this websites.

Step 3
Ensure photos are as per specifications.

Step 4
Attach all supporting documents required as per checklist. Make sure your application is complete. Incomplete applications are not accepted.

Step 5
Submit your application at the VFS Malaysia Visa Application Centres in Kolkata, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune and Ahmedabad along with the applicable fees in cash and Demand Draft as applicable.

Step 6
Track your application online

Step 7
Collect your passport from the VFS centre or wait for courier delivery.


If you are retrieving your passport in person, you must bring below documents with you :-

1. The original acknowledgement slips provided to you by VFS Global when you deposited your application at the VFS Malaysia Visa Application Centre.

2. Your original national ID card or other official proof of identification containing a photograph.

3. A copy of your photographic ID.

If you plan to use a representative/travel agent to collect your passport on your behalf:-

1. The original acknowledgement slips provided to you by VFS Global when you deposited your application at the VFS Malaysia Visa Application Centre.

2. You are requested to provide individual authorization letters, signed by the respective applicants.

3. Representative original National ID card or other official proof of identification containing a photograph.

4. A copy of your representative photographic ID.