Facts about Malaysia
Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It is known for its beaches, rain-forests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences. The capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such as Bukit Bintang and skyscrapers such as the iconic, 451m-tall Petronas Twin Towers.
Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Malaysia
Types of Malaysia Visa
|Types of Visa||Processing Time||Duration of Stay|
|Tourist Visa||Up to 2 weeks||30 days|
|Student Visa||Up to 2 weeks||6 months|
Places in Visas of Malaysia Fees
|Visa Type||Sub Type||Visa Fees|
|Tourist Visa||Not available|
|Student Visa||Not available|
FAQs about Places in Visas of Malaysia
Is Malaysia visa-free for Nigerians ?
Does Malaysia offer visa on arrival ?
What is the economy of Malaysia like ?
What are Malaysian major industries ?
Where is the best place to live in Malaysia ?
Visas of Malaysia, Visa, Tourist visa
Traveling to Malaysia for visit and leisure requires a tourist visa. Most nationalities are exempt from tourist visas, but for Nigerians, visa is required. Malaysia tourist visa can be for single or multiple entry and the visa holder is entitled to stay up to 30 days for each visit to Malaysia. As a tourist, you are offered 3 types of Malaysia tourist visa but your eligibility will vary based on various factors. The different types of Malaysia tourist visas are: Malaysia eNTRI visa 30 days single entry visa 30 days multiple entry visas Only the single-entry 30-day visa is available to Nigerians. The Malaysian e-Visa is also not available to Nigerians at this time. As the name suggests, you get to enter Malaysia a single time on this visa, and you are eligible to stay in the country for a period of 30 calendar days from entry. Visa on arrival (VOA) is no longer issued in Malaysia except for nationals of the People’s Republic of China and India. The applicant must show proof of sufficient funds for staying in Malaysia. In summary, anybody intending to visit Malaysia should fulfill the following conditions: Every person entering Malaysia must possess a valid national passport or an internationally recognized Travel Document valid for travelling to Malaysia. Any person not in possession of a passport or travel document which is recognized by the Malaysian Government must obtain a Document in lieu of Passport. An application for the Document in lieu of Passport can be made at any Malaysian Representative Office abroad. Holders of Travel Documents such as Certificate of Identity, Laisser Passer, Titre de Voyage, Permanent Residence Certificate must ensure that their passage to the country of origin is assured. The documents must be valid, for more than six (6) months from the date of entry.
Visas of Malaysia, Visa, Student visa
The Malaysian student visa is required for those intending to study in Malaysia. The process of acquiring the Malaysian student visa (student pass) can be quite rigorous. The application process and the list of documents required may change at any time. Make sure to get the latest information on the visa regulations directly from the Malaysian embassy in your home country. Studying in Malaysia as a tourist on a social pass is not possible. It is not possible to extend the 6-month student pass validity in Malaysia. If you wish to study for additional time, you must return to your home country and start the application process again. It is advised to apply for two semesters at once so that you will be issued a 1-year visa. You should not arrive in Malaysia earlier than 1 week before the semester starts so that you have enough time to apply for the visa in your home country. Applying for a Malaysian student visa (Student Pass) is more difficult than applying for the student visa of many other countries. Please note that the visa application process and the list of the required documents may change at any time. Keep this in mind when choosing your study abroad destination. Make sure to get the latest information on the visa regulations directly from the Malaysian embassy in your home country. All students travelling for study to Malaysia (including those going to Universiti Putra Malaysia [UPM]) are required to apply for a student visa (Student Pass). Studying as a tourist on a Social Pass is not possible. Please note that it is not possible to extend the 6-month Student Pass in Malaysia. If you wish to study for another semester, you must return to your home country and start the application process again. If you are thinking of studying for two semesters, you should apply for both at once, so that you can apply for the 1-year visa.
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