Malaysian eVisa Requirements for Nepali Citizens

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The Malaysia online visa for Nepali citizens is a travel document that allows Nepali passport holders to enter Malaysia for short stays of up to 30 days.

This electronic visa is aimed at visitors of Nepal entering Malaysia for tourism.

The Malaysian eVisa was introduced by the Malaysian Department of Immigration in 2016 to make traveling from Nepal to Malaysia easier and more convenient.

How Does the Malaysia eVisa for Nepalis Work?

The Malaysian eVisa for Nepali passport holders is a single-entry visa that may be used at any of Malaysia’s international airports. However, it cannot be used for sea entries. In the case of land crossings, a cover letter detailing the trip’s purpose and length must be also provided.

Once issued, it is valid for 90 days, and Nepalis traveling on the Malaysian eVisa may enter Malaysia for a single period of up to 30 consecutive days at any time within that 90-day period.

The eVisa to Malaysia is designed for tourism trips only and it cannot be extended.

Who should apply for the Malaysia tourist visa from Nepal?

Travelers making a short trip to Malaysia from Nepal for the purposes of vacation or tourism should apply for the Malaysia eVisa from Nepal, as this is the most convenient visa category for them.

Nepali passport holders traveling to Malaysia for longer periods, or who intend to enter and exit the country multiple times, or for reasons other than tourism, should make an appointment at their nearest Malaysian embassy or consulate. There, they will be able to get the most suitable travel document for their trip.

Documents Required to Apply for the Malaysian eVisa as a Nepali Citizen

Before submitting a Malaysia tourist visa application from Nepal, travelers should collect the following items:

  • Passport issued by the government of Nepal (this passport must be valid for at least 6 months after the date the application is submitted)
  • Photocopy of the passport’s biographical details page
  • Proof of hotel bookings, hostel reservations, or other accommodation while in Malaysia
  • Proof of return travel to Nepal once stay in Malaysia ends, such as flight tickets, train reservations, etc. (this can also be reservations showing onward travel to a third country)

Nepali citizens traveling to Malaysia with minors should note that applicants under 12 years old are also asked to supply a birth certificate.

Malaysian Online Visa Application Process for Nepali Citizens

Applying for a Malaysia eVisa as a Nepali passport holder is a simple process containing just a few quick steps:

  • Complete a short online application form, providing standard personal details and passport information
  • Submit documentation required
  • Pay Malaysian eVisa application fee

Before they submit a Malaysian tourist visa application from Nepal, travelers should make sure to double-check all the information they provide. This will allow the application to be processed smoothly and quickly.

How will I receive my Malaysia eVisa for Nepali citizens?

Once a Malaysian online visa application for Nepalis has been successfully submitted, the processing time is generally one (1) business day, though it can take up to three (3) business days.

After this period, successful applicants will receive the Malaysian eVisa for Nepali citizens in their email inbox.

Required Documents for Travel from Nepal to Malaysia on the Malaysian eVisa

Once the Malaysia eVisa for Nepali citizens has been delivered electronically, it should be printed in hard copy and kept along with the holder’s Nepalese passport when traveling to Malaysia.

Along with these two documents, travelers should also have the following with them when entering Malaysia:

  • Proof of funds for the full duration of the trip to Malaysia
  • Proof of accommodation for the entire stay in Malaysia
  • Proof of train or boat reservations, plane tickets, or other transportation out of Malaysia once stay ends

On arrival, Malaysian border officials will require to see the approved eVisa and the Nepali passport and might be asked to see the supporting documents listed above to double-check all information is accurate and correct.

Benefits of the Malaysian Tourist Visa for Nepali Travelers

Under Malaysian visa policy, the Malaysian online tourist visa cannot be extended or renewed. However, holders can easily apply for a new Malaysia eVisa once it expires, using exactly the same process as before.

Similarly, if a Malaysia electronic visa application is rejected for any reason, Nepali travelers can simply apply directly for a new Malaysia tourist visa through the same portal.

Nepali passport holders who know their planned date of arrival into Malaysia may apply for a Malaysia eVisa from Nepal at any time. However, applications should be submitted no later than four (4) days before the date of departure to allow time for processing.

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Covid Update for Malaysia

Last update: 10/01/2022

Only the following can enter Malaysia: Malaysian nationals and permanent residents, passengers with a Long Term Visit Pass, arrivals from Singapore under the Vaccinated Travel Lanes scheme, diplomatic passport holders, travelers with a MyTravelPass (MTP), students with written approval from Malaysian immigration, passengers traveling to Langkawi under the Langkawi Travel Bubble, passengers with an Entry Permission Approval. Passengers are required to have a negative RT-PCR test result from within 2 days before departure. Passengers arriving from Singapore or traveling to Langkawi under the approved schemes, and passengers with an Entry Permission Approval must also have a vaccine certificate showing they are fully vaccinated, and a travel insurance policy covering MYR 100,000. Passengers traveling to Langkawi must also have a travel package from a licensed agency. All passengers are subject to a PCR test on arrival at their own expense, medical screening, and quarantine for 7, 10 or 14 days. There are some exceptions, depending on where you are traveling from and to. All travelers are obliged to install the “MySejahtera app” on their mobile device and complete the health declaration at least 24 hours before departing. Passengers traveling to the state of Sarawak must fill in an “enterSarawak” form and an “eHealth Declaration Form” online before departure. The maximum transit time through Kuala Lumpur (KUL) is currently 24 hours (usually it is 48 hours).

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