I am a Sri Lankan passport holder and I'm planning to visit Bangkok from Trichy, India with Air Asia or Malindo Air. Do I need a transit visa at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on arrival?

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According to Timatic*, the database used airlines, you do need a transit visa for Malaysia, as well as the Thai visa.

Passport holder of Sri Lanka
Destination Thailand
Transit countries/territories Malaysia

Visa & passport information
Destination - Thailand (TH)
Passport required.

Passport Exemptions:
Nationals of Sri Lanka with an emergency passport.

Document Validity:
Passports and other documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date.

When nationals of Sri Lanka travel with an emergency passport, it must be valid for a minimum of 30 days from the arrival date.

Visa required.

Visa Exemptions:
Passengers with a transit visa issued by Thailand for a maximum stay of 30 days. They must have a confirmed onward ticket to a third country.

Additional Information:
Visitors over 12 years of age with a visa must hold sufficient funds to cover their stay (at least THB 20,000.- per person or THB 40,000.- per family). Proof of funds includes Letters of Credit, vouchers, MCO's or well-known credit cards, which are honored in Thailand.

Visitors who are visa exempt but do not hold return/onward tickets could be refused entry.

Transit - Malaysia (MY)
Visa required.

*Courtesy of Emirates web site sharing of the tool.

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