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A country in Southeast Asia bordered by Thailand, Indonesia and Brunei by land and by Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines by sea.

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Malaysia 90-day stamp but with return date written on top

I have a short question. When I entered Malaysia I was given a 90-day stamp but my return ticket was for 1 month. The officer didn't really say anything regarding that, but he did write down the ...
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Can I leave a country later than I scheduled in MDAC (Malaysia Digital Arrival Card)?

I'm from Kazakhstan and now I'm in Malaysia as a tourist. Kazakhstani citizens have 30 days of visa-free entrance, but the only thing you need to fill in is the MDAC (Malaysia Digital Arrival Card). I ...
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Do I need a visa for Malaysia? [duplicate]

I will be travelling to Vietnam from India (Indian citizen). I have a flight that has a 5-hour layover in Kuala Lumpur. I have to change terminals in KUL, and I'm not sure if I need to get a transit ...
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Evergreen visa runs between Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines

I'm planning on fully retiring in Thailand in 5 years on a retirement visa. However, I'm ready to go now, but don't want to apply yet until I'm 100% certain. I'm aware of visa runs, and the risks of ...
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Do I require a transit visa? I'm am Indian citizen, travelling from Australia to India

I'm Indian citizen, traveling to India from Australia with Malaysia Airlines for both flights. I have a 13.5-hour layover in Kuala Lumpur. Do I require a transit visa?
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What visa are you given as a Singapore visitor if you travel to Malaysia and back into Singapore?

My mother is European and visiting me in Singapore and she would like to extend her stay for an extra 30 days past her automatic short-term visit pass (which was 90 days). I have applied for the ...
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Do I need a transit visa if I have a layover for only 14 hours in Kuala Lumpur?

I would be travelling to Australia and I have a flight in mind that has a layover of 14 hours in Kuala Lumpur. I am Indian and not sure if I need to get a transit visa. I have no plans of getting out ...
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Visa requirements for Kuala Lumpur / Singapore

I'm planning a two-week trip to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore and have a visa query. I'd appreciate insights on whether I should apply for a single-entry or multiple-entry visa for Kuala Lumpur. My ...
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Where can one buy a SIM card at Woodlands checkpoint in Singapore?

I'm entering Singapore via the Woodlands checkpoint from Johor Bahru and I'd like to buy a SIM card to use in Singapore. Where can I buy a SIM card at the Woodlands checkpoint? Is the closest 7-Eleven ...
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Reliability of Koh Lipe to Langkawi Ferry Service

I'm planning a trip, from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur by train, ferry and bus. I plan to stay approximately one month in Thailand and one month in Malaysia. For the border crossing, I plan to use the Koh ...
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I'm in Singapore. Can I go on the same date (22nd December) from Singapore to Malaysia and Malaysia to Kolkata?

I'm a Bangladeshi citizen who has been living and working in Singapore for five years. I also have a Malaysian tourist visa. On 22nd December, I have a flight from Malaysia to Kolkata. In the morning, ...
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Which immigration and customs checkpoints should one use when walking across the border from Singapore to Malaysia via the Johor–Singapore Causeway?

I read on the Wikipedia page on the Sultan Iskandar Building (Google Maps) that is used to enter Malaysia from Singapore via the Johor–Singapore Causeway (Google Maps) (formatting is mine): The ...
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When did it become allowed to walk across the border between Singapore and Malaysia via the Johor–Singapore Causeway?

My research so far: This answer by lambshaanxy states it was not possible in 2014: you can't even walk across the Causeway now that Malaysia shifted to its new ridiculously huge and rather distant ...
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Is it allowed to walk across the border between Singapore and Malaysia via the Malaysia–Singapore Second Link?

There are two land border crossings between Singapore and Malaysia (I am ignoring the train-only border crossings via Woodlands Train Checkpoint, and thanks dda for the link): The Johor–Singapore ...
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Can one walk across the border between Singapore and Malaysia via the Johor–Singapore Causeway at any time in the day/night?

Can one walk across the border between Singapore and Malaysia via the Johor–Singapore Causeway (Google Maps) at any time in the day/night? I can't find much information about crossing by foot and ...
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Traveling Southeast Asia - Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia - Visa Questions

I am planning a trip in December to Cambodia, Thailand and Malaysia. My initial plan is as follows; Karachi -> Cambodia (by air) Cambodia -> Thailand (by bus) Thailand -> Malaysia (by ferry) ...
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What kind of accommodation does "homestay" actually refer to in Malaysia?

Anywhere else in the world as far as I know, "homestay" means a kind of accommodation where you live with a local family in their home, so maybe a bit like a guesthouse but more personal and ...
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What's the cheapest option for getting Malaysian currency in Malaysia?

Would it be cheaper to withdraw money at the ATM, or bring euros and exchange at the airport? I'm also considering sending euros via PayPal and collecting in Malaysia. Bonus question: How well are ...
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Can I go back to my home country (Malaysia) with less than 1 month validity on my passport?

My passport is expiring in one month and I am now planning to go back to my country, Malaysia. Can I travel back to my country with 1 month validity left on my passport? Should I take a direct flight ...
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Travel from Cameron Highlands to Gua Musang

I'm planning a trip, and my goal is to travel from the Cameron Highlands to Gua Musang and eventually take the jungle railway from Gua Musang. Unfortunately, I won't have access to a car for this ...
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US citizen travel to Malaysia through Singapore

I'm going to Malaysia and I'm planning: fly in to Singapore from the USA and stay there for few days fly in to Malaysia Kuala Lumpur from Singapore and stay there for a few days fly out from Malaysia ...
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Entering Malaysia from Thailand with a different passport issued by the same country

I'll be travelling to Malaysia from Thailand in a few weeks. I have two EU passports issued by the same country, both of which are valid, and I want to enter Malaysia on my B passport. The reason for ...
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can i go to malaysia from singapore and then go back to singapore in the same day?

i book a one way cruise from singapore to malaysia, and i planned to take a bus from KL in the same day (at night preferably) back to singapore. is it possible to do so?
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How can I learn what border crossing a bus between Malaysia and Indonesia will use?

A few bus companies, including e.g. Bus Asia, offer service between Kuching, Malaysia, and Pontianak, Indonesia, both on the island of Borneo (Kalimantan). Plugging those cities into Google Maps ...
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My uncle has a flight tomorrow morning for Malaysia but we found a mistake in his e-visa - his name has a typo. What should we do?

My uncle's name is Dayaram but in his e-visa his name has been spelled Dayram. In all supporting documents he's correctly listed as Dayaram. His flight leaves tomorrow morning. What should we do?
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My visa expired in Malaysia 3 years ago

my visa was expired in Malaysia 3 years ago. Will I be blacklisted if I go back to my country? Do I need to prepare any materials? what information do I need to prepare so as not to be blacklisted? lt'...
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Singapore onward travel requirement - bus ticket enough?

I am going to travel to Singapore from Budapest next month. The carrier is Lufthansa, with a layover in Munich. I have a hungarian passport (EU member), and as I intend to stay for many months in ...
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Can I bring System Unit (CPU) from Philippines to Malaysia? [duplicate]

Will Malaysia customs allow me to enter Kuala Lumpur with my system unit/CPU?
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My government (China) cancelled my passport. I'm in Malaysia, what can I do?

My government (China) cancelled my passport. I'm in Malaysia. What can I do? Reason of the cancellation: I posted a tweet saying EAT MY ASS while tagging a government institution. I mean I don't know ...
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Can a 90-day visa-free visit to Malaysia be extended? (Australian passport)

I'm an Australian visiting Malaysia on the visa-free basis and recently faced my 90 days running out. I ended up doing a successful border run to Singapore and back but keep wondering whether an ...
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Options for traveling from Miri (Malaysia) to Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) in 2022

After a long period of self-imposed COVID isolation, Brunei reopened to all travel on August 1, 2022. I'm interested in traveling one way from Miri, Malaysia to Brunei's capital Bandar Seri Begawan (...
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Unsuccessful Transaction for Malaysian eVisa

I've been trying to apply for Malaysian tourist visa through evisa link. Upon filling out all the fields and providing documents, I proceeded to payment using my SBI Platinum debit card (VISA card). ...
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Entering a country with visa from a country where it was not issued

I'm an Indian passport holder. My brother and I are planning a 2-week trip through South East Asia namely Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia (in that order). This week I'll be applying for visas ...
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How do small local Malay restaurants in non-touristy areas in Malaysia work?

I've been in Johor Bahru over two weeks now and I've been to Malaysia quite a few times, and I've been around Southeast Asia a fair bit. But I can't figure this out and haven't run into it elsewhere. ...
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What is and is not appropriate for eating fried/grilled chicken and fish at Malay eateries in Malaysia?

This question is just about Malay culture and food. I know Indian and Chinese Malaysian food culture and etiquette probably varies, and I have more experience with those, so trying to keep this ...
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Is the ferry between Changi, Singapore and Tanjung Belungkor, Malaysia currently running?

I'm planning to start my upcoming world trip in Singapore and for something different instead of just taking a bus over the border to the west of Malaysia I found that there is a ferry on the east ...
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Can I work in Singapore without cancelling the Malaysia EP [closed]

I have got an offer from Singapore and the EP approval, but the agency in Malaysia is asking me to pay an extra two months except for the notice period. So Can I leave Malaysia employment without ...
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Is a negative covid test result required for transit at Malaysia? [closed]

I'm travelling from NZ to Dubai via Malaysia, 6h stopover at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. I'm fully vaccinated and boosted (3 Pfizer doses). Does anyone know if it is necessary to take a PCR ...
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Where is the cityscape in this recent photo, probably in Malaysia? [closed]

My friend has recently visited Malaysia and sent me this photo. They do not know where exactly it is, but has given the following details: photo was recently taken (within past year) it is near a ...
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As a US citizen how long can I stay in Malaysia and what do I need to do to extend the time? [closed]

I know I'll need my passport and a visitors visa. And I think that's about 90 days. Is there any way I can get a longer stay?
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Getting from Bangladesh to Malaysia with current restrictions [closed]

I'm a UK citizen, two-shot vaccinated against COVID-19, now in Chattogram, Bangladesh. I really want to leave Bangladesh and return to my family in Malaysia. I just can't figure my way through the ...
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I am stuck in transit in Malaysia from Australia

I was travelling from Australia to the Philippines with a stopover in Malaysia, to meet my wife and daughter. They almost refused to let me board the plane in Melbourne because I didn’t have a face ...
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Are the Asian girls in this music video Chinese or Malaysian, and are they singing in Chinese? [closed]

This video: https://youtu.be/BuAULI7PbRw?t=7 They are obviously Asian, and I seem to recognize some of the letters as being Chinese. Also, the song itself seems to be a famous/classic Chinese song ...
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What to do when in Malaysia and visa expires during lockdown?

I am currently in Malaysia on a 30 day visitor visa. My flight is April 6th, but all flights have been cancelled until further notice. There is no avenue for me to leave the country. My visa expires ...
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Will my Indian passport be stamped at Kuala Lampur airport while I'm transiting?

Please assume the following: I am travelling from Singapore to Bangalore transiting through Kuala Lampur. I am an Indian national. I will be travelling on one ticket. I won't be leaving the airport. ...
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Do I need transit visa for Malaysia

I’m Sri Lankan passport holder. I’m planning to travel from Japan to Sri Lanka via Malaysia by March 2020. Still I have valid Japan student visa until July 2020. Do I need transit visa for Malaysia ...
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Do I need a transit visa if my layover is in Saudi Arabia [duplicate]

Hi I have a Tunisian passport and I'm travelling to Malaysia through Jeddah, do I need a transit visa if my layover is 5-6 hours and I don't plan to leave the airport? I also have to return the same ...
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Booking ETS Platinum class trains more than 24 hours in advance

I'm looking to book tickets on an ETS Platinum train service from Kuala Lumpur (KL Sentral) to Ipoh. The official timetable shows a number of Platinum services (EPxxxx) running daiy; however, while ...
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Travel options from Tg Belungkor to Desaru and back for 5 people

I'm planning to take the ferry from Changi Point, Singapore to Tanjung Belungkor, Malaysia. What are my options from continuing from Tg Belungkor to the resort area in Desaru, and then back? I'm ...
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Are there any international flights arriving in Malaysia where there is no disinsection,spraying of pesticide to kill mosquitoes?

Malaysia is not listed on the US Department of Transportation page regarding aircraft disinsection requirements https://www.transportation.gov/airconsumer/spray However anecdotal evidence shows that ...
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