is one of the most developed countries in the Asean region
with a population of 19 million people made up of the main racial
groups of Malay, Chinese, Indians and the diverse indigenous people
of Sabah and Sarawak. Malaysia has a rich historical background.
Archaeological findings at Bujang Valley furnishes evidence of
the Hindu-Buddhist civilization that dates back to 300 A.D. Malaysia's
thriving capital, is South-East Asia's fastest rising convention
destination. Many of the international hotels are located here,
especially within the 'Golden Triangle', Kuala Lumpur's main business
and financial district. There are several beach venues with hotels
of international standards, which make suitable venues for
Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.
Controlled & prohibited items: It is prohibited to import
any goods from Israel. Non-prescribed drugs, weapons, pornography
and any cloth bearing or imprint or reproduction of any verses
of the Koran are prohibited. Drug-smuggling carries the death
climate with warm and humid weather all year around. Generally
Malaysia has two distinct seasons. The dry season occurs during
the Southwest monsoon from May to September. The Northeast monsoon
which blows during mid November till March brings the rainy season
to the country.
Visit: If visa is required for more than 30 days, following documents
must be submitted in duplicate i.e, two visa applications, three
passport size photographs, photocopy of first 3 pages of passport.
A typed covering letter stating purpose of visit & sponsorship
letter from Malaysia to be enclosed with visa application. High
commission refers these documents to Immigration Department, Malaysia.
It takes about a month for approval.
Fee Payable by Demand Draft. Visa on arrival if holding Valid
Visa for Singaport/Thailand & traveling though the same point.
Consulate in Malaysia:
Commission of India
Jalan Taman Duta, off Jalan Dutta
50480 Kuala Lumpur
P.O. Box No. 10059 G. P. O. 50704
: 00-603-2533505, 2533509 to 11
Fax : 00-603-2-2533507/2525826