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Malaysia 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.

General Information

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 penalty.

Malaysia tourism

Tropical 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.



Family 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.

Visa Fee: Visa Fee Payable by Demand Draft. Visa on arrival if holding Valid Visa for Singaport/Thailand & traveling though the same point.

Indian Consulate in Malaysia:

High Commission of India
No.2, Jalan Taman Duta, off Jalan Dutta
50480 Kuala Lumpur


P.O. Box No. 10059 G. P. O. 50704
Kuala Lumpur

Tel : 00-603-2533505, 2533509 to 11
Fax : 00-603-2-2533507/2525826