Visitors from the Middle East
When visiting Malaysia from any country in the Middle East, it is important to be sure to follow all of the legal guidelines as laid out by the respective countries. If you are planning a trip to Malaysia from any country in the Middle East anytime soon, be sure to follow the guidelines below.
Travellers coming from are exemvarious countries in the Middle East may require a visa even if their stay is under 30 days. If the stay is more than 30 day, a visa will be required, and may be conditional upon your arrival. Be sure to clear this beforehand so there are no problems or major delays in your trip.
Remember to always bring:
Your passport. Your name as written on your passport should always match the name you are identified as on your visa, or any other documents you are bringing to identify yourself. Minors may be required to show a passport and/or birth certificate. It is important to check the latest rules online, as they change constantly.
Any identification you have.
If you are staying longer than 30 days, you are required to prove that you have sufficient funds to cover your stay in Malaysia past the 30 days. This means having at least 3,000 Malaysian Ringgit.
When coming from the Middle East to Malaysia, there are a number of airline options and cities you can land in. Most airlines go to the capital city, Kuala Lumpur, and some other larger cities as well; Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu and Ipoh. In addition to the various Middle East Airlines such as Qatar Air and Emirates Air, you can also travel on Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines and Jetstar Airways.
Keep in mind when traveling and making plans that there is the time difference between the various countries in the Middle East and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.