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Travel to Malaysia

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Malaysia Essentials

Language
Malay
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Currency
Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
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Time Zones
GMT+08:00
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Avg. Salary
MYR 43,600 per year
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Calling Code
+60
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Socket Type
C, G, and M (230 V/50 Hz)
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United States

Many visa fees depend on your citizenship, or if you have multiple citizenships, the citizenship you use to travel.
United States

Some countries have lower visa fees or other special access for travelers who have legal residence in certain countries, even without citizenship.

Requirements for a citizen of United States

Cost of Living Comparison

CategoryUnited StatesMalaysiaDifference
Restaurants
Meal, Inexpensive RestaurantMYR 10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-courseMYR 80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)MYR 15.00
Markets
Milk (regular), (1 liter)MYR 6.76
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)MYR 3.40
Eggs (regular) (12)MYR 6.02
Transportation
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)MYR 2.78
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)MYR 100.00
Gasoline (1 liter)MYR 2.07

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Embassies

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Local Guidelines & Protocols

Government measures: Restrictions in place

More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Malaysia can be found at https://www.malaysia.travel/travel-alert

Use of mask: Required

Face masks are required in enclosed environments and on public transportation.

Public transportation: Operating

Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants: Open

Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars: Open

Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs: Open

Nightclubs are open as usual.

Shops: Open

Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, temperature checks, and social distancing.

Source: Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board

Malaysia COVID-19 Statistics

Last Updated 5/25/2022

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Learn when you'll get your visa

You will receive your visa by:

Jun 2, 2022 if submitted today

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First-Time Travelers

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