Visa-free entry announced for Indians to this tourist destination
Tourists from India and China will now be able to visit Malaysia for up to 15 days without a tourist visa.
For the whole year of 2020, tourists from these two countries can visit Malaysia for a span of 15 days, provided they register via the electronic travel registration and information system, either individually or through travel agencies in their respective countries.
Once registered, the tourists must travel to Malaysia within three months. The 15-day visa-free period cannot be extended. This scheme is part of the country's Visit Malaysia Year 2020 promotion.
Entrance and exit from Malaysia would have to be through authorised airports or through the immigration control posts. These include the Sultan Iskandar building in Johor, Johor Bahru railway station, Johor Immigration control post at Kompleks Sultan Abu Bakar, Tanjung Kupang, Johor; Padang Besar, Perlis; Bukit Kayu Itam, Changloon, Kedah; Sungai Tujoh, Sarawak; and the Immigration control post at Tedungan in Limbang, Fifth Division, Sarawak.
Upon arrival, they must prove they have sufficient money or a credit card as well as provide an itinerary of their travel plans.
Malaysia aims to attract 30 million international tourist arrivals for the Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign, bringing in total tourist receipts of 100 billion Malaysian Ringgit (Dh89.45 billion).