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Malaysia visa requirements for Canadian citizens

Do Canadian citizens need a visa for Malaysia?

Canadian citizens do not need a tourist visa when travelling to Malaysia in 2024. Canadian passport holders can stay in Malaysia for a short period of time (for 90 days). Please, read all the information below to make your trip easy and safe.

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Updated: 06/18/2024.

Entry requirements

visa free

Duration of stay

90 days

Purpose of travel

Tourism

Passport validity for travel to Malaysia

Passport must be valid for 6 months on arrival.

Is it safe to travel to Malaysia?

Malaysia has a current risk level of 2.80 (out of 5). We advise to use some caution when travelling to Malaysia. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 6 sources.

Safety index is provided by www.travel-advisory.info: 06/17/2024.

Malaysia customs rules

Duty-free allowance

The following duty free exemptions are applicable to non-residents who are intending to visit Malaysia for more than 72 hours, and residents of Malaysia who have been abroad for more than 72 hours.

Tobacco limit

One of the following:

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • or 225 grams of tobacco.

Bringing alcohol

  • 1 litre of alcohol.

Cash limit

  • Travellers may import Malaysian Ringgits up to an amount equivalent to US$10,000.
  • There is no restriction on the amount of foreign currency that may be imported into Malaysia.
  • Funds exceeding US$10,000 or an equivalent amount must be declared.

Other Goods

  • Up to 3 pieces of new clothing and 1 new pair of footwear.
  • 1 personal electronic per traveller.
  • Food products up to RM75 in value.
  • Other goods, including gifts and souvenirs up to a value of RM400. Goods from Langkawi, Pulau, Tioman or Labuan may be up to a value of RM500.
Find more information on the customs regulations of Malaysia page.

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