Malaysia e-Visa programme and visa exemption by the Malaysian government for China tourists was officially launched by the Minister of Tourism and Culture Malaysia Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz.
Malaysia e-Visa system will be carried out in three phases starting with Chinese nationals residing in Mainland China, followed by the second phase for Chinese nationals residing outside Mainland China and the final phase which incorporates other countries like India, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Chinese tourists could submit their application with relevant documents for Malaysia e-Visa at https://www.windowmalaysia.my/evisa the official website for Malaysian e-Visa application. A processing fee of USD25 (RM128/200 yuan) applies and upon visa approval, print the Malaysia e-visa at their convenience.
The Malaysia e-Visa is for visitors travelling and visiting relatives and friends in Malaysia and limited to 30 days for a single entry to Malaysia within three months from the date of issuance of the e-Visa.
Visa-free entry is available for Chinese tourists staying in Malaysia for a period not exceeding 15 days, subject to conditions from 1 March to 31 December 2016
Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri also announced the appointment of Shila Amzah, Malaysian singer-songwriter, actress, record producer and winner of Asian Wave, a Chinese reality singing talent show as Malaysia’s Tourism Ambassador in China.
The Tourism Ambassador Programme is an initiative by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture through Tourism Malaysia to engage prominent, well-established and influential Malaysians in various fields to promote the country.