Visa Information: How to Apply For Malaysia Visa in Nigeria

Are you interested in visiting Malaysia? Malaysia is a beautiful country, full of natural beauty, scenic attractions and friendly people. Kuala Lumpur is the capital city and the country is one of the most visited countries in Asia. You will need a visa for entry into the country and you have to undergo certain processes before you can acquire a visa and roam at will in the streets of Malaysia.

Merdeka Square

Before you can apply for a Malaysia visa, you need a valid Nigerian Immigration passport (validity of at least 30 days after the intended stay). You can easily apply for an immigration passport online or go to the nearest Immigration office in your state or city.

Types of Visa

There are two types of visa:

1. VWTR – Visa Without Reference
2. VWR – Visa With Reference

‘Visa without Reference’ is granted to people who will like to visit Malaysia for a vacation, to visit a relative or to study, while ‘Visa with Reference’ is granted to people who want to visit Malaysia for business or investment only and this type of visa can only be approved by Immigration Department of Malaysia.

The most common type of visa is the visiting visa – ‘Visa Without Reference’. Such visas are issued for short or temporary visits and the purpose of the visit may be to study, visit families/relatives, vacation/holiday, transit visa (just passing through Malaysia).

Visa Requirements for ‘Visa Without Reference’ 

  1. Valid Immigration passport and 2 photocopies of passport page
  2. Filled Application form (Form IMM.47) (2 copies)
  3. Two (2) passport size photograph of applicant
  4. Valid return flight ticket (2 photocopies)
  5. Invitation letter from family and friends (if any)
  6. Financial Statement
  7. Payment of visa fee

Note: This type of visa is required for social visit only. Applicants will be given a maximum stay of 14 days and no extension is allowed.

Visa Requirement for Visa With Reference

This type of visa is issued by Malaysian Consulate in Nigeria after your application has been approved by Department of Immigration Malaysia.

  1. Original approval letter from Department of Immigration Malaysia ( plus 2 photocopies)
  2. Valid Immigration passport (plus 2 photocopies of passport page)
  3. Application form (Form IMM.47) plus 2 photocopies.
  4. Two (2) passport size photograph of applicant
  5. Valid and confirmed Return Flight Ticket
  6. Payment of visa fee

Note: This type of visa is issued for those visiting Malaysia for business purpose. Such visit MUST be sponsored by a local business or company in Malaysia. The sponsor must pay a deposit of RM 2000 per applicant to the Immigration Department of Malaysia. Applicant will be given a maximum 30 days of stay and no extension is allowed.

How to Apply for a Malaysian Visa

You can apply for a Malaysian visa at Malaysia High Commission in Abuja. The application process is easy and not stressful if you can provide all the required documents. Applicants are required to submit their applications personally.

Visa Processing

Malaysia application processing is resolved within 4 to 6 working days of the application submission. You can submit your application from Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

Collection

Collection time is between 4pm to 5pm from Monday to Friday except on public holidays.

Malaysia Embassy Address in Nigeria

No. 4A, Plot 2232 B, Rio Negro Close,
off Yedseram Street, Maitama, Abuja
Telephone: +234-9-780 9379
Email: malabuja@kln.gov.my

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If you have any questions about how to apply for a Malaysian Visa, please let us know in the comment box below.

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Our Readers Comments

  1. i need a working visa, how much will it cost me and how do i get

  2. i need a malaysian working visa, how much will it cost me and how do i get it . thanks

  3. Good day Sir/Ma,

    I would like to know if I can process the Visa in your Lagos office.

    Thanks.

    • Hi Aremu, We don’t process visa application in our office. Please visit the Embassy for information on documentation and procedures. ~Aminat

  4. pls how much is visiting visa to malaysia and working visa fees too thanks

    • Hi Emmanuel, thanks for your comment. We do not specialise in visa of any kind. I would suggest you contact the Embassy direct and they should be able to assist or point you in the correct direction.

      Best of luck.

      Aminat

    • Hi Onimajesin, thanks for your comment. We don’t close for the year. We are an online travel agency available 24/7 to answer your enquiries. For more information on our service, please send a mail to info @travelstart.com.ng or call us on +234 (0) 813 984 2222 ~Aminat

  5. Please I will need assistance on how to go about applying for Malaysia visa anyway you can assist?

    Thanks

    • Hi there, thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  6. Please leave your comment…please how much does it cost to process Malaysian visa for study?

    • Hi there, thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  7. how long does it take to get a Malaysian student visa in Nigeria and the cost of visa

    • Hi there, thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  8. Please leave your comment…pls I have add mission letter . also with school approval and immigration clearance in Malaysia for study. which other documents do I need for submission. at Malaysian embassy in abuja. I need your help

    • Hi there, thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  9. hw can i contact the malaysia embassy

    • Hi there, thanks for contacting us. Malaysia embassy is located at No. 4A, Plot 2232 B, Rio Negro Close, off Yedseram Street, Maitama, Ekuku Cl, Abuja 00234 or you can call this number 0809 607 6094.(copied from google) ~ Aminat

  10. I am a full-time lecturer at Yaba College of Technology Lagos Nigeria.
    I want to go for a conference between 18th and 20th of January 2017 in Malaysia. I will forward the payment receipt to you after this message.
    I am a first time seeker.
    Please advise me on how to get the visa quick, so that touts will not dupe me. Please as time is not on my side now, I need your urgent reply.
    Thanks.
    Dr. HAASTRUP

    • Hi there, thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  11. Please what is the cost of travelling to Malaysia from nigeria for a business purpose?

    • Hi Bartholomew,

      Thanks for getting in touch.

      Flight prices depend on exact dates of travel and the routeing.
      You’re welcome to search for flight prices directly on our website by clicking on http://www.travelstart.com.ng

      Please select your exact dates of travel and routeing and you will be able to view all the different airlines that operate that specific route to ensure that you choose the cheapest possible option when making your booking.

      ~Aminat

  12. how much is d malaysia visa in naira

    • Hi there, thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  13. Please leave your comment…I want to study in Malaysia but i have not been given offer due to some problems the school is facing concerning visa for international students, can I process the visa from Nigeria here?

    • Hi there, thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  14. Pls how much will it cost me to get a Malaysia visa that will allow me to stay there and work and the fly ticket also with Dubai let me know the both and your office or contact. Thanks

    • Thanks for contacting us.

      I’m afraid we do not specialize with visa related queries. For this you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency.
      They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required.

      To book your flight tickets, kindly visit http://www.travelstart.com.ng

  15. good day Sir/madam I need Malaysian visa how much will it cost me in Nigerian currency? thanks

    • Thanks for contacting us.

      I’m afraid we do not specialize with visa related queries. For this you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency.

      They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required.

  16. hello madam
    what if i want to go for work?

    • Thanks for contacting us Dominic.

      I’m afraid we do not specialize with visa related queries. For this you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency.

      They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. -Innocent

  17. Why is that Malaysia embassy based here in Nigeria is no longer granting visa to IGBO boys. From CONFIDENCE

    • Hi Confidence, we might not be in the best position to affirm this is correct or even say why. I’m not sure the embassy would deny anyone of a visa if they meet all requirements. You can contact the embassy to find out if this is really correct. :)

  18. HOW MUCH IS MALAYSIA VISA FEE

    • Thanks for contacting us.

      I’m afraid we do not specialize with visa related queries. For this you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency.

      They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required.

    • How will i apply for student visa to study at Malaysia?

    • Hi there, thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  19. IN NIGERIA

  20. please i want to travel to malaysia for a business how can i get the visa

    • Thanks for contacting us.

      I’m afraid we do not specialize with visa related queries. For this you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency.

      They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required.

  21. i heard that presently malaysia embassy requires NDLEA Clearance is mandatery for those travelling to malaysia and drug office is refusing to give it out, please if it possible to get the visa without drug certificate tell me or inbox me how. Thanks

    • Hi Nnadozie, If you are applying for a Malaysia Visa, you would need to meet all the embassy requirements. Kindly contact the embassy directly for first hand information.

  22. Please am an HND graduate of architecture and I wish to further my education in Malaysia, but I need a well detailed information about what type of visa would be fine and range of money I should have in mind, though am going on self sponsorship I intend to work to be able to support myself financially and otherwise. Please if possible reply me via my email. Thanks and remain blessed.

    • Hi there,thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  23. Pls this Malaysia embassy inquiry center

  24. Is this Malaysia embassy inquiry center ?

    • Hi there,thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  25. Hi, 2 years ago I went through a travelling agent for Malaysia Visa and at the port of entry I was told I couldn’t get in that the visa on my passport was fake. So now I have a fake Malaysia visa on my passport But NOW I’ve travelled to Europe and America AFTER with same passport. Can I still apply for a malay visa on same passport?

    • Hi there,thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  26. I really need to know the procedure to follow I need the visa am going to study pls help me it’s passing me by

  27. I want to apply for student visa in malaysia

    • Hello Humphrey,

      I’m afraid we do not specialize with visa related queries. For this you will need to contact the Embassy directly or an official visa handling agency.

      They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required.

  28. people comment here to seek advice from u, but u keep turning them down not giving them an assuring answer is not good.

  29. Please leave your comment… Good day to Who it may concern, I won’t to no how much is Malaysia working Visa i won’t to travel to Malaysia for work Thanks.

    • Hi David,thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  30. How many day will it take to reach Malaysia from Nigeria

    • Hi Ebullient, thanks for your comment. Within a day you should arrive in Malaysia. However, you might experience some few hours delay if the flights have stopovers.

  31. Dear sir
    Good day I have an invitation letter from Malaysia for business which I received since sep 2016 can I apply for visa with that invitation or do I need another one
    Regards
    Abdulganiu

    • Hi Abdulganiu,thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  32. Please leave your comment..I need a visa can you contact me

    • Hi Benjamin,thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  33. I want to attend an interview at the estonia embassy in Malaysia.Please which kind of Malaysia visa will I apply for because I need a duartion of 10 working days of processing.
    thanks

    • Hi Sergio, thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required. ~ Aminat

  34. how much will it cost me to get Malaysian visa

    • Hi Greatman, thanks for contacting us. I’m afraid we do not specialise with visa related queries. For this, you will need to contact the Embassy direct or official visa handling agency. They will be able to advise on the cost, correct procedures to follow and what documentation will be required.

      ~ Aminat

  35. And where is ur office here in lagos thanks

    • Hi greatman,

      Thanks for your comment. Our office is located at Adebola house, 38 Opebi road, Ikeja Lagos.~Aminat

  36. Sorry made a mistake in my email. I.D thanks omitted already

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