Visa Without Reference

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Visa without reference (VTR) is issued and approved by the High Commission of Malaysia for a non-citizen to enable visitor to enter Malaysia for a social visit purpose. Upon arrival, visitors will be given a social visit pass for a stay of not exceeding 30 days. A social visit pass is only for social visit purpose and it does not allow visitors to undertake any work, or work-related training programs or studies in Malaysia.


Required Documents for VTR

  • Original Passport (with validity not less than 7 months from travel date and with at least 3 continuous empty pages);
  • Photocopy of passport and previous Malaysian visa (if any);
  • Two (2) passport-sized photograph of applicant in matte paper (See Photo Specification);
  • Duly completed visa application form (Form IMM.47);
  • Prior entry approval from the Immigration Department of Malaysia through MyTravelPass/MyEntry (see notice);
  • Confirmed return flight ticket;
  • Recent six (6) months bank statement with a letter of solvency;
  • Hotel reservation copy;
  • Application from the applicant stating the purpose of visit; and
  • Additional Documents (where applicable):
    - Invitation letter from organizer or sponsor in Malaysia;
    - Photocopy of trade license/business registration (for business Proprietor);
    - Marriage Certificate;
    - Birth Certificate (for minor applicants); and
    - Other documents that the processing officer may require.