Foreigners visiting Malaysia must fill up Digital Arrival Card three days before their arrival, starting Dec 1


KUALA LUMPUR — Foreigners visiting or entering Malaysia will have to fill up the Malaysia Digital Arrival Card (MDAC) online three days before they arrive, effective December 1, the Immigration Department of Malaysia said in announcements posted yesterday on its official Facebook page.

 The department said the online registration of MDAC and the requirement to submit MDAC before arriving in Malaysia applies to all travellers, except for three categories including those transiting or transferring through Singapore without seeking immigration clearance; Malaysian permanent residents, and Malaysian Automated Clearance System (MACS) Holder.

The immigration also announced that visitors from 10 countries (Australia, Brunei, Germany, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, US, and the UK will be eligible to use autogates when arriving and leaving KLIA’s Terminal 1 or Terminal 2. To use the autogates at KLIA for immigration clearance, these visitors must have passports with a validity period of six months or more

The registration and submission for MDAC can be done at:\

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