Malaysia visa requirements for Gambians

Travel and visa requirements

Malaysian Visa is not required for Gambians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • According to the Malaysian visa policy, Gambians can make a visit without applying for a visa for a stay up to 30 days.
  • At least one passport page of visitors will be required for entry stamps.
  • Gambia citizens are not required to provide any certificate of vaccination to visit Malaysia.
  • Passport of citizens must be valid for six months beyond the date of arrival
  • Travellers are allowed free export of moderate amounts of tobacco products and alcoholic drinks.
  • Children aged 15 years old and younger may be added to the passport of an adult in their company.
  • Entry is denied to foreign women in a late stage of pregnancy (six months or more).
  • Travellers are required to pay an Airport tax at the charge of MYR 45.
  • Travellers must have enough money (at least USD 500) as well as onward or return tickets.
  • Due to the outbreak of swine flu, all travellers to Malaysia are required to fill in a health declaration form handed over by the airlines during the flight.
  • Visitors are only allowed to possess currencies up to the equivalent of $10,000 entry and at departure.
  • The estimated flight time from Banjul, the Gambia to Malaysia is 16 hours, 38 minutes.
  • Malaysia is on the Malaysian Time zone (GMT+8) placing Malaysia is 8 hours ahead of The Gambia.
  • Malaysia is the 66th largest country by land area and It has land borders with Thailand in West Malaysia, and Indonesia and Brunei in East Malaysia.
  • Borneo is actually the third largest island in the world and it is shared between Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and Indonesia. 
  • The biggest roundabout in the world is located in Malaysia.
  • The Kedah Sultanate in Malaysia is said to be one of the oldest in the world.
  • Malaysia’s total highway length is longer than the Earth’s circumference.
  • The Sarawak Chamber in the Malaysian Gunung Mulu National Park in Sarawak is famously known as the world’s largest underground cave chamber.
  • The Malaysia My Second Home programme that allows foreigners to live in the country on a long-stay visa for up to 10 years has made Malaysia listed as one of the best places to retire to in the world.
  • The country has the highest number of women working in the banking industry.
  • Malaysia is ranked 19th in the world for its quality roads, quality of port infrastructure and quality of air transport infrastructure but ranked 39th in quality of electricity supply.
  • The country has seven international ports, the major one being the Port Klang. 
  • There are 200 industrial parks along with specialised parks such as Technology Park Malaysia and Kulim Hi-tech park.
  • The telecommunication network, although strong in urban areas, is less available to the rural population.
  • The major modes of transportation within Malaysia is by road and railways.
  • The constitution grants freedom of religion and makes Malaysia an officially secular state while establishing Islam as the "religion of the Federation”.
  • The official and national language of Malaysia is Malaysian, a standardised form of the Malay language alongside the English language.
  • Popular sports in Malaysia include association football, badminton, field hockey, bowls, tennis, squash, martial arts, horse riding, sailing and skateboarding.
  • Malaysia is one of the world's most popular for coastal tourism. Langkawi and Kedah are the most famous nature island spots in the country.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to visit Malaysia?

Malaysia is a safe country to visit and a country where you are unlikely to encounter violence but you should be careful when it comes to petty crime because its rate is high.

What is Malaysia's main airport?

Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Malaysia's main international airport and one of the major airports in Southeast Asia and worldwide.

Can I extend my stay in Malaysia?

Yes, you need to visit an immigration office, take evidence of your onward travel and the reason you are requesting an extension.

How can I pay the MYR 45?

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1 year ago

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