Malaysia visa requirements for Filipinos

Travel and visa requirements

Malaysian Visa is not required for Filipinos

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Philippine nationals can visit Malaysia on visa-free, and live there for up to 30 days.
  • Passport of citizens must be valid for six months beyond the date of arrival into the country and must have a minimum of reserve two pages on your passport.
  • You should reserve a minimum of two empty passport pages for the required stampings. 
  • Foreign travellers are not required to pay any airport tax.
  • An amount up to or exceeding $10,000 USD must be declared to the customs upon your entry into the country.
  • Malaysian standard time zone is (GMT+8), being the same to the Philippines', the two countries maintain the same standard time zone.
  • Estimated time to travel by flight to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from Manila is 4 hours.
  • Airlines traveling within the two countries are AirAsia 585, Malaysia Airlines 805, Philippines AirAsia 942, Philippines Airlines 525 and Cebu Pacific 501.
  • The telephone code of Malaysia is (+60) for both local and international communication.
  • Before you could come into the country with your pets, they must be older than 3 months of age and health certificate and rabies vaccination are required.
  • 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).
  • You must have enough money at least USD 74 to cover your daily expenses, 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.
  • Malaysia is the 66th largest country by landmass and it borders with Thailand in West Malaysia, and Indonesia and Brunei in East Malaysia.
  • The Malaysia "My Second Home" program 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 numbers 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. 
  • Malaysian official capital is Kuala Lumpur, and the currency used in the country is Malaysian Ringgit(MYR).
  • There are 200 industrial parks along with specialized 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 standardized 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 most popular places for coastal tourism. Langkawi and Kedah are the most famous nature island spots in the country.
  • Banks in Malaysia stops operating on Saturday afternoon and Sunday. They also closed on the first and third Saturday of the month.

Frequently Asked Questions


Is telecommunication network available through the cities in Malaysia?

The telecommunication network, although strong in urban areas, is less available to the rural population. 


Where is Malaysia located?

Malaysia is the 66th largest country by landmass, located in the Asian continent, and it borders with Thailand in West Malaysia, and Indonesia and Brunei in East Malaysia.


What is Malaysian 'My Second Home' programme all about?
The Malaysia "My Second Home" programme 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.


What are the medium for transporting in Malaysia?

The major modes of transportation within Malaysia is by road, railways and air.