Malaysia visa requirements for Qataris

Travel and visa requirements

Malaysian Visa is not required for Qataris

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • According to the Malaysian visa policy, Qatar citizens can make a visit without applying for a  visa for a stay up to 90 days
  • At least one passport page of visitors will be required for entry stamps 
  • Qatar 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 on of $10,000 entry and at departure
  • The estimated flight time from Doha, Qatar to Malaysia is 7 hours, 48 minutes.
  • Malaysia is on the Malaysian Time zone (GMT+8) placing Malaysia 5 hours ahead of Qatar.
  • 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.
  • 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 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. 
  • 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 most popular for coastal tourism. Langkawi and Kedah are the most famous nature island spots in the country.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Malaysia safe for tourists?

Malaysia is a relatively safe country. Like most countries, there are areas that are recommended to avoid. Malaysia can be safe as long as you are very cautious and take advice from authorities, hotels and tour operators.

What is Malaysia known for?

Malaysia is one of the world most popular for coastal tourism. Langkawi, Kedah most famous nature island escape for the family. Malaysia cuisine is among the world's best countries.

Can you drink alcohol in Malaysia?

Alcohol is generally prohibited for Muslim consumers in the country as Malaysia’s sharia law forbids Muslim from drinking and selling alcohol to them. The legal limit for alcohol while driving in Malaysia is 80 milligrams per decilitre or 100 millilitres.

Is Malaysia a poor or rich country?

Malaysia’s total population is 31 million as of 2015, of which 0.6% live below the national poverty line. Malaysia has grown rapidly in terms of economic development and about 65.6 per cent of the population aged 15 years and above were employed.