Malaysia visa requirements for Tunisians

Travel and visa requirements

Malaysian Visa is not required for Tunisians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Tunisia passport holders do not require a visa to visit Malaysia for a period of 30 days.
  • Intending visitors must have a passport valid for at least 6 months on their arrival in Malawi. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds to sustain them throughout the duration of their stay.
  • Confirmation of accommodation during their stay in Malaysia, which can be a hotel reservation, will be required.
  • On entry into Malaysia, visitors with over $10,000 ringgit notes will be asked to declare it.
  • Also, on exiting Malaysia, tourists would not be allowed to leave with ringgit notes of over $10,000.
  • Visitors who are regarded as persona non grata by the Malaysian government will not be allowed entry into the country.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Malaysia from any international airport in Tunisia. There are international airports in Tunis and Sfax.
  • Tunisair, Singapore Airlines and Turkish Airlines are some of the airlines that fly from Tunisia to Malaysia.
  • The estimated flight duration from Tunis to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is 15 hours, 5 minutes and from Sfax, it is 25 hours, 55 minutes.
  • The climate in Malaysia is tropical and humid, with high temperatures and wet months throughout the year. There is almost no seasonal change, as the weather is majorly the same throughout the year. However, the coolest period is from November to January.
  • The official language in Malaysia is Malay, which is also called Malaysian. Also, English is widely spoken as well throughout the country. There are about 10 other indigenous languages. 
  • Islam is the most practised religion in Malaysia with about 63% of the entire population practising it. Christianity, Hinduism and traditional religion are other religions practised in the country.
  • In Malaysia, the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • The Malaysian ringgit is the official currency of Malaysia. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Nasi kerabu, curry laksa, hainanese chicken rice, bak kut teh, roti tisu, kaya pau and satay are some of the delicacies in Malaysia.
  • Tunisians travelling to Malaysia can budget an average of $53 daily for expenses, especially if you are on a low budget.
  • Malaysia uses the Malaysia Time (GMT+8) which puts Malaysia seven hours ahead of Tunisia.
  • Some of the tourist centres in Malaysia include Mulu Caves, Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre, Perhentian Islands and Langkawi.
  • Visitors can transport themselves in Malaysia with buses, taxis, car rentals and trains.
  • Tourists are advised to follow the instructions of local authorities and also monitor local news broadcasts while in the country.
  • Visitors are also advised to take sensible precautions to protect themselves from muggers and bag-snatchers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is hunting allowed in Malaysia?

Hunting, killing or capturing of rhinos in Malaysia is prohibited. Poaching is the single major threat to Sumatran rhinoceros in Sabah which makes it illegal.

Is Malaysia safe for Tourist travel?

 Malaysia is a relatively safe country. Violent crimes are uncommon, however, assaults and robberies do occur, sometimes involving weapons. The most frequent crimes against foreigners are purse snatching, pickpocketing, and other petty thefts.

What is the official language in Malaysia?

The official language in Malaysia is Malay, which is also called Malaysian. Also, English is widely spoken as well throughout the country. There are about 10 other indigenous languages. 

What is the best time to visit Malaysia?

The best time to visit Malaysia is between December and February, if you're planning on visiting the islands on the west side of Malaysia (e.g., Penang and Langkawi). Or from June to August, if you're planning to visit Perhentians and Tioman Island, on the country's Eastern coast.