Indian visa for Malaysian citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Malaysian passport holders visiting India for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Malaysian citizens to enter India for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa India e-visa for Malaysian citizens Eligible
Visa on arrival India visa on arrival for Malaysian citizens Not Available

India tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Malaysian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in India.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from India.

If you are looking for India visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Malaysia, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of India nearest your place of residence.

  • Kuala Lumpur: The Consulate General of India in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Working hours: Open now. Close in 6 hours 36 minutes)

India visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest India diplomatic mission offices to Malaysia for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Malaysia traveling to India from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Malaysia) estimated Change (%)
2008 315,980 N/A
2009 309,596 -2.02%
2010 303,213 -2.06%
2011 312,788 3.16%
2012 331,938 6.12%
2013 328,747 -0.96%
2014 315,980 -3.88%
2015 315,980 0.00%
2016 306,405 -3.03%
2017 325,555 6.25%
2018 319,172 -1.96%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

India & Malaysia comparison

India's area is approximately 2,973,190 km2 (1,147,954 sq mi), while the area of Malaysia is approximately 328,550 km2 (126,853 sq mi). This means Malaysia is 9.05 times smaller than India.

As of May 2021, India's population is ~1.9 billion people - 1,826,501,311 more people than the population of Malaysia.

We have highlighted India & Malaysia’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

India Malaysia Difference
Population (est 2021) 1,874,083,763 47,582,452 1.8 billion more people live in India than Malaysia
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 186 107 India has 79 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Malaysia.
Travel freedom (2021) 28 133 India passport holders visit 105 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 466 126 Indian hosts 340 more foreign missions than Malaysia.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Malaysia travel to India in one year?

The number of visitors from Malaysia visiting India in 2018 was approximately 319,172.

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