Tourism

Malaysia visa requirements for Ugandans

Malaysian Visa is not required for Ugandans

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • According to the Malaysian visa policy, Ugandans 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.
  • Uganda 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 Kampala, Uganda to Malaysia is 10 hours, 7 minutes.
  • Malaysia is on the Malaysian Time zone (GMT+8) placing Malaysia 5 hours ahead of Uganda.
  • 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 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.