Issued to foreign nationals who require a visa to enter Malaysia on transit to other countries.
Foreign nationals on transit without leaving the airport precincts and who continue their journey to the next destination with the same flight do not require a transit visa.
Transit Without Visa Only for Citizens of Bangladesh, Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka
Conditions for Approval of Transit Without Visa Facility
Transit WithOut Visa (TWOV) facility is not offered other than to Indian Sub Continental Countries citizens
TWOV cannot be given to visitors who do not possess visa to 3rd country of destinations as follows:-i. Australia ii. New Zealand iii. United States of America iv. Japan v. China vi. Taiwan vii. South Korea
TWOV can be considered to citizens of Bangladesh, Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka if they have work permit or long term pass to the 3rd countries.
TWOV facility cannot exceed more than 120 hours (5 days)
TWOV facility is only available at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA 1) and (KLIA 2)
TWOV can only be offered to passenger using Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Air Asia and Malindo. At present only MAS, Air Asia and Malindo have agreed and accepted all the terms and conditions impose by Malalysian Government.
TWOV cannot be given to visitor who does not fulfill the following:- i. Valid national passport or internationally recognized travel document; ii. Travel documents valid for more than six (6) months from the date of entry; iii. A return ticket to country of origin iv. Not listed in Immigration Department suspected list
There will be no extension of TWOV facility
Permanent resident and long term pass holder in Malaysia does not bound to any of TWOV regulations and condition stipulated above.