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  Visa Information


A visa is required for citizens of some countries. However, nationals from most EU countries, USA, etc. do not need a visa. For further informations please see this site.


For the list of Embassies & Consulates of Malaysia around the world, follow this link to visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Website.


Click here to visit the Malaysian Immigration Website for more information on applying for a visa.





For confirmed participants from countries without diplomatic ties with Malaysia, the local organising committee will facilitate their visa application. The organising committee will advise participants on the required information for the visa application process. However, the application is subjected to relevant agencies/ministries' final approval.


Procedures to apply for visa (for countries without diplomatic ties with Malaysia) to enter Malaysia:


The application will require the following information for consideration by the relevant agencies.

  1. Full details of the visitors ? photocopy of the passport with full name, photo and passport number. The copy should be submitted in color or black / white
  2. Complete details of the visit - the purpose,background ceremony / event / project, the residential address while in Malaysia and the schedule of visits, and
  3. Details of the trip - the date of arrival and date of departure from Malaysia, 'point of entry' and flight registration number.
  4. Overall, the application process will take one (1) month from the date of application for consideration and decision of the relevant agencies.


A letter of invitation from PIERS local organizing committee can be printed when participants login into their account at http://www.piers.org/piers2012KualaLumpur/


Further information on the above can be obtained by emailing the Local Organizing Committee chairman F A Rahman at faidzar@utar.edu.my

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