Malaysia will grant visa-on-arrival to six more entry points for Chinese tourists, the government announced on Friday.
Malaysia's home ministry announced the new measures for tourists from China and India with an expected increased influx for the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 campaign.
The visa is conditional however and those seeking to use it must enter the country through Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia or Brunei and is subject to the same security measures at any of the country's international entry points effective July 15, the home ministry said in a statement.
The locations includes the Langkawi International Airport, Bukit Kayu Hitam Immigration, Customs, Quarantine and Security Complex (ICQS) in Kedah state that borders Thailand, the Sungai Tujoh ICQS that borders Brunei, ferry terminal the Labuan Island, Miri International Airport in Sarawak state and the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport in Selangor state.
The move includes relaxing entry requirements to facilitate entry for tourists from the two countries such as lowering the mandatory amount of money held by tourists upon entry from 1,000 U.S. dollars to 500 U.S. dollars.
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