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Visitors from 63 countries & regions can use Malaysia's autogate facilities from 1 June 2024

Visitors from 63 countries & regions can use Malaysia's autogate facilities from 1 June 2024

This is also extended to all diplomats serving in Malaysia, and their family members.

Effective 1 June 2024, visitors from 63 countries and regions entering Malaysia will be eligible to utilise the autogates for immigration clearance, according to Jabatan Imigresen Malaysia's Facebook post.

This upgrade comes after Minister of Home Affairs Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail announced on 16 May 2024 (Thursday) that 36 countries and regions were eligible for immigration clearance at the time, which was an increase from just 10 in February 2023.

Per an article by The Star, Datuk Seri Saifuddin said that travellers from countries and regions considered as "low risk" would be permitted to use the autogate for a smoother immigration clearing process.

Here is a timeline of the countries that were eligible for Malaysia's autogate facilities, as of February 2023

  1. Australia 
  2. Brunei
  3. Germany
  4. Japan
  5. New Zealand
  6. Saudi Arabia 
  7. Singapore
  8. South Korea
  9. United States
  10. United Kingdom

As of 16 May 2024, 26 more countries have been added to the list:

  1. Austria 
  2. Belgium
  3. Bulgaria
  4. Croatia
  5. Cyprus
  6. Czech Republic
  7. Denmark
  8. Estonia 
  9. Finland
  10. France
  11. Greece
  12. Hungary 
  13. Ireland
  14. Italy
  15. Latvia
  16. Lithuania
  17. Luxembourg
  18. Malta
  19. Netherlands
  20. Poland
  21. Portugal
  22. Romania
  23. Slovakia
  24. Slovenia
  25. Spain
  26. Sweden

The list has further expanded to the following countries and regions:

  1. Albania
  2. Andorra
  3. Armenia
  4. Azerbajian
  5. Bahrain
  6. Belarus
  7. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  8. Georgia
  9. Iceland
  10. Liechtenstein
  11. Moldova
  12. North Macedonia
  13. Norway
  14. Russia
  15. San Marino
  16. Switzerland
  17. Türkiye
  18. Ukraine
  19. United Arab Emirates
  20. Kuwait
  21. Jordan
  22. Oman
  23. Qatar
  24. China
  25. Canada
  26. Hong Kong SAR
  27. Taiwan

This is also extended to all diplomats serving in Malaysia, and their family members.

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READ MORE: Malaysia to trial QR code immigration clearance for locals entering Singapore by land from 1 June 

Infographic /Immigration Department of Malaysia Facebook 

Lead image / 123RF

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