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Indian Visa for Malaysian Tourists Increased 240%!!

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Updated on 3/4/2017 4.07pm:

Indian High Commissioner to Malaysia T.S. Tirumurti confirmed that the present visa rate for six months will be maintained.

“The new rate is for one year with multiple entry. We will retain the existing rate for six months,” he added.



Indian Visa for Malaysian Tourists Increased 240%!!

Yesterday, there is a revised for Indian Visa for Malaysians. The new Visa rate for Malaysian tourists increased 240% from previous rates. It sounds like an April Fool’s prank but it is not. In fact, there are many websites still showing the old Indian visa rates for Malaysians.

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How much is the new Indian Visa rates for Malaysians?

The old rates for Indian Visa for Malaysians was RM 190 and now it is priced at RM 457 effective 1st April 2017. The Indian Visa is for up to six months of single to multiple entries to India for Malaysians.

There are many flights from Malaysia to India especially from airlines like Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and Malindo Airways. With such a high increase of Indian Visa for Malaysians, will it affect the numbers of Malaysians visiting India?

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We never visited India before and to pay RM 457 for a tourist visa, we might have to think twice. For Malaysians visiting India for the first time, please take note that you are required to apply a tourist visa and it is RM 457 now.

You can find the new Indian Visa rates at High Commission of India official website at


High Commission of India Address and Contact:

Level 28, Menara 1 Mon’t Kiara,

NO 1, Jalan Mont Kiara, 50480,

Kuala  Lumpur

Tel: (00-603) 6205 2350, 6205 2351,

6205 2352,6205 2353 & 6205 2354

Fax: (00-603) 6143 1173

Opening Hours: From 9.30 am to 12 noon on all working days.



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