- Effective December 5, 2016, the hours to drop off applications at the Consular Section for Official & Diplomatic U.S. visas will change to 10.30am - 11.30am on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (except for Malaysian and American holidays). For applications submitted on Friday and Monday, the passports can be picked up on the following Wednesday; as for those submitted on Wednesday, the passports can be picked up on Friday.
- We would like to remind applicants to show up NO MORE THAN 15 minutes prior to their visa appointment. Please remember that if you arrive at the Embassy with an electronic device other than a cell phone and a key fob, you will be TURNED AWAY. The Embassy CANNOT store bags, backpacks, or tablet/computer equipment.
- Non-immigrant visas are generally ready within 2-3 business days after the visa interview. Your passport will be delivered based on the option you select during the application process.
- Starting November 1, 2016, eye glasses will no longer be allowed in visa photos. For further details on photo requirements please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/general/photos.html
- If you are a citizen of a Visa Waiver Program partner but unable to travel to the United States under that program, you should apply for a nonimmigrant visa at least three months in advance of your desired travel. If you do not have imminent travel plans, you should pay the nonimmigrant visa application fee, fill out the DS-160 nonimmigrant visa application form at ceac.state.gov/genniv/, and schedule a visa appointment. If your travel is imminent, you may also request an expedited visa appointment. Please include in your request the date and purpose of your travel, as well as a copy of any U.S. Customs and Border Protection message you may have received regarding your ESTA status.
More information about restrictions to travel under the Visa Waiver Program, including the requirement for an electronic passport, is available at https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/visit/visa-waiver-program.html.
As of November 29, 2016, Chinese citizens with 10-year B1, B2 or B1/B2 visas in Peoples’ Republic of China passports are required to update their biographical and other information from their visa application through the Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) before travelling to the United States. This update must be done every two years, or upon getting a new passport or B1, B2, or B1/B2 visa, whichever occurs first. EVUS enrollment is available at www.EVUS.gov. There is currently no fee for EVUS enrollment. Until a fee is implemented, travelers can enroll in EVUS without charge. The Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will keep visa holders informed of new information at www.cbp.gov/EVUS.
Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Malaysia. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
Nonimmigrant Visa Information
- Visa Types
- Visa Fees
- Bank and Payment Options
- DS-160 Information
- Appointment Wait Times
- Photos and Fingerprints
- Application Pending Further Action
- Visa Waiver Program
- Security Regulations
Nonimmigrant Visa Application
- Apply for a Visa
- Pay My Visa Fee
- Complete My DS-160
- Schedule My Appointment
- Change Document Delivery Address
- Track My Passport
- Apply for an Expedited Appointment
- Renew My Visa
Local Visa Programs
- U.S. Embassy, Kuala Lumpur
- Passport/Visa Collection Locations
- Document Drop-Off Locations
- Bank Locations