When the visitors arrived to Malaysia by Air the first spot is the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), and the Immigration is the first gate you have to go through, if you arriving as the first time at KLIA the following details helps you a lot:

  • Arrival
    • If you coming on foreign carrier except Malaysia Airline you will landing at the satellite building so you have to search for the Aero-Train to reach the terminal Building, and after you get down the train search for escalators to go down to the third floor to meet the immigration’s counters.
    • If you coming by Malaysia Airline you have to find Starbucks Café at the center to find the escalators to go down to the third floor to meet the immigration’s counters.
    • There are some flights from Malaysian Airlines landing at the satellite building so you have to search for the Aero-Train to reach the terminal Building and then the immigration.
    • There are 20 counters serving passengers.
  • Departure
    • You can find it at the Fourth floor after you pass the check point at the Departure hall in the fifth floor, and by using the escalators to go down to the fourth floor meet the immigration’s counters.
    • There are 20 counters serving passengers.
  • Something you need to know
    • To enter Malaysia, you must have a legal passport valid for at least six months beyond the period of your intended stay.
    • Don’t forget that if you’re planning a trip to East Malaysia – Borneo – you’ll need to have a passport too.
    • Despite the numerous counters at Immigration, usually only a few are open for foreign passports, so queues upon arrival can be long.