Participants of CSSR2017 are strongly encouraged to refer to Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website in order to determine their visa requirements. Further information and details can be obtained from or by contacting Malaysian Embassy or Representative in your country. To view the address of the Embassy of Malaysia in your country, go

Depending on your nationality, you may be required to apply for a visa in advance to enter Malaysia at Malaysian Embassy or representative at your country of origin.

Those in need of an official invitation letter for Malaysian visa application, please send request to uitmcssrThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Invitation letter is only issued to registered participants of CSSR2017. However, the conference has the right to deny the issue of invitation letter.


Passport or Travel Document

Every person entering Malaysia must possess a valid national Passport or internationally recognized Travel Document valid for travel to Malaysia. Any person not in possession of a Passport or Travel Document that is recognized by the Malaysia Government must obtain a Document in lieu of Passport. Application for the Document in lieu of Passport can be made at any Malaysian Representative Office abroad. Holders of Travel Documents like a Certificate of Identity, Laisser Passer, Titre de Voyage or a Country’s Certificate of Permanent Residence must ensure that their return to the country that issued the document or the country of residence is guaranteed. The documents shall be valid for more than six (6) months from the date of entry into Malaysia.


Visa Requirement

Foreign nationals who require a Visa to enter Malaysia must apply and obtain a Visa an advance at the Malaysian Representative Office before entering the country. A visa is an endorsement in a passport or other recognized travel document of foreigner indicating that the holder has applied for permission to enter Malaysia and that permission has been granted. Visa that has been granted is not absolute guarantee that the holder will be allowed to enter Malaysia. The final decision lies with the Immigration Officer at the entry point.