Tag Archives: Passport

September 27

Airport eGates crash leaves long queues at KLIA2

Travellers arriving at klia2 yesterday evening were forced to queue in long lines for Immigration clearance after the airport’s eGates malfunctioned.   Olympic Council of Asia Media committee member Tony Mariadass, who had returned from Da Nang, Vietnam at 4.15pm, said he was queueing at the eGates when he was told to move to the Immigration […]

August 10

Immigration implements measures to address passport shortage

The Immigration Department has implemented several measures to address the shortage of passports and ensure that the service delivery system is not affected. Immigration director-general Datuk Mustafar Ali said the measures include instructing the passport vendors to increase the passport supply and production; reintroducing the online passport system; processing passports on the same day; and […]

March 07

VIPs among 300,000 who can’t leave country

People with titles and company bosses who didn’t pay income tax or became bankrupt. People with titles and company bosses are among 326,000 Malaysians who are barred from leaving the country, according to the deputy director-general of Immigration Sakib Kusmi. He said many of them were barred because they had been declared bankrupt or had […]

January 15

Malaysian passports now reduced to RM200

The Immigration Department has reduced the application fee for the international passport from today. Applicants aged 13 to 59 will only have to pay RM200 instead of RM300 for a five-year period, said the department’s corporate communications division in a statement. Applicants aged 60 and above and 12 and below as well as Haj pilgrims […]