Visa Information

Most nationalities do not require visas for social or business visits to Malaysia. Visitors to Malaysia must be in possession of a valid passport or travel document with a minimum validity of six months beyond the period of stay. Nationals from countries which require a visa can apply through the nearest Malaysian overseas mission (or log onto by submitting the following documentation:
- Visa application form with three (3) passport-sized photographs
- National passport with remaining validity not less than six (6) months
- Letter of introduction or invitation letter
Please check the following website to ascertain if you require a visa for your visit to Malaysia:
To apply for a visa to visit Malaysia, please visit this site:

Visa Assistance from IEEE Communications Society
Technical Paper Authors can generate their Visa Assistance Letters from ComSoc through EDAS. 
  1. Log into EDAS and find your paper.
  2. Toward the bottom of the page, you will find in the properties column the words "visa letter", and beside it, an image of an envelope outlined in yellow.
  3. Click on this envelope, and you will be able to confirm or change your address information reflected in the letter.
  4. The system will then automatically generate the letter for your use.
If you have any problems, please click the help tab in the EDAS system.
All other participants (i.e., speakers, committee members), including authors needing a printed copy letter should follow the instructions listed at the COMSOC Visa Assistance Website.
*Please note there will be a 25 USD mailing fee for hard copy requests.
**Please note that we will not respond to requests submitted after 6 May 2016.