VISA & Travel  

VISA Information

(Information abstracted from  Immigration Department of Malaysia website )

Delegates entering Malaysia must possess a valid national Passport or internationally recognized Travel Document valid for travelling to Malaysia. The validity of the documents must be more than six (6) months from the date of entry. For the list of countries required visa for entry, please check the  Visa Requirements by Count ry  page of the Malaysian Immigration Department website. Should you require a visa, please refer to the guide on " How to apply for a Visa ". Delegates who need an invitation letter for visa application may request from the Conference Secretariat (E-mail: [email protected]).

Travel Information

Kuala Lumpur is a major transport hub, with direct flights connecting Kuala Lumpur International Airport with cities all over the world. Airlines that fly here include Malaysia Airlines, British Airways, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, KLM, Qantas, Etihad Airways, Thai Airways and Turkish Airlines. The city is also easily reached on a host of short-haul local flights, many of them with budget airlines such as AirAsia and Firefly; most of these flights arrive at the SkyPark Subang Terminal (also known as Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport). The city has rail connections to Singapore in the south and Thailand in the north, with stops at Butterworth (for Penang) and Alor Setar (for Langkawi) along the way. Long-distance buses connect KL with major cities all over Malaysia and beyond.

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Getting to Hotels in Kuala Lumpur from the Airport

Delegates may choose from the following modes of transportation to get to the hotel.
Airport Taxis
Delegates have several types of taxis to choose from to get to their hotel directly. Please visit the following respective airport webpages for more information:

KLIA Ekspres
KLIA Ekspres, an airport rail link service, is the fastest way to travel to the city of Kuala Lumpur, taking only 28 minutes in total. KLIA Ekspres is available at KLIA and  KLIA2 . The train service takes passengers directly to Kuala Lumpur Central Station (KL Sentral), Kuala Lumpur's integrated transportation hub, from where delegates can get to their respective hotels. Please visit the following pages at the KLIA Ekspres website for the latest information on the fares and train schedules.

Travelling Within Kuala Lumpur

RapidKL is the main service provider of mass public transportation in Kuala Lumpur via the integrated rail and bus network. The Light Rail Transit lines connect most major locations in the city, while the feeder buses service the areas surrounding the stations.
Delegates may use the  Journey Planner  facility on the RapidKL website to plan their travels.

Public Transportation
Public buses and taxis are easily available around the city. The Conference Secretariat or hotel information counters would be able to provide information on using these services. Alternatively, delegates may use Grab app to charter taxis.