Moving to Malaysia

Moving to Malaysia

Ports: Port Klang for Kuala Lumpur; Penang; E. Malaysia and Brunei transshipped via Singapore

Prohibited: Knives; Firearms; Alcohol; Foodstuffs; Obscene Books; Pornographic Material; Narcotics (Warning – Death Penalty Involved)

ContWest Malaysia – No restrictions; East Malaysia and Brunei – All shipments into liftvans; container service restricted

Alcoholic Beverages And Tobacco

Required Documents:

Customs Regulations: Alcoholic beverages prohibited.

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Household Goods and Personal Effects

Required Documents:  (1) OBL/AWB (2) Packing list (3) Client’s contact address (4) Copy of Passport (5) Malaysian Customs Form No. 1 (6) Letter of Authority

Customs Regulations: Subject to 100% customs examination at port of entry. Duties and taxes will be levied on items less than 6 months old.

ClearanceCustomer presence required for clearance? Yes

RemarksImport license issued by the National Electricity Board is required for all electrical goods. Advise agent in advance details such as brand, model, type, country of origin, voltage, amperes, etc. Video tapes are subject to approval by the Film Censorship Boards who will review and edit tapes, if necessary, before releasing to owners. A fee of between $5-$15 per tape, depending on length of tapes, will be levied by the Board.

Pets and Animals

Required Documents:  Health certificate

Customs Regulations: Quarantine for 1 month.

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RemarksMust advise agent at least 2 weeks in advance of arrival so that quarantine space may be reserved.

Vehicles

Required Documents:

Customs Regulations: Subject to import permit and duties whether new or used. If it is a new auto, you must have copy of the invoice.

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Please note:
The information on this page is intended as a guide and NOT as a complete or definitive resource.
The information on this page should not be used as an authoritative reference.