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  Last Updated on 3 March 2014

 

 



 

 
Passport applicants no longer be required to bring along their photographs to the Immigration Department from March 1, 2014. The photographs will be taken at the counters for free.
 

Introduction

Malaysia Passport is a valid travel document issued by the Malaysian Government for the purpose of traveling abroad. Malaysia Passport is the property of The Government of Malaysia and it may be withdrawn at any time if the Immigration Department is satisfied that the passport is used contravene against the Passport Act 1966. The holder is fully responsible for the security of the Passport.

 

With effective from 8 April 2013, the applicants who wish to apply for Malaysia Passport shall submit a passport photo with new specifications. This is due to the following Immigration Offices will issue with better quality passports using polycarbonate film biodata pages.

Below is an outline of Malaysia Passport (Polycarbonate) Photos Requirements:

• A white color background with no shadows
• Photo size is 35mm x 50mm
• Face size must between 25mm - 30mm (50% - 60% of the photo space under ICAO rules)
• Excess space between the chin with the lower end of sized photographs at least 10mm
• Excess space between the head with the upper end of sized photographs at least 10mm
• Polaroid instant photos are unacceptable
• The applicant must look straight into the camera
• The passport photo must show the eyes clearly
• Taken in dark color clothing with cover the shoulder and chest
• Three quarter profiles are not allowed
• There must be no hair over the face
• Not cover the forehead for wearing hijab (tudung)

Samples of Malaysia Passport Photos (Polycarbonate)

 

 

 

   

For more information, check with Malaysia Immigration Department for the details.

NOTICE: For the Attaché Immigration Offices in overseas issued Malaysia Passport without polycarbonate film biodata pages, the applicant must be photographed on a light blue background.


 

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