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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Malaysian citizen for short-stay period in Germany starting from 2021.


A valid passport is required to enter Germany. All tourists entering German territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to German authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.

A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Malaysia who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Malaysian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.

Custom Regulations
Goods brought from outside the European Union by air or sea can be subject to the following limitations:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigarillos (100), cigars (50), tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: strong liquor (1L), of beverage with less than 22% alcohol volume (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (10L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L)

Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Germany with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.

Joint passports must contain a photo of each child up to 15 years of age. Children aged 16 and above must hold their own passport or equivalent document.

List of Malaysian diplomatic offices in Germany

Embassy of Malaysia in Berlin, Germany

Address: Klingelhofer Strasse 6, 10785 Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany

Phone: +49-(0)30-88 57 49 0

Fax: +49-(0)30-88 57 49 50/55


Office Hours: Work day: Monday to Friday 0900 - 1700 hrs 0900 - 1230 hrs (Consular Services) Holiday : Saturday & Sunday

Consulate General of Malaysia in Frankfurt, Germany

Address: Level 18, Kastor Building, Platz der Einheit 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Federal Republic of Germany

Phone: +49(0)69 87 00 37 0 or +49(0)69 24 75 015 - 10 (Trade Section)

Fax: +49(0)69 87 00 37 241



Details: Work day : Monday to Friday 0900 - 1300 hrs/1400 hrs - 1700 hrs 0900 - 1230 hrs (Consular Services) Holiday : Saturday & Sunday

List of German diplomatic offices in Malaysia

German Embassy in Malaysia

Address: 26th Floor Menara Tan&Tan, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400Check on map

Phone: 60 3 21 42 96 66

Fax: (0060 3) 21 61 98 00



Medical Information

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About Germany

Capital: Berlin
Languages: German
Area: 357,021 KM2
Population: 81,802,257
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +49

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug

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