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Alor Setar Immigration Office

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 Malaysia Passport is the property of The Government of Malaysia and it may be withdrawn at any time if the Immigration Department is satisfied that the passport is used contravene against the Passport Act 1966.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.

Validity of Malaysia Passport is five (5) years from the date of issued. Renewal of Malaysia Passport for the new passport that has a validity of 6 months or less, the new one will have 5 years validity plus maximum 6 months remaining validity in the old passport.

Apart from immigration control, one of the primary role of Alor Setar Immigration Office is accept and process of passport application. The office  also issues other travel documents, such as Restricted Travel Document and Border Pass Malaysia - Thailand.


Alor Setar Immigration Office
is always committed in providing excellent immigration services to fulfill the needs of the clients. Continuous improvements by management are based on MS ISO 9001:2000.

Alor Setar Immigration Office Location Map
Pejabat Imigresen Alor Setar

Tingkat 1-2, Bangunan KDN
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan
06550 Bandar Muadzam Shah
Alor Setar

Tel  : 04-733 3302 / 04-730 5602
Fax : 04-733 1752

Office Hours:
Sunday - Wednesday : 7.30 am - 1.00 pm & 2.00 pm - 5.30 pm
Thursday : 7.30 am - 1.00 pm & 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm

Remarks : New passport ready in 1 hour after payment

The Malaysian Passport (Malay: Pasport Malaysia) is the passport issued to citizens of Malaysia by the Immigration Department of Malaysia (Jabatan Imigresen Malaysia). They were formerly designated Paspot Malaysia, but the spelling was changed to Pasport in the 1980s. The main legislation governing the production of passports and travel documents, their possession by persons entering and leaving Malaysia, and related matters is the Passport Act 1966. According to The Henley Visa Restrictions Index-Global Ranking 2010 which was compiled by Henley & Partners, Malaysian passport was ranked no.13 in travel freedom and visa-free access. Malaysia was placed after Japan (No.6), Singapore (No.11) and on par with South Korea.



Malaysian travelers are reminded to abide the laws and regulations during visit to foreign country. Stern action could be taken if you fail to do so. Offences that should be strictly avoided:

   Abuse of pass / visa
   Use of fraudulence document
   Work illegally
   Engage in criminal activities
   Engage in human trafficking

Legal action could be taken by Malaysia Immigration Department to the Malaysian for the offence(s) committed in a foreign country as follow:


  Offence committed abroad

 Defer passport issuance


5 years


10 years minimum

Tarnish the image of the country

3 years

Returning to Malaysia with an expired passport of more than six (6) months

2 years

Other offence(s) (e.g. gambling, immoral activities, etc.) 3 years



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