Putrajaya embodies the country's heritage. The city's Malaysian soul and spirit come
alive through its design and architecture.
Citizens of the United States, Canada, and most Arab, Commonwealth and European countries do not need visas for visits of less than three months. You may view entry requirements by country of origin by clicking on the link below.
View visa information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia
The Malaysian currency is the ringgit, divided into 100 sen (cents). The currency is abbreviated both as RM and MYR.
While credit cards are accepted in hotels and department stores, expect to pay in cash in rural areas.
Here are the most recent exchange rates for some common currencies:
Here are the most recent exchange rates for some common currencies.
Hotels and restaurants add a government tax of 6% and a service charge of 10%.
Tipping is not customary in Malaysia.
Though Malaysia is an Islamic country, offices observe a Monday to Friday schedule.
9.30am - 4pm, Monday through Friday
9.30am - 4pm (Government)
8.30am - 5.30pm (Commercial)
11am - 10pm, Monday through Sunday
Check with your local doctor or health care professional about vaccination requirements before you plan your trip.
Ensure that food is well cooked, and consume only bottled mineral water outside the hotel.
Lightweight clothing is ideal. A shirt, jacket and tie are normal business attire. Shorts, miniskirts and
sleeveless garments for women are not advisable in rural areas or places of worship
Putrajaya has a typically tropical climate of warm, sunny weather throughout the year. Rain is most frequent from November to January, but can be expected in any month.
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LanguageBahasa Malaysia, English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Time ZoneGMT + 8 hours
Voltage220 / 240 volts
Mobile PhonesGSM 1800
Taman Putra Perdana Presint 1, Wilayah Persekutuan, Putrajaya, 62000, Malaysia
T:(60 3) 8887 8888
F:(60 3) 8887 8889
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