Section 8 of the Immigration Act 1959/1963

Entry requirements into Malaysia.

Prohibited Immigrants: Section 8, Immigration Act 1959/63


The following people are prohibited members:
  • Any person who can not show that it has the source of income to support himself and his dependents (if any) or that it has certain work that awaits him, or may become bankrupt or burden on the public.
  • Any person suffering from brain pain has a mental disability, or has a contagious disease that makes his presence in Malaysia harmful to the community.
  • Any person refusing to make medical examination after being required to do so by the Immigration Officer.
  • Any person who has been convicted of any country or state for any offense and
  • Any person who has been convicted of any country or state for any offense and sentenced to imprisonment for any period of time, and does not receive a pardon. With such circumstances, the Director General is regarded as an undisputed immigrant immigrant.
  • Any prostitute, or any person who lives on or receives or who prior to entering Malaysia, lives on or receives prostitution.
  • Any person who acquires or attempts to bring into Malaysia a prostitute or a woman or a woman for prostitution or other immoral purposes.
  • Lethargic or permanent beggar.
  • Any person who admits to Malaysia is or at the time of admission, it is against the written law of that time in force.
  • Any person who believes or carries on the activities of bringing the country to force or violence of any Government in Malaysia or any established government or development or power law or which does not believe or oppose any government established or carried out on which assertion -the public officers, or who advocate or teach about illegal property damage.
  • Any person who is a member or affiliated with any society relating to or giving a teaching of non-believing in or against the government which exists or exercises or teaches the duty, necessity or justification of an offense under the law or kills any officer or whether individually or personally in general, any officer or any government established. Because of their official nature or they advocate or teach about illegal property damage.
  • Any person following the information received from any sources deemed by the minister as credible or from any government, through official or diplomatic channels, is deemed by the minister as an undesirable immigrant.
  • Any person as the case may be required by a written law for the time being in force to have a valid travel document, not having such documents or having travel documents that are or are revoked or travel documents that do not comply fully with the law that is. Families and dependents of an immigrant are prohibited.
  • Any person or any member or class of persons in which an order has been made to dispose of his pass or permit.
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