Rabu, 22 Julai 2009 15:15
Visitors can enter Malaysia by air, sea and road/train. The main entrances are as follows :
Upon arriving in Malaysia, visitors are to declare all dutiable or prohibited goods in their possession. Visitors are required to unpack and repack their baggage themselves for Customs inspection. This is defined under Section 103, Customs Act 1967.
Baggage inspection and imposition of Customs duty are done only at the entry points. Customs duty is not imposed on trips within Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak. This does not include duty free zones which are Labuan in Sabah, Pulau Tioman in Pahang and Langkawi in Kedah. Customs duty will not be imposed on goods imported from Labuan and Langkawi except rubber, marble, anchovies and petroleum products.
GREEN / RED LANE SYSTEM:
If the visitors do not possess dutiable and / or prohibited goods at the entry points (for example in airports), where the Green / Red Lane exists, they can walk through the Green Lane. Otherwise the visitors have to walk through the Red Lane and declare the goods to the Customs Officers on duty.
Under the prevailing Customs Duties Order, visitors must pay customs duties on all dutiable goods at the rate of 30% ad valorem provided that the goods are imported on or with the person entering Malaysia or are in the baggage of such person and intended for non-commercial use. In the case of alcoholic beverages, tyres, spirits, tobacco, cigarettes and motor vehicles, the rate of duty will be the prevailing rate at the time of importation. The goods are:
The list above is not. exhaustive. Visitors who need further information is kindly advised to contact any Customs Officer stationed at the Entry Points.. The Numbers to contact are:
Padang Besar 04-9490214
Bukit Kayu Hitam 04-9221631
LTA Langkawi 04-9551832
LTA Bayan Lepas 04-6434401
LTA Kuala Lumpur, Sepang 03-87768555
Tambak Johor 07-2224666
Rantau Panjang 09-7950349
Pengkalan Kubor 09-7211359
LTA Kota Kinabalu 088-259672
LTA Labuan 087-412642
LTA Kuching 082-456360