Sarawak Information...
A USEFUL guide for international travellers and business communities to Sarawak.

Sarawak Information is about providing useful and informative guide to leisure and business travelers to Sarawak, East Malaysia. Every effort is made to make Sarawak Information page as informative as possible by providing useful link and website that are related to information about Sarawak either government related site or other site that deem useful for our visitors.

Please be remind that the information on Sarawak here are correct at publication time so effort are made to update the information as and when available.

Entry and Visa requirement for International Travellers to Sarawak.

Every person entering Sarawak in particular and Malaysia as a whole must possess a valid national Passport or internationally recognised travel document valid for travel to Malaysia.

Foreign nationals who require a Visa to enter Malaysia must apply and obtain a Visa in advance at the Malaysia Representative Office before entering the country.

VOA/ Visa on Arrival are available at Kuching International Airport for certain nationality only. So to ensure that you have the correct and the valid document for your Sarawak Vacation, you can get more details from Immigration Department of Malaysia.

Malaysian Missions and embassy Oversea.

Malaysia maintains a number of embassies...high commissions and also consulates in countries abroad. They are the initial point of contact to Malaysia...providing vital information about trade...investment...cultural...education as well as tourism.

If you plan to visit Malaysia and Sarawak in particular you can check the immigration requirement at the Malaysian Mission in your country. You can check if there is any Malaysian Mission in your country of domicile.

Sarawak Government and its Administration style.

Sarawak is the biggest of the 13 state in the federation of Malaysia, located in the Borneo Island have gone through numerous development process. From a humble fishing village to a modern developing state with vast natural resources like oil..natural gas and timber.

Sarawak is head by a Governor and administrate by the Legislative Council with a Chief Minister at the Head and help by the legislative Council Members. To know more about Sarawak Government Style you can visit Sarawak Government official Portal.

Doing Business in Sarawak.

Those who would like to set up business in Sarawak or enter into a Joint Venture with partners from Sarawak...the process and the guide is available from Companies Commission of Malaysia which office are available throughout Sarawak cities and town. They provide advisory services for business setup and the required document.

To get more details about the form and other requirement you can visit their local office or visit Companies Commission of Malaysia.

Taxable and Non-taxable items.

Some goods and items that are being brought into or taken out Malaysia are taxable. So to ensure that the items that you carry or taken out is duty free.. it is a good practice to check with the Custom and Excise Department of Malaysia local office or visit Royal Malaysian Customs Department.

Sarawak Tourism Industry and Information.

The tourism industry of Sarawak is oversee by the Sarawak Tourism Board which provide up-to-date travel information about Sarawak to visitors. STB operates visitors information centres in Kuching...Miri and Sibu...

where wide range of guidebooks...maps...brochures and leaflets are made available to the Sarawak Visitors. To know more about STB services and assistance you can either visit the local office or visit Sarawak Tourism Board.

Foreign Consulate In Sarawak.

There are number of Foreign consulate in Sarawak providing visas and help for international travellers. These foreign countries are being represented by respective consuls.

These are list and addresses of foreign consulate found in Sarawak.

Australian Consulate head by Honorary Consul is located at Suite 504, 5th. Floor, Wisma Bukit Mata Kuching, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching Sarawak. Contact number: Tel: +60-82 233 350 and Fax: +60-82 313 388. You can get more details about their services online at the Embassy website here.

British Honorary Consulate could be found in Kuching, Miri and the British High Commission is in Kuala Lumpur. You can get more details from the embassy website here.

Chinese Consulate is located at lot 276, Block 10, Jalan Ong Tiang Swee Kuching. You can get more details about their services by visiting the Chinese consulate website.

French Honorary Consul is at Telang Usan Hotel, Kuching. Contact no. +60-82-4155 88 or you can get more details about their services at the embassy website here.

Consulate General of Indonesia is located at no.21, lot 16557, block 11, MTLD Tabuan Stutong Kuching, you can also get more details about their service on the embassy website here.

New Zealand Consulate is located at Lot 8679, Section 64, Pending Commercial Centre Kuching and you can also visit their embassy website here for more information on immigrations, trade and diplomatic issue.

Consulate of the Republic of Poland is located at Lot 154-156, 2nd.floor Jalan Sungei Padungan, Kuching or you can get more details at their embassy site here.

Consulate General of Brunei Darussalam is located at No. 325, Lorong Seladah 10, Jalan Seladah Kuching.

Sarawak Information page will be regularly update as a when the Sarawak information are available. To ensure that the Sarawak information available here are valid and reliable, utmost care and thorough research are done.

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