The OPITO Global Safety & Competence Conference will be held on Wednesday 9th November 2022 and the OPITO Global Technical Forum will take place on Thursday 10th November 2022 at:
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur
145, Jalan Ampang,
50450, Kuala Lumpur,
For room rates at the Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur, please click here.
Notification of Tourism Tax Act 2017 (Act 791) passed in accordance of Laws of Malaysia on 19 June 2017, with reference to Part III of the Act that imposes a tax known as Tourism Tax on tourists staying at any accommodation premises. In accordance to the said law, it shall be the duty of the tourist to pay the Tax to the hotel.
Malaysian Visa Information
Visitors to Malaysia must hold a valid passport or travel document with a minimum validity of six months beyond the intended visiting period.
Most nationalities do not require visas for social or business visits – please contact the nearest Malaysian diplomatic mission or Tourism Malaysia office for further information. Delegates are responsible for ensuring they have the correct paperwork in place and the conference organisers are not liable for any application.
Useful links for Kuala Lumpur
Alternative accommodation is available throughout Kuala Lumpur and a range of options can be viewed online here.
Visitor information: http://www.visitkl.gov.my/visitklv2/
Coronavirus travel health
Check the latest information on risk from COVID-19 for Malaysia on the TravelHealthPro website
See the TravelHealthPro website for further advice on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
See the latest list of facilities providing tests in Malaysia.
Entry and borders
See Entry requirements to find out what you will need to do when you arrive in Malaysia.
Travel in Malaysia
Check local government websites, social media channels, and media reporting for up to date information on any travel restrictions.
For further clarification, you may refer to the Royal Malaysia Police directory and contact the police department near you.
You can get to and from the airport by taxi, or using the KLIA express train to/from Kuala Lumpur Sentral station. A bus service does operate from Kuala Lumpur Sentral, but infrequently.
You must wear a face mask at airports, on public transport and in taxis.
Publis spaces and services
From the 1 May 2022, wearing a face mask in outdoor public spaces is optional. You must still wear a face mask in indoor areas. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination may still be required on entry to some indoor areas.
You must carry your passport at all times. As of 1 July 2022, you are required to submit your current passport to HMPO when making a renewal passport application. Ensure you obtain a photocopy of the data page and any relevant visas before submitting your current passport.
You should follow local news for updates.
If you are found to be in breach of any of the operating procedures in place you may be detained and fined. This has happened to foreign nationals.
For more up to date information, please refer to Foreign Travel Advice website: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-tra...