Flag of Malaysia

Malaysia forum

how easy border crossing from thailand to malaysia without paper.

  • DAISY1965

    Joined Travelfish
    7th May, 2009
    Posts: 1

    i can,t go home to Malaysia because i got a asylum in USA.thinking to travel to border of Thailand and cross to Malaysia without paper, is anyone know how easy to cross the border without paper, cause i did not see my family for 20 years.

    #1 Posted: 7/5/2009 - 08:54

  • Advertisement

  • brucemoon

    Click here to learn more about brucemoon
    Joined Travelfish
    27th December, 2008
    Location Australia
    Posts: 1941
    Total reviews: 6

    DAISY1965

    I don't think it is possible without a passport.

    If you have asylum in the USA, then to leave the USA you will need a passport (and/or other travel papers).

    If you do not have a US passport, I can't see how you'd get back into the US if you leave the US.

    If you have a US passport, then go to a Malaysian embassy/consulate and ask the procedure. If the Malaysian gov't don't want you to enter Malaysia, then that is life. Assuming your family is in peninsula Malaysia, you may then have to get your family to meet you in Sumatra or Thailand.

    Hope this helps

    #2 Posted: 8/5/2009 - 10:04

  • MADMAC

    Joined Travelfish
    6th June, 2009
    Posts: 6341
    Total reviews: 10

    It's easy to cross into Laos without documentation, but I know that doesn't help you much. I would start at the embassy and see what they say. Otherwise, yes, I would meet the family at a neutral location as Bruce suggests.

    #3 Posted: 24/6/2009 - 00:23

  • natwest

    Joined Travelfish
    6th March, 2008
    Location China
    Posts: 24

    Malaysia is quite strict in terms of passport/ travel documents, possibly because of the huge no. of illegals there. So if u dont have a US travel doc, then I guess it's a NO NO from them, unless u enter illegally. But that risk is too high to bear. The only realistic situation is meet via a 3rd country as suggested above.

    #4 Posted: 8/7/2009 - 16:43

Have questions? Jump to our menu of forum quicklinks

Add your reply

Your reply

Check this box if you want to be notified of replies.

Please be familiar with our user guidelines before you post. Thanks!

Businesses planning on plugging their guesthouse / hotel / karaoke bar should read our "Addition guidelines" very carefully.

You need to be logged in to answer an existing post on the Travelfish forums. Please login via the prompts just above and refresh this screen -- before writing your post -- and you'll be in business.

Possibly related discussions Replies  Views  Latest reply
Crossing the border to Malaysia by Train ... By travelbuddies on 5 Oct 2010 1 2539 5 Oct 2010
Cambodia/thailand border crossing ... By lauraandmark on 15 Sep 2008 4 2757 16 Sep 2008
border crossing visa Thailand?! ... By ellie1990 on 22 Feb 2013 3 1280 26 Feb 2013
Cambodia to Thailand border crossing ... By Missis on 8 Sep 2009 6 4130 21 Jan 2010
Laos Thailand border crossing ... By steveandlesley on 28 Mar 2007 2 3068 29 Mar 2007
Thailand to Laos border crossing question ... By Jynne on 6 Nov 2009 3 2343 7 Nov 2009
which is the most southern border crossing Laos>Thailand ... By christay2009 on 4 Nov 2009 2 1952 4 Nov 2009
Visa for border crossing thailand to Laos (nongkhai) ... By dbp92503 on 27 Sep 2006 9 5564 30 Sep 2006
Thailand to Yunnan (China) border crossing - anyone with experience? ... By brucemoon on 31 May 2009 2 3340 21 Jul 2009
Thailand to Yunnan (China) border crossing - anyone with experience? ... By BruceMoon on 9 Jun 2009 5 4707 9 Jun 2009