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About Shah Alam, Malaysia
The rapid development of Shah Alam and its increasingly significant importance has led to the promotion of its status as a city on 10 October 2000. This declaration was completed by YAB Dato’ Seri Dr Mohamad Khir Toyo, the 13th Menteri Besar of Selangor. Shah Alam, which is administered by the Local Authority of the Shah Alam Municipal Council since 1978, automatically gains the status of the Shah Alam City Council. The population density is predicted to reach 450,000 people by 2010 as a result of the migration of people from all over the country looking for job opportunities in addition to the increase in the number of births.Selamat Datang to Shah Alam!
Immigration and Visas
To enter Malaysia, visitors must have a national passport or other internationally recognized travel documents with a validity period of at least six months beyond the length of stay in Malaysia. All passports and travel documents must be endorsed for travelling in Malaysia.
Note: All transit visitors who fly into Malaysia are eligible for a visa-free visit, as long as the period does not exceed 72 hours. Regulations may change from time to time; please check with the nearest Malaysian Embassy before you start your trip.
Citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Malaysia:
- Commonwealth countries, with the exception of those from Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan
- British Protected Persons
- Republic of Ireland
- Switzerland, Netherlands, San Marino and Lichtenstein
Not required by nationals referred to in the list above for stays of up to three months apart from:
- Nationals of Bulgaria, who may stay visa-free for up to one month.
- Nationals may still require a pass upon arrival, even if they are permitted to enter Malaysia visa-free
- All visitors must have proof of adequate funds and an onward or return sea or air ticket
- Nationals not referred to in the list above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements
For more information on immigrations and visa requirements, visit www.imi.gov.my
Covid-19 and related Updates for Travellers to Malaysia
Visit https://www.malaysia.travel/travel-alert for latest updates for travelling to Malaysia.
Weather and Climate
The weather in Shah Alam in October is rain and chance of thunder. The average temperatures are between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). With more than 24 rainy days, Shah Alam is an incredibly wet during October.
Watch the weather in Shah Alam here.
Shah Alam’s weather is perfect for lightweight clothing so dress light and drink lots of water for a fun-filled day exploring this bright and sunny city.