Others

Q1. How can I get a mobile phone connection?
Q2. I need contact numbers in case of emergencies, etc?
Q3. Where can I learn Bahasa Melayu?
Q4. Questions about accommodation, utilities, banking, etc
Q5. Do you have cultural or promotional items that I can borrow?

 

Q1. How can I get a mobile phone connection?Cellular/Mobile phones are common in Malaysia and the market for cellular phones and lines are very competitive.

You can purchase a prepaid mobile phone SIM card at the airport right outside the Arrival Hall.

More information can be obtained from the main service providers, Maxis Mobile (www.maxis.com.my 123 from Maxis phones or 03 7492 2123), Celcom (www.celcom.com.my – 013, 019 and 0148 for users,  03-3630 8888 for others) and Digi (www.digi.com.my ? 016 2211800). Outlets of these service providers are found in shopping malls or town centers.

All prepaid mobile lines need to be registered. If you are purchasing one, you will be asked to produce your passport in order to register. Postpaid lines for foreigners usually require an initial deposit.

Q2. I need contact numbers in case of emergencies, etc?Our brochure Useful Contacts has telephone numbers for emergencies, hospitals, utility companies, etc. If you are enrolled at and educational institution it would be helpful to have emergency contact numbers for that institution.

Q3. Where can I learn Bahasa Melayu?Bahasa Melayu is the official language spoken in Malaysia. There are a number of institutions teaching Bahasa Melayu. Some educational institutions offer the language as part of their curriculum.

For terms and words that you might come across in every day situations, our Bahasa Melayu Terms brochure includes terms such as forms, bills, traffic signs.

Q4. Questions about accommodation, utilities, banking, etcOur Living in Malaysia booklet covers a wide range of information that you may need in preparing your visit or daily issues that you might face while in Malaysia. It provides information such as factors to look at when finding accommodation or whom to call to get a connection for your mobile phone, etc.

Q5. Do you have cultural or promotional items that I can borrow?We do lend out items to Maldivians who require cultural or promotional items of the Maldives. For information about what is currently available please contact us.