About the Application

What is NRIC referring to on question 14 of the Malaysia visa application?
NRIC or National Registration Identity Card, is referring to the inviters Malaysian NRIC number. This information must be provided on your application.

About the Passport

Does the passport need to be signed when applying for a Malaysia visa?
No. The passport does not need to be signed.

About the Visa

The Malaysia visa stamp in my passport says, "Social Visit" but I applied for a business visa.
All visas, whether business or tourism, will say "Social Visit". 

When does the Malaysia visa start?
The start date is based on when the consulate issues the visa, not the travel dates provided on the itinerary. Therefore, the visa is valid from the date of issue at the consulate.