Relationship with Malaysia
Kenya and Malaysia have a long history of warm and friendly bilateral relations. It is upon these that the Kenya has continued to prioritize its relations with Malaysia in key foreign policy issues. Kenya has maintained a resident Mission in Kuala Lumpur since in 1996. Malaysia opened a diplomatic Mission in Nairobi in 2005.
Kenya and Malaysia have ensured closer working relations at the international level and in particular with regard to issues crucial to the plight of the developing countries at the UN, NAM, WTO and other International Organizations.
Kenyans visiting Malaysia do not require visas. However, students wishing to undertake studies in Malaysia must obtain prior approval and issuance of student pass before traveling to Malaysia. The application for the passes forwarded to the Immigration Department Malaysia, by the Universities/ Colleges offering admission for such students.