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18-21 JULY 2019 Setia SPICE Convention Centre, Penang, Malaysia
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18-21 JULY 2019 Setia Spice Convention Centre, Penang, Malaysia

Visitor Information

Currency

The Malaysian currency is Ringgit Malaysia (RM) which comes in notes and coins. Major currencies can be exchanged at most hotels, banks and licensed money changers. One Ringgit Malaysia is approximately USD 0.22

Time Zone

Kuala Lumpur operates on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) + 8 hours.

Weather

Malaysia’s year-round tropical weather has sunny days with occasional rainfall and the average temperature ranges from 24°C to 34°C.

Attire

Business attire is most appropriate for attending Congress and business functions. For sightseeing or shopping, light cotton clothing is advised. Most malls and restaurants are air-conditioned.

Electricity

220 – 240V AC at 50 cycles per second. Standard UK- type three pin plugs are used.

Water

Bottled mineral water is easily available in shops, restaurants and supermarkets.

Entry Requirements / Visa / Passport

Travelers must hold a valid passport or travel document with a minimum of six months beyond the intended period of visit. Most nationalities do not require visas for social or business visits. For more information, please check the status in www.kln.gov.my/ www.imi.gov.my or check with your local consulate. If you require a letter of invitation to facilitate your visa application, please contact the Congress Secretariat at ogsm2019@ogsm.org.my