New Customs Currency Check At Senai Airport31 Oct 2009

Information To All Travellers:
Please be informed that The Royal Malaysian Customs Department has started their currency check starting 1st January 2010. The office situated just after the departure gate check area is now manned by Customs officers on 2 shifts till the last departure flight.

For information, anyone leaving the country with CASH in any CURRENCY and/or NEGOTIABLE BEARER INSTRUMENTS more than USD10,000 equivalent must declare the amount using form CUSTOMS No.22available at the counter.

Failing to declare is an offence under the AMLATFA, which is liable to a fine not exceeding RM1,000,000 and/or imprisonment not exceeding a term of one year.

The offence may be compounded with a fine not exceeding RM500,000.

For enquiries and further information, please contact:

Public Relations Department
Royal Malaysian Customs Department HQ

Tel: 1-800-88-8855 or 03-8882 4803
E-mail: or

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)

Tel: 1300-88-5465