Travel Guide & Maps: Singapore - Indonesia - Travel Tips - Top 30 in Asia
Christmas: Perfect Christmas Gifts, Inspirational Christmas Quotes & Best Stocking Stuffers 2017
Malaysia Map Travel Guide SD Editorials Malaysia Jobs  
Search Travel Guide
& SD Editorials
  Travel Go  
                        Malaysia States                  
Malaysia » Getting Around » Travellers Tips
Working Hours In Malaysia
by: Editorial Team

o     Government Offices
All government offices operate on a five-day week. In all states, except Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu, offices are open from Mondays to Fridays and are closed during the weekend. Government offices in the states of Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu operate from Sundays to Thursdays. They are closed on Fridays and Saturdays.

If a public holiday (for festivals and special occasions) falls on a non-working day, the following day will be declared a holiday.

The working hours for government offices are as follows:


Ø Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya : 8.00am to 5.3Opm, Monday to Friday

Ø In Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu
8.00am to 4.45pm (from Sundays to Wednesdays) and
8.00am to 4.30pm (on Thursdays).

Ø In all other states, working hours are from 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday
to Friday.

There is a long lunch break on Fridays (12.15pm – 2.45pm) to allow the Muslims to perform their prayers.


o     Money Matters
Travellers are advised to bring a combination of traveller’s cheques, cash and credit cards. Credit cards are widely used in larger shopping establishments and hotels. Smaller establishments accept transactions in cash only. Those embarking on an island trip are advised to make prior financial arrangements on the mainland. Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks, airports and money changers around the country.

o     Banking
All states except Kedah. Kelantan and Terengganu opening hours are as follows;

Ø Mondays to Thursdays:           9.15am – 4.30pm

Ø Fridays                        :           9.15am – 4.00pm

Ø Saturdays                   :            11.00am - 2.00pm (major branches only

Ø Sundays                      :            Closed


Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu opening hours are as follows;


Ø Sundays to Wednesdays         :           915am - 430pm

Ø Thursdays                                :           9.15am - 4.00pm

Ø Fridays                                     :           Closed


Most banks are closed on the first and third Saturdays of the month. Visitors are advised to obtain further information on local banking hours upon arriving at their destinations.

Related SD Channels
Malaysia Images
Currency Converter
Malaysia Jobs
Travellers Guide & Tips
Malaysia Travel Tips
Dress Code in Malaysia
Working Hours In Malaysia
Social Life in Malaysia
Malaysian Culture and Religion
Malaysia Practices
Tropical Health
Tout Taxi
Haggling Tips
Malaysian Local Food
Travel Packing Tips
Travel Safety Tips
KL Coaches
Kuala Lumpur Accommodation
KL Busses
Malaysia Culture
Driving In Malaysia
Entertainment In Malaysia
Malaysian Food
Malaysian Golf
Malaysian Public Holidays
Malaysian Islands
Walking In Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Malaysian Language
Malaysia Tourism Centre
Malaysia National Identity
Internet In Malaysia
Mobile Service In Malaysia
Malaysia Quality Of Life
Malaysian Ringgit
Shopping In Malaysia
Malaysian Transportation
Embassy In Malaysia
Malaysian Visa
Malaysian Weather
Malaysian Low Cost Airlines
Passage To Malaysia
Discover Kuala Lumpur
Environmentally Friendly Travel
LCCT Sepang
Click here to go back to Malaysia travel guide main page

About The Author

Editorial Team, Editor
Editorial Team of

                        Malaysia States          KL Travel Guide is an essential tool for tourists and locals alike. Divided into three portions, the Travel Guide consists of the KL Tourist Guide, the KL District Guide as well as the Nightlife Guide. Our extensive guide provides in depth information on the Klang Valley which includes articles on shopping, attractions, hotel reviews, nightlife, spa reviews and many more. Besides these articles, users can access the map guide as well as the image guide for more information on these locations. Use our Travel Guide to help you plan your trip to Kuala Lumpur.