Guidelines for Priests intending to visit KL Archdiocese

To whom it may concern,


Greetings to you.

Protocol Document for Visiting Priests

Welcome to the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur.

This protocol applies to any priest from outside the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei who presents himself under one of the following circumstances:

  1. Priest who is officially invited by the Archdiocese or Parish for a specific ministry;
  2. Priest who is visiting a fellow priest-friend of the Archdiocese and would like to reside in the Parish House and seeking to exercise priestly ministry;
  3. Priest who is passing through (tourist) or visiting friends.

There are three (3) forms which must be completed:

Form A is a statement signed by the Diocesan Bishop or Religious Superior of the visiting priest attesting to his suitability for ministry;
Download Form A
Form B is a profile to be completed by the visiting priest with pertinent personal information;
Download Form B
Form C is an undertaking by the visiting priest to abide by conditions laid down by the Archdiocese.
Download Form C

All forms duly completed and, together with a valid celebret, with six (6) months validity, and a copy of passport is to be e-mailed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Chancery will acknowledge receipt of the forms. Within fourteen (14) working days you will be notified as to whether your request has been approved or not via e-mail.

Thank you for your understanding and assistance in facilitating the process of welcoming priests in the Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur.


The Chancery
Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur

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