Drinking age in


Sale to Muslims: PROHIBITED
21 for others

See below for more details on drinking age and alcohol purchase age in


This is not legal advice. Check with local law enforcement what is the legal drinking age BEFORE drinking or purchasing alcohol while in the country.

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Alcohol Purchase Age

On Premise Sale to Muslims is prohibited; 21 for others
Off Premise No Information

Alcohol Drinking Age

In Private No Information
In Public No Information

Legal details

If at any point in the page above you find “No information” it means there is no specific mention in the legislation, but you still need to ask local law enforcement before drinking in .

Food Act 1983 Food Regulations (1985) Regulation 361 (2014) and Food (Amendment) Regulations 2016 Increased from 18 to 21 in December 2017, effective October 16, 2018. There will be an 18-month grace period for sellers to comply. After the grace period, anyone caught selling to persons under 21 can be fined up to RM10,000 and jailed up to 2 years. Malaysian identity cards include a designation of religion, which allows enforcement of the religion-based sales restriction.

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