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MALAYSIA – Immigration Processes Go Online for ESD Companies

July 1, 2024

Malaysia now requires certain immigration applications to be submitted online through the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) portal.

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MALAYSIA – Immediate Approval of FKW Quota for MDEC-Registered Companies

June 11, 2024

MDEC-registered companies applying for Foreign Knowledge Worker (FKW) projection will now receive immediate approval.

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MALAYSIA – New Requirement for MDEC-Registered Employers

April 23, 2024

From April 24, 2024, all new and renewal applications for the Employment Pass (EP) are required to be made through the Xpats Gateway system.

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MALAYSIA: ESD Company Audits

January 4, 2024

The Malaysian Immigration Department has initiated its annual evaluation of ESD-registered companies.

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MALAYSIA – New Requirements for Afghan Passport Holders

October 19, 2023

The government of Malaysia has issued new requirements for Afghan passport holders affiliated with companies registered with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC).

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Malaysia: 2024 Quota Projections for MDEC Registered Employers

October 12, 2023

The MDEC announced the 2024 quota projections for expatriates will open on 1 November 2023. Registered employers can submit their 2024 quota projections from that date forward.

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MALAYSIA – I-Kad Cards Re-Issued

September 22, 2023

The Expatriate Services Division (ESD) in Malaysia has begun re-issuing i-Kad cards to Employment Pass (EP) holders who work for companies registered with the ESD.

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MALAYSIA – Expat Authorizations Digitized

September 15, 2023

Malaysia is working to simplify the process for Malaysian companies hiring expatriate workers by launching an electronic system. The Xpats Gateway is part of the Malaysia’s ongoing commitment to digitize government functions and position itself as a business-friendly nation.

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MALAYSIA – ESD Will Process FKW Projection Applications Immediately

April 7, 2023

Malaysia's Expatriate Services Division (ESD) announced it will approve projection applications instantaneously.

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MALAYSIA – Electronic Pass (ePass) to be Introduced for Renewal Applications

March 24, 2023

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) announced they will grant electronic pass (ePass) for employment pass (EP) renewals and related passes filed with them.

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