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MALAYSIA: Projection Window Opens for 2022 Foreign Worker Needs

November 3, 2021

Effective 1 November 2021, the Malaysian authorities have opened the window for companies to submit their 2022 foreign worker projections. This is applicable to both companies registered with the Expatriates Services Division (ESD) online portal and companies registered with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) eXpats portal.

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MALAYSIA: Upcoming Improvements to Online Application System

October 21, 2021

Effective 15 November 2021, Malaysia’s Expatriation Services Division (ESD) will roll out new features to its online application platform for Employment Pass (EP) and Professional Visit Pass (PVP) filings. While preliminary guidelines for the platform have been announced, full guidance is expected from the ESD authorities prior to the system’s upcoming implementation.

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MALAYSIA: New Job Advertising Requirement for Employment Permit Applications [UPDATED 5 January 2021]

January 5, 2021

Effective 1 January 2021 (postponed from 1 November 2020), all companies (including those registered both with ESD and with MDEC) intending to apply for new or renewal employment permits for foreign workers are required to place an advertisement for the job vacancy for at least 30 days at the MYFutureJobs portal.

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MALAYSIA: Foreign Knowledge Worker Projections Open for Submission

December 1, 2020

Effective 1 December 2020, the 2021 Projection of Expatriates for companies registered with the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) is open for online submission.

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MALAYSIA: Foreign National Workers Reminded to Transfer Passes to New Passports

January 22, 2020

In Malaysia, Foreign Knowledge Workers or dependents holding a valid employment pass or dependent pass and obtaining a new passport should urgently complete Transfer of Endorsement to the new passport.

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MALAYSIA: MDEC Foreign Knowledge Worker Projection for 2020 Opens 3 December 2019

December 3, 2019

MSC/ICT status companies who are registered with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) can start to apply for their 2020 Foreign Knowledge Worker (FKW) projection for Employment Passes from 3 December 2018.

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MALAYSIA: ESD Foreign Knowledge Worker Projection for 2020 Opens 20 November 2019

November 19, 2019

Effective 20 November 2019, companies who are registered with the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) can start to apply for their 2020 Foreign Knowledge Worker (FKW) projection for Employment Passes (EP) and Professional Visit Passes (PVP).

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MALAYSIA: Change in Validity of Approval Letters Issued by MDEC

October 30, 2019

Validity of MDEC approval letters for ICT companies now increased from 3 to 6 months. Endorsement of approved passes must be completed within the 6-months.

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MALAYSIA: New Requirements for MDEC Applications

August 13, 2019

There are new requirements for MSC/ICT status companies applying for Employment Pass, Dependant Pass and/or Long-Term Social Visit Pass for their employees

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MALAYSIA: i-KAD Issuance Suspended Until Further Notice

July 17, 2019

The Malaysian immigration authorities have announced that from 16 July 2019 the issuance of i-KAD identification cards for foreign nationals is suspended.

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