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MALAYSIA: ePass Introduced for Renewals

November 17, 2022

Renewals filed by applicants whose companies are registered with the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) can now be granted an electronic pass (ePass).

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MALAYSIA: 2023 Quota Projections

October 10, 2022

The Malaysian authorities have announced when the 2023 quota projections for ESD Registered Employers and for MDEC registered employees will be open.

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MALAYSIA: Permission To Work – Social Visit Pass (PTW-SVP)

October 6, 2022

The Malaysian authorities have announced from 3 October 2022, travelers could be granted permission to work in Malaysia whilst holding a Social Visit Pass. The permission is the completion of short-term critical work in Malaysia.

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MALAYSIA: Introduction of DE Rantau Nomad Pass

September 23, 2022

The Malaysian government has recently announced the introduction of a digital nomad visa called DE Rantau Nomad Pass. Applications will be accepted from 1 October 2022. 

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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: New Job Advertising Requirement for ESD Employment Permit Applications

December 16, 2020

Effective 2 October 2020, companies registered with the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) 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 on the JobsMalaysia 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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