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MALAYSIA: MYXpats Centre Requires ESD Portal Users to Complete Survey

February 8, 2019

All employers registered with the ESD portal of the MYXpats Centre to apply for Employment Passes or Professional Visit Passes must complete an online client experience survey before carrying out any further transactions through the portal.

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MALAYSIA: Stricter Enforcement of 12-Month Limit for Professional Visit Pass

January 10, 2019

Effective 15 January 2019, the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) of the Immigration Department of Malaysia has reminded companies of the existing rule that the Professional Visit Pass (PVP) is intended for short-term work activities, and can only be issued for 12 months maximum, with no renewals.

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MALAYSIA: New Immigration Application Procedure for MIDA-Registered Companies

December 5, 2018

All new and renewal Employment Pass and Dependant Pass applications for companies with pre-approved positions under the Malaysia Investment Development Authority must be submitted via the the online Expatriate Services Division portal, rather than manually at the Immigration Unit at MIDA.

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MALAYSIA: ESD Foreign Knowledge Worker Projection for 2019 Now Open

December 3, 2018

Effective 3 December 2019, companies who are registered with the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) in Malaysia can start to apply for their 2019 Foreign Knowledge Worker (FKW) projection for Employment Passes and Professional Visit Passes.

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MALAYSIA: MDEC Foreign Knowledge Worker Projection for 2019 Opens on 3 December 2018

November 30, 2018

Companies who are registered with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) can start to apply for their 2019 Foreign Knowledge Worker (FKW) projection for Employment Passes from 3 December 2018.

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MALAYSIA: Companies Must Only Use Authorised Staff Members to Handle Immigration Applications

November 9, 2018

Effective 12 November 2018, MYXpats (via the ESD portal) in Malaysia will strictly enforce that only personnel named in the company’s Letter of Undertaking (LOU) will be allowed to handle immigration applications.

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MALAYSIA: MYXpats Centre Announces Year-End Closure

December 14, 2017

MYXpats Centre has announced that the Expatriate Service Division (ESD)’s online system will be closed for system maintenance and updates from 26th December 2017 (6pm) to 2nd January 2018 (8am). During the closure, the system will not be accessible for submission of online applications (ESD company registration, Employment Pass, Dependent Pass, Long Term Visit Pass and […]

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MALAYSIA: MDEC Foreign Knowledge Worker (FKW) Projection for 2018 Opens

December 8, 2017

Companies who are registered with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) can start to apply for their 2018 projection for Employment Passes from 8th December 2017. How does it work? Multimedia Super Corridor Malaysia (MSC Malaysia) status companies and Information Communication Technology (ICT) companies registered with MDEC who intend to employ foreign nationals in Malaysia […]

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MALAYSIA: Permit Holder with New Passport Must Complete Transfer of Endorsement Before Exiting the Country

November 9, 2017

The airport immigration authorities in Malaysia have recently begun refusing permission to exit to foreign national permit holders who have a new passport but have not yet transferred their permit. Holders of permits including Employment Pass, Dependent Pass, Professional Visit Pass, Student Pass and Long-Term Social Visit Pass who have new passports but have not […]

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MALAYSIA: MDEC Announces Changes to Employment Pass Application Process

November 1, 2017

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has announced that, on 15th November 2017, it will introduce reduced and more consistent processing times for employment passes, a new online application portal and new service fees, paid online in advance of application submission. New Processing Times MSC Approval (Stage 1) MSC Endorsement (Stage 2) ICT Approval (Stage 1) […]

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