ENTRY PERMIT

Any foreign national who is not a citizen of Malaysia intending to enter and reside in Malaysia as a permanent resident may apply for an Entry Permit in accordance with Section 10, of the Immigration Act and Regulation 4, Immigration Regulations 1963. An Entry Permit is issued is in the form of document.

CATEGORIES FOR ENTRY PERMIT APPLICATIONS

There are four (4) categories :

  • Investors and Experts (A1)

(application must be submit at the Head quarters Immigrations office.

  • PROFESSIONALS (A2)
  • Spouse of Malaysian citizen and child /children of Malaysian citizen below age of 6
  • Point System

(application must be submit at State Immigrations office)

(Comprehensive checklist and additional documents depending on individual case) Checklist are provided by the Immigration Department.

 

INVESTOR

  • Individual with minimum USD 2 million Fixed Deposit (FD) at any Bank in Malaysia an will only be allowed for withdrawal after five (5) years.
  • Spouse and child/children below the age of 18 years will also be eligible to be granted Permanent Resident after five (5) years of stay in Malaysia.
  • Requires one (1) Malaysian sponsor.

 EXPERT

  • Individual with expertise, Talent and skill recognized as “World Class” by any International organization.
  • Requires recommendation by Relevant Agency in Malaysia.
  • Requires Certificate of Good Conduct from Country of Origin.
  • Requires one (1) Malaysian sponsor.

 

PROFESSIONAL

  • Professional in any fields with outstanding skills.
  • Requires recommendation by relevant Agency in Malaysia.
  • Requires Certificate of Good Conduct from Country of Origin.
  • Requires one (1) Malaysian sponsor.
  • Working in any Government Agency or Private Company in Malaysia for a minimum period of three (3) years and certified by the Relevant Agency in Malaysia.

 

List of Relevant Agency In Malaysia That Issue Recommendation For Permanent Residency

 

NO.

AGENCIES

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

1

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

HEALTH AND MEDICAL

2

MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRIES(MITI) / MALAYSIAN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (MIDA)

INDUSTRIAL, SERVICES AND MANUFACTURING

3

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND AGRO BASE INDUSTRY

AGRICULTURE AND AGRO BASE

4

MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT

MARITIME, AIR AND LAND TRANSPORTATION

5

MINISTRY OF HIGHER LEARNING

HIGHER LEARNING

6

MINISTRY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND ICT

7.

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE

INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION, CULTURE AND ARTS

8.

MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORTS / MALAYSIAN SPORTS COUNCIL

SPORTS

9

CENTRAL BANK

BANKING AND FINANCE

10

SECURITY COMMISSION

INVESTMENT AND CAPITOL


 

 





 



 



 




SPOUSE OF MALAYSIAN CITIZEN

  • Married to Malaysian Citizen.
  • Had been issued with Long Term Visit Pass and stay continuously in Malaysia for a period of five (5) years.
  • Requires to submit “Surat Akuan Perkahwinan
  • Spouse has to be the sponsor.
  • For child/children of Malaysian Citizen below age 6, parents must be the sponsor


POINT SYSTEM

  • Application are open to all foreign nationals expert for Investor, Expert, Professional and Spouse of Malaysian Citizen.
  • Application was assessed through seven (7) criteria below:

1.       Age

2.       Qualification

3.       Duration of stay in Malaysia

4.       Familiarity with the Malaysia Institute

5.       The values of investments

6.       Working experience in Malaysia

7.       Proficiency in Bahasa Malaysia

All these criteria give marks to the Entry Permit application. Applicant who passed minimum 65 marks and above are qualified to submit the application.

Applicant are advised to make the scoring at Point System Calculator to calculate how many points you may get and indicates whether you may be eligible to apply an Entry Permit.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Application in prescribe form must be submitted to Immigration Department of Malaysia
  • Application must be made in Malaysia
  • Requires personalised cover letter.
  • Upon submission of application, applicant is required to be interviewed by the Immigration Department subject to Police Vetting.
  • Recommendation by Relevant Agency in Malaysia must be submitted upon application.