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Residence Pass

RESIDENCE PASS

Residence Pass is a pass issued to any foreign national who falls under any category specified under Regulation 16A, Immigration Regulations 1963.

RESIDENCE PASS CATEGORIES

A.Category 3:     A person with family ties with a Malaysian citizen

i.Husband / wife of a citizen;
ii.Biological child / step-child / adopted child to a citizen aged 18 and below;
iii.Divorcee / widow / widower to citizens with a biological child who is a Malaysian citizen
iv.Biological mother/father to a Malaysian citizen;

v.Mother/father-in-law to a Malaysia citizen who is holding a valid pass in Malaysia.


B.Category 4:     A person with family ties with a Permanent Resident of Malaysia.

i.Biological child to a Permanent Resident aged 18 and below;

ii.Husband / wife to a Permanent Resident;


C.Category 5:     Ex-Malaysians

i.A Malaysian citizen who has voluntarily renounced their citizenship;

ii.A Malaysian citizen who has been deprived of citizenship;

 

CONDITIONS TO APPLY FOR A RESIDENCE PASS (OTHER CATEGORIES)

1.The applicant must have a valid travel document or passport with a validity of at least six (6) months;

2.The applicant has been staying in Malaysia on a valid long term pass;

3.For Category 3, the applicant has resided in Malaysia for at least three (3) years on a valid long term pass;

4.For Category 4, the applicant has resided in Malaysia for at least five (5) years on a valid long term pass;

5.The application must be sponsored by a Malaysian aged 21 years and above;

6.For Category 3 and Category 4, application may be submitted to the nearest Immigration office or the Immigration Headquarters, Putrajaya or on-line via https://eservices.imi.gov.my/myimms/myPR ;

7.Applications for Category 5 must be submitted with original copies and photocopies of supporting documents to the nearest Immigration office or the Immigration Headquarters, Putrajaya;

8.For Category 3(iii), divorcee / widow / widower to a Malaysian citizen who has been granted a full or joint custody of the biological child by the relevant court of law;

9.All photocopied documents issued by a foreign country MUST be certified by the corresponding foreign missions in Malaysia;

10.Applications in West Malaysia must be sponsored by a Malaysia citizen;

11.Applications in Sabah and Sarawak must be sponsored by a Malaysian citizen of Sabah or Sarawak origin;

12.Both sponsor and applicant MUST be present during submission of documents at the Immigration office;

 

PAYMENT RATES

1. Residence Pass RM 500.00 for five years.

2. Multiple Entry Visa by country.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Residence Pass holders are eligible to work, study and setting up business without having to convert to another pass, subject to the conditions of other relevant authorities.

 

CHECKLIST

Category 3:

A PERSON WITH FAMILY TIES WITH A MALAYSIAN CITIZEN

A.Husband / wife of a citizen

i.Form IMM 16a.

ii.Photocopy of applicant’s passport (new and old).

iii.Passport size photo (2 copies).

iv.Photocopy of husband’s or wife’s identity card.

v.Photocopy of the sponsor’s identity card (2 copies).

vi.Photocopy of marriage certificate of applicants.

vii.Photocopy of birth certificate and identity card of biological children (if any).


B.Biological child / step-child / adopted child to a citizen aged 18 and below


i.Form IMM 16a.
ii.Photocopy of applicant’s passport (new and old).

iii.Passport size photo (2 copies).

iv.Photocopy of the sponsor’s identity card (2 copies).

v.Photocopy of identification documents of parents / step-parents / adopted parents.

vi.Photocopy of birth certificate / adoption certificate / court order.

vii.Photocopy of marriage certificate of parents / step-parents / adopted parents.


C.Divorcee / widow / widower to citizens with a biological child who is a Malaysian citizen

i.Form IMM 16a.

ii.Photocopy of applicant’s passport (new and old).

iii.Passport size photo (2 copies).

iv.Photocopy of the sponsor’s identity card (2 copies).

v.Photocopy of birth certificate and identity card of the biological children.

vi.Photocopy of Court Order by the relevant court of law that determine the custody of the biological child.

vii.Statutory declaration of non-married.

viii.Photocopy of marriage certificate of the applicants.

ix.Photocopy of divorce certificate / death certificate of husband or wife.


D.Biological mother/father to a Malaysian citizen

i.Form IMM 16a.

ii.Photocopy of applicant’s passport (new and old).

iii.Passport size photo (2 copies).
iv.Photocopy of the sponsor’s identity card (2 copies).
v.Photocopy of birth certificate and identity card of the biological children.
vi.Photocopy of marriage certificate of the applicants.


E.Mother/father-in-law to a Malaysia citizen who is holding a valid pass in Malaysia.

i.Form IMM 16a.

ii.Photocopy of applicant’s passport (new and old).

iii.Passport size photo (2 copies).
iv.Photocopy of the sponsor’s identity card (2 copies).
v.Photocopy of birth certificate of the biological children.
vi.Photocopy of marriage certificate of the applicants.
vii.Photocopy of marriage certificate biological children.

Category 4:

A PERSON WITH FAMILY TIES WITH A PERMANENT RESIDENT OF MALAYSIA

A.Biological child to a Permanent Resident aged 18 and below

i.Form IMM 16a.

ii.Photocopy of applicant’s passport (new and old).

iii.Passport size photo (2 copies).

iv.Photocopy of birth certificate of the applicants.

v.Photocopy of marriage certificate of parents.

vi.Photocopy of identity card (MyPR) of parents.

vii.Photocopy of Entry Permit of parents.

viii.Photocopy of parent’s passport.

ix.Photocopy of the sponsor’s identity card (2 copies).


B.Husband / wife to a Permanent Resident

 i.Form IMM 16a.

ii.Photocopy of applicant’s passport (new and old).

iii.Passport size photo (2 copies).

iv.Photocopy of marriage certificate of applicants.

v.Photocopy of identity card (MyPR) of husband or wife.

vi.Photocopy of Entry Permit of husband or wife.

vii.Photocopy of birth certificate of the children (if any).

viii.Photocopy of the sponsor’s identity card (2 copies).

Category 5:

EX-MALAYSIANS

A.         A Malaysian citizen who has voluntarily renounced their citizenship

i.Form IMM 16a.

ii.Photocopy of applicant’s passport (new and old).

iii.Passport size photo (2 copies).

iv.Photocopy of birth certificate of the applicants.

v.Photocopy of Declaration of Renunciation of Malaysian Citizenship (Form Y / K).

vi.Photocopy of the sponsor’s identity card (2 copies).

B. A Malaysian citizen who has been deprived of citizenship

i.Form IMM 16a.

ii.Photocopy of applicant’s passport (new and old).

iii.Passport size photo (2 copies).

iv.Photocopy of birth certificate of the applicants.

v.Photocopy of Order of Forfeiture of Malaysian Citizenship.

vi. Photocopy of the sponsor’s identity card (2 copies).

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