Visitor's Pass (Professional)

Issued to a foreigner who hold acceptable professional qualifications or specialist skills and enter Malaysia to take up professional work for short term period not exceeding twelve (12) month.

Applicant must be outside Malaysia at the time of application.

A. Expert/Volunteer

1. Category:-

  1. Advisor to the government
  2. Professor/Lecturer/Speaker
  3. Researcher/Assistant Researcher
  4. Consultant
  5. Technical Advisor
  6. Jockey
  7. Volunteer
  8. Installation and Fixing of Machines and equipment expert
  9. Maintenance expert of Machines and equipment
  10. External Auditor
  11. Fellow
  12. Expert in any specific field approved by the Director General of Immigration Malaysia.

2. Required Documents:-

  1. Letter of Authority
  2. Application Letter from sponsor
  3. Form 12
  4. Form IMM 38
  5. 2 recent passport size photographs
  6. Personal Bond
  7. Letter of acceptance
  8. Photocopy of Passport
  9. Training schedule
  10. Photocopy of academic certificate
  11. Photocopy of company's registration Form( certified copy of Form9, 24, and 49)
  12. Company profile
  13. Invoices and proof of purchase for machines and equipment
  14. Locality plan

3. If relevant:

  1. Letter from the Economic Planning Unit (Independent Research)
  2. Recommendation Letter from the National Sport Council for coaches
  3. Recommendation Letter from the Malayan Racing Association, Malaysia Jockey Association- Selangor, Perak and Penang
  4. Recommendation Letter from the Welfare Department

Note: All applications must be in DUPLICATE.

The completed application should be submitted to:

The Director,
Visa, Pass and Permit Division
3rd Floor (Podium)
Block 2G4, Persiaran Perdana
Precinct 2,
62550 Putrajaya
Wilayah Persekutuan.
Malaysia.Att: Professional Visit Pass Unit

Tel: 60-3-88801409/1406Fax: 60-3-88801374

4. Fees

  1. Visitor’s Pass (Professional) RM90.00
  2. Visa - refer to visa fees table

Note: The application for a Visitor’s Pass (Professional) for a period not exceeding  six  (6) months can be submitted to the nearest Immigration Office, for the following categories:

  1. Installation of machines
  2. Maintenance of machines
  3. Repairing of machines
  4. Installation of new product on the existing machine
  5. Providing/conducting training
  6. Attending training at a Factory or Hotel

B. Artistes

1. Category:

i.  Stage Artiste - singer, musician, dancer, concert, theatre, circus, acrobatic, silat,, magician and opera(Buddhist, Hindu, and others)

ii.  Non-Artiste - stage management and screen play filming activities - documentary, interview, fiction, entertainment, commercial advertisement or any other related filming activities of any foreign film production company in Malaysia.

iii.  Live Performance/Shows - in hotels, entertainment outlets, Trade Centre, Cultural Centre, Stadium and other suitable places.

iv.  Promotional Activities by artiste - indoor or outdoor performance, album and film promotions and product promotion excluding alcohol and tobacco products.

For details please go to http://www.heritage.gov.my

2. Application Procedures for Stage/Film Agencies

  1. Letter of Approval from FINAS
  2. Application Letter from sponsor
  3. Form 12
  4. Form IMM 38
  5. 2 recent passport size photographs
  6. Personal Bond
  7. Letter of acceptance
  8. Photocopy of Passport
  9. Photocopy of company's registration Form ( certified copies of Form 9, 24, and 49)

Note: All applications must be submitted in TRIPLICATE

The completed application should be submitted to:

Pengerusi,
Jawatankuasa Agensi Pusat Permohonan Penggambaran Filem dan Persembahan Artis Luar Negara (PUSPAL)
Bahagian Perlesenan dan Penguatkuasaan
Kementerian Kebudayaan, Kesenian dan Warisan Malaysia
Tingkat 30, Menara TH Perdana, Maju Junction
1001 Jalan Sultan Ismail
50694 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-26127600

3. Fees

No.

Category

Fee(RM)

1.

Artiste

500.00

2.

Musician

500.00

3.

Concert

500.00

4.

Charity concert

500.00

5.

Orchestra

500.00

6.

Cultural Exchange

Gratis

7.

Album promotion

500.00

8.

Collaboration programme

90.00

9.

Cosmetic programme

90.00

10.

Food promotion

90.00

11.

Film promotion

90.00

12.

Opera

90.00

13.

Magic show

90.00

14.

Circus

90.00

15.

Acrobatic acts

90.00

C. Missionary(Islam)

1. Category:

i.    Islamic literature

ii.    Imam

iii.    Preaching

iv.    Arabic teacher

v.    Al-Quran teacher

2. 2. Conditions:

Applications must be submitted by the Employer / Sponsor / School, at least 1 month in advance.

Applications that must have the approval of JAKIM:

  1. Islamic scholar aged 18 years old and over
  2. Islamic studies for Mualaf (Islamic converts)
  3. Islamic teacher
  4. Imam
  5. Al-Quran teacher
  6. Arabic teacher

The application for an Islamic Religious teacher requires the following documents:

  1. Application Letter (written in Malay) from the sponsor to the Immigration Department
  2. Supporting Letter from the State Islamic Department to the Immigration Department and JAKIM
  3. Form 12
  4. Form IMM 38
  5. 2 recent passport size photographs
  6. Personal Bond which has been stamped with a RM10.00 revenue stamp
  7. Photocopy of Passport
  8. Weekly Schedule of Madrasah / School
  9. Certified copy of academic certificate
  10. Additional Information (for Islamic Religious teacher only)

Students applying for Islamic Religious studies will need to submit the following documents:

  1. Application Letter (written in Malay) from the sponsor to the Immigration Department
  2. Supporting Letter from the State Islamic Department to the Immigration Department and JAKIM
  3. Form 12
  4. Form IMM 38
  5. 2 recent passport size photographs
  6. Personal Bond which has been stamped with a RM10.00 revenue stamp
  7. Photocopy of Passport
  8. Weekly Schedule of Madrasah / School
  9. Certified copy of academic certificate
  10. Copy of a religious conversion card

The  completed application should be submitted to:
The Director,
Visa, Pass and Permit Division
3rd Floor (Podium)
Block 2G4, Persiaran Perdana
Precinct 2,
62550 Putrajaya
Wilayah Persekutuan.
Malaysia.
Att:Unit Pas Lawatan Ikthisas
Tel: 60-3-88801409/1406
Fax: 60-3-88801374

3. Fees

  1. Visitor’s Pass (Professional) RM90.00
  2. Visa - Please refer to visa fees table

D. Missionary / Other Religions

1. Category:

  1.     Gurukkals
  2.     Priest
  3.     Monk
  4.     Dharma Teacher
  5.     Religious Sculptors
  6.     Religious Musicians
  7.     Granthis in Temples

2. Conditions:

  1.     Applications must be submitted by the Employer / Sponsor / church / temple / gudwara / shrine at least 1 month in advance.
  2.     Aged 40 years old and over for Gurukkals, Granthis, Dharma teachers and priests
  3.     Aged 35 years old and over for religious musicians
  4.     Aged 30 years old and over for religious sculptors

3. Required Documents:-

  1.     Application Letter from sponsor / church / temple / gudwara / shrine
  2.    Supporting Letter from the Malaysia Hindu Sangam, the Malaysia Buddhist Society, the Malaysia Youth Buddhist Society, the Malaysia Gudwara Council, or the Ministry of Human Resource
  3.      Form 12
  4.      Form IMM 38
  5.     2 recent passport size photographs
  6.     Personal Bond
  7.     Photocopy of Passport
  8.     List of Committee Members (name, position held in the committee, profession, identification card, address and signature)
  9.      Local newspaper advertisement
  10.     Locality plan
  11.     Photocopy of land title
  12.     Certified approval of the Letter to build / renovate the temple from the local authority
  13.     Recent temple photograph
  14.     Name list of recent local and foreign workers
  15.     Certified copy of the Registrar of Society
  16.     Financial statement
  17.     Supporting letter from a certified architect regarding the sculpture work
  18.     Work progress proposal for sculpture work
The completed application should be submitted to:

Director,
Visa, Pass and Permit Division
3rd Floor (Podium)
Block 2G4, Persiaran Perdana
Precinct 2,
62550 Putrajaya
Wilayah Persekutuan.
Malaysia.
Att: Professional Visit Pass Unit

Tel: 60-3-88801409/1406
Fax: 60-3-88801374