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Local Approval Center

1. New Application (KHEDN Approval)

  • From 1 August 2005, applications are submitted to the Local Approval Center at KHEDN (located on the 4th Floor, Malaysian Immigration Department, Putrajaya)
  • Officers from relevant agencies such as MITI, KSM, KPIAT, KPPK and CIDB are stationed full time at this center.
  • The approval letter will be issued only after the employer makes the levy payment within two days.

2. Admission of Foreign Workers under Local Approval

a. KLIA International Airport

  • Foreign workers must obtain a Visa from a Malaysian representative office abroad. OR
  • Visa On Arrival facility provided the employee boarded a MAS, Air Asia or national airline of the country of origin.

b. Another Entrance

  • Foreign workers from Thailand and Indonesia must obtain a visa from the Malaysian Representative Office in those countries.
  • or Indian foreign workers, employers are allowed to apply for Multiple Entry Visa/Single Entry visa according to existing procedures from the Malaysian representative office abroad in India to enter Malaysia through KLIA.
  • Address of Local Approval Centers: (Ministry of Home Affairs)

Foreign Worker Management Division
No.15,  Tingkat 4 (Podium), Persiaran Perdana Presint 2,
62550 Putrajaya

Secretariat, Foreign Labor Committee
Pejabat Imigresen
Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan
87007 Labuan
Tel: 088-412298

Secretariat, Standing Committee on Indonesian Foreign Labor in Sabah
Pejabat Imigresen SabahKompleks Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan Jalan UMS,
88300 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Tel: 088-488700

Jabatan Buruh Sarawak
Tingkat 13, Bangunan Sultan Iskandar
Jalan Simpang Tiga P.O. Box 1383
93532 Kuching SARAWAK
Tel: 082-242261

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