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PROFESSIONAL VISIT PASS

VISIT PASS (PROFESSIONAL)

Visit Pass (Professional) are issued to foreign nationals who wish to remain and provide specific professional visit for a short period in Malaysia.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES/ CONDITIONS

  1. Applications should be submitted by a sponsor in Malaysia prior to the entry of the applicant into the country.
  2. The validity of the pass is subjected to the requirement and conditions of Immigration rules and policies for a period not exceeding 12 months.
  3. Application for a Visit Pass (Professional) to undergo training at a factory or hotel only applicable for a period not exceeding six months.
VISIT PASS (PROFESSIONAL) SHALL BE SUBJECTED FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES
  1. Jockey
  2. Volunteers
  3. Students under the Exchange/ Mobility/ Industrial Training Program at IPTA/ IPTS/ Public/ Private Schools/ Embassies/ Hotels/ Companies
  4. Other categories deemed appropriate by the Director-General of Immigration

Download Application Checklist here

Companies/ sponsors wishing to shoot Films and Performances by Foreign Artists must apply for a Visit Pass (Professional) which includes the following:  

Please provide a valid CSV file.

Applications can be submitted as follows:

FILMING AND PERFORMANCE OF OVERSEAS ARTISTS (PUSPAL)

Approval for filming and performing by Foreign Artists must be obtained from the Application Center for Filming and Performing by Overseas Artists (PUSPAL) before submitting a Visit Pass (Professional) application to the Malaysian Immigration Department.

Further information can be obtained on the website of the Overseas Filming and Performing Artist Application Center (PUSPAL) –  https://epuspal.kkmm.gov.my/ ).

PENGGAMBARAN FILEM (FINAS)

FILM FILMING (FINAS)

Application for a Visit Pass (Professional) for this category must obtain the support of FINAS. Expertise supported by FINAS refer to  http://www.finas.gov.my/index.php?mod=licensing&;sub=suratsokonganpekerjaasing.

Application Checklist Link

Visit Pass Application (Professional) for this category is issued to foreign nationals who wish to serve as:

  1. Religious Teacher (Including Imam of the Mosque)
  2. Quran teacher
  3. Arabic Language Teacher
  4.  

Application Checklist Link

Applications for Foreign Students who wish to pursue Islamic Studies in Malaysia are as follows:

  • Students under the age of 18
  • Students 18 years of age and older
  • Convert students for all ages

Islamic Student Application Checklist link under 18 years old

Islamic Student Application Checklist Link 18 years and above

TERMS OF APPLICATION

  1. Visit Pass (Professional) Applicants must be in the country of origin when the application is made and enter/ come to Malaysia through an Entry Visa issued by the Malaysian Embassy/ Representation in the country of origin.
  2. The application must be submitted by the employer/ sponsor/ school
  3. The application must be submitted at least one (1) month before the applicant starts serving/ starts studies.

Visit Pass (Ikhtisas) is issued to foreign nationals who wish to work as Hindu Sami (Gurukkal), Sikh Sami (Granthi), Priest, Dharma Teacher, and Carver. TERMS OF APPLICATION

  1. Visit Pass (Professional) Applicants must be in the country of origin when the application is made and enter/ come to Malaysia through an Entry Visa issued by the Malaysian Embassy/ Representation in the country of origin.
  2. The maximum period allowed is for three (3) years only.
  3. Meet the age requirements as follows:
    • 40 years and above for Hindu monks (Gurukkal), Granthi, Dharma Teachers and Priests
    • 35 years and above for religious musicians
    • 30 years and above for religious sculptors
  1. Applications must be submitted by the employer/ sponsor/ temple/ Gurdwara/ Tokong
  2. The application must be submitted at least one (1) month before the applicant starts working
  3. Approval of the application depends on the decision of the Special Committee on Visit Pass (Professional)

Application Checklist Link

Visit Pass (Professional) for this category is issued to international students studying under Malaysia Bible Seminary.

Application Checklist Link

Visit Pass (Professional) for this category is issued to international participants who participate in government cooperation programs/ at the invitation of the government/ on government goals.

Application Checklist Link

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