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www.BCH.my       Immigration Laws and Practices in MalaysiaIt is essential that investors/businessmen in Malaysia know the...
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Immigration laws and practices in malaysia

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We also provide other services such as Immigration Services, Work Permit Malaysia, MM2H Services, Company Formation, Regional Office Malaysia, Malaysia Payroll, Accounting Services. Call us now +603-20789990 or visit our website http://www.bch.my for more information!

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Immigration laws and practices in malaysia

  1. 1. www.BCH.my Immigration Laws and Practices in MalaysiaIt is essential that investors/businessmen in Malaysia know the immigration laws and practicesespecially in areas of employment/professional and other visit passes.ENTRY INTO MALAYSIAForeigners entering Malaysia must possess valid passports. The passports must be valid for atleast 6 months beyond the date of entry into Malaysia.Citizens from countries which are not recognized by Malaysia must apply for an entry documentfrom the Malaysian Commission abroad, in lieu of a passport and visa.All applications, other than applications for entry for the purpose of tourism, social or businessvisits, must be made prior to arrival in the country. Such applications must have relevantsponsorship in Malaysia. The sponsor(s) must undertake the responsibilities of maintenanceand repatriation of the applicants, from Malaysia, if it should become necessary.CATEGORIES OF PASSES ISSUEDSocial/tourist visit pass does not permit the holder to take up employment, business orprofessional work in Malaysia.The business visit pass allows foreign investors to enter the country for business negotiations,or inspection of business houses only (and cannot be used for employment purposes, or forsupervising the construction of a factory, or installation of new machinery.Other passes are: Visit Pass (Temporary Employment) - this is issued to foreigners who enter Malaysia to take up a temporary employment. Employment Pass - this is issued to those sponsored by employers under a contract of employment for a period of not more than two years. Visit Pass (Professional) - this is issued for each visit only (e.g. to those artistes performing in any show). Dependents Pass (Social Visit Pass only) - this is issued to the wife and children of any Employment Pass holder. Suite. 21.02 & 03, 21st Floor Menara Haw Par Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250 Kuala Lumpur Tel : +603-20789990 Fax : +603-20780991 W :www.BCH.my F: www.Facebook.com/beyondcorporate T :www.Twitter.com/beyondcorporate Email Us at info@bch.my
  2. 2. www.BCH.my Students Pass - this pass is issued to any foreign student who enters Malaysia for the purpose of taking up studies in an approved educational establishment in Malaysia.EMPLOYMENT OF EXPATRIATE IN MANUFACTURING SECTORForeign companies are encouraged to bring in the necessary technical expertise in areas wherethere are no such trained Malaysians who can undertake the job. Certain key posts may also bepermanently filled by foreigners to safeguard their interests as well as to provide the requiredpersonnel where there is a shortage of trained Malaysia.If a foreigner invested a minimum prescribed paid-up capital in new investments, the companywill be automatically allowed five expatriate posts including key posts.We also provide other services such as Immigration Services, Work Permit Malaysia, MM2HServices, Company Formation, Regional Office Malaysia, Malaysia Payroll, Accounting Services.Call us now +603-20789990 or visit our website http://www.bch.myfor more information! Suite. 21.02 & 03, 21st Floor Menara Haw Par Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250 Kuala Lumpur Tel : +603-20789990 Fax : +603-20780991 W :www.BCH.my F: www.Facebook.com/beyondcorporate T :www.Twitter.com/beyondcorporate Email Us at info@bch.my

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