Types of Visa in Malaysia

Here are some brief descriptions on various passes you can apply for.

Employment Pass in Singapore

Employment Pass (EP)

A work permit that allows individuals who are interested to work in an organisation within Malaysia. The permit is subjected to the contract of employment (up to 5 years long) and the individuals must receive an approval from The Expatriate Commitee (EC) or relevant authorities before they can be awarded the employment pass.

Professional Visit Pass

A pass issued to skilled foreign worker who intend to provide service to a company in Malaysia on behalf of a foreign company and is usually for short-term attachment or internships. The pass is given on a temporary basis, the duration of stay is just one time, and must not exceed 12 months.

Dependent Pass in Singapore
Long Term Visit Pass in Singapore

Residence Pass-Talent

A pass with 10-year duration issued to highly qualitied expats to allow continuation of residing and working in Malaysia. It offers the flexibility to change job/employers during the validity of the pass. Usually, the pass is best suited for owner or investor type of founders.

Dependant Pass

This pass may be issued to family members of the individual who wish to work in Malaysia. Application for this pass can be submitted together with the application of Employment Pass or after the approval of the Employment Pass. The eligible family members include spouse, children under 21 years old, parents, legally adopted children or disable children.