MALAYSIA – Higher Salary Threshold for Sponsoring Dependents, and Possible Delays due to 2015 Employment Pass Projection Processing

A higher salary threshold has been set for Employment Pass (EP) holders employed by Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) status companies and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) companies who wish to sponsor Dependant Passes (DP) for their spouses or children.

Also, delays are expected in Expatriate Services Division (ESD) Employment Pass processing. Employers are required to submit a new Employment Pass projection for 2015 before any applications can be submitted, but were not previously warned about this.

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MALAYSIA – Higher Salary Threshold for Sponsoring Dependents, and Possible Delays due to 2015 Employment Pass Projection Processing

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Rabin & Associates.