MALAYSIA – Updated Salary Rules for MDeC MSC Employment Pass; and Enforcement of Transfer of Pass to New Passport

The Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) has advised of some amendments to the rules for Employment Pass (EP) applications with monthly basic salary below RM5000, for Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) status companies.

Also, the immigration authorities are enforcing an existing rule that a holder of an employment or other pass who has obtained a new passport must transfer their pass to the new passport before exiting or re-entering Malaysia.

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