MALAYSIA – MDEC Foreign Knowledge Worker (FKW) Projection for 2018 Opens on 8 December 2017

Companies who are registered with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) can start to apply for their 2018 projection for Employment Passes from 8 December 2017.

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MALAYSIA – MDEC Announces Changes to Employment Pass Application Process

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has announced that, on 15 November 2017, it will introduce reduced and more consistent processing times for employment passes, a new online application portal and new service fees, paid online in advance of application submission.

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MALAYSIA – Reminder: Reclassification of Employment Pass Categories from 1 September 2017

Employers in Malaysia are reminded that, from 1 September 2017, the salary threshold to qualify for the EP I category of Employment Pass (EP) will increase from MYR 5000 (about USD 1172) to MYR 10000 (about USD 2345) per month.

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

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MALAYSIA – MDEC Announces Reclassification of Employment Pass Categories

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has announced that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) will implement reclassification of existing EP categories. The proposed change will be made effective on 1 September 2017.

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MALAYSIA – MDEC Announces Reclassification of Employment Pass Categories

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MALAYSIA – New Requirements for MDEC Employment Passes

Effective 1 September 2016, Malaysia Digital Economy (MDEC) will implement new Employment Pass regulations affecting foreign national employees of companies with Multimedia Super Corridor Malaysia (MSC Malaysia) or Information Communication Technology (ICT) status.

Among the changes, MDEC will require all Employment Pass applicants to obtain an approval letter before entering Malaysia. Previously, Employment Pass (EP) applicants were allowed to travel to Malaysia as visitors while waiting for their EP application to be approved.

The Expatriate Services Division (ESD) of the Immigration Department of Malaysia (MID), another Employment Pass processing agency, implemented the same requirement on 1 August 2016.

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MALAYSIA – New Requirements for MDEC Employment Passes

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