professional visit pass

A Professional Visit Pass (PVP) is granted to foreign talents with acceptable professional qualifications or skills. They can enter the country and provide services or undergo practical training with a Malaysian company on behalf of an overseas company on a temporary basis, for up to 12 months.

  • Before you apply

    Check to see if the company is eligible to apply for a Professional Visit Pass. If eligible, company must register with the ESD portal

  • Where to apply

    Go to the ESD website, log in through the company’s ESD account and submit the application

  • Duration of pass

    No longer than 12 months per issuance

  • Work rights

    Expatriates may only work for the company named in the Professional Visit Pass

  • Other Passes

    PVP holders are not entitled to apply for a Dependant Pass


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