announcement

  • PROJECTION OF EXPATRIATES FOR YEAR 2021 OPENS ON 1st DECEMBER 2020

    30 November 2020

    Please be informed that companies registered in the ESD online portal may now apply for projection of expatriates for Employment Pass (EP) and Professional Visit Pass (PVP) for the year 2021 starting 1st December 2020.

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  • EXTENSION OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MYFUTUREJOBS RECOMMENDATION FOR FOREIGN WORKERS AND EXPATRIATES TO 1 JANUARY 2021

    13 November 2020

    In reference to the Government's announcement made on 10 November 2020 and also our earlier announcement dated 2 October 2020 on the requirements to advertise vacancies on the JobsMalaysia (now MYFutureJobs) portal as a prerequisite for hiring foreign workers and expatriates
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  • COMPANY ROLLOUT PROCESS AND CHANGE IN SIGNATORY FOR THE LETTER OF UNDERTAKING (LOU)

    12 November 2020

    Due to the current Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO), with effect from 28 October 2020
    the following processes will be conducted via online until further notice

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  • EXTENSION OF THE CONDITIONAL MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (CMCO) BY THE GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA (9 NOVEMBER 2020 UNTIL 6 DECEMBER 2020)

    11 November 2020

    In reference to the Government's announcement made on 7 November 2020, please be informed that Immigration Department of Malaysia counter services in Peninsular Malaysia and MYXpats Centre at Mutiara Damansara will be temporarily CLOSED...

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  • IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: EXTENSION OF CONDITIONAL MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (CMCO) BY THE GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA ON 26 OCTOBER 2020 - 9 NOVEMBER 2020

    02 November 2020

    In reference to our announcement made on 22 October 2020, please be informed that all counter services in Expatriate Services Division (ESD) at Putrajaya and MYXpats Centre at Mutiara Damansara will be temporarily CLOSED.

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  • LATEST UPDATE: CONDITIONAL MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (CMCO) BY THE GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA ON 22 OCTOBER 2020

    22 October 2020

    MYXpats Centre remains committed to ensuring the safety of its employees and public stakeholders. In light of the recent increase of COVID-19 cases in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya, we wish to inform that MYXpats Centre will adhere to the latest update issued by the Government of Malaysia on 21 October 2020.

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  • LATEST UPDATES: CONDITIONAL MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (CMCO) BY THE GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA ON 12 OCTOBER 2020

    13 October 2020

    This is with reference to the latest announcement of COVID-19 outbreak made by the Government of Malaysia on 12 October 2020.

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  • LATEST UPDATE: ENTRY RESTRICTIONS ON FOREIGN TRAVELLERS TO MALAYSIA

    08 October 2020

    This is in reference to the latest announcement made on 18 September 2020 pertaining to the entry restrictions on foreign travellers to Malaysia.

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  • ADVERTISEMENT OF JOB VACANCIES VIA JOBSMALAYSIA PORTAL

    02 October 2020

    With regards to the Government initiatives made by Cabinet on 4th June 2020, companies that intend to hire an expatriate is required to advertise job vacancies to locals via JobsMalaysia Portal https://www.jobsmalaysia.gov.my/jobsmy.

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  • LATEST UPDATE: ENTRY RESTRICTIONS ON FOREIGN TRAVELLERS TO MALAYSIA

    18 September 2020

    This is with reference to our announcement on entry restrictions on foreign travellers to Malaysia on 8 September 2020.

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  • LATEST UPDATE: ENTRY RESTRICTIONS ON FOREIGN TRAVELLERS TO MALAYSIA

    18 September 2020

    The Expatriate Services Division (ESD) will post new announcements and verified updates on our ESD website.

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  • ENTRY RESTRICTIONS ON FOREIGN TRAVELERS TO MALAYSIA

    08 September 2020

    Please be informed that the Government of Malaysia has imposed entry restrictions into Malaysia on foreign travellers who are travelling from countries that have recorded over 150,000 COVID-19 cases.

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  • ENTRY/EXIT AND RETURN TO MALAYSIA FOR EXPATRIATES VIA MYENTRY

    27 August 2020

    Effective 1 September 2020, all applications for the entry/exit and return to Malaysia will not be attended via taskforce_esd@imi.gov.my. All applications must be submitted through the MYEntry system.

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  • IMPLEMENTATION OF ADDITIONAL FACILITY IN ESD ONLINE SYSTEM: MYENTRY ONLINE SYSTEM FOR THE PERMISSION OF ENTRY/EXIT AND RETURN TO MALAYSIA FOR EXPATRIATES, AND ITS RELATED PASSES

    10 August 2020

    As announced by the Government of Malaysia on 18 March 2020, the Government has placed restrictions on Malaysians and non-Malaysians from entering and exiting the country, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • LATEST UPDATE 28 JULY 2020
    A. ENTRY PERMISSION FOR EXPATRIATES WITH AN ACTIVE PASS AND APPROVED PASS APPLICATION WHO ARE ABROAD
    B. EXIT MALAYSIA AND RETURN PERMISSION WITH AN ACTIVE PASS WHO ARE IN MALAYSIA

    28 July 2020

    This is with reference to the latest announcement made on 25 July 2020 pertaining to the Entry Permission for Expatriates AND Permission to Exit and Return to Malaysia.

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  • LATEST UPDATE 25 JULY 2020
    A. ENTRY PERMISSION FOR EXPATRIATES WITH AN ACTIVE PASS AND APPROVED PASS APPLICATION WHO ARE ABROAD
    B. EXIT MALAYSIA AND RETURN PERMISSION WITH AN ACTIVE PASS WHO ARE IN MALAYSIA

    25 July 2020

    This is with reference to the latest announcement made on 18 July 2020 pertaining to the Entry Permission for Expatriates AND Permission to Exit and Return to Malaysia.

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  • LATEST UPDATE 18 JULY 2020
    A. ENTRY PERMISSION FOR EXPATRIATES WITH AN ACTIVE PASS AND APPROVED PASS APPLICATION WHO ARE ABROAD
    B. EXIT MALAYSIA AND RETURN PERMISSION WITH AN ACTIVE PASS WHO ARE IN MALAYSIA

    19 July 2020

    This is with reference to the latest announcement made on 11 July 2020 pertaining to the Entry Permission for Expatriates AND Permission to Exit and Return to Malaysia.

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  • LATEST UPDATE : 11 JULY 2020
    A. ENTRY PERMISSION FOR EXPATRIATES WITH AN ACTIVE PASS AND APPROVED PASS APPLICATION WHO ARE ABROAD
    B. EXIT MALAYSIA AND RETURN PERMISSION WITH AN ACTIVE PASS WHO ARE IN MALAYSIA

    11 July 2020

    This is in conjunction with the announcement made by the Government of Malaysia for expatriates as outlined in the Guidelines during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period.

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  • LATEST UPDATE AS OF 24 JUNE 2020 ENTRY PERMISSION FOR EXPATRIATES WITH AN ACTIVE PASS AND APPROVED APPLICATION WHO ARE ABROAD AS ANNOUNCED BY THE MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT ON 19 JUNE 2020

    24 June 2020

    This is in conjunction with the recent announcement made by the Government of Malaysia for expatriates to enter Malaysia without the need to apply for permission as outlined in the Guidelines during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period.

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  • ENTRY PERMISSION FOR EXPATRIATES AS ANNOUNCED BY THE MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT ON 19TH JUNE 2020

    23 June 2020

    This is in conjunction with the recent announcement made by the Government of Malaysia for expatriates to enter Malaysia without the need to apply for permission as outlined in the Guidelines during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period.

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  • GUIDELINES FOR THE ENTRY OF EXPATRIATE / SKILLED WORKER / KNOWLEDGE WORKER FOR KEY POSTS AND TECHNICAL POSTS, AND FOR DEPENDENTS / FOREIGN MAIDS

    10 June 2020

    We are pleased to announce that the Immigration Department of Malaysia has issued new guidelines for Expatriate / Skilled Worker / Knowledge Worker Entering Malaysia for Key Posts and Technical Posts, and for Dependents and Foreign Maids during the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) period.

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  • MYXPATS HELPDESK TO RESUME FULL OPERATIONS FROM 10 JUNE 2020 ONWARDS

    09 June 2020

    The Government of Malaysia recently announced that the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) that ends on 9 June 2020 will be replaced with the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO), effective until 31 August 2020.

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  • NEW UPDATE: MYHELP ONLINE APPOINTMENT OPERATION HOUR FOR COUNTER TRANSACTIONS IN ESD AND RP-T SYSTEM

    27 May 2020

    In reference to the ESD announcement dated 3 May 2020, kindly be reminded that we continue to observe social distancing and have put in place measures to discourage crowds at the Immigration Office in Putrajaya. Walk-ins are strictly not allowed, and no one will be permitted to enter without a confirmed appointment.

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  • ONLINE APPOINTMENT FOR SELECTED TRANSACTIONS AT EXPATRIATE SERVICES DIVISION (ESD), IMMIGRATION PUTRAJAYA VIA SISTEM TEMUJANJI ONLINE (STO)

    07 May 2020

    In reference to the ESD announcement dated 3 May 2020, kindly be reminded that we continue to observe social distancing and have put in place measures to discourage crowds at the Immigration Office in Putrajaya. Walk-ins are strictly not allowed, and no one will be permitted to enter without a confirmed appointment.

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  • MYHELP ONLINE APPOINTMENT FOR COUNTER TRANSACTIONS IN ESD AND RP-T SYSTEM

    03 May 2020

    We refer to the latest announcement made by Malaysia's Prime Minister on 1 May 2020 which allows most of the industry and business activity to operate by adhering to the strict SOP that is in place to protect us from the COVID-19 virus.

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  • COVID-19, MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF MALAYSIA (LATEST UPDATE)

    24 April 2020

    We refer to the latest announcement of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak made by Malaysia's Prime Minister on 23rd April 2020.

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  • REMINDER NOTIFICATION: REQUIREMENTS ON EXPATRIATE PROJECTION APPLICATION

    16 April 2020

    Please be informed that companies registered in the ESD online portal will need to ensure that their company details (listed below) have been updated before the projection application of expatriates for Employment Pass (EP) and Professional Visit Pass (PVP) to avoid application to be returned due to incomplete/outdated information. Below are the details:

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  • COVID-19 (LATEST ANNOUNCEMENT)

    12 March 2020

    Reference is made to the series of announcements on Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. The Government of Malaysia has decided to restrict the entry into Malaysia from these following countries

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  • ENTRY FOR SOUTH KOREAN NATIONALITIES FROM DAEGU CITY, CHEONGDO COUNTY AND ALL NATIONALITIES WHO WERE PRESENT IN DAEGU CITY FOR THE LAST 14 DAYS

    03 March 2020

    Reference is made to the latest announcement on Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak from the Prime Minister Office dated 27th January 2020 and the announcements from ESD website dated 29th January 2020 and 10th February 2020 respectively.

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  • NOTICE OF E-CASHLESS PAYMENT VIA CREDIT CARD AND DEBIT CARD AT MYXPATS CENTRE

    28 February 2020

    Effective Monday, 9 March 2020, we are pleased to announce that we will be implementing the e-cashless payment for Immigration fees at MYXpats Centre.

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  • EXPATRIATE APPLICATION FOR PEOPLE REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC) PASSPORT ISSUED IN HUBEI, ZHEJIANG AND JIANGSU PROVINCES OF CHINA, AND ALL NATIONALITIES WHO WERE PRESENT IN THESE PROVINCES WITHIN THE LAST 14 DAYS

    11 February 2020

    We refer to the latest announcement on Coronavirus outbreak from the Prime Minister Office dated 27th January 2020 and the announcement from ESD website dated 29th January 2020. The Government of Malaysia has decided to put on hold for all type of entry visas from Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China.

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  • EXPATRIATE APPLICATION FOR PEOPLE REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC) PASSPORT ISSUED IN WUHAN CITY, HUBEI PROVINCE OF CHINA

    29 January 2020

    We refer to the latest announcement on Coronavirus outbreak from the Prime Minister Office dated 27th January 2020. The Government of Malaysia has decided to put on hold for all type of entry visas from Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China.

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  • FACILITATION OF EXPATRIATE PROJECTION APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT PASS (EP)/PROFESSIONAL VISIT PASS (PVP)

    10 January 2020

    We are pleased to inform that effective Monday, 13 January 2020, both EP and PVP projection application and its related matters will be facilitated directly by Inspectorate Unit, Expatriate Services Division (ESD), Immigration Department of Malaysia, Putrajaya through the ESD online system.

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  • MYXpats Open Day

    09 January 2020

    We are pleased to inform that MYXpats Centre will be organizing its "Open Day" on Monthly basis in 2019. The objective of this Open Day is to further provide additional updates on matters related to ESD, EP, PVP and RP-T. This would also include other Immigration and Expatriate related issues.

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F.A.Q

Q:
What are the type of services offered at the ESD?


A:
The ESD offers registration services for companies who wish to employ eligible expatriates. In addition, ESD also facilitates expatriate related passes for Embassy and any temporary manual applications. All companies will need to register with the ESD as a first step.

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