COMPANIES IN THE MANUFACTURING AND SELECTED SERVICES SECTOR ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE MIDA APPROVAL LETTER VIA XPATS GATEWAY DURING SUBMISSION OF EMPLOYMENT PASS APPLICATION
13 September 2023
Dear Valued Clients,
Referring to the announcement/media release by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) on 14 June 2023 through their official website, companies in the Manufacturing Sector, Selected Services Sector, and Representative Office/Regional Office (RE/RO) with approved status located in Peninsular Malaysia can now apply for the Expatriate Post Approvals and Employment Pass Support Letters through the Xpats Gateway accessible via the ESD Online at esd.imi.gov.my.
One of the mandatory documents to obtain the MIDA Support Letter is the Approval of Manufacturing License (ML)/Incentive/Grant/Status/Letter of Exemption from Manufacturing License, serving as evidence that the company operates in a sector under MIDA's purview.
The Xpats Gateway was officially launched on 15 June 2023 as part of the Government's commitment to digitising governance while ensuring that Malaysia remains a business-friendly country that supports its economic and investment goals.
For more information, please refer to the links below:
Should you require further clarification, please contact MIDA at:
|E-mail  ||: ||firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com|
|Telephone  ||: ||+603-2267 3607 - Industry Talent Management & Expatriate Division|
|  || ||+603-2267 6618 - Foreign Investment Division (for RE/RO)|