Introduction of Application Charges for Skilled Expatriate Employment Pass and Related Applications

13 May 2016

Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for your support of MYXpats Centre over the last year since we officially began operations on 1 June 2015.

To better facilitate employers meet their needs for skilled expatriate talent, we have put in place a robust online data platform and service-driven process which have helped the centre, which is conveniently located in the Klang Valley, to efficiently process employment pass applications for skilled expatriates within its five-day (5) client charter. Since June 2015, we have worked hard to improve the processing time and have approved more than 74% of Employment Pass applications within this client charter.

In our continuous effort to enhance our facilities and provide improved service in processing skilled expatriate employment passes on a sustainable basis, we would like to advise that MYXpats Centre will be introducing application charges for all skilled expatriate employment pass and related applications submitted through ESD Online.

Effective 1 June 2016, all new and renewal applications for the Employment Pass (EP), Dependant Pass (DP), and Social Visit Pass (SVP) will be subject to the following application charges:

Type of pass Application charges per application (Ringgit Malaysia) GST (Ringgit Malaysia)
Employment Pass RM 300.00 RM 18.00
Dependant Pass RM 70.00 RM 4.20
Social Visit Pass (SVP) RM 70.00 RM 4.20
(NOTE: The amount stated are solely for the skilled expatriate talent application charges and exclude Immigration fees)

In line with the Government's plan to create leaner and more efficient public services, payment for these application charges can be made online via credit card or internet banking at any time of the day. For more information on the application charges and payment methods, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions on the Immigration Department's Expatriate Services Division (ESD) website.

Should you have any other queries, please contact us at 03-8892 3939 or email us at

You may also walk in to MYXpats Centre at these following time:

  1. 9.00 am - 5.00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  2. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm and 2:45 pm - 5:00 pm on Friday (Please note we are closed for Friday prayers from 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm)

Best regards,
MYXpats Centre


How long will it take for my company's expatriate projection submission to be processed?

Under the Client Charter, it will take 5 working days to process submissions.

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