NEW FACILITY IMPLEMENTATION: PERMISSION TO WORK FOR FOREIGN PROFESSIONALS WITH SOCIAL VISIT PASS (PLS@XPATS)

31 October 2022


Dear Valued Clients,


We refer to the announcement made by the Immigration Department of Malaysia (JIM) dated 3 October 2022 (Monday); JIM implemented a new facility for foreign professionals to apply to Work with maximum of (30) days Social Visit Pass (PLS@XPATS) from the date of arrival to Malaysia.

The condition of this facility is applicable for the execution of critical works in selected sectors as follows:


Permitted Sectors:

     a)Government Sector
     b)Government-Linked Company (GLC); and
     c) Private Sector


Permitted Sectors Category:

     a)Security & Defence
     b)Manufacturing
     c)Construction
     d)Health & Medical
     e)Oil, Gas & Energy
     f)Finance & Banking
     g)Electrical & Electronics
     h)Wholesale & Retail
     i)Tourism
     j)Business Services
     k)Commodity
     l)Education
     m)Agriculture
     o)Information, Technology & Infrastructure


The hiring company may submit the application through Immigration online system via https://mtp.imi.gov.my/plsXpats. The processing charter is Three (3) Working Days upon complete document submission.


The Permission to Work with a maximum of (30) days Social Visit Pass (PLS@XPATS) will be endorsed at the Immigration Entry Point, subject to the Approval Letter.

For more information, please refer to the:

     1.Infographic
     2.Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)


Alternatively, please e-mail plsxpatesd@imi.gov.my for any inquiries related to this new facility.


Thank you.

MYXpats Centre

F.A.Q

Q:
How do I register online for company registration?


A:
Applications can be made via the ESD website at esd.imi.gov.my. Please ensure you have all the required documents below before proceeding with registration:

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