Work Permits Malaysia

  • Work Permit Applications

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Employment Pass

Who is it for?

  • For expatriates who would like to take up employment with an organisation in Malaysia.


  • The contract of employment has to be a minimum of 12 months, up to 60 months.
  • The expatriates can only work for the company mentioned in the Employment Pass. A new application has to be submitted if the expatriate changes company.

Brief overview of application steps

  1. Ensure that the company is registered and approved by the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) system
  2. The company has to submit an application for the employment pass and the supporting documents through the ESD account. Applications will be processed within five working days.
  3. Upon approval, print the approval letter through the system.
  4. Applicants can enter Malaysia via the Single Entry Visa with the approval letter to complete the work permit process. A Single Entry Visa is a one-time entry into Malaysia, valid for three months from the date of issue.
  5. The passport endorsement for the Employment Pass can be done at MYXpats Centre
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