Expatriate Approval Entry Letter

Employer Feb 08, 2021

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This is a  guidelines for the entry of Expatriate / Professional Worker Entering Malaysia for Key Posts and Technical Posts, and for Dependents  for 2021.

Here are the guidelines presented by Immigration Malaysia  for the list of Approving Agencies and Regulatory Bodies during COVID-19 pandemic period.

To obtain a Approval Entry Letter from Approving Agency and Regulatory Body, EMPLOYER need to prepare a letter with below details and send soft copy via email to respective the Approving agency according to  company business's nature :

i. Name of the company

ii. Nature of business

iii. Justifications on the need to enter the country

iv. Expatriate’s information (name, passport number, nationality, passport expiry date)

v. Position

vi. Current active pass (if applicable)

vii. Relevant supporting documents

Business Services Non-regulated sector
Manufacturing Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)
Bahagian Pengurusan Talent Industri dan Ekspatriat

Email to: [email protected]

Cc to: [email protected] , [email protected] ,
[email protected] , [email protected] 3
Oil, Gas & Energy Non-regulated sector
Education Ministry of Education (MOE)

Private Education Division

Email to: [email protected]

Contact no: (603) 8884 9536 5
Higher Education Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE)

Bahagian Standard Swasta

Contact no: (603) 80008000
Construction Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB)

Email to: [email protected]

Contact no: 1300882432
Wholesale & Retails Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP)
Distributive Trade Division

Contact no: (603) 8000 8000 8
Electrical & Electronics Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)
Bahagian Pengurusan Talent Industri dan Ekspatriat

Email to: [email protected]

Cc to: [email protected] , [email protected] ,
[email protected] , [email protected]
Financial Services Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)

Email to: [email protected]

Contact no: (603) 2698 8044
Financial Services Securities Commission (SC)

Email to: [email protected]

Contact no: (603) 6204 8000
Logistic Non-regulated sector
Aviation Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM)

Email to: [email protected]

Contact no: (603) 88714000
Information Technology & Communication Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Email to: [email protected]

Contact no: (603) 8315 3106 / 3157
Automotive Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)
Healthcare Ministry of Health (MOH)

Email to: [email protected]

Contact no: (603) 80008000
Tourism Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC)

Industry Development Division

Email to: [email protected]

Contact no: (603) 80008000
Society Non-regulated sector
Sports National Sports Council, Ministry of Youth and Sports

Email to: [email protected]

Contact no: (603) 89929600
Mining Department of Mineral and Geoscience

Email to: [email protected]

Contact no: (603) 88716000
Agriculture Ministry of Agriculture (MOA)

Email to: [email protected]

Contact no: (603) 8870 1375 / 1766
Palm Oil Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC)

Email to: [email protected]

Contact no: (603) 80008000
Biotech Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (Bioeconomy)

Contact no: (603) 2116 5588
Government Non-regulated sector


The list of Approving Agencies  and Regulatory Bodies are for reference purpose only.  There may be changes of procedures by Immigration Department, Malaysia along the way.

Source: The Expatriate Services Division (ESD)

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