window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'AW-16593070632');
Hi, How Can We Help You?
  • CALL NOW: +91-9625306001, 7289958345
  • Email Address:


March 2, 2023

Malaysia Work Permit

Malaysia is one of the biggest economies in Southeast Asia ranking 5th in the region. Malaysia is famous for its incredible skylines of Kuala Lumpur, incredibly beautiful resorts, beaches, and landscape. It is one of the growing economies of the world and is becoming a globalization hub with many MNCs setting up their important spheres of influence in the country to control southeast Asia. 

And as is the case of every growing economy, the job prospects rise manifolds. The employability of a highly qualified individual in the service sector becomes the main priority for the economy to drive the country’s financial growth in a positive direction. The Malay population is very much capable of doing that but they still lack numbers, hence the government has resorted to immigration of the skilled class.

Malaysia provides work permits to overseas foreigners who have arranged employment in a Malaysian country or office. You must have a job offer before you apply for a work permit in this country.

As is the case in many countries, the Malaysian government issues work permits of 3 kinds based on the duration or validity. Let’s talk about different Malaysian Work Permits and how can you apply for the same. 


For highly qualified individuals hired by companies for technical and managerial positions. The Malaysian employer must get permission to hire foreigners before they hire you and provide you with this pass. 

Valid for 1-5 years based on the contract and is renewable.

Requirements: Necessary qualifications, suitable work experience, a monthly salary of RM 3000, or RM 10000 in some cases. 


1. Foreign Worker Temporary Employment Pass

Citizens of approved countries working in the following sectors are provided this pass.

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Plantation
  • Agriculture
  • Services

2. Foreign Domestic Helper (FDH) Temporary Employment Pass

It is strictly only for female workers from approved countries. It’s basically for female caregivers working in the client/employer’s households. 

Requirements for TEP: Age should be between 18 to 45 or for women 21 to 45 and you must be from an approved country. 


It’s for temporary visits like business visits. Is valid for up to 12 months. For artists, film crews, etc.

Requirements: A sponsor is required, and you must be employed in a non-Malaysian country.

How to get a Malaysian work permit?

An employer is required to get a work permit, they must file an application with the Malaysian immigration office for hiring a foreign individual.

Is Malaysia's work permit open for Indians?

Yes, it is open to Indians. They can gain a work permit of a maximum of 5 years or 60 months.

What are the required documents for a Malaysian Work Permit?

  • Application form
  • Passport with optimal validity
  • Education and work experience certificates
  • Employment letter from the Malaysian employer
  • 2 coloured photographs
  • Details of the work to be performed by the applicant in the country.


Malaysia Work Permit Fee for Indians

The fee for a single application is INR 5720.

If you wish to learn more about the Malaysian work permit and its application procedures along with the available jobs in the booming economy of Malaysia and other countries, Feel free to contact us at Beyond Immigration

8 Replies to “Malaysia Work Permit”

  1. Morh Agbor Adolf says: May 7, 2023 at 6:25 am

    I wish to apply for work visa to Malaysia please how do I do that from Cameroon?

    1. Fatiya says: August 9, 2023 at 8:55 pm

      Can contact me for applying working permit. 0176426189

      1. Ali says: August 19, 2023 at 9:28 pm

        Hi Ms. May I know if my visa already cancel with my contacts company. Can I renew visa with ur company?

  2. Mohd Abdul Saleem says: June 23, 2023 at 10:04 am

    Super market job visa work

    1. Gokul says: July 17, 2023 at 10:35 am


  3. Chandan Mondal says: August 18, 2023 at 1:36 pm

    Please referred me to a Malaysian employer who sponcered me to get a Malaysian work visa. Thank you.

  4. Dimple says: September 10, 2023 at 3:41 pm

    Can you do work permit for 2023 entry.

  5. G.Rajasekaran says: September 22, 2023 at 11:47 am

    I need work permit visa

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these <abbr title="HyperText Markup Language">html</abbr> tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>