When and How Should I Apply for A Special Pass?

If your worker’s permit renewal deadline slipped your mind or you need additional time to comply with the requirements of her permit renewal, you may opt to apply for a special pass to extend your worker’s work permits beyond their existing permit. During Covid-19 times, the Special Pass Service is also popular to help workers … Read more

How do I renew my foreign domestic helper’s work permit in Malaysia (2021)?

As an employer of a foreign domestic helper or maid, you are required to renew your helper’s work permit every year. Whether you are an expatriate or a local Malaysian employer, this is something you can easily do by following the set of instructions below! 1. Check if your worker needs to do a FOMEMA … Read more

What are the different types of Foreign Domestic Helper (FDH) Visas?

In order to work legally in Malaysia, maids or foreign domestic helpers require a Visit Pass (Temporary Employment) / Pas Lawatan (Kerja Sementara). Immigration will commonly abbreviate this type of work visa as a PL(KS), which grants domestic helpers the right to work as full-time and live-in workers in designated Malaysian households and the freedom … Read more

How do I apply for my domestic helper’s Check Out Memo online? (2021)

If your worker’s employment is ending (end of contract or termination), you will be required to complete a Check Out Memo at Immigration to remove their employment records from you. The Check Out Memo is only effective if your worker leaves the country as planned. If your worker fails to board her intended flight and … Read more