How do I arrange for my Filipino domestic helper to go home at the end of her contract during Covid-19 times?

If your Filipino domestic helper’s employment contract and/or work permit is reaching the end of its term, and you do not wish to extend their employment by mutual agreement, you may be wondering what to do next. As a responsible employer, you are required to complete all the necessary procedures and ensure that you continue … 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 to Transfer a Maid or Helper in Malaysia to Your Employment (2021)

Covid-19 has resulted in some restrictions to the hiring of foreign domestic helpers in Malaysia. Presently (as of July 2021), Malaysia’s entry policies for maids and helpers depend on their employer’s status in Malaysia. Different helper transfer conditions will apply depending on whether you’re hiring as a Malaysian or Expatriate employer. The criteria are listed … Read more