What Must You do After MM2H Approval – Landing Procedure
Within 6 months from the date of your MM2H conditional approval, you and your family need to plan a trip to Malaysia for a minimum of 3-5 working days to complete the MM2H landing procedure.
Before coming to Malaysia
There are two ways of your choice to come to Malaysia:
- For countries that required visa to visit Malaysia, please apply for tourist visa via Malaysia embassy/tour agents, come in and we will convert the tourist visa into MM2H visa by paying each passport Journey Performed Visa (JPV) fee of RM520 on top of the normal yearly visa fee. Do not apply through on-line sites issuing e-visa. The e-visa cannot be accepted to convert into MM2H visa. Those countries do not require a visa to apply through Malaysia Embassy to come into Malaysia, you can come under a tourist visa, the conversion of the JPV fee also applicable.
- Apply for Entry Visa and save JPV fee. The issuance of Entry Visa will require special application if you need it, it takes approximate 30 to 60 days for the approval by the Immigration Department. The approved Entry Visa (VDR) will be couriered to you together with a copy of the approval to apply in the Malaysia Embassy/Consulates nearest to you, to stamp onto the passports. Please ensure your passport stamp with written the MM2H Ref No BVP/SHP/14021….) within the validity of the Entry Visa of 3 months from the date of the issue.
The MM2H landing procedures involve 3 things to be done as stated in your MM2H conditional approval:
1. Medical Check-Up
2. Purchase of Medical Insurance
3. Present the Fixed Deposit Certificates according to your MM2H category (RM 1,000,000 and additional RM 50,000 per dependent for age category 35 – 49 years old).
After the above completed, your passports will be brought to the Malaysia Immigration Department for endorsement of MM2H Visa.
What must you do after approval – The need for a medical checkup
You are advised to do a regular medical check-up to stay healthy in Malaysia. Most hospitals offer healthcare screening services. For MM2H visa endorsement purposes, we will do the medical check-up as required by the Immigration Department of Malaysia to fulfill the requirement under the MM2H program.
What must you do after MM2H approval -Purchase of medical insurance
There are many types of insurance policies available in Malaysia that you can choose. The more comprehensive ones come with investment and a life component. However, for the MM2H program, a basic medical insurance plan is sufficient. For those who are overweight which exceed the normal scale of the insurance company, you may be required to pay extra for the insurance premium. If you have international medical policies that over Malaysia, we may apply for a waiver.
The medical insurance guideline for a basic plan is as follows:
35 – 49 years old category:
Couple (age: husband 45, wife 35) – RM 610
Family (age: father 48, mother 40, daughter 10, son 15) -RM 975
50 years old and above category:
Couple (age: husband 55, wife 50) -RM 653
For those aged above 60, medical insurance is not required with a Reject Letter obtain from the Insurance company.
What must you do after MM2H approval- MM2H Fixed Deposit Placement
We will assist you in the opening of a bank account upon your arrival in Malaysia. A special arrangement can be done if you require opening a bank account prior to your arrival in Malaysia. Once your transfer of funds available in your account, the Fixed Deposit certificates will be issued accordingly by the banker. Currently, bank interest for Fixed Deposit placement is about 3.5% to 4% per annum.
MM2H Visa Fees Payable to the Malaysia Immigration Department
The visa fee payable to Malaysia Immigration Department for the MM2H sticker will be RM 500 per passport per year. The visa fee will be charged according to your passport’s validity period.
The MM2H visa period for all dependents will be according to the validity of the main applicant’s passport. The additional payment of Journey Performed Visa (JPV) of RM 520-550 per passport payable to Malaysia Immigration Department for those who need to convert tourist/work/student visa into MM2H visa and for those who did not come in through Entry Visa process.
The landing procedure for the whole process stated above often complete within 3-5 working days. However, there may slightly delay if the Immigration Department Malaysia’s computer system faces glitches due to upgrading and/or make changes.
Download “Landing Procedure Leaflet”
Holidays in Malaysia
Please be informed that all Government agencies, including the Immigration Department, will be closed on all Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays. The working hours for most Government offices are from 8 am to 5 pm, from Monday to Friday only. We list the latest 2018 Malaysia Public Holiday for your reference to plan your trip smoothly, avoiding the public holidays, please!
Please drop us an email to [email protected], regarding your travel schedule as soon as possible, to arrange the above facilities ensuring your schedule well planned and smooth during your trip to Malaysia.
If you are new and interested to inquire about the MM2H program, please drop us the inquiry form. By contacting us, you have made ‘the first step in getting it right’. Migration is usually a once-in-a-lifetime affair! Our experience will assure things go hassle-free and completely smooth.