Malaysia My Second Home Programme is a programme designed by the Malaysian Government to allow foreigners who meet a certain set of criteria to stay in Malaysia.
This programme is meant for foreigners who wish to reside in Malaysia for an extended period of time. Participants will be granted a multiple entry social visit pass where they can travel freely in and out of Malaysia.
This pass is valid for an initial period of 10 years, and is renewable. They are also allowed to bring their spouses, parents above the age of 60 and children below 21 years. However, they are not allowed to work in the country.
The following privileges are offered to participants of the programme:
Participants are entitled to purchase residential properties in Malaysia, depending on the minimum rates set by the Government
Participants are allowed to bring their personal cars to Malaysia or purchase a locally assembled car without having to pay import duty/tax.
Participants are entitled to apply for one domestic helper for the household
Participants can send their children who are under the age of 21 to school in Malaysia under a student visa
Participants can set up and register their own business in Malaysia in compliance with the Companies Act 1965 (Malaysia)
Participants above 50 years of age are allowed to work on a part time basis by applying to the Immigration Department of Malaysia