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Long Term Social Visit Pass

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Long Term Social Visit Pass

Long term social visit pass may be issued to a foreigner for temporary stay in Malaysia for a
period of not less than six months. Extension can be given based on the eligibility and fulfilling
the required conditions.

Foreign husbands/wives to Malaysians, holding Social Visit Pass (Long Term) are
allowed to be engaged any form of paid employment or in any business or professional
occupation without converting their Social Visit Pass status to Employment Pass or Visit
Pass Temporary.

(Pekeliling Imigresen Malaysia Bilangan 31 Tahun 2008 effective from 20 November 2008)

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Terms and conditions

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The marriage is legally under the respective Malaysia Laws.


The applicant is eligible to be given a long term Social Visit Pass or has alre
The respective employment or business or professional occupation does no
The permission to engage in paid employment or business or professional o
The applicant has fulfilled all requirements as specified by the Director Gene

Procedure

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Application can be made at Visa, Pass and Permit Division, Immigration D


Application can be submitted together with the application for a Social Visit P

Required supporting documents :-

i. Marriage Certificate;

ii.Offer Letter from Company/Government Agency or Business/Company's registration.

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Fees

No fees are charged for such endorsement of permission to work/busines


Fees are only for social visit pass and visa (if related)

A. Child/stepchild of Malaysian citizen/Undetermined citizenship status

Form Imm.12/Imm.55
Form Imm.38
Parent's Identification Card
Children's Birth Certificate
Court Order of child custody (child under 18 years)
Parent's Marriage Certificate
Parent's death certificate (if required)

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Confirmation/Certificate of Status from National Registration Department

B.Foreigner aged 60 and above with no familyin country of origin but has family support
in Malaysia

Form Imm.12/Imm.55
Form Imm.38
Personal Bond
Statutory Declaration from Malaysian /Permanent Resident sponsor
Sponsor's Identification Card

C.Immediate family member's of foreign student

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Form Imm.55
Form Imm.38 (if required)
Confirmation letter from University/college
Birth Certificate

Supporting documents of family ties from their country's representative

Passport

Marriage certificate

Child's Birth Certificate

D.Spouse of Malaysian citizen

Form Imm.12/ Imm.55

Form Imm.38

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Marriage Certificate

Child's Birth Certificate

Statutory Declaration marriage is still subsisting

Security Bond

Sponsor/spouse identification card

Sponsor/spouseproof of income

2 passports size photographs of husband and wife

Sponsor/spousepassport

Wedding photographs

E. Abused foreign wife of Malaysian citizen

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Form Imm.12/ Form Imm.55


Form Imm.38
Malaysia Marriage Certificate

Child's Birth Certificate (where applicable)


Statutory Declaration (husband has left)
Security Bond
Covering letter of local sponsor
Sponsor's identification card

Sponsor'sproof of financial support (income of equivalent to or more than RM2,000/month)


Police / HospitalReport of abuse /other supporting documents

F. Divorced foreign wife of citizen

Form Imm.12/Imm.55
Form Imm.38
Marriage Certificate
Divorce Certificate
Child's Birth Certificate (where applicable)
Statutory Declaration (still a divorcee)
Security Bond

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Covering letter of local sponsor


Sponsor's identification card
Sponsor's proof of financial support (income of equivalent to or more than RM2,000/month)

G. Foreign widow of Citizen

Form Imm.12/Imm.55
Form Imm.38
Marriage Certificate
Husband's Death Certificate
Child's Birth Certificate (where applicable)
Statutory Declaration (status-still a widow)
Security Bond
Covering letter of local sponsor
Sponsor's identification card
Sponsor's proof of financial support (income of equivalent to or more than RM2,000/month)

H. For treatment in Malaysia Medical Institution including one (1) person accompanying

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Form Imm.12/Imm.55

Form Imm. 38

Letter from Government Hospital / Specialist Hospital

I. Long Term Social Visit Pass for Spouses & children of Expatriate.

Supporting letter from the employer


Authorization letter from the employer
2 copies of Form Imm.10
2 copies of Form Imm.12
Form Imm.38 (where required)
Marriage Certificate
Child's Birth Certificate
Passport copies of the expatriate family members
Expatriate approval letter
2 Recent photograph of applicant

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J. Facilities for foreign domestic helper accompanying employer for medical treatment/
tourism/meetings/ Courses and attending seminars in Malaysia

Proof of working as a foreign domestic helper

Supporting documents of work permit in country of employer

K. Wife of Permanent Resident

1 Photocopy of husband's Identity Card


1 Photocopy of husband's Entry Permit
1 Photocopy of wife's passport (all pages)
1 Photocopy of marriage certificate ( if marriage is registered overseas please attach a
Photostat copy of certificate)

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2 Passport sized photographs of wife


The age of marriage must be above 6 months
2 sets of Form Imm. 47
1 set of Form Imm. 55
1 set of Form Imm. 38
Security Bond

L. Spouse of Malaysian citizen

2 sets of Form Imm.55


2 sets of Form Imm.38
Form Imm.12
Statement form from Malaysian sponsor
Husband's and wife's particulars form
Additional information form
Security Bond (with RM10.00 stamp duty)
Statutory Declaration marriage is still subsisting
2 passports size photographs of husband and wife
Photocopy of husband's/wife's birth certificate
Photocopy of husband's/wife's Identification Card
Photocopy of Marriage Certificate (marriage abroad)
Photocopy of Malaysian Marriage Certificate
Photocopy of Divorce/Death Certificate (if applicable)
Wedding photographs
Photocopy of children's birth certificate
Trading License/ROC form/Form J (Proprietor)
Supporting letter from employer (Employee)
Income statement (Form J/bank book/3 months salary slip)
Residential address

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Photocopy of husband's/wife's passport

Long Term Social Visit Pass extension for Spouse of Malaysian Citizen

Form Imm.55
Form Imm.38
Statutory Declaration marriage is still subsisting
Photocopy of children's birth certificate
Photocopy of husband's/wife's Identification Card
Photocopy of Marriage Certificate (Malaysia/abroad)
Photocopy of husband's/wife's birth certificate

Note:

1. All photocopies document should be brought together with the original.

2. Application or extension involves China and African countries national should be submitted to
Malaysia Immigration Department Head Quarters.

3. Applicant/spouses to be present before the Immigration officer.

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Working permit for Spouse of Malaysian Citizen

Foreign husband/wife is permitted to work in Malaysia without having to change their Social
Visit Pass to Employment Pass with condition of acquiring working approval from the
Immigration Department.
The approval is in the form of endorsement and be given on the passport/travel document.
The endorsement is given without fee (gratis).
The endorsement entitled the holder to work in any legal profession.
The application for the endorsement can be made at the Visa, Pass and Permit Division
Immigration Head Quarters or at the nearest states Immigration offices.
The permit can be applied at any time after or during the submission of the Social visit pass.
Application letter together with a copy of letter of appointment/company registration evidence,
marriage certificate and valid long term social visit pass are required for the approval
consideration.

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