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New MM2H Requirements

Introducing 3-Tier New MM2H Programme
& MM2H in SEZ (Johor Bahru)

Foreigners from countries that has diplomatic relationship with Malaysia
  • All 191 countries except Israel & North Korea.

Age
  • New 3-tier MM2H (All categories): 25 years old and above.

  • MM2H in SEZ (JB): 21 years old and above.

Application method
  • Apply and submit through licensed MM2H agents accredited by the ministry under the Tourism Industry Act 1992.

Dependents that can be included
  • Spouse (husband/wife).

  • Biological children/stepchildren/adopted children:

    • Below 34 years old.

    • For aged 21 - 34 years old, they must be single/unmarried, and not working in Malaysia.

  • Disabled children (no age limit) - must be certified by medical expert.

  • Parents and parents-in-law.

Bringing Maid under MM2H
  • Exclusive for those in Platinum category only.
    For other categories, applicants can bring in maid, but not under MM2H application.

Minimum Stay (per year)
  • 90 days cumulative in Malaysia (within one year).

  • New 3-tier MM2H (All categories): Applicants aged 25 - 49 must stay in Malaysia must be fulfilled either by the main applicant or their dependents.

  • MM2H in SEZ (JB): Applicants aged 21 - 49 must stay in Malaysia must be fulfilled either by the main applicant or their dependents.

Purchase of Properties after Approval of MM2H Application
  • Compulsory for all categories.

  • Purchase of any properties in Malaysia only.

  • Lock-in period: 10 years (Properties cannot be sold for 10 years).
    However, the purchase of higher value than the current properties are allowed.

    **MM2H visa will be revoked if this rule is not complied by the MM2H participants.

Medical/Health Insurance
  • Aged below 60 only.

Certificate of Good Conduct
  • No criminal records for all applicants and dependents above age 18.

Medical Check-up
  • Only accept medical report within Malaysia.

  • Medical check must perform before endorsement (after approval).

Working in Malaysia / Business Engagement in Malaysia / Investment in Malaysia
  • Exclusive for those in Platinum category only.

Education
  • For children only.

Medical Treatment in Malaysia
  • Allowed for all categories.

Proof of Offshore Income & Financial Strength are Not Required
  • For all categories.

Renewal Term
  • 5 years after initial term.

  • Documents required for renewal:

    • Current passport.​

    • Medical / Health check report.

    • Malaysian medical/health insurance.

Tax Exemption
  • Eligible to all categories for funds/income from offshore.

Change of Principal
  • In the event of the principal passed away - For all categories.

  • Only to the next-of-kin who is also a dependent under his/her MM2H application.

Click here to download the simplified version in PDF for the New 3-tier MM2H & MM2H Special Economic Zone (SEZ in Johor Bahru, JB).

PLATINUM
Requirements

Fixed Deposit (FD) - Any banks in Malaysia
  • USD 1million and above.

Purchase of Properties
  • Any properties in Malaysia valued of RM2million and above.

Requirement for Fixed Deposit (FD) Withdrawal
  • After approval of MM2H application.

  • 50% of the total amount for the purchase property (with a minimum value of RM2mil and above), medical expenses and domestic travel within Malaysia.

  • Withdrawal can only be done within Malaysia only.

Government Registration/Entry Fee (One-Off) - Paid to Government
  • RM200,000 for principal.

  • No registration/entry fee is required for all dependents.

MM2H Social Pass / Visa
  • Eligible for 20 years renewable visa along with Multiple-Entry Visa (MEV) for the main applicants and dependents.

  • Renewable 5 years of visa will be given after the first 20 years of visa has been collected.

  • Goverment renewal fee: RM5,000 (not visa fee).

Engagement of Business, Investment Activities or Employment in Malaysia
  • Allowed.

Maid
  • Allowed to bring in under MM2H.

GOLD
Requirements

Fixed Deposit (FD) - Any banks in Malaysia
  • USD 500,000 and above.

Purchase of Property
  • Any properties in Malaysia valued of RM1million and above.

Requirement for Fixed Deposit (FD) Withdrawal
  • After approval of MM2H application.

  • 50% of the total amount for the purchase property (with a minimum value of RM1million and above), medical expenses and domestic travel within Malaysia.

  • Withdrawal can only be done within Malaysia only.

Government Registration/Entry Fee (One-Off)
  • RM3,000 for principal.

  • No registraiton/entry fee is required for all dependents.
MM2H Social Pass / Visa
  • Eligible for 15 years renewable visa along with Multiple-Entry Visa (MEV) for the main applicants and dependents.

  • Renewable 5 years of visa will be given after the first 15 years of visa has been collected.

  • Goverment renewal fee: RM3,000 (not visa fee).

Engagement of Business, Investment Activities or Employment in Malaysia
  • Not allowed.

Maid
  • Need to get local maid agencies to bring in maid into Malaysia.

SILVER
Requirements

Fixed Deposit (FD) - Any banks in Malaysia
  • USD 150,000 and above.

Purchase of Property
  • Any properties in Malaysia valued RM600,000 and above.

Requirement for Fixed Deposit (FD) Withdrawal
  • After approval of MM2H application.

  • 50% of the total amount for the purchase property (with a minimum value of RM600,000 and above), medical expenses and domestic travel within Malaysia.

  • Withdrawal can only be done within Malaysia only.

Registration/Entry Fee (One-Off) - Paid to Government
  • RM1,000 for principal.

  • No registration/entry fee is required for all dependents.

MM2H Social Pass / Visa
  • Eligible for 5 years renewable visa along with Multiple-Entry Visa (MEV) for the main applicants and dependents.

  • Renewable 5 years of visa will be given after the first 5 years of visa has been collected.

  • Goverment renewal fee: RM1,500 (not visa fee).

Engagement of Business, Investment Activities or Employment in Malaysia
  • Not allowed.

Maid
  • Need to get local maid agencies to bring in maid into Malaysia.

SEZ in
Johor Bahru

Special Conditions for MM2H Participants under Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in Johor Bahru (JB)

Fixed Deposit (FD) - Any banks in Malaysia
  • Aged 21 - 49: USD 65,000 and above.

  • Aged 50 and above: USD 32,000 and above.

Requirement for FD Withdrawal
  • After approval of MM2H application.

  • 50% of the total amount for the purchase property, medical expenses and domestic travel within Malaysia.

  • Withdrawal can only be done within Malaysia only.

Purchase of Properties after Approval of MM2H Application
  • Properties in SEZ must be purchased from developers and not property agents or existing owners.

  • Minimum price is subject to the State Authority - May required the approval/consent from State Authority.
    **MM2H visa will be revoked if this rule is not complied by the MM2H participants.

Government Registration/Entry Fee (One-Off)
  • RM1,000 for principal.

  • No participation fee is required for all dependents.
MM2H Social Pass / Visa
  • Eligible for 10 years renewable visa along with Multiple-Entry Visa (MEV) for the main applicants and dependents.

  • Renewable 5 years of visa will be given after the first 10 years of visa has been collected.

  • Government renewal fee: RM300 (not visa fee).

Engagement of Business, Investment Activities or Employment in Malaysia
  • Not allowed.

Maid
  • Need to get local maid agencies to bring in maid into Malaysia.

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