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Key Points

  • Malaysia will launch a new electronic pass renewal system for employees with valid Employment Passes beginning December 1, 2022


The government of Malaysia will introduce an electronic pass (ePass) renewal option for Employment Passes on December 1, 2022. Through the government of Malaysia’s Expatriate Services Division (ESD) Online Service, an employee’s sponsoring company can sign in and download the ePass that can be provided to the employee.

The ePass can only be issued for renewals of a previous Employment Pass if the employee’s passport information has stayed the same.

For additional information on the ePass, check here.

What are the changes?

The government of Malaysia will introduce an ePass service on December 1, 2022, for employers to renew previously approved Employment Passes. According to the government announcement, the purpose of the ePass is to ease the renewal process of an Employment Pass and reduce the number of pages used on an employee’s passport.
Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of Malaysia’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: The Immigration Department of Malaysia, Expatriate Services Division

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