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1 Professional Visit Pass Application Malaysia ES (Relo) ImmigrationJune 2002
2 What is a Professional Visit Pass (PVP)? A PVP is a permit issued by the Malaysian Immigration to foreign nationals to allow them to perform productive work while in Malaysia for a period of >7days up to 1 year, without earning income from Malaysia.Productive Work is defined as:Attending or conducting seminar/training/workshop or it's equivalent at any places in MalaysiaEntering Intel & other company production floor for whatever reasonHands-on machines/equipment in any Test Lab.
3 PVP is required when…The foreign national needs to perform productive work for more than 7 days while in Malaysia.The foreign national will be in Malaysia for more than 7 days and needs to perform productive work for any number of days during the visit. (eg. If the foreign national will be in Malaysia for 8 days, but will only perform productive work for 1 day during the 8 days visit, a PVP is still required).
4 PVP is NOT required when… The foreign national is visiting Malaysia for the purpose of business.A business visit is defined as:Doing productive work for 7 days or lessFace to face meetingBusiness meetingAttending presentationRoom discussionTouring the Intel plant but not in production floorConducting an audit but not in production floor
5 Documents Required for application EE fax the documents listed in the following pages to Malaysia ES (Relo) Immigration:Attn: Abdullah, NorintanFax# Inet:Tel # Inet:FedEx the photos to:Intel Technology Sdn. Bhd.Bayan Lepas FTZBox 12111900 PenangMalaysia(Attn: Abdullah, Norintan at PG4)
6 Documents Required (cont) Invitation LetterObtain from Host manager in Malaysia.Letter must be on Intel Malaysia letterhead and signed.Verification LetterObtain from Home manager.Letter must be on Intel's letterhead and signed.
7 Documents Required (cont) Training/Work ScheduleAll pages of valid passportCopy must be clearHighest education certification
9 Two options for US citizen If assignment to Malaysia is less than 3 months, employee has been given 2 options as below:Apply PVP, wait for the visa calling letter from Malaysia Immigration and obtain a Business Visa at Malaysia Consulate in your country or nearest to where you are located prior to your entry to Malaysia.Apply PVP, enter Malaysia without business visa and pay RM500 (USD130) to Malaysia Immigration. (Please handover the money to Norintan for Penang or Balkis/Noor Azmin for Kulim site respectively).This option is not applicable for EEs from Controlled Countries and for assignments >3 months.
10 Documents Required for Business Visa Application Employees must provide the below documentswhen submitting Business Visa application to theMalaysian Embassy:Invitation letterVerification letterPassportPhotograph (passport size)ItineraryVisa calling letter from M’sian Immigratiom
11 TPT Application thru Approval ~2weeks tpt for US EE (<3months stay) who is willing to pay RM500, once ES Immi receives all documentation from EE, completes application and submits the application to Immi, the US EE is allowed to enter M’sia (not applicable for EEs from Controlled Countries)US citizen who decides to wait for the visa calling letter will get the letter ~4-5weeks after application has been submitted at Immi.
12 Additional Information Further information, sample documents and PVP form available at:
13 Consequences of Non-Conformance For Restricted Countries such as India, Philippines, Taiwan & China, it is a MUST for travelers to wait for the “Visa Calling Letter” issuance by Malaysia Immigration before obtaining a visa and entry into Malaysia.Penalty for non-conformance:Visitors caught will be JAILED and repatriatedCompany fined RM10,000
14 Extension of Assigment Documents submitted to ES Immigration 4 weeks before current PVPexpiresNew invitation letterNew verification letterNew training or work scheduleCopy of current PVPCopy of Business VisaCopy of passport front page – photo and personal informationSOCIAL PASS FOR QUALIFIED DEPENDENTS (IF ACCOMPANYING)Copy of each dependent’s passport (all pages)Copy of marriage certificateCopy of each child’s birth certificateTwo recent photo (2”x2” or passport size) - either colored or blackand white
15 Business Visa Requirement If International Customers needs to enter Malaysia prior to obtaining the Business visa, the International Traveler MUST submit their passport and RM500 to ES Immi - Norintan Abdullah (ext ) on the 1st day in M’siaAny PVP application done in Malaysia without first getting the appropriate Business Visa, is subject to RM500 processing fees imposed by the Malaysia Immigration. This will be charged to the sponsor or paying departmentThis workaround is not applicable to all countries, EE is required to confirm with ES Immi before utilizing this optionEEs from Commonwealth Countries are exempted from obtaining the Business Visa (eg: Singapore, Brunei, Great Britain, Switzerland, Ireland, Netherlands, Canada and etc)