What is MM2H?
What is Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Programme ?
Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Programme is promoted by the Government of Malaysia to allow foreigners who fulfill certain criteria, to stay in Malaysia for as long as possible on a multiple-entry social visit pass. The Social Visit Pass is initially for a period of ten (10) years, and is renewable.Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Programme is introduced by our government to allow people from all over the world to live or retire in Malaysia in a long term basis. This Programme was transformed from the formally known “Silver-Hair Programme” which only applicable for those who were 50 and above. The MM2H is now open to all citizens of the world and has no restrictions on race, religion or gender. You may participate in this programme alone or bring along your spouse, dependents (under 20yr+4 months at the time of MM2H submission) and even your own maid from your country.
MM2H visa is a Ten(10)-Year Social Visit Pass with Multiple Entry Visa which is renewable every 10 years. It is basically a long-stay programme that allows the participants to live in Malaysia and not worry about their short term visa renewals. You are welcome to stay here for 365 days a year without having to leave the country because the MM2H Pass extension or renewal can be done during your stay in Malaysia. Apart from having the opportunities to enjoy the good quality lifestyle and the unique values of Malaysia, our government is offering you who obtained the MM2H Pass with attractive incentives to make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable in Malaysia :
- Freedom to travel
There is no minimum stay requirement. You are free to enter and leave the country anytime.
- Parents’ Special Visa
Your parents who are over 60-year old will be eligible to live in Malaysia under a special 6-month social visit visa renewable as long as your MM2H Pass is valid.
- House Purchase
Any foreigner may purchase any number of residential property in Malaysia, subject to the minimum rates established for foreigners by the different states. Please refer to the Ministry’s web page “Purchases House” for details. Land is a state matter and it is important to check state laws before making any commitment, as the minimum purchase price is not standardized between states.
Also ensure that your lawyer does a thorough check with the local land office that you have ownership rights to any property that you are purchasing.
Your children can receive education (up to age of 18) under MM2H study permit in public or private schools in Malaysia.
Advanced medical facilities are widely available to you in Malaysia. Part of your medical needs will be covered under the compulsory medical insurance.
MM2H participants are allowed to invest and actively participate in business, subject to existing Government policies, regulations and guidelines which are in force for the relevant sectors.
- Live-in Maid
You are allowed to apply for one foreign maid subject to the prevailing guidelines of the Immigration Department of Malaysia.
20-hr per week Special Work Permit for Main Applicant (Age 50 & above)
You are allowed to apply for special work permit to work under the critical sectors subject to the prevailing guidelines of the Immigration Department of Malaysia.