Entry processes expedited for certain pass holders

8 Dec 22

MALAYSIA

IMPACT — MEDIUM

The Malaysian government expanded access to its expedited entry process for Long-Term Pass holders.

Key Points:

  • Foreign nationals can now use Malaysia’s Autogate facility when entering and exiting the country if they hold a valid:
    • Long-Term Pass, including the Talent Residence Pass, Employment Pass, Student Pass, Professional Visit Pass, Temporary Work Visit Pass, Premium Visa Pass, MM2H and Long-Term Social Visit Pass.
    • Passport that has a digital chip and complies with the standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization.
  • Previously, only Malaysian nationals were permitted to use the Autogate facility when entering and exiting the country.

BAL Analysis: The Malaysian government expanded access to its expedited entry processes for Long-Term pass holders to reduce travel wait times and streamline entry and exit processes for many foreign nationals.

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