The Malaysian government has introduced an online option for submitting Certificates of Good Conduct (SKBs).

Key Points:

  • Foreign nationals can now submit their SKBs online through this website.
  • Beginning Sept. 1, foreign nationals must submit SKB payments online through a cashless payment system.
  • Most foreign nationals are required to submit SKBs as a prerequisite for applying for study, work and residence permits.
  • More information regarding the process for submitting SKBs online is available here.

BAL Analysis: Malaysian authorities introduced an online option to submit SKBs to streamline the application process for those applying for study, work and residence permits. Foreign nationals will benefit from reduced processing times for verifying SKBs.

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