The Malaysian government has reminded employers registered on the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) online portal to submit their Employment Pass (EP) and Professional Visit Pass (PVP) quota projections for 2023.

Key Points:

  • Employers can now submit their 2023 EP and PVP quota projections through the ESD online portal.
  • To submit 2023 projections, companies must log in through this website and follow the guided prompts.
  • Unused projections approved for 2022 will not be carried into 2023.
  • Malaysian authorities will process projection requests within five to 10 working days after the application is received.

Additional Information: More information regarding the 2023 projections application process is available here.

BAL Analysis: Companies should plan to submit their projections as soon as possible to avoid possible delays.

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