What is the change? Malaysia’s Expatriate Services Division has set a new age limit requirement for Long Term Social Visit Pass applicants.

What does the change mean? Only those between the ages of 18 and 25 may apply for the passes. Foreign nationals who meet the age requirement must submit a letter from the Commissioner for Oaths and Embassy verifying their marital and employment status when applying for new and renewed Long Term Social Visit Passes.

  • Implementation time frame: Immediate and ongoing.
  • Visas/permits affected: Long Term Social Visit Passes.
  • Who is affected: Foreign nationals’ dependents who are applying for a new or renewed Long Term Social Visit Pass.

Analysis & Comments:  Foreign nationals applying for a new or renewed Long Term Social Visit Pass are reminded that according to the new requirements, individuals over 25 years of age are no longer allowed to apply for the pass, with the exception of dependents with disabilities.

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