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Posted on October 19 2022

'DE Rantau Nomad Pass' - Newly Launched Digital Nomad Visa of Malaysia

By Editor
Updated July 25 2023

Highlights: Digital Nomad Visa of Malaysia

  • Malaysia is offering digital nomad visas to international individuals who want to work remotely.
  • The visa is valid for 3-12 months.
  • It offers multiple entries during its period of validity.

Abstract: Malaysia is offering digital nomad visas for foreign nationals who are looking for short-term stay and work remotely in overseas locations.

Malaysia has become the latest country to offer digital nomad visas for individuals who want to work in remote locations without being away from work. Presently, countries like Thailand, Estonia, Bahamas, Malta, and Cyprus offer digital nomad visas, owing to the pandemic.

The visa has been named the 'DE Rantau Nomad Pass Program’.

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Digital Nomad Visa of Malaysia

A digital nomad visa facilitates an individual to work remotely in an overseas country. The visas are valid for a short-term stay. It does not provide a pathway to permanent citizenship. The visa offers individuals an opportunity to travel and work across the world.

To be issued a digital nomad visa, tax and other administrative policies need to be followed. The policies should be observed by the employer as well as the employee seeking the digital nomad visa.

Documents Required for Digital Nomad Visa

The documents required for a digital nomad visa application are given below:

  • Application Form for Digital Nomad Visa
  • Valid passport
  • The required size and number of photographs
  • Health insurance proof
  • Financial income proof
  • Proof of remote work through clients, business license, and work contract
  • Documents, such as birth certificates, academic qualifications, CVs, and the like

The candidate has to provide evidence of employment and pay the required processing fees.

Process of Digital Nomad Visa Application

The steps in the process of applying for a digital nomad visa:

  • Duly filling out the application form
  • Scheduling an appointment with the consulate or embassy
  • Preparing the documents
  • Submitting application

The Government of Malaysia is accepting online applications for digital nomad visa. It has been effective since October 1, 2022.

Foreign nationals with an income of more than 24,000 USD per year are eligible to apply for the visa. They can stay in Malaysia along with their dependents. The visa is valid for 3-12 months. It can be extended later for another year.

The digital nomad visa offers multiple entries, unlike the tourist visa which allows only a single entry with a validity of 3 months.

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