Malaysia: ESD Updates and Endorsement Guidelines 

November 15, 2021

Key Points  

  • Guidelines for new application features are now found on the ESD portal  

Overview 

The government of Malaysia released additional information on the new application features within the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) portal relating to the Employment Pass (EP). The following information was released:  

  • The ESD Satellite Centre (ESC) at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 1 (KLIA1) will officially commence operations on Dec. 1, 2021; 
  • Additional information concerning the delivery of new or renewed passes for companies registered with ESD was released. 

For additional information click here 

What are the Changes? 

On Oct. 1, 2021, the ESD announced new application features in the ESD portal and an increase in application and processing fees beginning Nov. 15, 2021. This newest update elaborates further on these new application features and application process.  

Looking Ahead 

Continue to check the government of Malaysia’s website and Envoy’s website for further information and updates.  


Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.   

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