Malaysia, long term social visit pass, pass, mobility, travel, expats, passport renewal, passport applications

Under the social visit pass application service, the application, payment, and review will be done online. Applicants will only have to be present for the confirmation. 

As clarified by the Immigration Department of Malaysia (JIM), online pass extension applications for those intending to enter Malaysia are allowed for the following categories:

  • Pass for Malaysia citizens' spouse
  • Long-term social visit pass
  • Pas lawatan ikthisas (Professional Visit Pass, also known as PLIK)

Under this service, the application, payment, and review will be done online. Applicants will only have to be present for the confirmation. 

The application process for the abovementioned pass groups is as follows: 

  1. Register or log in using user ID on the website,
  2. Select the relevant application category, fill in the form and upload the required documents,
  3. Applications will be reviewed by an immigration officer,
  4. Application result will be emailed to the applicant within three working days. Applicants may also check the application status on the portal,
  5. Upon approval, applicants must make the payment online,
  6. Applicants are then required to visit the Malaysian immigration office with the original documents for the sticker acceptance process.

In similar news, JIM has also clarified the online application process extension for the Temporary Work Visit Pass (PLKS).

The process flow is as follows:

  1. Register/log in,
  2. Fill in the advanced application,
  3. Upload documents,
  4. Send the application,
  5. Online payment,
  6. Accept the pass.

Malaysian passport renewal online applications

Lastly, JIM has also provided clarification on the online Malaysian passport renewal application process.

The following groups of Malaysians are eligible for online applications for passport renewals:

  1. Application for renewal of Malaysian passport while overseas
  2. Malaysian citizens aged 13 and above
  3. The validity period of the current passport must be less than 12 months

However, if the application falls under any of the following categories, the applicant will still need to apply physically at the counter:

  1. First time applications,
  2. Children below the age of 13,
  3. Lost/damaged passport,
  4. Students under 21 years of age who intend to continue their degree studies abroad,
  5. People with disabilities.

At the same time, walk-ins are allowed for the following categories: 

  1. First time applications
  2. Extension applications for children 13 years and under
  3. Lost / damaged passports
  4. Seniors (60 years old and above)
  5. People with disabilities
  6. Students under 21 years of age who intend to continue their degree studies abroad
  7. Haj pilgrims

Photo / Immigration Department of Malaysia Facebook post

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