How does the Malaysian Spouse Visa stack up against Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H)?

Posted on 8 CommentsPosted in Investments, MM2H, Penang, Retirement, Sabah MM2H, Sarawak MM2H, Spouse visa, Tax

When I first wrote this article in 2020, Malaysia’s main long term visa MM2H programme, Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) which had been very popular amongst retirees and expats seeking a 2nd or even main home from their country of origin, had been put on hold whilst its sister programme, Sarawak MM2H (SMM2H) was still […]

Latest update on Malaysia My 2nd Home Visa Programme

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  Malaysia’s long stay visa programme, more commonly known as Malaysia My Second Home or MM2H, was officially put on hold last year. This programme has been so popular with foreigners looking to relocate to a country with friendly locals, decent infrastructure, reasonable costs of living, where English and Mandarin are widely spoken that I […]

Expats returning to Malaysia during Covid – Quarantine times shorten

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When advising on Malaysian Immigration guidelines I often get my ears bent by expatriates who are frustrated with policies which in their eyes seem unclear, contradicting or unfair. Recent Covid guidelines on expatriates returning to Malaysia are a prime example. Not that I hold a Government position nor do I represent the Malaysian Government (despite […]

The latest on applying for Sarawak Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H), Malaysia

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British High Commission Estate Planning and MM2H update with Datin Sharifah Ikhlas, Director of MM2H While the Malaysia My Second Home Programme for Peninsular Malaysia has been put on hold, raising questions  MM2H applicants and even MM2H agents can’t answer, the Sabah and Sarawak MM2H programmes are ongoing. (see: https://www.theedgemarkets.com/article/sarawak-continue-smm2h-despite-federal-govts-suspension-programme) The Sarawak immigration has distinguished itself as […]