We're happy to answer your questions, in person, or by email.

Please use the form below and we'll get back to you within 24 hours.

(Just so we know you're a real person)

Please see our Data Protection Policy and Data Protection Notice.

MALAYSIA: Foreign Knowledge Worker Projections Open for Submission

Effective 1 December 2020, the 2021 Projection of Expatriates for companies registered with the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) is open for online submission.

  • 2020 ESD projections are still available until 20 December 2020.

Effective 3 November, the 2021 Foreign Knowledge Worker (FKW) projection for companies registered with MDEC opened for submission.

  • 2020 MDEC projections are closed.

Our Advice

  • Companies registered with ESD or MDEC and intending to employ foreign nationals in Malaysia in 2020 should ensure that they provide the required information and documents in support of their projection application as soon as possible, to avoid any delay.
  • Employers who may be affected are encouraged to contact a Newland Chase immigration specialist for case-specific advice.
DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this immigration alert has been abridged from laws, court decisions, and administrative rulings and should not be construed or relied upon as legal advice. If you have specific questions regarding the applicability of this information, please contact Peregrine © 2021 Peregrine Immigration Management Ltd.