Professional Visit Pass

A Professional Visit Pass (PVP) is granted to foreign talents with acceptable professional qualifications or skills. They can enter the country and provide services or undergo practical training with a Malaysian company on behalf of an overseas company on a temporary basis, for up to 12 months.

A PVP is issued to a foreigner with desirable professional qualifications or specialist skills, who is entering Malaysia to take up professional work for a short term period of not exceeding twelve (12) months. To qualify for a PVP, the applicant must be outside Malaysia at the time of application

The following type of working roles may qualify for the PVP:

  • Professor/Lecturer/Speaker
  • Researcher/Assistant Researcher
  • Consultant
  • Technical Advisor
  • Installation and Fixing of Machines and equipment expert
  • Maintenance expert of Machines and equipment

An Expatriate is only allowed to work with the company as stated in the pass. Besides, PVP holders are not entitled to apply for Dependant Passes for his / her family members.