Moving to Malaysia

Understand the rules and regulations that might affect your move to Malaysia, plus details on the country's social and economic health, and a checklist to help plan your relocation...

Legal requirements to visit or stay in Malaysia might depend on your nationality, reason for entry, intended duration of stay and even income.

This section guides you through the residency requirements and registration procedures and provides information about the different visas available when moving to Malaysia.

Bringing pets? Animals also need to have their papers in order! Find out about the documents and medical checks needed to take your pet dogs and cats with you to Malaysia.

And if you need to know more about Malaysia’s economy, society and culture to help inform your decision to move, you’ll find key details here, along with an overview of the country’s geography, history and climate.

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Find out about services and government organisations that play a part in moving to Malaysia.

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Who to call and what to say in an emergency, including numbers for police, ambulance, fire and rescue.

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