MM2H Programme

Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Programme is promoted by the Government of Malaysia to allow foreigners who fulfill certain criteria, to stay in Malaysia for as long as possible on a multiple-entry social visit pass.

The Social Visit Pass is initially for a period of ten (10) years, and is renewable.


It is open to citizens of all countries recognised by Malaysia regardless of race, religion, gender or age. Applicants are allowed to bring their spouses and unmarried children below the age of 21 as dependants.

Programme Terms & Conditions

Applicants are expected to be financially capable of supporting themselves on this programme in Malaysia.

Upon application:

  • Applicants aged below 50 years are required to show proof of liquid assets worth a minimum of RM500,000 and offshore income of RM10,000 per month. For certified copy(s) of Current Account submitted as financial proof, applicants must provide the latest 3 months’ statement with each month’s credit balance of RM 500,000.
  • Applicants aged 50 and above may comply with the financial proof of RM350,000 in liquid assets and off shore income of RM10,000 per month.  For certified copy(s) of Current Account submitted as financial proof, applicants must provide the latest 3 months’ statement with each month’s credit balance of RM 350,000. For government pensioners, they can show proof of receiving pension of at least RM 10,000 per month.

(A) Aged Below 50 years old

  • Open a fixed deposit account of RM300,000.00
  • After a period of one year, the participant can withdraw up to RM150,000.00 for approved expenses relating to house purchase, education for children in Malaysia and medical purposes.
  • Must maintain a minimum balance of RM150,000.00 from second year onwards and throughout stay in Malaysia under this programme.

(B) Aged 50 years and above

  • Open a fixed deposit account of RM 150,000.00
  • After a period of one year, participant who fulfills the fixed deposit criterion can withdraw up to RM50,000.00 for approved expenses relating to house purchase, education for children in Malaysia and medical purposes.
  • Participant must maintain a minimum balance of RM100,000.00 from the second year onwards and throughout his/her stay in Malaysia under this programme.

All applicants and their dependants are required to submit a medical report from any private hospital or registered clinic in Malaysia.

Approved participants and their dependants must possess valid medical insurance coverage that is applicable in Malaysia from any insurance company.

However, exemptions may be given for participants who face difficulty in obtaining a medical insurance due to their age or medical condition.

Applicants applying directly are required to fulfill the security bond condition. Please refer to Security Bond for rate per person by nationality, ranging from RM200 to RM2000.00.

Licensed companies are required to provide the personal bond for their clients who have been approved under the MM2H Program.

Where To Apply?

Steps to apply

Applicant need to apply via online on Check N track System

Once application completed, download the forms and attached together with required documents (on the right window)

There are 2 ways to submit your application:

  • Apply Directly Through MM2H
  • Apply Through Agent

Conditional approval letter is issued to the approved applicant by the immigration Unit, MM2H Centre.

After receiving the Conditional Approval letter:

  • Open the required Fixed Deposit account in any bank in Malaysia for one-year period on an auto renewal basis **
  • Purchase Medical Insurance in any insurance company in Malaysia/summit Medical Insurance that is applicable in Malaysia.
  • Obtain medical report from any private hospital or registered clinic in Malaysia
  • Fullfill Security Bond requirement (Direct Applicant only)

Submit remaining documents to the Immigration Unit, MM2H Centre:

  • Submit Fixed Deposit certificate.
  • Submit Medical Insurance Policy.
  • Submit medical report.
  • Submit stamped Security Bond (Direct Applicant Only)

Applicant can now collect the Malaysia My Second Home Visa.
The fee for Social Visit Pass is RM90/year. Socail Visit Pass will be given according to the validity of the passport (maximum 10 years).

Please take note of the following points:

  • Effective 9th January 2009, foreign citizens may apply to participate in MM2H programme directly, without going through any other third party, OR may continue to use the services of MM2H agents licensed by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia.

  • After 1 year, participants aged 50 years and above need to maintain the minimum balance of RM 100,000 for every year of stay under this programme and RM 150,000 for participants aged below 50 years.

  • Participant needs to sign the Consent Form as Customer’s Declaration to authorise the Bank to confirm the existence of the FD when required by the relevant Government Authorities which can be downloaded from our website


  • Where original documents are not in English, translation must be done by a qualified translator.

  • Dependent(s) refer to spouse and children aged below 21 years old (maximum 6 months before reaching 21 years old, i.e. 20 years 6 months old) and not married, parent(s) aged 60 years and above.

  • All documents enclosed with the present application become the property of the Malaysia My Second Home Centre.

For Approved participants who are applying directly, each participant and dependant must submit the Security Bond:

  • The Security Bond must be stamped (RM 10.00) by The Stamping Office at Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia. The Security Bond can be in the form of a Cash/Bank Draft/Money Order made payable to the KETUA PENGARAH IMIGRESEN MALAYSIA .

  • The Bond can be withdrawn if the participant/ dependant decides to exit from the MM2H Programme.

  • The processing and approval process will take 90 working days from the date of submission of the application (provided the documentation is completed )

  • Please be informed MM2H visa holder are not allowed to work or be employed while staying in Malaysia. Persons wishing to obtain employment visas should apply directly to Immigration Department of Malaysia.

Individual direct applications for Peninsular Malaysia are to be submitted to:

          Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia,
          Level 1, No. 2, Tower 1, Jalan P5/6,
          Presint 5, 62200 W.P. Putrajaya,


          Phone : +603 8891 7424/+603 8891 7427/+603 8891 7434/+603 8891 7439
          Fax : +603 8891 7415
          Email :

         Department of Immigration, Sabah
         Aras 1-4, Block B,
         Kompleks Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan Sabah,
         Jalan UMS,
         88300 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.


         Tel : +6088–488700
         Fax : +6088–488800

         Public Relations,
         ICT Unit and Sarawak / Malaysia My Second Home Programme “One Stop Agency”
         Ministry of Urban Development & Tourism
         Level 2, Bangunan Baitulmakmur,
         Medan Raya, Petra Jaya,
         93050 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia


         Tel : +6082 319313 / 309
         Fax : +6082 441277 / 5311
         Email :


For more information on Sarawak’s MM2H Programme including the application process and related documents you can visit the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Website.

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