The Front Counter service of Expats Service Centre, Cyberjaya including Immigration Unit (Expatriate Services) in MDEC will resume normal operations from Wednesday, 9th December 2020.

Who are affected?

All companies who utilise the services of the eXpats Service Centre at Cyberjaya for EP/DP/ LTSVP applications.

Background

Malaysia has entered a recovery phase regarding the COVID19 pandemic. The order related to this is made under the Prevention Act and Infectious Disease Control 1988 and Police Act 1967. The RMCO was to end on the 31st August 2020, however it has been extended to 31st December 2020.

The Government of Malaysia has implemented the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) for certain areas of the Peninsular Malaysia and this is to last till 31st December 2020.

Impact

• Foreseen delays due to unavailability of appointments due to expected backlog during the recent closure
• Delays in endorsement and return of passports

Companies are required to make an online appointment via appt.expats.com.my before performing any transactional activity at the counters. All online appointments that have been booked from 9th December 2020 are valid and company representatives can attend appointments according to the date and time.

Implementation

Effective from 9th December 2020.

How Santa Fe can assist

We are closely monitoring the situation and will provide an update when possible.

Santa Fe can support your business with any immigration compliance and advisory issues concerning your expatriate population. We can review current employees’ visas and assist with necessary advice or solutions to ensure ongoing compliance with the Malaysian Immigration Act and Regulations.

We will also keep your business updated on ongoing developments on all Malaysian immigration matters and will advise on any changes requiring your attention.

Should you have any questions, please contact the following:

KS Balasingam
Immigration Team Lead

Santa Fe Relocation
Malaysia
D: +60 19 600 6900
E: ks.balasingam@santaferelo.com

Robert Day
Group Head of Immigration Operation
Santa Fe Relocation
London, UK
D: +44 7990 021125
E: robert.day@santaferelo.com

 

To read more immigration updates, click here

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