Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Programme Print


Malaysia’s strategic location, developed infrastructure and communications system, political stability, wide use of English, investment-friendly environment, tropical climate, low cost and high standard of living and lifestyle have been increasingly appreciated by its expatriate community.

Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme is an initiative of the Malaysia Government to encourage citizens of countries with which Malaysia has diplomatic relations to enjoy Malaysia during the long winter months or to escape the hot summers in their own countries. Ten-years multiple entry renewable social visit passes are issued to facilitate the programme for eligible participants. MM2H programme is now attracting foreign citizens to Malaysia not only to long-stay but also

  • To use it as a base from which to conduct their business overseas.
  • To educate their children
  • To retire or semi-retire
This programme is open to all foreign citizens of countries recognized by Malaysia regardless of race, religion, gender or age. Applicants are allowed to bring along their spouse and children.

Many incentives, including no tax for income remitted into Malaysia, children study passes, tax exemption for car purchase, bringing-in own maid, as well as house purchase are given to successful applicants.