Buying a House in Malaysia Print

Foreigners are allowed to purchase residential houses at a minimum price of RM250,000.00 each in Malaysia, depending on the location of the house [for the State of Sarawak: minimum price is RM350,000.00] without having to get approval from the Foreign Investment Committee (FIC) under the Prime Minister’s Department (

The successful participants under the MM2H programme are allowed to withdraw their deposit after one year for investment purpose, including buying house or property. They need to maintain a minimum balance of RM60,000.00 from second year onwards and throughout stay in Malaysia under the programme.