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MM2H & PVIP: Remarkable Success with 88% Approval Rate in 2023

The Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) program, aimed at attracting foreign investors and tourists to Malaysia, has experienced significant success in the post-pandemic era. Between November 2021 and the end of September 2023, a total of 2,164 applications were submitted, of which 1,905 (88%) have been approved. Additionally, the Premium Visa Programme (PVIP), designed to encourage foreign investment and...

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Govt to review MM2H’s terms and conditions

The government will review the terms and conditions for the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) scheme following reports of a 90% drop in applicants because of strict the requirements. The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry (Motac) said the decision to review the strict conditions introduced in 2021 was reached following a meeting between its minister, Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing, and Home Ministry...

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Differences among the MM2Hs and PVIP at a glance

By now, foreigners interested in moving to Malaysia via the country’s visa programmes will most probably be a bit overwhelmed by the myriad “choices” available. There are currently three schemes going on, and one in the pipeline — having its policies approved “in principle”. The three ongoing programmes are the national Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) scheme and the Premium...

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Premium Visa Programme (PVIP) is positive but confusing?

The general reaction towards the government’s new Premium Visa Programme (PVIP) is positive but an academic feels that there is “confusion” over how Putrajaya wants to attract wealthy foreigners to invest and reside in the country. “Well, my hope is that the introduction of the new programme is a way to reform MM2H and to make it less stringent, as the requirements for this PVIP programme...

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