Application for Spouse Visa

APPLICATION FOR SPOUSE VISA, RENEWAL & PERMISSION TO WORK

LINK

http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/pass.html?id=286

Application for a spouse visa, in certain states such as Penang and Selangor for Male Spouses is only after 6 months of marriage.

Usually the Permission to work, is given on the One Year Pass.

You are advised to visit and collect the latest forms and checklists at Immigration.

You will be required to open the file at the State Immigration, which is as per the Malaysian Spouse’s IC Address or place of Residence.

If the Malaysian wife is not working, she can get another Malaysian to be her husband’s sponsor, the person should earn more than 2k and paying tax.

SPOUSE OF MALAYSIAN CITIZEN

  1. 2 sets of Form Imm.55
  2. 2 sets of Form Imm.38
  3. Form Imm.12

 

  1. Malaysian Sponsor Statement form
  2. Husband’s and wife’s particulars form
  3. Additional information form
  4. Security Bond which has been stamped with a RM10.00 revenue stamp
  5. Statutory Declaration of marriage is still in effect
  6. 2 passport size photographs of husband and wife
  7. Photocopy of husband’s/wife’s birth certificate
  8. Photocopy of husband’s/wife’s Identification Card
  9. Photocopy of Marriage Certificate (marriage abroad)
  10. Photocopy of Malaysian Marriage Certificate
  11. Photocopy of Divorce/Death Certificate (if applicable)
  12. Wedding photographs
  13. Photocopy of children’s birth certificates
  14. Trading License/ROC form/Form J (Proprietor)
  15. Supporting letter from employer (Employee)
  16. Income statement (Form J/bank book/3 months salary slip)
  17. Residential address
  18. Photocopy of husband’s/wife’s passport

EXTENSION OF LONG TERM SOCIAL VISIT PASS FOR SPOUSE OF MALAYSIAN CITIZEN

  1. Form Imm.55
  2. Form Imm.38
  3. Statutory Declaration of marriage
  4. Photocopy of children’s birth certificates
  5. Photocopy of husband’s/wife’s Identification Card
  6. Photocopy of Marriage Certificate (Malaysia/abroad)
  7. Photocopy of husband’s/wife’s birth certificate

You can get some of the downloadable forms here

http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/resources-and-archives/download-forms-i.html

Documents for parents and step children

http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/pass.html?id=286

WORKING PERMIT FOR SPOUSE OF MALAYSIAN CITIZEN

  1. The foreign husband/wife is permitted to work in Malaysia without having to change their Social Visit Pass to the Employment Pass on condition that the spouse has acquired work approval from the Immigration Department.
  2. The approval is in the form of an endorsement on the passport/travel document.
  3. The endorsement is given free of charge.
  4. The endorsement entitles the holder to work in any legal profession.
  5. The application for the endorsement can be made at the Visa, Pass and Permit Division Immigration HeadQuarters or at the nearest state Immigration office.
  6. The permit is effective any time after or during the submission of the Social Visit Pass.
  7. The letter of application should be submitted together with a copy of the letter of appointment/company registration evidence, marriage certificate and a valid Long Term Social Visit Pass.

Note:

  • All photocopied documents should be accompanied by the originals.
  • Applications or extensions involving nationals of China and African countries should be submitted to the Malaysia Immigration Department Head Quarters.
  • Both the applicant and the spouse should be present before the Immigration officer.

If the sponsor is other than the spouse, then sponsor must also be present at the immigration office at the time of submission of documents.

Additional detailed information can be got from here: https://gyppotravelreviews.wordpress.com/2018/08/08/information-on-how-i-got-my-spouse-visa-in-malaysia/

CHANGE OF EMPLOYER FOR WORK ENDORSEMENT

  1. Company forms 9, 24, 49. All can be photocopies but must have ‘Certified True Copy’ stamp. And this stamp must be original.
  2. Company photos. Minimum 4. Main Building, Sign Board, 2 inside environment.
  3. Permission to work Letter from Spouse.

Rest all as per the list.

And don’t forget to take your spouse along!

FOR RENEWAL OF SPOUSE VISA AND WORK ENDORSEMENT

It is a best practice to go to immigration counter 2 weeks prior to renewal with a copy of your passport and collect the forms and checklist for renewal of spouse visa and work endorsement and enquire on the timeframes.

They will give you 2 forms IMM55 and IMM38 (downloadable forms as per above) and one for commissioner of oaths.

The first two forms are application for extension of visa (yellow form) and application for visa (white form). Get these three form completed and submit them. they will process your visa within 3 days.

As for the work permit, if you are still working at the same office (and you have previous notified immigration, you will just need to bring the letter from HR that you are still working. (Ensure that its on the company letterhead and it’s signed, not printed signature).

Photographs of your office, exterior, signage and interior

Some of the Immigration departments may ask for a hasil stamp on letter of confirmation and some don’t require it for renewal.

However, if this is your first time submitting, bring your offer letter (stamped with hasil), make a photocopy of that for your reference, also bring over company’s SSM as per the checklist.   – Updated April 30 2018.

 

 

 

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