Do you have issue in applying employment / DP10 visa? Most of the expatriate will encounter rejection when come to applying work permit. Thus, we have come out a simply guide below (updated June 2019).

There are 2 categories of work permits in Malaysia:

  1. General workers work visa
  2. Professional / employment visa

*In this article we will focus on director / professional / employment visa requirement.

Paid-up capital

RM 250,000 – 100% fully local owned companies

RM 350,000 – 51% local / 49% foreign owned companies

RM 500,000 – RM 1,000,000 – 50% – 100% fully foreign owned companies

Remarks: Paid up capital requirement for 100% fully foreign owned will determine by what types of business setup.

Document required

SSM Form 9, 24, 49 / Section 14, 17, 58 & 26, if companies changed name before, require Form 13

Need an operating office with office tenancy agreement / sale & purchase agreement

PBT / Majilis licence latest copy

Bank statement – latest 3 months

Audited financial report – latest copy

Company profile

Other licenses as may required

Approving letter from respective department, depending on the business sectors:

  • Ministry Tourism Malaysia
  • Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB)
  • Malaysia Industry Development Authority (MIDA)
  • Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operative and Consumerism (WRT)
  • Ministry of Education (MOE)
  • Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
  • MADEC / Malaysia National ICT Initiative (MSC)

Please contact us for more info about which documents require to obtain that suit to your business sectors.

Minimum monthly salary requirement

Category 1 – RM 10,000 and above – Company CEO, MD, directors, management level staffs

Category 2 – RM 5,000 to RM 9,999 – Managers, engineer and similar positions staffs

Category 3 – RM 3,000 to RM 4,999 – Semi-skilled, construction workers and similar position staffs.


To apply for category 3, need to get exemption approval from KDN.

Only category 1 & 2 permit holders can apply for dependent visa for spouse and children below 18 years old.

Applicants Documents:

Passport size photo (blue background)


Diploma/Degree certificate

Degree / Diploma Certificate Qualification

Degree holders with minimum 3 years working experience

Diploma holders with minimum 5 years working experience

ICT / IT related posts – 24 years old and above

Other posts – 27 years old and above.

Others Related Articles:

Malaysia Employment Pass (Professional DP10 Visa)
Malaysia Employment Pass (EP) Application Process Flow

注:以上资料为中文翻译本,或将出现误差或错误,详情请参考英文版为准 – Requirement For Applying Malaysia Employement Pass (DP10 Visa)

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Malaysia Employment Pass / Professional (DP10) Visa Enquiry 专业签证查询

  • Please tell whether you apply for company staffs / agency workers / yourself / friends.
  • Please enter a value between 1 and 200.
    How many applications.
  • Please stated your / friends / your staffs / your agency workers country origin.
  • Please tell the job position of applicants.
  • Business Activities (as per SSM-e-info).
  • Tell us which industry are your company ?
    Details of company shareholder record, it can be 100% foreign, 100% local or joint venture company setup. Please refer to SSM Section 58 & 236 / Form 24.
    公司股东记录的详细信息,可以是100%外国,100%本地或合资公司成立。 请参考SSM Section 58 & 236 / Form 24
  • Please enter a value between 1 and 1000000000.
    Registered paid up capital as per Section 51 / Form 49.
    请参考公司注册 SSM Section 51 / Form 49
  • Please write your requirement as details as you can.
  • Primary Email Address For Communication.
  • If you / your friends are going to receive / have received job offer, please stated your employer company name here.
  • Please let us know the convenience time to contact you to discuss further. Time stated is in Malaysian Time (GMT +08 00).
    请让我们知道与您进一步联系方便的马来西亚时间(GMT +08 00)。