Expert/Volunteer – Visit Pass (Professional) – Jabatan Imigresen Malaysia

Issued to a foreigner who hold acceptable professional qualifications or specialist skills and enter Malaysia to take up professional work for short term period not exceeding twelve (12) month. Applicant must be outside Malaysia at the time of application.


  • Advisor to the government
  • Professor/Lecturer/speaker
  • Researcher/Assistant Researcher
  • Consultant
  • Technical Advisor
  • Jockey
  • Volunteer
  • Installation and Fixing of Machines and equipments expert
  • Maintenance expert of Machines and equipments
  • External Auditor
  • Fellow Expert in specific field as approved by the Director General of Immigration Malaysia.

Required Documents:

  • Authorized letter
  • Application Letter from sponsor
  • Form 12
  • Form IMM 38
  • 2 recent passport size photograph
  • Personal Bond
  • Letter of acceptance
  • Photocopy of Passport
  • Training schedule
  • Photocopy of academic certificates
  • Photocopy of company’s registration Form( certified copy of Form9, 24, and 49)
  • Company profiles
  • Invoices and proof of purchase for machines and equipments
  • Locality plan

If relevant:

  • Letter from Economic Planning Unit (Independent Research)
  • Recommendation Letter from the National Sport Council for coaches
  • Recommendation Letter from Malayan Racing Association, Malaysia Jockey Association- Selangor, Perak and Penang
  • Recommendation Letter from Welfare Department


Application must made in two (2) copies

A complete application should be submitted to:

Visa, Pass and Permit Division
3rd Floor (Podium)
Block 2G4, Persiaran Perdana
Precinct 2,
62550 Putrajaya
Wilayah Persekutuan.
Att: Professional Visit Pass Unit

Tel: 60-3-88801409/1406
Fax: 60-3-88801374


Visit Pass (Professional) RM90.00
Visa – refer to visa fees table


Application for VP (Professional) for a period not exceeding than six months can be submitted to the nearest Immigration Office, for the following categories:

  • Installation of machines
  • Maintenance of machines
  • Repair of machines
  • Installation of new product on the existing machine
  • Providing/conducting training
  • Attending training at Factory or Hotel