Missionary / Other Religion – 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.


  • Gurukkals
  • Priest
  • Monk
  • Dharma Teacher
  • Religious Sculptors
  • Religious Musicians
  • Granthis in Temples


  • Application must be submitted by Employer / Sponsor / church / temple / gudwara / shrine at least 1 month in advance.
  • Aged 40 years old and above for Gurukkals, Granthis, Dharma teachers and priest
  • Aged 35 years old and above for religious musician
  • Aged 30 years old and above for religious sculptor

Required Documents

  • Application Letter from sponsor / church / temple / gudwara / shrine
  • Supporting Letter from Malaysia Hindu Sangam, Malaysia Buddhist Society, Malaysia Youth Buddhist Society, Malaysia Gudwara Council, Ministry of Human Resource
  • Form 12
  • Form IMM 38
  • 2 recent passport size photograph
  • Personal Bond
  • Photocopy of Passport
  • List of Committee Members (name, position hold in the committee, profession, identification card, address and signature)
  • Local newspaper advertisement
  • Locality plan
  • Photocopy of land title
  • Certified approval Letter to build / renovate the temple from local authority
  • Recent temple photograph
  • Name list of recent local and foreign workers
  • Certified copy of Registrar of Society
  • Financial statement
  • Supporting letter from certified architect regarding sculpture work
  • Proposal work progress for sculpture work

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

Source: http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/pass/visit-pass-professional-