New Application Features and New Charges for EP & PVP applications


What’s new?

On 11 Apr 2019, theExpatriate Services Division (ESD) announced that effective 1 Jun 2019, there will certain new application features in the ESD portal and corresponding to that, an increase in the application fees (not immigration levy fees).

Among the new Key Features are –


New Key Features w.e.f. 1 Jun 2019


Current Status
1. Online payment facilities i.e. internet banking or Credit/Debit Card of Immigration Levy Fees for the endorsement process. Cash / Bank Draft paid manually at the Immigration Department.
2. Implementation of new online services for Transfer of Endorsement and Cancellation of Passes Manually submitted to the Immigration Department.
3. A new function, the MYHelp System, which will allow for online support chat. Not available.
4. Increase in upload file size of 20Mb for each attachment. 10Mb for each attachment.
5. Establishment of MyXpats branches in Penang and Johor. One branch in Klang Valley.
6. Kiosk station facilities at our MYXpats Centres. Not available.
7. Simplified handbook together with a detailed version of the MYXpats Guidebook

Detailed version of the MYXpats Guidebook

In relation to the new application features, there will be a corresponding increase in application charges to MYXpats. Immigration levy fees to the Immigration Department remain.

SERVICES (New & Renewal)


(with 6% SST)


(with 6% SST)


Employment Pass (EP) RM 1,060.00

(approx. USD265)

RM 318.00

(approx. USD80)

Dependant Pass (DP) RM 530.00

(approx. USD133)

RM 74.20

(approx. USD19)

Professional Visit Pass (PVP)

(new fees exempted for Invited & Visiting Lecturers

& Professors)


RM 1,060.00

(approx. USD265)

Free of Charge
Transfer of Endorsement


Free of Charge Free of Charge
Cancellation of Passes


Free of Charge Free of Charge


For rejected applications, MYXpats shall refund 60% of the Application charges subject to terms & conditions.


What’s the impact?

Companies should expect improved procedures and processes overall with the new application features especially with the introduction of online applications for cancellation of passes and transfer of endorsements. However, as these new features will only take effect from 1 Jun 2019 onwards, we expect to learn more about them in detail when the time comes.

For further enquires, feel free to reach out to your friendly neighborhood partner, The Corporate Lab at [email protected] or call +6012-215 7424.