Need to Recruit Foreign Workers in Malaysia?

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What is foreign workers recruitment?

Foreign worker recruitment is a process made by employers to hire workers from source countries to work in Malaysia. It covers the process of applying for a quota of foreign workers and the process of bringing in foreign worker into Malaysia.

Who is eligible to recruit foreign workers?

Employers engaged in business activities in Malaysia in the manufacturing, services, construction, agriculture and plantation sectors.

What is the sourcing country?

Source CountrySector
BangladeshAll Sector
PakistanAll Sector
NepalAll Sector
MyanmarAll Sector
Sri LankaAll Sector
VietnamAll Sector
CambodiaAll Sector
LaosAll Sector
ThailandAll Sector
TurkmenistanAll Sector
UzbekistanAll Sector
KazakhstanAll Sector
IndiaAll Sector but limited to:
– Construction; High tension cable
– Services; goldsmith, restaurant worker, scrap recycle worker, textile and barber
IndonesiaAll sector except manufacturing is for female only
FilipinaAll sector and for male only

How to recruit foreign workers?

To hire foreign worker in Malaysia, employers must follow procedures set by the government involving several government agencies for instance Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Human Resources, Immigration Department, Department of Labour, and other relevant agencies. Other than that, the recruitment process also involves embassies and recruitment agencies of the source country. The diagram below shows briefly the procedure for the entry of foreign workers into Malaysia.

Entry procedures of foreign worker to Malaysia

How long is the process duration?

In overall, from the quota application process until foreign workers arrive in Malaysia, it takes about 3 to 4 months.

I want to recruit a foreign workers, what should I do?

The foreign worker recruitment is a long journey process. There are differences depending on the type of sector, source country and other factors certainly it is a complex process that required a commitment of time and manpower.

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