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Jun 26th 2019, 7:01 am
Replies: 290
Views: 107,579
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Re: Retiring in Malaysia - Malaysia My Second Home Visa (MM2H)

- MM2H office in Sabah advises to apply with a newly renewed passport which expires in 10 years in order to stamp for 10 years.
It is inconvenient for us is that our passports are issued only for 5...
Jun 26th 2019, 3:19 am
Replies: 290
Views: 107,579
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Re: Retiring in Malaysia - Malaysia My Second Home Visa (MM2H)

Thank you, RedApe. It gets a little more clear for me.
We, together with my spouse, applied in West Malaysia with the USA passports. There is no mentioning about a JP fee in the Approval Letter. I...
Jun 25th 2019, 12:15 pm
Replies: 290
Views: 107,579
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Re: Retiring in Malaysia - Malaysia My Second Home Visa (MM2H)

I am confused about JPV Conversion Fee.

Our approval letter for Sabah states only Social Visit Pass fee RM720 and Journey Performed Visa has - (minus) against it. An application was done with...
Jun 24th 2019, 12:44 pm
Replies: 290
Views: 107,579
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Re: Retiring in Malaysia - Malaysia My Second Home Visa (MM2H)

meched55, you don't need to pay for JP and you can get a visa at the entry since you have USA passport.

An applicant will receive the Approval Letter along with Entry Visa, if applicable, because...
Jun 24th 2019, 11:44 am
Replies: 290
Views: 107,579
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Re: Retiring in Malaysia - Malaysia My Second Home Visa (MM2H)

Their portal has a delay in updating the status. A receipt from their office is good.
Jun 24th 2019, 11:36 am
Replies: 279
Views: 35,916
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Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

Correct. Any bank in Malaysia, as far as I know, will not open an account unless you have a permanent or work visa here.
Jun 24th 2019, 11:25 am
Replies: 42
Views: 5,785
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Re: Sabah MM2H

Good idea. Keep in mind though that if you decide to apply in Sabah, their MM2H officers don't like a passport stamped in West Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur or Penang. They take it as a reason to deny the...
Jun 24th 2019, 7:57 am
Replies: 42
Views: 5,785
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Re: Sabah MM2H

Sarawak is a great place to retire as well as Sabah. We just picked Sabah.
It is the best to stay for some time in Sarawak and Sabah just to see what works the best for you.
I will list our...
May 18th 2019, 5:59 am
Replies: 279
Views: 35,916
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Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

Can you just call to your bank for your international transfer to go through?
Probably, it is not working because the amount is too high. It is a security feature protecting your account.
Smaller...
May 13th 2019, 1:12 pm
Forum: Malaysia
May 11th 2019, 1:59 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,263
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Re: Where do expats in KL live and work?

Have you considered Ipoh, Perak? We discovered it after being very unhappy about air and noise pollution in KL.
Ipoh is perfect for expats, our neighbors were from Europe, India, China and other...
May 11th 2019, 2:09 am
Replies: 279
Views: 35,916
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Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

It is funny that paid to you by the bank Rakyat interest is called 'gift' in your bank statement. By the Islamic law, they are prohibited to make a profit from your money. So, they found a way around...
May 10th 2019, 12:27 pm
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Views: 141,022
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Re: Groceries

One of the reasons to move to Malaysia! :)
May 10th 2019, 12:11 pm
Replies: 279
Views: 35,916
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Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

Yes, to any depositor.
Bank Rakyat 4.6% for 5 years. It had the highest rate so far at the time when we've been shopping for it two weeks ago.
Rates are changing every day. You can go to other...
Forum: Malaysia
May 9th 2019, 10:46 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,263
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Where do expats in KL live and work?

In case you care about air quality, which is greatly reduced by plastic recycling facilities located mostly along the coast, south and north of port Klang, it is preferable to live further away from...
Forum: Malaysia
May 9th 2019, 7:04 am
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Private tutor Selangor Malaysia

You really don't need a tutor at 6 unless you want to waste money. At this age,it is recommended for children to concentrate on their learning for 20 min and have 15 min of some sort of physical...
May 1st 2019, 1:55 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 5,785
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Sabah MM2H

There are only a few areas where the US is better than the developed countries where healthcare is socialized :...
Apr 30th 2019, 8:44 am
Replies: 42
Views: 5,785
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Re: Sabah MM2H

Yes, it is off our topic on Sabah, but thank you for very good points on the citizenship and taxation. Thank you!

Regarding the Medicare System, there are certain considerations on why it is the...
Apr 29th 2019, 1:13 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 5,785
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Re: Sabah MM2H

Let's consider a scenario for expats, US citizens, and also retirees who live abroad for many years. It looks like they have to pay US taxes on their pension, medicare and any other forms of income...
Apr 24th 2019, 12:37 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 5,785
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Sabah MM2H

Yes, Malaysia is perfect, because it doesn't tax on ANY foreign income.
However, one may still pay taxes to the countries where they receive earnings (stocks, properties, job and etc). The US...
Apr 24th 2019, 12:23 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By StillSearching

Re: mm2h eligibility

You can apply for MM2H in the Peninsula, in Sarawak, and in Sabah. These three have their own programs.
In Sabah, you can apply ONLY through an agent.
MM2H site for the peninsula works fine. You...
Apr 19th 2019, 8:58 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,465
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Age restrictions for mm2h

You can email your questions directly to MM2H:
Malaysia My Second Home <[email protected]>

According to their application form, anyone above 50 can apply:...
Apr 19th 2019, 8:45 am
Replies: 42
Views: 5,785
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Sabah MM2H

RedApe: (https://britishexpats.com/forum/members/redape-262854/) you shipped your goods over from the Peninsula.
----- When we've been shipping our good from EU to KL, our shipping company in KL...
Apr 18th 2019, 12:09 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 5,785
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Sabah MM2H

RedApe: you need your MM2H Visa BEFORE you ship your goods.
----- I already wrote earlier that just an email confirmation from your agent and mm2h office that you submitted your documents and went...
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 15th 2019, 1:28 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,263
Posted By StillSearching

Re: Where do expats in KL live and work?

Please check Valencia, which is located north of KL and at the bottom of the hills. Very nice area, with a golf course, very big pool, an international school and a small grocery shop inside. Very...
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