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Jan 9th 2020, 8:59 am
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Macsta

Re: Adding Spouse to MM2H visa

It’s OK I was at Putrajaya today and personal bond not required, so all good.
Jan 8th 2020, 4:39 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Macsta

Re: Adding Spouse to MM2H visa

Hi eCdD, thanks for the update but now I’m more confused,

I had previously spoken to my agent (who I was considering using for this matter) and no mention was made of a personal bond.

The...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 28th 2019, 8:32 am
Replies: 76
Views: 49,394
Posted By Macsta

Re: Suspension Of Conversion of Foreign Driving Licence to Malaysia Driving Lice

Hi Scuba, I was getting my “certifying letter” faxed from DVLA but now I’m informed that JPJ will not accept the fax so it seems the original letter will be the only route forward. I’ll have to get...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 18th 2019, 11:13 am
Replies: 76
Views: 49,394
Posted By Macsta

Re: Suspension Of Conversion of Foreign Driving Licence to Malaysia Driving Lice

Thanks for the information Scuba, ref the above I would suggest that it is not the UK licences that are the problem but in an age of counterfeiting when you can literally fake anything they are...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 17th 2019, 6:02 am
Replies: 76
Views: 49,394
Posted By Macsta

Re: Suspension Of Conversion of Foreign Driving Licence to Malaysia Driving Lice

Thanks for the information Scuba, I have not heard of a "certification letter" from DVLA, can you please give more information regarding and obtaining it, many thanks.
Nov 7th 2019, 3:06 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Macsta

Re: Adding Spouse to MM2H visa

Great eCdD, many thanks for sharing your experience.
Oct 31st 2019, 7:54 am
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Macsta

Re: Adding Spouse to MM2H visa

Hi RedApe, many thanks for your customary detailed assistance, very much appreciated.
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 29th 2019, 1:56 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,787
Posted By Macsta

re: General Election - Voting

This however is not a default position.

If you have already nominated a proxy and the proxy cannot attend the polling station that you are registered under (as Bobd22 correctly stated) then your...
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 29th 2019, 9:18 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,787
Posted By Macsta

re: General Election - Voting

Thanks for the information but to be fair it seems to be incorrect.

This morning I contacted the Electoral Manager for my voting district in the UK and this was his very speedy response: (bold...
Oct 28th 2019, 10:34 am
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Macsta

Adding Spouse to MM2H visa

Dear all,

Has anyone had experience of adding their spouse to an existing MM2H visa without the use of agent?

I would be grateful for any advice and potential pitfalls/frustrations.

Just...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 7th 2019, 8:38 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,057
Posted By Macsta

Re: Moving to KL - Customs Clearance

Many thanks for the information hnd and I hope the rest of your move continues successfully :thumbup:
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 6th 2019, 11:18 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,057
Posted By Macsta

Re: Moving to KL - Customs Clearance

Many thanks for the update hnd, I would be interested to know your experience with Allied Pickfords?

Your container seemed to arrive pretty quickly was that by choice (extra payment?) or just a...
Forum: Malaysia
Sep 4th 2019, 2:03 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 49,394
Posted By Macsta

Re: Suspension Of Conversion of Foreign Driving Licence to Malaysia Driving Lice

Seems like some positive news :thumbsup: :fingerscrossed:

https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2019/09/518642/special-consideration-malaysians-convert-foreign-driving-licences-local...
May 9th 2019, 1:36 pm
Replies: 279
Views: 37,903
Posted By Macsta

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

Hi Chris,

You state you have an LTSV imminent, then once received you can open a bank account with this visa.

To answer your question, the rate I received from HSBC of 4.15% for a 5 year FD is...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 21st 2018, 7:58 am
Replies: 76
Views: 49,394
Posted By Macsta

Re: Suspension Of Conversion of Foreign Driving Licence to Malaysia Driving Lice

Many thanks for the information it is very useful but just highlights the futility of the change for those who have passed a test in a country recognised by the international legislation/treaty that...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 19th 2018, 6:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Macsta

Re: Wire Money From UK to Malaysia

1) Historically transferring using a broker such as TransferWise seems to have been the best value, that is actual RM that hits your account. However you may have to drip the money in as transferring...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 7th 2018, 6:30 am
Replies: 76
Views: 49,394
Posted By Macsta

Re: Suspension Of Conversion of Foreign Driving Licence to Malaysia Driving Lice

Many thanks for the update IVV.

Actually I think being pulled over and having my UK driving licence questioned are slim however my concern is should I be involved in a traffic accident my...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 6th 2018, 11:12 am
Replies: 76
Views: 49,394
Posted By Macsta

Re: Suspension Of Conversion of Foreign Driving Licence to Malaysia Driving Lice

Many thanks for the link Simon, it will be some time before I proceed but for sure I will update on the experience.
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 5th 2018, 7:52 am
Replies: 76
Views: 49,394
Posted By Macsta

Re: Suspension Of Conversion of Foreign Driving Licence to Malaysia Driving Lice

In light of the information from the BHC session that the licence conversion facility has not been suspended but cancelled does anyone have any recommendations of any driving schools in Penang that...
Oct 31st 2018, 1:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By Macsta

Re: Reminder: MM2H (and other topics) High Tea at British High Commission

Many thanks for the update Epicurious, very much appreciated.

It seems Forest City is a "Sword of Damocles" hanging over proposed MM2H changes.

Interesting composition of the "MM2Hers" so about...
Oct 29th 2018, 12:20 pm
Replies: 279
Views: 37,903
Posted By Macsta

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

Hi Pat, from my understanding the reason why you open two FD is that it gives access to the funds you can withdraw for any allowed purchases without you having to lose any interest on the whole...
Oct 28th 2018, 12:22 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By Macsta

Re: Reminder: MM2H (and other topics) High Tea at British High Commission

As I mentioned on the driving licence conversion thread (as I cannot attend the event) I emailed the High Commission regarding this issue but I have not received any acknowledgement of my...
Oct 22nd 2018, 10:38 am
Replies: 279
Views: 37,903
Posted By Macsta

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

Hi Pat, once your online account is set up you can open a FD as you wish (and is available) so for instance when the bank open up an initial FD it maybe a month in duration (2.9%) but you have it on...
Oct 17th 2018, 2:03 pm
Replies: 279
Views: 37,903
Posted By Macsta

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

eCdD that surprises me (not the salty tears :rofl:) because I am no special customer (if only) and I can access 4.15% % FD 5 year deal through HSBC Premier online account without having to speak to a...
Oct 17th 2018, 11:22 am
Replies: 279
Views: 37,903
Posted By Macsta

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

Is this actual fact? I know HSBC give a FD of 4.15% pa over 60 months and the only other (verifiable) higher rate is CIMB with a 6 month promotion of 4.4% reverting back to whatever standard rate is....
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