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Forum: Malaysia
Jun 14th 2019, 10:31 am
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Looking at relocating to kl or penang any advice appreciated

There's a whole section on here about the retirement visa mm2h so have a good look at that also. Lots of info. Also,look at Facebook groups for Penang. There are many including MM2H Penang....
Forum: Malaysia
Feb 22nd 2019, 7:25 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Activating MM2H visa

Don't think you would get a cheque in Malaysian ringgits. Gunnar's advice is the way to go.
Forum: Malaysia
Jan 10th 2019, 9:53 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,488
Posted By bakedbean

Re: SHORT TERM VISIT

in penang lots of British and Aussie expats and others

British plugs

dos and donts. Too many to say
Oct 7th 2018, 11:03 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Death of MM2H Principle Applicant- New Rule

(((Sigh))) and of course you won't be up to eyeballs in paperwork, wills, grief in the 3 months after (sarcasm on). Not very well thought out.
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 7th 2018, 10:39 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,463
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Is MM2H Suspended?

Saw quite a lengthy discussion in the mm2h penang Facebook group about this. The consensus of opinion was that there was a changeover of departments looking After mm2h. Moved from Tourism to Home...
Forum: Australia
Jun 30th 2018, 4:49 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,969
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Buying a house in Oz

Hahaha I'll try and remember that little wheeze if we ever consider buying something then.
Forum: Australia
Jun 29th 2018, 1:18 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,298
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Medicare and / or health insurance?

If you get an annual travel insurance check the policy to see how coverage works. My one allows only trips up to 3 months long and start and end point must be my "home" country where the policy was...
Forum: Australia
Jun 29th 2018, 1:07 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,969
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Buying a house in Oz

that's not nice is it. How does that work if one of you is foreign and one of you is not. Do they just tax on 50 percent? The foreign thingy i mean.
Forum: Malaysia
Jun 9th 2018, 10:17 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Renting in Malaysia

I hear from friends it is getting more difficult and Immi more stringent than perhaps they used to be. Penang immi especially.... but this is just second-hand info. I have MM2H.
Jun 9th 2018, 10:09 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 6,770
Posted By bakedbean

Re: MM2H 2017 reintroduction of ID cards

Partners in Penang group seems to be showing a few postings saying the same as you. I just checked Government site. Nothing on there.
Jun 8th 2018, 4:18 am
Replies: 275
Views: 98,000
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Retiring in Malaysia - Malaysia My Second Home Visa (MM2H)

Yes. Though not sure for some countries' citizens and residents e.g. USA and Australia.
Forum: Australia
Jun 7th 2018, 11:03 pm
Jun 7th 2018, 10:56 pm
Replies: 275
Views: 98,000
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Retiring in Malaysia - Malaysia My Second Home Visa (MM2H)

No it doesn't matter and you can always do on your own as well, but the majority of folks I know in Penang, including me, have used Alter Domus. I would definitely recommend them. Big advantage of...
Jun 4th 2018, 4:58 am
Replies: 275
Views: 98,000
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Retiring in Malaysia - Malaysia My Second Home Visa (MM2H)

I know what you are saying but it's somewhat ambiguous . From a tax point of view we can be tax resident** but fact is it is very clear on the visa stamp that it is a Visit Pass therefore we are...
May 31st 2018, 11:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By bakedbean

May 29th 2018, 5:20 am
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Long Term Tourist Visa

don't think you can apply for another tourist visa if you have already applied for another visa partner visa. Is one or t'other I believe.
Forum: Malaysia
May 29th 2018, 5:14 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Looking for some Penang Advice - should be there is July!

I see a lot of folks renting at quayside. You would do well to post on fb group Partners in Penang. You will find many residents of quayside on there. In case you don' get reply here.
May 16th 2018, 11:06 am
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By bakedbean

Re: 801 Visa Granted!

Great news. Congratulations
May 16th 2018, 11:02 am
May 16th 2018, 10:58 am
Replies: 275
Views: 98,000
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Retiring in Malaysia - Malaysia My Second Home Visa (MM2H)

We are not immgrants. We are tourists albeit long term tourists so not the same thing at all.
if it fell under Immigration might be another matter.
May 6th 2018, 5:46 am
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Ramadan

Shouldnt be much different in Penang. Of course whether anything changes after the election is another matter entirely.
May 6th 2018, 5:42 am
Replies: 139
Views: 32,752
Posted By bakedbean

Re: MM2H - How to apply

I don't know how long it takes normally - hopefully someone else can answer that - but I think I am correct in saying that mid May to mid June will be Ramadan and therefore normal hours will not be...
Apr 25th 2018, 11:08 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,908
Posted By bakedbean

Re: MACS - Bad News

That's awful. Yes you could change to mm2h at great expense and there's always the possibility of gov changing rules on that. And that is life on temporary visas. ((Sigh))
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 23rd 2018, 8:04 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By bakedbean

Re: Looking for some Penang Advice - should be there is July!

Might also want to check out Straits Quay for renting, bearing in mind you won't have a car and you seem to want plenty of socialising.

Also check out some of the Facebook groups. There are many...
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