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Forum: Malaysia
Apr 9th 2019, 6:45 am
Replies: 20
Views: 5,682
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: MM2H 10year Renewal

Thanks Gunnar for the reply.
Actually, renewal time for me is still far away, but I am assessing the risks regarding purchasing property there for self-use: I don't want to see myself settled down...
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 8th 2019, 5:06 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 5,682
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: MM2H 10year Renewal

Hi all,
Please enlighten me on my understanding of the renewal requirements. I got approved with Fixed Deposit RM150k and fulfillment of all other criteria (particularly sufficient liquid assets...
Oct 31st 2018, 2:24 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,379
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: 2:10PM MM2H center: out of ticket numbers

did they give you the social visit pass on the same day?
Oct 31st 2018, 2:22 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,291
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: Medical Insurance.

Hi SushiFan
Thanks for the reply. Then the insurance plan that I was offered will fulfill the requirements.
Regarding worldwide coverage, maybe I have misinterpreted the guidelines attached to my...
Oct 30th 2018, 2:00 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,291
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: Medical Insurance.

hi all
do you know if a medical insurance (at Progressive) covering only hospitalization in Malaysia with 90-day worldwide coverage sufficient for MM2H? In particular, do they require coverage on...
Oct 30th 2018, 1:47 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,379
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: 2:10PM MM2H center: out of ticket numbers

hi stephen, was the 2nd visit also full of people? or it was just an exceptional day in your 1st visit to the MM2H center? I am planning my trip in Jan 2019 to obtain my social visit pass. I have...
Oct 30th 2018, 1:42 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 6,186
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: Medical Test and Insurance

Hi naonhits,
have you got your social visit pass? I am planning my trip to KL to obtain the pass, and wonder whether 2 calendar weeks (during which I will be in KL for 7 working days only) would be...
Oct 29th 2018, 11:46 am
Replies: 279
Views: 44,625
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

Thanks. Now the reason of splitting into 2 FD is clear to me.
Oct 29th 2018, 10:25 am
Replies: 279
Views: 44,625
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

Thanks for all your replies about FD interest rates.
A couple of other FD questions:
1) I read before that some of you recommended opening 2 FD accounts for MM2H, 1 of which for withdrawal of money...
Oct 23rd 2018, 3:06 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,935
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: Security Bond - where is pejabat lembaga hasil dalam negeri?

A question about security bond witness: I applied MM2H by myself and got an approval letter. I don't have close friends in KL. Do you think I can get a witness easily for the security bond, like...
Oct 22nd 2018, 8:23 am
Replies: 279
Views: 44,625
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

Hi Macsta, when you said you could access 4.15% FD without having to speak to a relationship manager, did you mean that you just did the selection online, or you showed the relationship manager what...
Oct 15th 2018, 2:12 pm
Replies: 279
Views: 44,625
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

Thanks for the reply.
HSBC wanted to get the address proof and tax number at my current home base, not Malaysia. I guess this is requested to curtail tax evasion, a measure introduced among OECD...
Oct 15th 2018, 12:37 pm
Replies: 279
Views: 44,625
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

[QUOTE=Macsta;12577726]Congratulations Pat, are you using an agent as they normally 'hand hold' you through all this?

No, I'm not using agent. I called CIMB call centre and they could not answer...
Oct 15th 2018, 8:42 am
Replies: 279
Views: 44,625
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

hi all.
I've just received the Conditional MM2H Approval letter, so I need to fly to Malaysia to complete the procedure, one of which is to open a FD bank account.

Could anyone please tell me...
Feb 9th 2018, 1:48 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 13,991
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

I guess the recent clamp-down on visa run has been targeted to foreign workers from neighbouring countries?
Feb 9th 2018, 1:26 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 13,991
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

I am not too worried about getting approved for the first application as I am still working with a sufficient income. The problem would be upon each renewal cycle.
Visa run may be an option, but I...
Feb 9th 2018, 1:21 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 13,991
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

This is another question I've got: citizens of certain countries are allowed to enter Malaysia visa-free for 30 days or up to 3 months. Can the immigration officers deny entry of those visitors...
Feb 8th 2018, 5:01 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 13,991
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

May I know you applied for MM2H?

Yes, they still stress on liquid asset. However, if you have investment which generates dividends and interests, I guess they will take into consideration the...
Feb 4th 2018, 8:36 pm
Replies: 279
Views: 44,625
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

That's ridiculous. How do you settle daily expenses? by withdrawing money from your foreign account?
Feb 4th 2018, 9:07 am
Replies: 82
Views: 13,991
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

Thanks for the detail. I though about Thailand as well but language-wise, it is less convenient.
It is interesting to note that in case of retirement visa in Thailand, alternative financial means...
Feb 3rd 2018, 9:14 am
Replies: 279
Views: 44,625
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: Opening a Bank Account in Kuala Lumpur

I have a question which might have been raised before:
I'm not working in Malaysia and not yet under MM2H. Can I open an account at a local bank? I have contacted a bank in Malaysia and their...
Feb 3rd 2018, 9:05 am
Replies: 82
Views: 13,991
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

Thanks for the reply.
Sure, the government should have a clear answer to the intention of the program. But right now, I don't know if there is anything cleared said or published anywhere. They have...
Feb 3rd 2018, 8:52 am
Replies: 82
Views: 13,991
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

Thanks for sharing.
By the way, how easy is it to stay "permanently" in Bali?
I will submit my MM2H application soon. Right now, I plan to stay there permanently, but still have to think about Plan...
Feb 2nd 2018, 7:00 am
Replies: 82
Views: 13,991
Posted By Pat in europe

MM2H - do you consider MY your permanent base or just a 2nd home?

I am applying for MM2H but the more I read about it, the more doubt I have.

It seems that many applicants want to retire in Malaysia via MM2H program, meaning that they want to treat Malaysia as...
Dec 22nd 2017, 7:54 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,990
Posted By Pat in europe

Re: MM2H Eligibility

yes, abolishment of the car tax incentive has just been announced on MM2H website.
Other tougher conditions are being planned, among which is a possible increase of fixed deposit to RM 0.5M. I...
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