You can get Work Permits only for workers from certain source countries. You also need to meet the Work Permit requirements, including medical insurance, security bond, quota and levy.
Work Permit requirements vary by sector. Select your sector to view your requirements:
Conditions all employers need to comply with when hiring foreign workers on a Work Permit.
Specific Work Permit requirements for the construction sector, including source country, quota and levy.
Specific Work Permit requirements for manufacturing, including business activity, source country, quota and levy.
Specific Work Permit requirements for the marine sector, including business activity, quota, prior approval and safety courses.
Specific Work Permit requirements for the process sector, including business activity, source country, quota, levy and safety courses.
Specific Work Permit requirements for the services sector, including business activity, source country, quota and levy.
How to calculate, apply for and make changes to the MYE for the construction or process sector.
How to apply for prior approval and cancel or change an application.
How to apply for IPS or cancel an application.
Find out which construction workers need a Skills Evaluation Certificate and how to get one.
Upgrade your foreign workers to get lower levy and extended maximum period of employment.
Requirements and instructions for getting a security bond for a non-Malaysian foreign worker.
Requirements for medical insurance, including minimum coverage and submitting insurance details.
Requirements for a worker's pre-employment medical examination.
All female Work Permit holders must be sent for medical examination every 6 months.
Requirements for foreign worker housing, acceptable housing, updating a foreign worker's address.
Includes how to get and extend an IPA.
When and how to pay a foreign worker's monthly salary.
For the construction sector, requirements and steps to hire or transfer an existing Work Permit holder to a new employer.
How to temporarily deploy construction or process sector workers to another contractor in the same sector.
How to designate construction, process or marine-shipyard sector workers to drive as a secondary job function.