Three-tier MM2H programme will be run as a trial for one year

The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry has unveiled a revamped version of the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme which now has three tiers – Silver, Gold and Platinum. Minister Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing (pic) said each tier will have specific eligibility requirements. The type of entry visa available ... Read More

Rehda voices concern over 4% MOT stamp duty on foreign property purchase

The Real Estate And Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (Rehda) expressed concern over the government’s plan to introduce a 4% flat rate for the stamp duty on memorandum of transfers (MOT) on purchases by foreign individuals and companies in Budget 2024, presented by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Datuk Seri ... Read More

Government agrees to review MM2H criteria

The government has agreed to review the strict terms and conditions for the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme which has led to many who opted to adopt this country as their second home to leave and the number of new applicants drop by up to 90 per cent. The ... Read More

Government relaxes rules for existing MM2H holders

The government has eased up on the new rules for Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme, with those already enrolled needing to only comply with two of the 10 new requirements. Home minister Hamzah Zainudin said existing MM2H programme holders would not be tied to the new conditions, except for ... Read More
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We love living here

By William (BJ) Huffman In 2015, my wife and I began to consider our retirement plans. We knew that we wanted to move to Southeast Asia as we wanted to take advantage of our age and travel in this part of our world while our health still permitted. While researching online, ... Read More
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Immigration Dept to take over MM2H programme from October

All new applications for the Malaysia My Second Home Programme (MM2H) will be handled and processed by the Immigration Department (JIM) beginning October, after all the related legal processes are completed. The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) in a statement said in the transition process, the ministry through ... Read More

MM2H programme to resume in October

The government is to resume the Malaysia My Second Home programme (MM2H) in October, after suspending it a year ago. Home Ministry secretary-general Wan Ahmad Dahlan Abdul Aziz said the Cabinet decided on this at its meetings on July 14 and 30. This was part of decisions made to improve ... Read More
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MM2H programme not cancelled

The government has not cancelled Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme, instead it is temporarily frozen, the Dewan Rakyat was told yesterday. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said the temporary suspension was to allow the ministry to make detailed specifications and improvements to the programme, comprising ... Read More