What is DE Rantau?

The DE Rantau programme aims at establishing Malaysia as the preferred digital nomad hub in ASEAN while boosting digital adoption and promoting digital professional mobility and tourism across the country.

The DE Rantau programme will benefit both local talents and foreign nomads via the creation of a vibrant ecosystem that supports digital nomads. Digital nomads can travel and work remotely across various locations in Malaysia, while having access to stable broadband connectivity and various other facilities and services that support the nomadic lifestyle.

DE Rantau Offerings

Foreign Digital Nomads

Malaysia welcomes digital professionals from all over the world to join the DE Rantau programme. MDEC facilitates your stay in Malaysia via a new digital nomad pass, nomad-ready hubs and specially curated services and facilities to ease your stay for a productive and memorable nomad experience around the country.

Find out how DE Rantau can ease your stay and accommodate your needs and more!

Local Digital Nomads

We welcome Malaysian digital professionals to join DE Rantau where MDEC facilitates digital nomads with nomad-ready hubs, specially curated services and facilities for a productive and memorable nomad experience around the country.

Find out how DE Rantau can elevate your living and remote-working lifestyle so that you can plan your next move ahead.

DE Rantau HUB Partners

Be Part of Us! The arrival of digital nomads to Malaysia has a spill over effect to the local economy that extend beyond just boosting the tourism industry.

Through DE Rantau Hubs and thriving ecosystem, aside from direct improvements in hubs revenue, there can be knowledge and experience sharing among local and foreign nomads, leading to the creation of a vibrant and knowledgeable community.

DE Rantau Key Areas

DE Rantau Nomad Pass for qualified foreign digital nomads

The creation of DE Rantau Hubs​

Digital nomad communities and ecosystems

DE Rantau Partners


Join Us as a DE Rantau Ecosystem Partner!

Are you keen to be part of our vibrant DE Rantau Ecosystem? Partner with us and extend your offers to our thriving community of digital nomads.

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