Discover #WorkFromMalaysia Opportunities With DE Rantau
Download DE Rantau Digital Nomad Pass FAQ HERE
Discover #WorkFromMalaysia Opportunities With DE Rantau
Discover #WorkFromMalaysia Opportunities With DE Rantau
Download DE Rantau Digital Nomad Pass FAQ HERE

For Foreign Digital Nomad

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 productive and memorable nomad experience around the country. Get access to DE Rantau programme and enjoy all the benefits for digital nomads coming to Malaysia!

Why Malaysia?

Malaysia offers a quality lifestyle for a fraction of what you would pay in the US and Europe

Plenty of places to work outside of the home and co-working spaces.

Multicultural country, and many of its people speak English.

Secure, safe and low crime rate.

Let's plan your journey ahead
Your bags, packed. Your destination, set. Malaysia awaits to welcome you, and here is a quick list to check your eligibility:
Type of Digital Nomad:
  • Digital freelancer, independent contractor
  • Remote worker (full and part-time) i.e. employee of a company but not required to physically be in the office
Domain of Profession:
IT (all types - software dev, UX, UI, cloud, cybersecurity, blockchain, AI, machine learning, data-related etc.), digital marketing, digital creative content, digital content development (All digital domain related work)
Proof of Work:
  • Digital Freelancer / Independent Contractor:
    • Active project contract
    • Contract duration > 3 months, can be multiple contracts
    • Clientele can be both local & foreign companies

  • Remote Worker:
    • Active employment contract
    • Contract duration > 3 months
    • Employer is foreign/ non-Malaysian based companies
Annual Income:
>USD24,000 per year
You have these criteria?
Your bags, packed. Your destination, set. Malaysia awaits to welcome you, and here is a quick list to check your eligibility:
Type of Digital Nomad:
  • Digital freelancer, independent contractor
  • Remote worker (full and part-time) i.e. employee of a company but not required to physically be in the office
Domain of Profession:
IT (all types - software dev, UX, UI, cloud, cybersecurity, blockchain, AI, machine learning, data-related etc.), digital marketing, digital creative content, digital content development (All digital domain related work)
Proof of Work:
  • Digital Freelancer / Independent Contractor:
    • Active project contract
    • Contract duration > 3 months, can be multiple contracts
    • Clientele can be both local & foreign companies

  • Remote Worker:
    • Active employment contract
    • Contract duration > 3 months
    • Employer is foreign/ non-Malaysian based companies
Annual Income:
>USD24,000 per year

Work, Live & Travel:
Introducing the DE Rantau Nomad Pass

Exclusive pass for inbound digital nomad which eliminates the limitations of a normal tourist pass, so you are free to roam and enjoy your stay while focusing what matters most – be it your work, contents for your channels, places to explore and foods to try, and all else that we could offer here – and trust us, its aplenty!

Type of Pass:

Professional Visit Pass (Pas Lawatan Ikhtisas PLIK)

Features:

  • Stay from 3 up to 12 months
  • Pass renewable for up to additional 12 months
  • Able to bring in spouse & child/children

Fee:

  • MYR1,000.00 (main)
  • MYR500.00 (dependent)

Register now and enjoy exclusive offerings from our hubs and ecosystem partners. It doesn’t get any better – and easier than this!
Application for DE Rantau Nomad Pass will open 1 October 2022