Hey, Tech Founders! Come to Malaysia

Malaysia offers a 1-year pass for New Entrepreneurs and a 5-year pass for Established Entrepreneurs.

With strong government support via Malaysia Digital Hub and a dynamic growth startup ecosystem, Malaysia is the destination for you.

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Why Malaysia


BEST COUNTRY TO INVEST

Ranked #1 in the world by US News 2017

MULTICULTURAL MULTI-LANGUAGE PEOPLE

English is widely spoken

INVESTOR PROTECTION

Ranked #3 in the world by The World Bank 2017

SKILLED TALENT POOL

Ranked #10 in the world by IMD World Competitiveness Center 2016

BEST HEALTHCARE SERVICE PROVIDER IN THE WORLD

Ranked #1 by international Living Report 2017

PRO-BUSINESS GOVERNMENT

Numerous incentives and entrepreneurship programmes in Malaysia



For more information on Malaysia, please visit: Malaysia Travel

WHO IS IT FOR

Malaysia Tech Entrepreneur Programme (MTEP) is for tech founders who want to capture the ASEAN market from Malaysia
via a 1-year stay or a 5-year stay in the country

NEW ENTREPRENEUR

An individual with no track record of establlished business

1 Year Pass

Application fee begins from:

MYR 2,650 Only*

*Approximately USD 600

APPLY NOW

ESTABLISHED ENTREPRENEUR

An individual with track record of establlished business

5 Year Pass

Application fee begins from:

MYR 5,300 Only*

*Approximately USD 1,200

APPLY NOW

APPLICATION REQUIREMENT

BUSINESS PITCH DECK

Information that describes your proposed business idea, market opportunity and plans in securing funding

FINANCIAL TRACK RECORD

New Entrepreneur

3 months personal bank statement (minimum amount of RM50,000 but not limited to Malaysian banks)

Established Entrepreneur

3 months personal bank statement (minimum amount of RM50,000 but not limited to Malaysian banks) and proof of business performance

CERTIFICATE OF GOOD CONDUCT

A document issued from the embassy or enforcement agency that states of no criminal record of an applicant in their residing country

SPONSOR

New Entrepreneur

Personal bond document signed by Malaysia Digital Hubs or MTEP recognized partners.

Additional Required Document

Letter of Offer or Tenancy Agreement from any Malaysia Digital Hubs or MTEP recognized partners

Established Entrepreneur

Declaration form from a Malaysian sponsor or individual.

Download template here


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT

FOR VENTURE CAPITAL

Established Entrepreneur

  • Founder, co-founders or the Malaysian Venture Partner
  • Minimum funds of RM10mil
  • Must be registered with Securities Commission Malaysia as Venture Capital Management Corporations (VCMC)
  • HOW FAST WILL YOUR PASS BE READY

    Note: Application approval is given by MDEC and Issuance of Pass is by Malaysian Immigration office in Malaysia.

    Upon complete document submission verified by Business Analyst

    MDEC CONTACT INFO

    address

    Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation(MDEC) Sdn Bhd

    2360 Persiaran APEC

    63000 Cyberjaya

    Selangor Darul Ehsan

    phone

    1-800-88-8338 (within Malaysia)

    +6 03 8315 3000 (International)


    +6 03 8315 3115 (Fax)

    mobile

    Type MDEC ASK [your email address] [your inquiries] and send to 15888 or email to [email protected] .

    For issuance of pass:

    address

    eXpats Service Centre

    2nd Floor, Prima 8, Block 3508

    Jalan Teknokrat 6, Cyber 5

    63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor,Malaysia

    phone

    Book appointment with us appt.expats.com.my

    mobile

    Download our FAQ to know more