HOW TO APPLY FOR THE RESIDENCE PASS-TALENT

If you are an expatriate who has met all the eligibility criteria for the Residence Pass-Talent (RP-T), this is where you can learn how to start your application.

We will only accept submissions from applicants. As such, we recommend that applicants read and understand the sections below to find out what documents are required, the fees involved and other necessary information in order to complete their applications successfully.

BEFORE YOU APPLY

BEFORE YOU APPLY

Confirm your eligibility for the RP-T and gather all the necessary information you’ll need to complete your application.
  • Eligibility Criteria For The RP-T

    To be considered for the RP-T, applicants have to first fulfill the following criteria:

    • Has worked in Malaysia for a minimum of three (3) consecutive years at the time of application.
    • Holds a valid Employment Pass with more than 3 months validity during the submission/resubmission of the application.
    • Earns a basic monthly salary of RM15,000 which excludes any allowances and/or bonuses.
    • Has a Malaysian income tax file number and has paid income tax for the most recent 2 years (minimum) at the time of application.
    • Holds a PhD/Master's/Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in any discipline from a recognised university or a professional/competency certificate from a recognised professional institute.  
    • Possesses at least 5 years of total work experience. 

    * Please take note that TalentCorp accepts applications from applicants only. Submissions from agents are NOT entertained. 
    * This is the MINIMUM criteria required for the RP-T. The approval status of the application is however subject to the discretion of the RP-T Panel.

  • Documents Required
    1. Applications for the RP-T can only be done through online submission via the RP-T website.

    2. The following supporting documents are required during submission of application:
    2.1 RP-T - Main Applicant

    • A copy of the passport (all pages, including front and back cover, and in colour) 
    • Updated resume
    • Copies of academic certificates*
    • Passport photo sized 3.5x5.0cm or 99x142pixels and light blue background
    • Employment contract, duly stamped by Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri Malaysia (Inland Revenue Board Of Malaysia)
    • Latest Job Description, printed on company letterhead
    • Latest two (2) year's tax declaration slip (e-BE & EA Form) with proof of tax paid
    • Latest three (3) months' salary slip
    • No Objection Letter (NOL) from current employer (must be in Bahasa Malaysia)
    • A copy of the local contact person's NRIC (MyKad) (the front and back, and in colour)
    • Testimonials with company’s letterhead
    • Other supporting documents, eg recommendations from Regulatory Agencies (optional)

    2.2 Dependants (if any) - legal spouse, children or legal-adopted children under 18 years of age.

    • A copy of dependant's passport (all pages, including front and back cover, and in colour)
    • Certified True Copy (CTC) of marriage/birth certificates by the embassy*
    • Passport-sized photo with light blue background
    • Other supporting documents (if any)

    2.3 Social Visit Pass holder (SVP) – for parents, parents-in-law and common law spouse

    • A copy of the SVP's passport (all pages, including front and back cover, and in colour)
    • Certified True Copy (CTC)* of: 
    i. RP-T applicant's birth certificate (if SVP is the applicant's parent)  
    ii. Spouse's birth certificate (if SVP is the applicant's parent-in-law)  
    iii. Affidavit on the relationship status issued by the embassy (if SVP is the applicant's common law spouse)  
    • Passport-sized photo with light blue background
    • Personal Bond Form (duly stamped by Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri Malaysia (Inland Revenue Board Of Malaysia and submitted within the 3-months validity from stamping date)) 
    • Other supporting documents (if any) 

    2.4 Social Visit Pass holder (SVP) (if any) – for children between 18 to 24 years old
     

    • A copy of the SVP's passport (all pages, including front and back cover, and in colour)
    • Certified True Copy (CTC) of birth certificate*
    • Statutory declaration issued by Commissioner of Oath and validated by the embassy*
    • Passport-sized photo with light blue background
    • Personal Bond Form (duly stamped by Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri Malaysia (Inland Revenue Board Of Malaysia and submitted within the 3-months validity from stamping date))
    • Other supporting documents (if any)
    Documents marked * must be in translated to English and validated by respective embassies and High Commissions.
    Disclaimer: If required, additional documents not listed above will be requested. 
  • RP-T Fee Structure
    Items
    FEES (RM)
    1. Fee applicable upon submission of application

    Application fee per applicant


    530.00
    *Includes 6% SST and is payable to 'Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad' via online payment, credit card or debit card.


    2. Fees applicable upon submission of passport(s) for issuance of RP-T sticker



    2a) Processing Fee – per applicant


    RP–T applicant / Spouse (if any)
    2,531.28
    Dependants below 18 years of age (if any)
    2,279.00
    Others dependants (SVP)

    2,279.00

    *Includes 6% SST and is payable to 'Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad'  via online payment, credit card or debit card.



    2b) Immigration Pass Fee – per applicant


    500.00

    2c) Multiple Entry Visa Charges (if applicable)
    *Payments for 2b and 2c can be made via online payment, credit card or debit card.

    Disclaimer: These offerings are subject to errors, omissions, and change of price or withdrawal without notice.
    Please note that the Fee Calculator opens in a new window.
WHEN YOU APPLY

WHEN YOU APPLY

Start your application online by creating a RP-T account here.

Please note that the application is considered complete upon submission of the application with all required documents uploaded and successful payment of the application fee of RM530 per applicant. 
  • Online Submission
    Create Account
    Click on "Register" link in menu above and enter the required information. An activation email will be sent to the applicant's email address with instructions. Follow the instructions to activate the account. The applicant is now ready to apply.
    01
    Apply Online
    The applicant is to read and fully understand the eligibility criteria prior to submission. It is recommended that the applicant includes all relevant information and supporting documents to avoid delays. Please provide current employment details, educational background and other personal information.
    02
    UPLOAD DOCUMENTS
    The applicant is to upload all required documents for their application. Documents can be submitted in any of the following formats: JPG, JPEG and PDF.

    For any assistance on uploading these documents, please email the RP-T Helpdesk at RPTCare@myxpats.com.my.

    03
    SUBMIT PAYMENT
    The applicant submit payment for the application fee through online payment via credit/debit cards (MasterCard and VISA). Once payment is made, please click the 'submit' button to complete the application process.
    04
    Track Application
    The applicant can check their application status through the RP-T account. The process will take 21 working days upon submission of complete documents.
    05
AFTER YOU APPLY

AFTER YOU APPLY

Once your application has been reviewed and approved, a notification email will be sent out detailing what to do next in the endorsement process.
After the RP-T Stage 1 approval, you are required to shorten your current Employment Pass to maximum 30 days validity (please refer your employer for the shorten of pass process). Once the pass has been shortened, please proceed with the online submission (endorsement stage).

** Please note that the ENDORSEMENT process must be completed within 6 months from the approval date. Therefore, the shortening of Pass must be done before proceeding with the endorsement stage.

ONLINE SUBMISSION

Log in with existing user ID and password to access application.

Go to My Endorsement tab and fill up the required fields and update the information accordingly. Please ensure all details are up to date.

Please go to STEP 1, to Upload all essential documents. Documents can be submitted in JPG, JPEG, and PDF.

Once all documents uploaded, please go to STEP 2 to make payment for the Processing Fee.

STEP 3 to submit the application. The processing time is 14 working days from submission of complete documents.

Upon approval, please go to STEP 4 to make IMMIGRATION Payment in the system to proceed with PASS DELIVERY process.

Upon successful payment, please go to STEP 5 to initiate sticker printing, upload the required document.

STEP 6 to submit sticker printing for pass delivery process. If the application is complete, the pass will be processed in 7 working days and will be delivered to the applicant by Pos Malaysia as follows:
a) Klang Valley: Two (2) working days
b) Other States: Three (3) working days

A notification via email will be sent to the applicant to notify on the delivery date.

The Pass will be delivered to the applicant’s delivery address as stated in the RP-T system.
**For detailed information, kindly refer to the guidelines and frequently asked questions (FAQ) as below:

A. Delivery of Endorsed Pass
B. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
  • Fee Payment
    The applicant is required to prepare the following payment via online payment, credit card or debit card, which ever applicable.

    The following fees are applicable upon submission of passport(s) for the issuance of RP-T sticker are:
    • Processing Fee - per applicant  
    - RP-T applicant / Spouse (if any)
    - Dependants below 18 years of age (if any)
    - Other dependants (SVP)
    (*Payable to 'Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad' via online payment, credit card or debit card.
    • Immigration Pass Fee - per applicant*  
    • Multiple Entry Visa Charges (if applicable).   

    * Immigration Pass Fee and Multiple Entry Visa Charges can be made by credit card and debit card.

    Disclaimer:  
    These offerings are subject to errors, omissions, and change of price or withdrawal without notice. 
    Please refer to the RP-T Fee Structure for more information.
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