Working legally in Malaysia

Chin who wish to work in Malaysia as migrant workers after voluntarily repatriating to Myanmar may apply to do so under Malaysia’s program for foreign workers.

The Malaysian Government allows for foreign migrants to work in six different sectors. Under the foreign workers scheme, workers are sourced from 15 countries. These are: Thailand, Cambodia, Nepal, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Philippines, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, India, Indonesia and Bangladesh.

You can find this information at the following website:

Please note that this page provides a general overview of the Government work scheme that you may be able to access, but it is not a substitute for legal advice. Should you have any specific queries regarding this programme you may contact the Malaysian Immigration authorities at +60320527111, or as required seek independent advice from a qualified legal advisor.