Malaysia My Second Home Programme is promoted by the Government of Malaysia to allow foreigners who fulfill certain criteria, to stay in Malaysia for as long as possible on a multiple-entry social visit pass.
MM2H programme is open to citizens of countries recognized by Malaysia, regardless of race, religion, age or gender. The programme allows applicants to bring their spouses, unmarried children below the age of 21 and parents above the age of 60 as dependants to Malaysia.Foreign spouses of Malaysians and Expatriates who wish to retire in Malaysia after expiry of their Employment Passes are also eligible to apply to stay in Malaysia on this programme.
Malaysia is the one of the most pleasant countries to visit. It is a multicultural society whereby Malays are the largest community with 62%, Chinese 23%, Indians 7% and other with 8%.
This programme is initiated, organised and launched by the Malaysian Government and through this programme, the Government can ensure that the people get full support in respective matters like immigration, communication, transportation,education and business, and safety measures.
Malay language (Bahasa Malaysia) is the national language and English is the second language. However there are many dialects from different culture are freely used and practiced such as Mandarin, Cantonese, Tamil and so on. In the same way, the Malay culture is dominant in the country because the Malays are the dominant race in Malaysia but other cultures can be practiced freely and there is a combination of different cultures in Malaysia.
There are many recreation and entertainment making people a pleasure and remarkable value. People can choose to explore the jungle with the wealth of flora and fauna as well as wild life, hill stations and tropical islands or relax on the sandy beaches with full of water sports. There are plenty of local festivals to watch and participate as well.
The weather is pleasant, warm and moderate rain throughout the year. There are also highland residential areas and resorts with permanent spring-like weather throughout the country.
Malaysia has one of the highest standards of living in the region with all modern infrastructure and facilities in place but lowest cost of living in Asia and will remain so for a long time. This is to monitor the economy in ensuring that inflation is kept low at all times and also the price of goods and services.
The country infrastructure is formed very well in Malaysia and it has a fast, economical & widespread bus system with monorail integrated, world class airport, and a well developed and maintained road network. Public transport by buses, LRT, taxis, trains and plane are comfortable, efficient and relatively low in cost.
Malaysia has one of the best developed and quality educational systems both public and private. International schools are found in all major towns with English as the medium of instruction. Private colleges and universities are also offering twinning programs with other well-known Universities and major colleges throughout the world. Malaysia is the best place for quality education from nursery right up to the highest level University education and also the place to get quality international class education at a very reasonable cost.
There are quality residences - terrace houses, semi-detached, bungalows, apartments and condominium all over the country. There are also some of the finest residences available in tourism zones - on beaches, near jungle and near theme park, recreational places and city centre.