About Us

Founded in 2005 by James Yap & Pauline Yong, Rayford has paved the way for migration services in Malaysia, becoming pioneers in creating potential for all in the region to pursue opportunities in Australia, America, Canada, the United Kingdom and Europe. Rayford Migration has quickly evolving into a multinational firm that has developed a worldwide reputation among discerning businesses and individual across the world.

Our migration agents are meticulously trained to offer excellent, personalized services, which entails highly comprehensive legal and operational processes in making migration possible.

With professional liaisons with corporate partners, government bodies and various departments in place, our agents are empowered by these readily available resources of industry-expertise and affable relations to do more.

These efforts are guided by the Migration Agents Code of Conduct, which calls registered agents to be professional, ethical, knowledgeable and honest in dealing with all parties involved.

The People

James Yap

James Yap

Founder and CEO

James is a fellow member of the Institute of Public Accountants (FIPA) and is registered with the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA) as an Australian migration agent. He has been in business for the past 30 years with operations in migration beginning after becoming a PR of Australia.
Throughout his 12 years as a migration agent, James has advised on and facilitated countless Australian investment deals and business purchases, making him an expert in the field.

Michael B. Dye

American Lawyer

Mr. Dye has worked in various positions for the United States Government for more than 15 years, living and working overseas in myriad locations. Mr. Dye has extensive experience working in Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, and has the regional expertise to break through cultural barriers and provide the comprehensive legal assistance to solve all of your immigration needs. Fluent in Spanish, he has served at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City, and has worked with numerous other U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide.

We Are Here To Say

We have a task force of 20 people working on your case specifically and professionally which consists of 4 Lawyers working in Rayford on a full-time basis.

Moreover, our immigration lawyers are based in Kuala Lumpur and you may seek clarification and advice at your convenience. Our clients can arrange for free consultation before, during and after your visa is granted.

We also provide a completely FREE Online Pre-Assessment which will help you check your eligibility for migration.

Registered With

The Migration Registration Authority (MARA) of Australia and also a member ofMigration Institute of Australia (MIA) the umbrella body of all MARA Registered Migration Agents.

Associated with a member of Canadian Society of Migration Consultants (CSIC and ICCRC)& The member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) & State bar of California.

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