Labuan Work Permit Submission

If you wish to obtain Labuan work permit after Labuan incorporation, kindly prepare various documents.

The flow of applying for Labuan work permit is as follows:-

◇ The flow of Labuan work permit submission ◇
◇ Preparation of required documents・Kindly prepare the necessary documents.

※Please send scan data to us by e-mail.

◇ Payment of professional charges・Kindly pay the professional charge to our bank account.

※We will start work when payment is confirmed.

◇ Signing application documents・We will hand you various application documents, so kindly sign.
◇ Courier various documents・Kindly courier the required documents and signing documents to us.
◇ Approval from Labuan Immigration・ Once work permit is approved, kindly visit to Labuan Immigration.
◇ Immigration procedure・Work visa acquisition is complete. Please pay the issue fee to the Immigration.

1. Preparation of required documents

Kindly prepare the following documents before applying for Labuan work permit:-

Required documents1. Four (4) copies of passport size photos with BLUE COLOUR background *4
2.  Certified True Copies of latest passport book by the Embassy of Japan / Notary Public * 1
3.  Certified True Copies of highest qualification – educational certificate by the Embassy of your country /  Notary Public * 1
4.Business Plan of the Company (with future 3 years financial projection) * 1
5. Personal Resume * 1

※ Once all documents are ready, kindly sign in the blank area at the bottom of all pages.

Please keep the required documents temporarily and courier to us along with 3. Application documents (described later).

2. Payment of professional charges

We will issue an invoice, kindly make a transfer to our account.

3. Signing application documents

Application documents will be delivered by email. Kindly sign the application form.

In order to apply for the acquisition of Labuan work permit to Directors (yourself), an employment agreement with Labuan Company is required. Employment agreement should be set to “RM 10,000 or more” as monthly salary income. In addition, we will prepare various application documents such as employment agreement.

Application documents

1. Employment Letter * 2
2. Letter of Undertaking * 2
3. Statutory Declaration * 2

* Once all documents have been signed, kindly sign the blank part at the bottom of all pages.

* Please leave the date field blank. Kindly note the date is entered by the Labuan Financial Services Authority, so it will not be incorrectly entered.

Please send us the scanned data together with the required documents 1. by e-mail. We will make a final check for missing entries. If there is no problem, please enclose the 1. Required documents and send it to us.

◇ Flow of documents ◇
Clients → Labuan Trust Company → Labuan Financial Services Agency

The following vendors are recommended for courier. Kindly email us the tracking number.


4. Approval from Labuan Immigration

Approval of Labuan work permit should be approximately 3 weeks to 1 month from application to approval. After approved, the applicant (director and family member) needs to visit to the Labuan Immigration in order to issue Work Permit for your passport.


5. Access to Labuan

Access to Labuan is operated daily by Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia from Kuala Lumpur (Capital city – West Malaysia), and the flight time to Labuan is approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes. Also MAS Wings operates daily from East Malaysia, the flight time is approximately 30 minutes from Kota Kinabalu (Sabah – East Malaysia), and approximately 40 minutes from Miri (Sarawak – East Malaysia).

Departure placeTransportationOperating companyTime required
Access to LabuanKuala LumpurAirplaneMalaysia Airlines2 hours 20 minutes
Air Asia
Kota KinabaruAirplaneMAS Wings30 minutes
FerryJesselton Ferry3 hours
MiriAirplaneMAS Wings40 minutes
BruneiFerryShuttle Hope1 hours 20 minutes

In addition, you also need to come to the renewal procedure to Labuan Immigration at the time of renewal procedure.

6. Work permit issuance procedure at Labuan immigration

Payment of RM1,225 (MALAYSIA VISA: 500RM + MALAYSIA PASS: 725RM) is required as issuance fee at Labuan Immigration to receive issuance of work permit. Payment can be made only by cash,  kindly note that you cannot pay by credit card or check.

Labuan Immigration is in the process of issuing only from Tuesday to Thursday. Kindly let us know your preferred dates and times when your approval is received, we will make a schedule reservation. Our staff will accompany you on the day to assist with the process.

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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