Malaysia My Second Home Program (MM2H) is advocated by the Malaysian government to attract foreign funds, promote tourism, and stimulate economic development. It allows foreigners who fulfil certain criteria to stay in Malaysia for as long as possible on a multiple-entry social visit pass.
The programme is open to citizens of all countries recognised by Malaysia regardless of race, religion, gender or age. Applicants are allowed to bring their spouses and unmarried children under the age of 21 as dependants. The Social Visit Pass is initially for a period of ten (10) years and is renewable.
The MM2H visa permit is now attracting foreign citizens to Malaysia not only to stay but also to use it as a base, which is: