September 30, 2022
Malaysia announces new DE Rantau Nomad Pass for digital nomads
Effective October 1, the Malaysian government will begin accepting applications for the DE Rantau Nomad Pass. This new Professional Visit Pass for digital nomads will allow holders to work remotely from within Malaysia for up to two years and sponsor qualifying dependents. Individuals can apply for the DE Rantau Nomad Pass online and successful applicants will initially be granted DE Rantau Nomad Passes that are valid for up to 12 months, which may be renewed for an additional 12 months.
A Tax Alert prepared by EY's People Advisory Services group, and attached below, provides additional details.
Full text of Tax Alert