Malaysia

My Second Home Program (MM2H)

The world’s most applied-to golden visa program until 2019, the MM2H has seen interest drastically reduced following a period of intermittent suspensions that culminated in sharply increased minimum income and bank deposit requirements.

Though the program requires that applicants demonstrate a minimum income and deposit some US$230,000 in a Malaysian bank, there is no minimum investment. As such, the program is a hybrid between a golden visa program and an independent means visa.

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Program at a glance

Program TypeGolden Visa Program
Time to citizenshipAt least 12 years
Time to permanent residencyN/A
Minimum investmentUS$ 235,000 (MYR 1 million)
Physical presence requirement90 days per year
Application processing time3-6 months
Citizenship grants visa-free travel to179 destinations, including Schengen countries
Contribution types availableBank deposit

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