ALL THINGS VISA

We’ve all heard hor­ror sto­ries of peo­ple rock­ing up to cus­toms and be­ing turned away be­cause they didn’t have the right visa, so make sure you start re­search­ing which one you may need. To help you un­der­stand what’s in­volved, we broke down the process for

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AUS­TRALIA: Hands down one of the most pop­u­lar places for young Malaysians to live (we’ve all got at least 10 friends there right now), Aussie’s work­ing hol­i­day visa is per­fect for those look­ing to spend up to a year in the Land Down Un­der. Open to Malaysian pass­port hold­ers aged 18 to 30, there are only 100 spots a year, so be fast! The cost of the visa changes from time to time but be sure to take note of fees such as the pri­mary ser­vice fee of RM171 and a sec­ondary client fee of RM120. vf­s­global.com/aus­tralia/malaysia/work_hol­i­day_visa

NEW ZEALAND: The host of Middle-earth sees 1,150 Malaysians vis­it­ing each year un­der its Work­ing Hol­i­day Scheme. Open to those aged 18 to 30, you can spend up to six months liv­ing there. Cost for the visa is NZ$208 or RM607, de­pend­ing on the sta­tus of the ex­hange rate at the time. im­mi­gra­tion.govt.nz/mi­grant/ stream/work/work­inghol­i­day

SIN­GA­PORE: With a boom­ing eco­nomic sys­tem and world-renowned recog­ni­tion, it’s no sur­prise to hear that there are 350,000 Malaysians work­ing in Sin­ga­pore and an­other 386,000 who are per­ma­nent res­i­dents. You don’t have to worry about visa fees for hol­i­days there, but if you’re plan­ning to make the move next door, be sure to check vf­s­global.com for more in­for­ma­tion.

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