Working Holiday Visa

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


A working holiday visa is a residence permit allowing you to undertake employment and holiday (and sometimes study) in Malaysia, For many young people, holding a working holiday visa enables you to experience living in Malaysia without undergoing the usual costly expenses of finding work sponsorship in advance or going on expensive university exchange programmes.

You need to:

  • have enough money to pay for a return ticket, and

  • be coming mainly on holiday, with work being a secondary intention.

Age: Available to 18-30 years old

Family: You can not bring your children or family members.



12 month(s)





Processing time

2 to 3 Week(s)



Very Low

What are eligibility requirements for the Working Holiday Visa?

9 Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be a New Zealand Citizen resident in New Zealand at the time of application
  • Applicant must be 18-30 years old (inclusive)
  • Applicant must have a New Zealand passport
  • Applicant must have sufficient financial resources to cover expenses in the initial phase
  • Applicant must have a return flight ticket or sufficient funds to purchase such a ticket
  • Applicant must be in good health.
  • Applicant must have comprehensive medical insurance for the length of stay in Malaysia
  • Applicant must not be accompanied by dependents.
  • Applicant must pay visa fee

Which documents do I need to apply for the Working Holiday Visa?

8 Document Required

  • Visa application form, completed and signed
  • Copies of valid passport (like the bio page, past visas, etc)
  • Copies of return travel tickets or proof of enough funds to buy one.
  • Copies of police clearance certificate.
  • Copies of proof of sufficient funds (bank statements, credit card statements, bank drafts or travelers cheques)
  • Copy of travel health insurance
  • Copies of medical examination test
  • Receipt of visa fee payment

Talent Migration data for Malaysia

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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