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Adam Malewski

Living in Malaysia, from Poland

"With all the great information on this site, getting settled in Kuala Lumpur was a piece of cake."

Yasmin Krüger-Darango

Living in Malaysia, from Germany

"A former business partner recommended InterNations to me when I moved abroad to Malaysia. We still use it to stay in touch."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Malaysia

  • Join our community and get to know members of Malaysia’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Malaysian expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Kuala Lumpur, George Town and many other regions

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Malaysia

Are you an expat working and living in Malaysia? Or are you preparing to move soon to Kuala Lumpur, George Town or any other of the Malaysian international hotspots?

Expat life in Malaysia has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the topical rainforests (two of which are World Heritage Sites), learning how Malaysian people celebrate Vesak Festival, up to tasting Malaysia’s favorite dishes such as nasi lemak.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Malaysia. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Dominican Republic to living in Singapore.

Malaysia Expat Locations

About Malaysia

About Malaysia

Culture & Sights

The Talk

The Talk

Restaurants & Nightlife

NEROTECA

NEROTECA

Restaurants & Nightlife

The Expat magazine

The Expat magazine

Expat Institutions & Clubs

Elixir

Elixir

Restaurants & Nightlife

KL International Kindergarten

KL International Kindergarten

International Schools & Education

House Frankfurt

House Frankfurt

Restaurants & Nightlife

Ben's Publika

Ben's Publika

Restaurants & Nightlife

Working and living in Malaysia – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Malaysia requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Malaysian expat life. Living abroad in Malaysia raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Malaysia?ʺ, ʺWhich national expat associations are there in Kuala Lumpur?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Kuala Lumpur should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Malaysian municipality in Kuantan?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Malaysia is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Malaysia aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Malaysia. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from housing and household, to administration & finance or local organisations and companies, up to culture & sights. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺIs it acceptable or frowned upon to eat local food with your hands in a restaurant?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

To learn more about how to organize your expat life around the world, please read on in our guide section: From living in Norway to living in Italy, we have it covered.

Tips on living and working in Malaysia –
From expat tax accountants to international pharmacies

Moreover, our expat directory for Malaysia includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. expat tax accountants or international pharmacies. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Malaysia with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Assallamaleicum from our expats living and working in Malaysia.

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