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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.

Of course, InterNations is active far beyond Malaysia. Please feel free to explore our expatriate guide on living in Dominican Republic or living in Singapore.

Malaysia Expat Locations

Restoran Sri Melaka

Restoran Sri Melaka

Restaurants & Nightlife

Publika, Solaris Dutamas

Publika, Solaris Dutamas

International Schools & Education

Flam's Restaurant & Wine Bar

Flam's Restaurant & Wine Bar

Restaurants & Nightlife

Pisco Bar

Pisco Bar

Restaurants & Nightlife

Raggae Bar

Raggae Bar

Restaurants & Nightlife

Front Page Sports Bar & Grill

Front Page Sports Bar & Grill

Restaurants & Nightlife

Coco Bar & Kitchen Publika Club Lounge

Coco Bar & Kitchen Publika Club Lounge

Restaurants & Nightlife

Africano Restaurant-Bar

Africano Restaurant-Bar

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.

Interested in expat life around the world, though? We have additional information on dozens of countries and cities, from living in Norway to living in Italy!

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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