Tax Free Car Approval Malaysia my Second Home programme, MM2H
Application for the exemption of Tax / Duty on one motor car under Malaysia My Second Home programme (MM2H)
The MMSH participant may import one motorcar which belongs to him/her from his/her country of citizenship or where he/she last domiciled. He/she will be exempted from paying import duty, excise duty and sales tax on the imported motorcar.
The MMSH participant may purchase one new motorcar made or assembled in Malaysia. He/she will be exempted from paying excise duty and sales tax on the new motorcar.
Terms and conditions
The applicant is a participant of MMSH approved by Immigration Department of Malaysia.
An application to Import a motorcar from the participantfs country of citizenship/last domicile must be done within a period of six months from the date the MMSH visa is endorsed on his/her passport. The MMSH participant should be the owner of the motorcar as evidenced in the motorcar registration document prior to obtaining the MMSH visa.
An application to Purchase a new motorcar made or assembled in Malaysia must be done within a period of one year from the date the MMSH visa is endorsed on his/her passport. Do not make an outright purchase of the motorcar before obtaining approval for tax/duty exemption from the Treasury. However, a booking for a motorcar may be made prior to obtaining approval from the Treasury.
Importation or purchase of motorcar must be for personal use only and not for commercial use.
The MMSH participant is eligible for tax / duty exemptions for only ONE car.
Tax/duty exempted motorcars which are subsequently sold or transferred will be subjected to import duty, excise duty and sales tax according to the prevailing rates.
For the purpose of MMSH, a motorcar includes a saloon car, a multipurpose vehicle (MPV), a sports utility vehicle (SUV) and a 4-wheel drive vehicle. It excludes commercial vehicles such as vans, buses and lorries.
The application procedure
The following documents will be required for the application:
For an imported motorcar from the MMSH participantfs country of citizenship/last domicile:
A certified copy of the letter from the Immigration Department of Malaysia that the applicant is a MMSH participant.
A certified copy of the international passport on :-
For the purchase of new motorcar made or assembled in Malaysia;
A certified copy of the letter of approval from the Immigration Department of Malaysia that the applicant is a MMSH participant.
A certified copy of the international passport on:
Quotation for the motorcar
Motorcar purchase order/order form [if possible].
Note: For the purchase of a motorcar, approval for tax exemption involves 2 stages:
Approval on the brand and model of motorcar.
Upon securing approval at Stage 1, the successful applicant has to furnish the Treasury with details of a specific motorcar allocated for him/her, namely the chassis number and the engine number. Subsequently, another approval letter will be given for Customs clearance for that particular motorcar.
Ministry Of Finance Malaysia
Tax Analysis Division
7th Floor, Central Block Presint 2,
(Attention : Mr Yong Bun Fou)
Telephone : 603 - 88823380 Fax : 603 ? 88823885
Further Enquiries: Ms. Norhayati Binti Ujang
Telephone: 603 ? 88823395
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