Are you looking to return home?

We are a specialist global recruiter with over 40 years of experience. Our Malaysia Tanah Airku campaign has a specific aim to connect skilled, overseas Malaysians with job opportunities locally. 
No matter your reason for coming home, we are here to help. Many of our consultants based in Kuala Lumpur are returnees themselves who understand your needs and can facilitate a successful match with Malaysia's biggest brands across growth industries.

Get started with your move home by contacting us. Returnees who have settled back in Malaysia can also apply.

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Certain groups of overseas Malaysians are eligible to a variety of incentives and benefits under TalentCorp's Returning Expert Program. Introduced in 2001, the policy was introduced by the government to encourage more Malaysians to come home. Close to 5,000 returnee applications were approved between 2011-2018.

Some of the benefits include: 

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Business Services


Financial Services

Oil & Gas


Sectors benefiting from returnee talent

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Optional 15% flat tax rate on chargeable employment income over 5 years

Car duties / tax exemption up to RM150,000 for certain car purchases / imports

PR status for spouse and children (subject to approval)

Tax exemption on personal effects brought into Malaysia 
(one shipment)

Why are Malaysians returning home?

Contribute knowledge and skills in new areas of growth

Be closer to their aged 
parents and family

Build capability in 
Malaysian economy

In demand

Spike in CXO positions in both local conglomerates and MNCs across various functions.

For returnees immigrating back home, companies are typically willing to pay 20% salary premium.

Premium salary

Stakeholder management skills gained overseas will have strong advantage due to lack of such expertise in local talent pool.

Skills advantage

Career growth

Great opportunity to grow careers in technology, consumer products and manufacturing as Malaysia becomes key market for global MNCs.

Trends for returnees to know

More details on the REP Program and Benefits can be found on the TalentCorp website

Are you looking to return home?