Event Details

There have been many disruptions to immigration, travel, and job placements over the past year. With travel restrictions still in place, many companies are still figuring out how to navigate the challenges of bringing in and retaining expatriates and skilled labor for positions and operations in Malaysia.

AMCHAM invites you to join a combined briefing session by The Malaysia Expatriate Talent Service Centre (MYXpats) on the topic of facilitation of expatriates in Malaysia and a briefing by the US Visa Services of the US Embassy on obtaining travel visa's to the US.

Also joining the session will be representatives from PERKESO to answer questions you may have on their MyFutureJobs portal.


Date: Thursday, 27 May 2021

Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Platform: Microsoft Teams

The Expatriate Services Division (ESD) under the Immigration Department of Malaysia was established to provide efficient, effective, and innovative services for expatriates and companies to submit expatriate-related immigration matters.

Among the services offered are Employment Pass, Residence Pass-Talent, Professional Visit Pass, Dependant Pass, Long-Term Social Visit Pass, and Social Visit (Temporary Employment) - Foreign Maid Pass.


  • Please be advised that all registrations will go through an approval process. You will receive a confirmation email once your registration has been approved.
  • Please note only REGISTERED participants will receive access to the scheduled session.
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  • Sabihah Ahamad (Head of Operations at Malaysia Expatriate Services Centre Sdn. Bhd.)

    Sabihah Ahamad

    Head of Operations at Malaysia Expatriate Services Centre Sdn. Bhd.

    Sabihah is currently heading the MYXpats Centre’s operation focusing on achieving operational service excellence and the delivery of expatriate services to ensure quality services are delivered to all stakeholders.

    Her 20 years of experience include interfacing with Government agencies and industries across all key sectors in the country for the facilitation of Employment Pass and all its related passes through the Expatriate Services Division (ESD) and the Residence Pass-Talent (RP-T) program collaborating with Immigration Department of Malaysia, overseen by Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA). She was also part of the pre-opening team of MYXpats Centre in 2015.
    Graduated from University Technology of Mara (UiTM), Sabihah was formerly the Head of Unit, Client Management & Appraisals (C-MAT) in Multimedia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) for over 15 years. She is also a Certified Motorola Six Sigma Green Belt and a Certified Career Coach.

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  • Tree Mangione (Deputy Consul General at U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur)

    Tree Mangione

    Deputy Consul General at U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

    Tree Mangione assumed the position of Deputy Consul General at the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur in August 2019. She has previously served at United States Embassies in Mexico City, Mexico; Hanoi, Vietnam (twice); Bangkok, Thailand; and at the U.S. Consulate General Chennai, India.​ Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Tree completed her Ph.D. in International Affairs from Kyung Hee University in South Korea. Tree also holds a Master of Arts in Sociology and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Sociology and Spanish Literature. Tree is accompanied by her husband, who also serves at the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, and four children who attend the International School of Kuala Lumpur. Together, they love traveling the world, including exploring the National Parks in the United States.

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  • Gayathri Vadivel (Head of Employment Services Department at Social Security Organisation)

    Gayathri Vadivel

    Head of Employment Services Department at Social Security Organisation

    Gayathri was trained in Australia in the area of counseling and applied psychology following her Bachelors in Business and Commerce. After her appointment at SOCSO, she was trained by the Commonwealth Rehabilitation Services of Australia following the inception of the Return To Work Programme that was launched in 2007. As a pioneer Case Manager, she has been involved in drawing the work process and modules for Return to Work in her organization as well as the Return to Work expansion programme which involves the training of new case managers. She has also been trained as a Job Coach and is currently a senior trainer for Job Coach programs that is aimed to make employers become change agents in the field of Disability Employment. Gayathri currently heads the Employment Services Department at SOCSO and has introduced many new initiatives in the area of job placement and employment support in Social Security Organisation Malaysia. She is also the team lead for SOCSO’s first Case Management based Job Portal.

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