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What is the definition of Non-Resident?

Definition of Non-Resident based on FSA 2013 section 213 and BNM’s Foreign Exchange Policy Notices:


“Non-Resident” means—

(a) any person other than a resident;

(b) an overseas branch, a subsidiary, regional office, sales office or representative office of a resident company;

(c) Embassies, Consulates, High Commissions, supranational or international organisations; or

(d) a Malaysian citizen who has obtained permanent resident status of a country or territory outside Malaysia and is residing outside Malaysia;


For the avoidance of doubt, this includes Malaysian Embassies, Consulates and High Commissions.

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