support, advocate for, and mobilise action towards
gender-equal citizenship rightsthe rights of foreign spouses
We aim to advance, promote and strengthen the family unit so that no family is left behind
Malaysian Campaign for Equal Citizenship
Achieve law reform for Malaysian women and men in conferring citizenship on their children and spouses.
Foreign Spouses Support Group (FSSG)
Advance, promote and protect the rights of foreign spouses married to Malaysian citizens and their children
Right to Belong Project
A capacity building program to build a network of youth advocates in Malaysia to engage in gender equality and citizenship rights
Who We Are
Our history & roles
Formed in 2009 by two mothers who felt stigmatized as foreigners and at their insurmountable struggles in raising Malaysian children within the country, we has been advocating with the Government, has joined other Malaysian coalition and participated on International treaty processes.
We believe that gender equality and non – discrimination is a basic human right for ALL, that the State has a duty to respect, protect and promote human rights, critical civil society engagement with the State and in promoting and educating communities on their human rights
Frequently asked questions
What is the Social Visit Pass and who needs it?
A social visit visa (mainly for short visits and tourism purposes) is dependent on the origin country of the foreigner. Individuals from certain countries (eg: from South East Asian countries)…
Can I apply for spouse visas/PR/RP in Malaysian embassies/consulate offices overseas?
If your marriage has been registered with the National Registration Department (JPN) of Malaysia or the relevant Malaysian State Islamic Religious Department/State Islamic Religious Council…
How do I renew my work endorsement?
The work endorsement will expire along with your LTSVP, so make sure you renew it if you wish to continue working. You can renew your work endorsement together with your LTSVP on the same day…
Can the non-citizen spouse remain in the country after a divorce?
This is dependent on what visa/ pass does the foreign spouse hold. If the foreign spouse is on a work permit, it is still possible to stay on if the divorce does not impact the terms of employment…
What is the eligibility, required documents and procedure to apply for a visa for non-citizen children below six years old?
A social visit pass is issued to foreign individual travelling to Malaysia for certain purposes (mainly short visits and tourism purposes). The number of days foreign individual allowed to stay in Malaysia depends as following:
Can I know more about the procedure to apply for an endorsement for work on behalf of my non-citizen spouse?
There is a list of terms & conditions to refer before a non-citizen spouse is entitled to an endorsement to work…
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