* Note that all figures listed are derived from the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia [Dated 8th May 2007]

PERFORMANCE OF MM2H PROGRAMME

Year
Number of Participants
1996-2001
(Silver Hair Programme)
828
2002
818
2003
1,645
2004
1,917
2005
2,615
2006
1,728
TOTAL
9,551
by MOT

SILVER HAIR PROGRAMME (1996-2001)
(BY COUNTRY)


No.
Country of Origin
No. Participants
1.
Britain
164
2.
Singapore
118
3.
Taiwan
99
4.
Japan
79
5.
China (PRC)
47
6.
Indonesia
45
7.
USA
42
8.
Hong Kong
29
9.
Germany
27
10.
Australia
26
11.
Others
152
TOTAL
828
by MOT

MM2H PROGRAMME (2002-2006)
BY COUNTRY


No.
Country of Origin
No. Participants
1.
China (PRC)
1,974
2.
Bangladesh
1,429
3.
Britain
885
4.
Taiwan
522
5.
Singapore
486
6.
Japan
434
7.
Indonesia
427
8.
India
417
9.
Pakistan
286
10.
Hong Kong
247
11.
Others
1,616
TOTAL
8,723
by MOT

PERFORMANCE OF MM2H PROGRAMME
(2007)


1) Number of applications (Jan-April 2007) : 919

2) Number of approval (Jan-April 2007) : 464 applications

3) Top 5 countries of approval (Jan-April 2007) :

i) UK - 70
ii) Japan - 64
iii) Bangladesh - 61
iv) Republic Of Korea - 55
v) China - 27


by MOT

PERFORMANCE OF MM2H LICENSED AGENTS

Number of active licensed agents - 52 (33.33%)

by MOT

Breakdown on the application approval rate from licensed agents:

i) > 50% applications approved : 28 companies

ii) > 50% applications rejected : 22 companies

iii) equal number of approved and rejected application : 2 companies


by MOT

Rejection of the applications due to :

i) Lack of the proof in financial capability of the applicant

ii) False/doubtful information in the supporting documents

iii) Certification of documents done by unauthorised personnel

iv) Fail in security clearance

v) Most rejected applicants : Bangladesh, China, Singapore


by MOT


Axis Genesis current approval rate is : > 90%



Note that according to the Ministry of Tourism, in-active companies or companies which failed to perform to the yearly set target, will have their license suspended. As such applicants are advised to engage active licensed & experience companies to avoid any inconveniences.