Pathfinder Relocation Services

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One of the first considerations after an expatriate starts employment is to ensure that their salary can be paid out properly into a local bank account. Our team will be able to assist in opening the account and are experts in helping select the right bank.

Banking Services
Banking Services

Need advice outside the scope of a relocation like setting up an office, understanding Malaysian business norms, or ensuring compliance. PRS have this information to hand and a group of trusted business advisors to help you make the right decisions.

Business Consultancy & Advisory Services
Business Consultancy & Advisory Services

Many companies, within their Relocation Policy, calculate the Cost Of Living Adjustment (COLA) between home and host countries. PRS has a wealth of cost data to help you create and amend COLAs based on the current ecomony in Malaysia.

Cost of Living Assessments
Cost of Living Assessments

During our 20 years of service in the Global Mobility industry we have seen many changes in Malaysia. We have the experience from both the local and expatriate perspective. There are lots of information out there on the Internet, but is it all up-to-date and accurate? Talk to us for the inside facts to make your employee's relocation to Malaysia a success.

Country Information
Country Information

Moving to a new country can be exciting as well as daunting. To successfully integrate your new employees with their new colleagues and neighbours, it is important to understand the local customs and norms. We are more than equipped to provide cultural training for both expatriate employees and their families ensuring all family members settle into their new life as quickly as possible.

Cultural Training
Cultural Training

Our departure program is a comprehensive check list, from terminating the lease agreement and securing the deposit refunds, to cancelling services and deep cleaning the apartment, Pathfinder will assist with all aspects of the move so that no item is overlooked or left behind. 

Departure Services
Departure Services

Moving about in Malaysia is best done with your own transportation. We are experts in the local transport regulations and are able to advise your employees on how best to use their current driving licence in Malaysia. 

Driving License Services
Driving License Services

Risk is a reality of relocations, but it can be managed. We are experts in ensuring expatriate risks are identified, catagorised, and managed. Home Environment & Safety Assessments cover the  home, Safety Orientation ensures your employees are aware of their neighbourhood, and Malaysian norms, and defensive driving courses help integrate your employee to  Malaysian traffic.

Expatriate Risk Management
Expatriate Risk Management

Risk is a reality of relocations, but it can be managed. PRS are expert in ensuring expatriate risk is identified, catagorised, and managed. Home Environment & Safety Assessments cover the assignee's home, Safety Orientation ensures the assignee is aware of their neighbourhood and Malaysian norms, and defensive driving courses help assignees to navigate Malaysian roads safely.

Expatriate Risk Management Advice
Expatriate Risk Management Advice

PRS provides a full service for payment of expenses relating to an assignee's stay in Malaysia. In addition to Utilities Management, property rental payments, maid services, car rental and others can be made on behalf of the client.

Expense Management
Expense Management

Sometimes you just need honest advice and data to determine the feaslibilty of relocating assignees and their families to Malaysia. PRS is ready with the information you need.

Feasibility Studies
Feasibility Studies

The planning and implementation of moving a group compared to an individual assignee should not be underestimated. PRS has the experience with group moves into Malaysia to ensure they go smoothly while each individual assignee still feels supported.

Group Move Advice
Group Move Advice

Housing can be one of the largest cost considerations within an assignees relocation. PRS are here to provide you accurate pricing and rental data to assist in your housing differential calculations.

Housing Differential Advice
Housing Differential Advice

We wish to protect assignees and client companies from unwanted surprises - like a lapsed lease. PRS has systems in place to ensure those who need to know are informed in good time so that the appropriate decisions can be made.

Lease Tracking
Lease Tracking

Relocating to a new country can be overwhelming. Our team of dedicated and experienced field consultants are on hand to provide your employee with a customised tour of their new neighbourhood in line with the needs of your employee and family. This could include postal, banking, medical and sports facilities, local expatriate organisations & associations, local charitable organisations, language schools, children’s clubs and play centres, local restaurants and clubs popular with expatriates, shopping malls, hairdressers and a guide to local public transportation. 

Orientation
Orientation

Typically in Malaysia the spouse of the assignee is not eligible for an Employment Pass. They are issued a Dependant's Pass. For spouses who wish to be active in their community, we have extensive contacts for expat groups, volunteer opportunities, and recreation clubs.

Partner Support Programmes
Partner Support Programmes

Through a robust Policy the expectations of the company and assignee can be aligned. PRS has years of experience in relocating assignees and their families to Malaysia. We've seen where Policy has ensured the right outcome. We've also seen Policy confusion and nightmares. PRS are at hand to provide you valuable and actionable advice.

Policy Advice
Policy Advice

A pre-assignment visit is designed to provide your employee and their family with the right tools to plan their upcoming move. Our team offers a realistic understanding of the local housing market, international schooling options, as well as pertinent information on the local culture, customs and cost of living.

Pre-Assignment Visit
Pre-Assignment Visit

Sometimes companies wish the upkeep of a property to be maintained and taken out of the assignees responsibility. PRS can arrange supervised maintance, landscaping, inspections, repairs, and emergency response, as appropriate, in a tailored package to your needs.

Property Management
Property Management

Our settling-in services are conducted throughout your employee's relocation to ensure that their transition into Malaysia is seamless. Our team can personally assist with: Opening a bank account. Converting a Driver’s License to a Malaysian Driver’s License (if necessary)  As well as provide guidance & coordinate the following services in collaboration with our recommended agents in each field: Household movement of goods Furniture rental Utilities connection Car hire Domestic help Pet relocation Language training Cross-cultural training

Settling In
Settling In

If you are in need of temporary housing for your employees, we can assist in identifying suitable options within their preferred location and budget. As we partner with many reputable serviced accommodations,  we are able to secure low rates at many locations throughout Malaysia. 

Temporary Accommodation Arrangement
Temporary Accommodation Arrangement

Our Tenancy Management service starts with negotiation of the Lease prior to Settling in and ensures that tenant and landlord responsibilites are clearly defined. When necessary, lease  renegotiations and extensions are efficiently managed. 

Tenancy Management
Tenancy Management

Our experience and expertise is not just kept to ourselves. PRS are available to train and coach your HR personnel so to build their capability and effectiveness. From companies just starting out to relocate their staff to Malaysia or companies requiring the latest best practices, PRS are here to assist.

Training & Coaching
Training & Coaching

Let us reduce the headache of juggling bills in Bahasa Melayu. We are a single point of contact ensuring that each of your expatriate employee's utility bills are paid correctly and on time.

Utilities Management
Utilities Management

We take the worry out of understanding utility bills written in Bahasa Malaysia (Malaysia's national language) and making payments at the right time. 

Utilities Management
Utilities Management

Carefully handling of the assignee’s immigration matters saves both time and costs. By fully understanding and avoiding the errors during submissions, this will ensure that the assignee’s applications are presented as required by the relevant immigration or employment departments. As we are dealing with very important personal documents, a logical yet simple handing and taking over process where by all documents are handled with personal care and are hand delivered by our dedicated and friendly staff. Depending on the specific destinations, services may cover: Employment Pass  Semi-­‐Professional Training Pass  Dependent Pass Student Pass iPass

Visa & Immigration
Visa & Immigration