PETALING JAYA: The visa-processing fee for Indonesian workers headed to Malaysia has seen a steep hike – from RM15 to RM250 – and angry employment agency operators have threatened to stop sending workers here.
The steep increase in the visa-processing fee was imposed last month under the Foreign Workers Centralised Management System (FWCMS), which saw the “calling visa” process being outsourced to a private company.
“We strongly reject the increase in fees. It is an exploitation of our citizens. Such an increase must be done through an agreement between both governments.
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