Renting without employment possible?

Hi everyone, I am new to Malaysia on a spouse visa and plan to settle in KL, but have not locate local employment yet, due to my visa limitation on employment for the first 6 months. Is it possible for me to rent a place without employment in Malaysia?

If not,  if I can  prove I have sufficient funds, would that help? Thx

You can easily rent a place in Malaysia without having employment because the only thing you need to do to sign a Tenancy Agreement is to provide a copy of your passport. Of course you'll probably need to pay two months security deposit, one months advance rent and half a months utilities deposit up front. Tenancy Agreements are usually for one year or two years, but some landlords accept shorter periods such as six months.

However, more important is how long your visa allows you to remain Malaysia.

Thanks for your info, very useful and helpful. I guess your last point is the only issue then, where my spouse visa had just been issued, and expire in December, it will probably be 1 year by then only. So might just have to wait on.

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