820k Malaysians Barred From Leaving Malaysia, Are You One Of Them?
Over 820,000 Malaysians are barred from leaving the country after being blacklisted for various offences, according to Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
Since 2011 the Immigration Department has included 827,921 citizens into their blacklist, barring them from leaving Malaysia unless they have special permission to do so.
Most of those on the blacklist are bankrupts, who make up 200,727 people, while 118,892 are education loan defaulters. 520 are on the blacklist for security offences and another 507,782 for other offences.
The Malaysian Immigration Department has a web portal that allows you to easily check if you are on the blacklist.