1 passport size photograph with WHITE background (35mm x 45mm).
You will be required to submit a copy of your passport. Here’s what we need:
a. Your passport data page (bio-data page which shows your face, name etc)
b. All pages with Visa information. We don’t need all the pages of your passport. If the page is empty, you do not need to submit it.
Note: Students originating from the countries listed below must provide a copy of ALL passport pages during the submission of student pass application to EMGS:
c. Observation page (showing any extensions, clarifications of name, and previous passport numbers)
d. Recommended passport validity duration is 18 months
Note: For one-off Student Pass applications, the recommended validity is 12 months longer than the duration of study.
e. Special Pass or Exit Stamp (if applicable)
A copy of your offer letter is required in order to apply for a student visa in Malaysia. If you are making an online application, you will only be able to fill out the form and submit an application once you have received a letter of acceptance/offer from your university/college.
You will be required to fill up and submit a copy of the health declaration form to apply for a student visa in Malaysia. If you are making an online application, you are required to upload the scanned copy of the form.
You need to provide copies of all academic records, certificates or transcripts of studies previously undertaken. Some courses have additional entry requirements. For information regarding these additional requirements check the entry requirements provided by your educational institution.
If you are coming from a country which is considered to be at a high risk of yellow fever, you will be required to obtain the necessary inoculations before coming to Malaysia. You will be asked to provide your yellow fever vaccination booklet/card before you can clear Immigration at the point of entry.
No-Objection Certificate (NOC) is only required if the student is from Sudan . This document must be applied by the institution, and can only be collected from the Sudanese Embassy in Kuala Lumpur by the institution representatives.
Letter of Eligibility
Letter Of Eligibility (LOE) is only required if the student is from Iran. The institution must apply an LOE for the student at the Iranian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur. Once the LOE application is approved, the embassy will provide the LOE details to EMGS directly. Institute representatives are not required to collect the LOE from the Iranian Embassy.
Proof of English Proficiency
Most courses in universities in Malaysia are conducted in English, so you need to show your English language competency is good enough for you to be able to participate fully in your course. This means that proficiency in English is a prerequisite for admission.
When you apply for a Visa Approval Letter (VAL) you must demonstrate that you have an acceptable level of English language proficiency, and upload the certificate as part of your application. The English Language tests which are accepted for Student Pass Application are:
PTE – Academic (Pearson Test of English),
IELTS (International English Language Testing System),
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language),
CAE (Cambridge English: Advance),
CPE (Cambridge English: Proficiency), and
MUET (Malaysian University English Test)
IMPORTANT! If you do not attach your English language certificate when creating your VAL application, your application processing may be delayed. In addition, you will also not be eligible to receive a student pass for the full duration of your course.
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