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Medical Screening of Students

Medical screening is of the vital study in Malaysia requirement. Malaysia has a good healthcare system with a combination of public and private clinics and hospitals. In many of its towns and cities there are also a wide range of alternative treatments available; including osteopathy, naturopathy, homeopathy, Chinese medicine, chiropractic treatments as well as acupuncture.

Medical Screening

Usually, there are costs involved when international students require health services. However, since medical insurance is compulsory for foreign students, you will be covered if you visit a clinic or hospital that is listed on your insurance plan. Most university campuses also have a student health center that will treat you for common ailments.

New international students are mandated to undergo the following medical examination in accordance with the requirements of the Malaysian Ministry of Education. In addition, the medical test results shall be certified in accordance with the medical examination guidelines set by the Ministry.

International aspirants applying for Visa to Study in Malaysia have to undergo the following medical screenings:

New international students are required to attend a medical examination at a panel clinic in Malaysia within 7 working days of their arrival date.

International students who are renewing their student passes are not required to attend in-country medical screening.

International students who are already in the country and applying to change their course or institution (Variation applications) and students who are progressing to a higher level of study (progression students) will be required to attend an in-country medical screening at an EMGS panel clinic if the last in-country examination was done more than 90 days from the date of applying for a new pass.

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To download the necessary health examination forms, visit Education Malaysia Global Services website.