Documents required to Apply for a Malaysian Student Visa:
- Student visa application form, completed and signed by the applicant
- Offer letter from your chosen educational institution approved by the pass & permit division in the Immigration Headquarters of Malaysia.
- Two passport sized photographs
- Two photocopies of your Passport
- Academic transcript(s) of records
- Proof of full-time course of study approved by the Minister of Home Affairs
- Proof of financial capability to meet course and other expenses
- Health certificate
- Evidence of security and personal bond
- Students have to show their approval letters upon arrival
Step by step process to apply for Malaysian student visa (pass):
Thanks to the Malaysian Government, the student visa process for Malaysia has become incredibly simple!
Step 1. Contact your University in Malaysia directly
Apply for a student pass from your chosen institution and there is no longer a need to do the same via the Immigration Department. Follow the special application requirements as indicated by the institution. Then, your application will be submitted by the educational institution to the Director of Pass & Permit Division of Malaysia.
Note: Your passport must be valid for more than 1 year. If it is shorter than that period, your pass will not be processed.
Step 2. Receive your confirmation of acceptance
Prospective students will be informed of their application status by the Immigration Department in Malaysia through the educational institution that one has chosen. Regardless if you are accepted or not, the notification of acceptance is usually sent within a week (7 days).
Step 3. Send the necessary documents
If successful, you have to mail them the visa documents required or you can send it to the place they specify since transactions are made directly from the institution. From that point, the process will then be taken care of by the institution itself.
Step 4. Institution will send you a letter confirming your student pass
A letter of approval for your student pass will be released by the Malaysian Immigration Department and be delivered to the institution upon your acceptance. The institution will then send this approval letter to you.
Step 5. Update your Institution
Before leaving for Malaysia, you must inform the institution about your airport location, flight number, and arrival date and time. A representative from the institution will greet you at the immigration check-point at the Malaysian airport upon your arrival. Next, your visa will be issued to you via an endorsement on your passport
Step 6. Wait for your Student Pass sticker
Within 2 weeks, your passport will be submitted to the Immigration Department and a student pass sticker will be affixed to it
Student Visa and Pass Fees:
The fees depend on the country you are from. It should not exceed US $35. Student passes usually cost lower than US $25.
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