1. APPLY VISA
a. What is Visa Approval Letter (VAL)?
b.How long it will take to get VAL?
c. When and how can I pay for my VAL & Processing fee?
2. Telegraphic Transfer ( USD only) payable to EMGS.
3. Pay Through Institution: Pay direct to EMGS bank account via Malaysia local bank Refer to utm.my/international > Visa & Pass VAL for EMGS bank account number
d. When is expiry of VAL?
e. I have to return to my home country after registration. I’m a remote supervision student and I’m still working at my country. When my student pass is ready?
Note: If student exit Malaysia (for any reason) after registration without complete the student pass endorsement, your VAL and SEV will be VOID. You have to re-apply again new VAL and do the same process if you required to obtain for student pass in future.
The student pass is granted by Immigration for international student to study and stay in Malaysia
f. Can I convert my social Pass to a student Pass?
g. My country does not have Malaysia Embassy. How to get Single Entry Visa (SEV)?
Please check countries granted Visa on Arrival for student (VOA) here [Click HERE] .
Kindly refer to the Immigration Department’s website for the SEV requirement by country. If your country is on the list of countries which require an SEV to enter Malaysia, you can obtain the SEV from any neighbouring country
h. When do I get a student pass endorsement from Immigration Malaysia after registration?
2. SINGLE ENTRY VISA (SEV)
a. How do I know if my country requires a Single Entry Visa for Malaysia?
b. Which country can apply for Visa on Arival for Student at Malaysia Entry Poitnt?
c. What documents do I need to apply for an SEV?
d. Can I choose to receive a Single Entry Visa from a Malaysian Embassy in a country where I am not a citizen?
3. RENEWAL OF STUDENT PASS
a. What documents are required to apply for renewal of student pass, dependent, new student pass or new dependent pass?
b. When I should renew the Student/ Dependent Pass?
c. Can I send application for renewal of student pass or dependent pass 1 month before the expiry date?
d. I would like to send a passport for renewal and will return to my country. Can I purchase air ticket before my passport ready?
e. My friend passport has been completed. Can I take the passport on behalf of my friend?
f. My student pass expiry and I already overstayed OR I have graduated in UTM and want to back to my hometown, however my student pass has expired. How my problem can be solved and how much I have to bear?
g. What if late submission for renewal of student pass?
h. Can I get my refund of deposit for Personal Bond without cancelling my Student Pass?
i. Can I travel within Malaysia by flight if my passport still in the process for Student Pass?
j. My student pass has expired. What should I do?
k. My passport is expiring less in 1 year and will renew my passport. How about my current student pass in old passport?
l. I had renew my passport at home country. The student pass still valid at old passport. Can I enter Malaysia?
m. What if Immigration/ EMGS reject my student pass renewal?
n. Do I need to submit my passport when apply for renewal?
o. I’m REMOTE SUPERVISION student and working at my mohe country. I CANNOT STAY LONGER TIME IN MALAYSIA WAITING RENEWAL PROCESS COMPLETE.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The student pass endorsed by Immigration Department is for giving permission a student study full time and staying in Malaysia for the period of study.
The holder of student pass is not permitted to work. You can submit a documents and payment for renewal your student pass +-45 days before you plan to come to UTM/ Malaysia. UTM International do accept to received a renewal documents and payment from your representative/ friend for submission to UTM International (Note: student have to pay to 2 different account that is EMGS and UTM) .Upon arrive at UTM/ Malaysia (or after EMGS tracking show progress 90%), please submit your passport at UTM International for sticker endorsement at Immigration Department. You can track your renewal application progress at EMGS website at https://visa.educationmalaysia.gov.my/ . It will take 10 -14 days for sticker endorsement at Immigration Department.
Note: 1. This process is only allowed within 60 days before expiry of pass. 2. Immigration may required entry stamp to Malaysia on your passport before approve your renewal application. In this case, you can only submitted renewal application after entering to Malaysia. 3. Students are not allowed to purchase any flight ticket before obtaining your student pass/passport
4. DEPENDENT PASS
a. Can I bring my Spouse, children’s to apply Dependent Pass during my registration?
b. I want to bring my family. Who can I apply for Dependent Pass?
i) Wife/husband with children or
ii) Mother or father or
iii) Husband & mother
NOTE: Family in law or brother /sister is not allowed to apply for dependent pass
c. My wife is pregnant and will deliver soon. My Mother in Law is already in Malaysia to take care of my wife. Therefore, I want to apply Dependent pass for my Mother In Law.
d. Do I need to apply VAL for my dependent?
5.VARIATION / PROGRESSION (CHANGE PROGRAMME)
a. I have graduated in Master in April. My student pass will expire in July. At the same time I’ve been offered for PhD at UTM. Can I stay in Malaysia until registration date since my Master visa is still valid?
b. Currently I’m studying at a English Language Center in Malaysia. Can I apply for progression?
c. Currently I study at XYZ University and get new Offer Letter from UTM. What is the process change University?
d. What should I do if I decide to change to a different program/ faculty?
e. WHAT IF IMMIGRATION/ EMGS REJECT MY VARIATION/ PROGRESSION?
6. CANCELLATION VAL / PASS
a. Do I need to cancel the student pass?
b. Whaf if I leave Malaysia without cancel my Student Pass
c. Can I cancel my Student Pass at my home country
7. SPECIAL PASS
a. Can I apply Special Pass ?
b. My special pass is expired and I have overstayed, what should I do now?