Visa Applications & Requirements for Malaysia
Updated: Apr 3, 2019
Worried about visa application? We've got you covered.
Applying for visas can feel like a difficult process, but our team is here to make sure you have access to all the correct information.
When should you apply for your student visa?
You can generally begin your student visa application once you receive confirmation of your enrollment in your chosen institution or university. It’s best to apply as early as possible, regardless of when your program is due to start, as visa processing times can vary.
How do you apply for a student visa from Malaysia?
There are several steps to apply for a student visa from Malaysia.
In most cases students will require the following:
Offer Letter from a recognized educational institution from Malaysia
A passport valid for at least six months and beyond your period of stay
Scanned copy of all pages of passport
You are required to show evidence of your English language proficiency. Accepted english language tests 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).
You are required to undertake health examinations and/or police checks.
How can STUDTINMALAYSIA.ORG help with visa applications?
Your STUDYINMALAYSIA.ORG counsellor can provide you information about what documents you will need to provide. We will guide you step-by-step throughout the process. All documents need to be scanned and certified and certified translations may be required. Your STUDYINMALAYSIA.ORG counsellor can help with translation services. As visa requirements can change quickly, STUDYINMALAYSIA.ORG can ensure you have access to official websites and can make sure you have the latest applications forms. To reduce the hassle, we can also help with translating and couriering your documents. The processes and requirements that international students must meet to be eligible for a student visa differ from country-to-country, so it is really important to stay up to date with latest information.
Read more information on student visa for Malaysia at Education Malaysia.