Malaysia Visa Process

As an international student it is required to get the student visa and we recommend that students submit the application form and the Registration and Visa processing fee, it will take 4 – 12 weeks for Malaysia Immigration to process the Visa application for International Students.

Documents Required 

The documents required for Malaysia student visa for Students are as follows

1.   1 (one) copy of Covering Letter (Individual or Institution – typed written).

 1 (one) Visa Application Forms (IM. 47-Pin. 1/97) – typed written/bold print.

3.   2(two) recent photographs of applicant (passport size/blue background).

4. Original & Photocopy of Pakistan National Identity Card (CNIC) (A4 size).

5.  Original passport & photocopy of passport (A4 size) validity of passport must be more than 6 (six) months during time of travel.

  1. Original & photocopies of confirmed airline tickets.
  2. Original copy of Bank statement/s for the last six (6) months (minimum Rs. 100,000) sufficient funds to cover expenses of individual or group travel (must be verified/certified by the issuing bank).
  3. Original & photocopy of offer letter from university or college.
  4. Original & photocopy of approval letter from Immigration Department, Malaysia.
  5. Affidavit of support letter from sponsor & copy of sponsor CNIC.
  6. Original copy of sponsor’s bank statement – verified by the issuing bank (sufficient funds to cover student’s expenses).
  7. Confirmed ticket – preference Malaysia Airlines/PIA.
    Visa Fees – 590 PKR
    FedEx Fees – 1000 PKR Approx.
    Once the above is received, all required documents will be submitted to the Fedex and they will forward it to the Malaysian Embassy for Student Visa application. Usually this process takes 3 working days.

 Processing Visa Application

Step :1 The student submits an application form for study, together with the relevant documents to the intended educational institution which has the official approval from the Ministry of Home Affairs (Immigration Department) to recruit international students..
Step:2 The Student’s application is accepted by the educational institution, which then helps to apply for a student pass at the Malaysian Immigration Department in Malaysia (except for students from the PRC).
Step:3 Upon acceptance, a letter of approval for the student pass is released by the Malaysian Immigration Department to the educational institution for them to pass on to the student
Step:4 Before leaving his/her country for Malaysia, the student informs the educational institution of his/her port of entry (airport), flight number, arrival date and time.
Step:5 Upon arrival at the airport in Malaysia, the educational institution’s representative receives the student at the immigration check-point.
Step:6 Within 2 weeks of the student’s arrival, the educational institution submits the student’s passport to the Immigration Department, which attaches the student pass sticker.

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