The Student Pass is a document issued by the Malaysian immigration department to a non-citizen to reside Malaysia for more than one (1) month, for educational purpose only. The student pass appears in the form of a sticker in the passport.
Applications for Student Pass must be made via the Ministry of Higher Education appointed representative, Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS). There are FIVE (5) types of New Applications for Student Pass:
This is for a prospective student, or a student with an expired Student Pass, who is outside of Malaysia and still at his/her home country. These individuals need to apply for Visa Approval Letter (VAL) to enter Malaysia.
You should not apply for VAL more than 4 months before you want to enter Malaysia because the VAL is only valid for 6 months.
You must apply for the VAL through the EMGS website.
You must register first as an applicant through EMGS. After registration please choose your programme: full-time or mobility programme.
How to apply for VAL?
Account Information Account No : 8002155042
Bank Name: CIMB Bank Berhad
Account Name : UPM Collection
Bank Branch : UPM, Serdang
How to apply VAL Flowchart.
What to do upon arrival to Malaysia Flowchart.
* Putra International shall not be liable for the approval of student VAL. Approval is subject to the authority of The Immigration Department of Malaysia.*
Here is the CHECKLIST FOR VAL APPLICATION.
All the documents must be sent in SOFTCOPY (Scanned) to firstname.lastname@example.org in ONE FOLDER.
Kindly mentioned your details as follows :
EMGS Apllication number :
Guideline date fro submission for VAL application:
Registration Date Information :Semester 2 2018/201928 January 2019 – 8 February 2019Semester 1 2019/202026 August 2019 – 6 September 2019
DO NOT DO THIS:
This case is for a student who has completed his/her degree (e.g. Bachelor or Masters), and subsequently wants to progress for further study to a higher level degree (e.g. Masters or PhD). The student must apply for a new VAL for the new degree programme.
This case is for a UPM student who wishes to change their study programme, within UPM, within the same level of study (allowed to do so for a maximum of two times only).
This case is for a new student from other institution who wishes to enrol with UPM, within the same level of study.
This case is for a student who is granted, by UPM Senate, to convert his/her Masters with Thesis degree programme to a PhD degree programme.
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
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