If you have any problems or any inquiries regarding visa matters, please email to visa@uthm.edu.my. You will be entertained within 24 hours.

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In view of the current COVID-19 Pandemic, the Malaysian Government is now implementing strict procedures for a foreigner including International Student to enter Malaysia. These procedures will dynamically be revised from time to time depending on the current status of COVID-19 in Malaysia and all affected countries. Stay updated with the latest procedure before entering Malaysia to avoid difficulties.
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GENERAL IMMIGRATION REQUIREMENT INMALAYSIA

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STUDENT PASS

All International Students (except Diplomatic Pass holders, Malaysian Permanent Residents (P.R)) are required to have a STUDENT PASS while studying at UTHM.
02

ONLINE APPLICATION

International student have to APPLY VISA ONLINE at Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) website. You must hold a valid Student Pass for the entire duration of your stay at UTHM.
03

SINGLE APPLICATION

If you have submitted an application for a Visa, you are NOT ALLOWED to submit a similar application through another institution or vice versa. This will create confusion within the Malaysian Immigration Department and may result in delay in your Student Pass application process.
04

APPROVAL TIME

Student Pass approvals usually take between 4 - 7 WEEKS by Immigration. UTHM may not be able to obtain a Student Pass for you on time if your application to UTHM is received less than 6 weeks from the registration date.
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PASS RENEWAL FOR SENIOR STUDENT

For senior student, it is mandatory that Student Pass to be APPLIED AND RENEWED THROUGH UTHM. Failing to adhere to this can be a violation of the Malaysian Immigration Department’s regulations. While we will assist in your Student Pass application, UTHM cannot be held liable for any change in policies by the Malaysian Immigration Department in regards to issuance of Student Pass.
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CLASS ATTENDANCE

You must meet the programme requirements by ATTENDING 80% of all your scheduled classes and achieve satisfactory academic results. Failing to do so can result in your Student Pass being revoked.
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WORKING  POLICY

Student Pass holder is strictly PROHIBIT to work during the period of study without approval by Immigration Malaysia. It is COMPULSORY for a student to apply for special past to work part-time should you wish to work during the period of your study.
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MEDICAL CERTIFICATE

Attendance in class is COMPULSORY at all-time unless you are able to provide a Medical Certificate (MC) from a certified doctor. Consistent failure to do so will result in your Student Pass being revoked.
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VISA EXPIRY

You are required to take responsibility of monitoring the EXPIRY DATES of your passport and student pass.
09

VISA EXTENSION

Where an extension of the Pass is required, students must submit their passports to the UTHM International Office 3 MONTHS BEFORE the expiry of the pass in order to facilitate the extension.
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PENALTIES

ALL PENALTIES imposed by the Malaysian Immigration Department in the event of late extension or expiry of Student Pass are to be borne by the student.
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STUDENT PASS CANCELLATION

Upon 21 working days before completion of your studies in UTHM you are required to CANCEL YOUR STUDENT PASS or it might lead to forfeiture of the Bond Deposit refund.

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