The candidates who are about to apply for language institutes to study in Malaysia must be between 18 to 35 years of age as of the date of application.
The candidates who are about to apply for higher education institutions in Malaysia are not subjected to any age limit.
To ensure that the candidates are in good health, they have to undergo medical screening upon arrival in Malaysia (post-arrival) in panel clinics or health centers of any one of registered Education Malaysia Global Services’. Pre-arrival medical screening is not required.
In such cases, a yellow fever vaccination booklet/card is to be returned before clearing an Immigration at the port of entry.
Malaysian universities offer courses in English, a certain level of English proficiency is required especially in speaking and writing. English competency must be satisfied as to the minimum course requirement as approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). English proficiency is to be demonstrated while applying for a Visa Approval Letter (VAL) by submitting any one of the following English Language test results.
• IELTS (International English Language Testing System),
• (Test of English as a Foreign Language)TOEFL
• PTE-A (Pearson Test of English – Academic),
• CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced),
• CPE (Cambridge English: Proficiency),
• MUET (Malaysian University English Test)
To apply for a visa to come to Malaysia a copy of the offer letter from the respective higher education institution is to be required by the students. It can be applied online only when the students have received a letter of acceptance or offer letter from a particular institution.