Published by admin, Updated on May 08 , 2021, 04:15 PM

All international students must obtain a valid Student Pass and Visa to study in Malaysia. Here is the information on the procedure for applying for a visa and more.
You can apply for undergraduate or postgraduate programmes either through our Education Counselors, or our representatives and overseas recruitment partners. They can assist you with your application. You can make an ONLINE APPLICATION, it’s easy, quick and we will guide you throughout your application, your letter of offer, visa application and we will facilitate your arrival and your first few days will be looked after by our Admissions and International office team.

?It is strongly recommended that you do the application at least 2 months in advance of the Scheduled Intake. The Visa process normally takes 6-8 weeks.

Application Procedure & Visa Information


Initiating your Application

Submit your application at HERE. Complete your application by uploading:

  • Two (2) sets of photocopy of your Passport with a minimum validity of 2 years (all pages) with a certified true copy  (all pages).

  • Certified copies of your Secondary or Secondary Vocational School results & Graduation Certificate (including translated copies in English if the original documents are NOT in English)

  • 8 most recent passport-sized photographs (white background only) measuring 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm. The size of the photograph MUST be exact.

  • A completed Medical Report Form with Lab Test Report attached (translated to English if original statements are NOT in English). This document is OPTIONAL to minimize risk of rejection during the Health Screening Process on arrival.

  • Original copy of No Objection Certificate or Eligibility Letter (for countries under the Sub-Saharan Continent) Sub-Saharan Continent)

  • Original copy of Affidavit for name (if name indicate in academic results/ or any other documents are different from the name in the passport).?

?Payment? Process

?1. Upon Application: Registration fee of RM700 & EMGS Visa Application Fee of RM2,500 for all programmes (inclusive of processing fee, insurance fee, student pass fee, visa fee, medical screening fee, i-Kad fee and eVAL processing fee) are required and strictly non-refundable. EMGS renewal payment is RM1300 for each subsequent years.

2. Upon Arrival: International Enrolment and Administration Fees of RM5,000 & Full settlement of Year 1 All-inclusive Fees is required. All-inclusive fee is neither refundable nor transferable. Personal Bond of RM1,500 (subject to country of origin)

3. For payment made in foreign currencies equivalent, any shortfall due to adverse currency exchange rate may have to be settled by the student at the full discretion of UNIMY.
4. All above payment does not include accommodation and professional certification examination fee. However, accommodation can be arranged upon request at the Centre of Student Experience via email to:

5. Fees reflected in the “2020 Course Fees (International Student)” are applicable to new International Students registering for 2020 Intakes only.

6. All payment is to be made according to the quoted Malaysian Ringgit (RM) rates can be made in the form of credit card, bank draft, cheque and telegraphic transfer:

(a) UNIMY has partnered with Flywire, to streamline and simplify the experience when paying from an overseas account or credit card. With Flywire, students will be able to :

-Track payments from start to finish

-Save on intermediary bank charges, while ensuring that the University receives the full amount

-Access 24/7 multi-lingual & multi-channel customer support

7. Please refer to other terms and conditions stated in the application form.

Additional Documents for Transfer Students: If you have previously studied in another higher education institution (college or university level) in Malaysia, additional documents needed are:

  • Cancellation of Visa & Release Letter (from former University/College/School).

  • Educational Certificates and Attendance Report (must be at least 80%+ attendance).

  • Your original passport for Special Pass (if you are currently residing in Malaysia and have a valid visa)

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Once we receive your complete documents together with the All inclusive fee of RM3,200; we will submit your application to EMGS (Education Malaysia Global Services).

  • Your student Visa Approval Letter will be subsequently processed – including submission to the Ministry of Higher Education and the Immigration Department via the Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS). Successful applicants will receive the Visa Approval Letter within six to eight weeks.

  • Once your Visa Approval letter is approved means your student visa has been approved and you will be notified via email with the necessary steps and guidelines. You can also check your application status at EMGS website and download the VAL(Visa Approval Letter). 

  • Students are required to apply for a Single-Entry Visa and endorse the Visa Approval Letter received at the nearest Malaysian Embassy/ Consulate/ High Commission before proceeding to travel to Malaysia.

?Single Entry Visa

  • With the Visa Approval Letter, you may endorse a Single Entry Visa onto your passport at the Malaysian Embassy/Consulate in your country. Please bring along your Offer Letter, the Visa Approval Letter, and your passport when you do your visa endorsement. When this is done, you’re all set to fly!


  • You must then inform the UNIMY International Office of your flight details Seven to Ten (7-10) working days before your date of departure. Representatives from UNIMY will greet you at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) / KLIA2.

  • Send your flight details to:

?You are strongly advised to arrive in Malaysia at least one week before the intake commences to avoid missing the Orientation and International Student briefing. 

NOTE: Students will only be allowed entry (by the Malaysian Immigration) into Malaysia in the presence of a UNIMY representative.

  • Upon arrival, please proceed to Immigration counter for clearance. UNIMY Officer will meet you at the Arrival Hall. You are encouraged to immediately inform your family about your arrival.

The student is required to report to the university on the next working day after your arrival. You are required to make the full payment for first-year tuition fee (payment details are attached in your invoice) as per the invoice.


  • Post-arrival Medical Examination IS A MUST. You will need to go for a Medical Check-up at EMGS appointed Clinics within 7 days of your arrival in Malaysia. Please meet our staff at the International Office and we will guide you on where to go for the medical screening.

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