|• WHAT IS VISA|
A "visa" grants permission to enter a foreign country. Ordinarily this is signified by a stamp in the traveler’s passport. In Malaysia, the final permission to enter the country is based on the decision of the Immigration Officer at the point of entry.
|• WHERE TO OBTAIN A VISA|
Application for a visa can be made at any Immigration Attaché Office, Consulate, Malaysian High Commission Office, and Malaysian Embassy or at the British Consulate in a country where there is no Malaysian Representative Office.
|• HOW TO OBTAIN A VISA|
A visa must be obtained BEFORE a person enters Malaysia by self representation at the visa issuing office. Documents required for a visa application are as follows:
The above application process will be done by IO. Upon receiving the approval letter, students are advised to apply for a visa from the Malaysian Embassy before entering Malaysia. Students from some African countries (refer to list), Bangladesh, Pakistan and India are required to obtain approval letter from the Immigration Department of Malaysia for visa application before entering Malaysia.
Yellow fever injection is compulsory for students from some African countries for entrance to Malaysia. At the point of entry, students have to present their injection certification as evidence.