TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION

 The Minister of Higher Education announced on 8th July 2020 that all New and Existing International student from Public and Private Higher Education Institutions will be allowed to enter Malaysia however they must be registered with Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) before being given permission to enter Malaysia by the Director General of the Malaysian Immigration Department.

The category of International Student from Public and Private Higher Education Institutions that will be allowed to enter Malaysia are:

  • Existing Student that is outside Malaysia who has a valid student pass or if the student pass has expired from 1st February 2020 onwards;
  • New and Mobility (mobility programme for more than 3 months) Student whose VAL has been approved by the Malaysian Immigration Department.

All the categories of students mentioned above that intend to enter Malaysia will be subjected to relevant procedures which has determined by the Malaysian Government prior to their entry (Pre-Arrival Process) and after they have entered Malaysia (Post-Arrival Process).

For more details, please refer this link : http://alamiyyah.usim.edu.my/travel-authorisation/

VISA APPROVAL LETTER (VAL)

VAL  is an official document issued by the Department of Immigration Malaysia confirming that the named person and programme study/ level of study has been approved to enter Malaysia for the purposes of study.

The authority involved in this process:

  1. EMGS
  2. USIM ‘Alamiyyah
  3. USIM Bursary Department
  4. Centre for Marketing and Admissions Department
  5. Centre of Graduate Studies
  6. Department of Immigration Malaysia, Seremban

The total amount of cost: MYR 1,857.00

For more details, please refer this link :  http://alamiyyah.usim.edu.my/new-application-val-vdr-2/

VISA RENEWAL

Renewal process for visa application is an obligation to all international students. whoever already received previous student pass. All international students are responsible for their own student pass validity while studying in Malaysia.

The authority involved in this process:

  1. EMGS
  2. USIM ‘Alamiyyah
  3. USIM Bursary Department
  4. Centre of Graduate Studies
  5. Department of Immigration Malaysia, Seremban

The total amount of cost: MYR 786.40

For more details, please refer this link: http://alamiyyah.usim.edu.my/3022-2/

PROGRESSION

Progression is a process applies to existing international student who intends to continue their studies to a higher level at the current IPT or other IPT after graduation at the current IPT. The process only applies to the international student who are currently in Malaysia at the time of the progression application. This process will change the status of an existing student to the status of a new student based on the new programme of study.

The authority involved in this process:

  1. EMGS
  2. USIM ‘Alamiyyah
  3. Centre of Graduate Studies
  4. USIM Bursary Department
  5. Previous Institution
  6. Department of Immigration Malaysia, Seremban
  7. USIM Specialist Policlinic
  8. Centre of Graduate Studies

The total amount of cost: MYR 1,329.00

For more details, please refer this link: http://alamiyyah.usim.edu.my/progression/

SPECIAL PASS

A special pass is a temporary pass issued by the Immigration Department of Malaysia to allow international student to extend their stay in Malaysia due to ‘special’ circumstances; for example, illness, an accident, conflict in a foreign national’s home country etc.

The authority involved in this process:

  1. EMGS
  2. USIM ‘Alamiyyah
  3. Centre of Graduate Studies
  4. USIM Bursary Department
  5. Previous Institution
  6. Department of Immigration Malaysia, Seremban
  7. Centre of Graduate Studies

The total amount of cost: MYR 100.00

For more details, please refer this link:  http://alamiyyah.usim.edu.my/special-pass/

DEPENDANT PASS

As an international student, you are eligible to bring your family members into Malaysia throughout your study period.

The authority involved in this process:

  1. USIM ‘Alamiyyah
  2. Centre of Graduate Studies
  3. Department of Immigration Malaysia, Seremban

The total amount of cost:

First Time Application:  RM590 + Multiple Entry Visa Fee

Renewal Application:  RM90 + Multiple Entry Visa Fee

For more details, please refer this link:  http://alamiyyah.usim.edu.my/dependent-pass-2/

CANCELLATION OF STUDENT PASS (COM) – GRADUATE/ WITHDRAWN/ TERMINATED

International student that has been Graduated/ Withdrawn/ Terminated is required to return to their country of origin and the student pass will be cancelled as stated in their terms and conditions of student pass issued by the Immigration Department of Malaysia (IMM).

The authority involved in this process:

  1. USIM ‘Alamiyyah
  2. Centre of Graduate Studies
  3. Division of Academic Management
  4. Department of Immigration Malaysia, Seremban

For more details, please refer this link: http://alamiyyah.usim.edu.my/cancellation-sho…-of-student-pass/

PASS ENDORSEMENT

Existing international student may apply an endorsement when his/her existing passport expired, missing/lost or anything which leads to a passport replacement. A transfer of existing visa linked with the old one to the new one is done via pass endorsement.

The authority involved in this process:

  1. USIM ‘Alamiyyah
  2. Embassy
  3. Department of Immigration Malaysia, Seremban

The total amount of cost: MYR 40.00

For more details, please refer this link: http://alamiyyah.usim.edu.my/endorsement/

INTER-VARIATION

International student who wishes to apply for inter-variation (Change from Programme A to Programme B with the same level of study from the previous institution to USIM) must first get the approval for a new visa from Immigration Malaysia (IMM).

The authority involved in this process:

  1. EMGS
  2. USIM ‘Alamiyyah
  3. Centre of Graduate Studies
  4. USIM Bursary Department
  5. Previous Institution
  6. Department of Immigration Malaysia, Seremban
  7. USIM Specialist Policlinic

The total amount of cost: MYR 1,857.00

For more details, please refer this link: http://alamiyyah.usim.edu.my/intra-variation-2/

INTRA-VARIATION

International student who wishes to apply for intra-variation (Change from Programme A to programme B with the same level of study from the same institution) must first get the approval for a new visa from the Immigration Malaysia (IMM).

The authority involved in this process:

  1. EMGS
  2. USIM ‘Alamiyyah
  3. Centre of Graduate Studies
  4. USIM Bursary Department
  5. Previous Institution
  6. Department of Immigration Malaysia, Seremban
  7. USIM Specialist Policlinic

The total amount of cost: MYR 797.00

For more details, please refer this link: http://alamiyyah.usim.edu.my/intra-variation/

To know more information about all visa processes, please refer to :

EMGS Website
IMM Website