Steps For Direct Entry Into Malaysia
You submit an application form to study together with relevant documents to the intended educational institution which has the official approval from the Ministry of Home Affairs and Malaysia Immigration Department) to recruit international students.
If your application to study is accepted by the educational institution which you applied to, they will then help you apply for student pass at the Malaysian Immigration Department in Malaysia prior to YOUR entry.
Upon acceptance, a letter of approval for student pass will be issued by the Malaysian Immigration Department to the educational institution which offered the place for you to study. The educational institution will send the approval letter to you while you are still in YOUR own (foreign) country.
Before leaving your country for Malaysia, you must inform the educational institution of your port of entry (airport), flight number, arrival date and time.
Upon your arrival at the airport in Malaysia, the educational institution representative should receive you at the immigration check-point at the Malaysian airport. Visa will be issued to you at the entry point in the form of an endorsement on your valid national Passport. Note : Nationals from The Peoples Republic of China are required to obtain Entry Visa prior to entry into Malaysia.
Within two weeks of your arrival, the educational institution will submit your passport to the Immigration Department to affix the Student Pass sticker.