Visa & Immigration

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Welcome and thank you for choosing the University of Reading Malaysia for your studies. We are here to help you and to provide you with useful information on getting the most out of your time with us. There is plenty of support available at the University for every aspect of student life including study, finance, visa issues, and careers. If you have any questions, please ask a member of staff or send us an email.

Contact the UoRM International Student Office:

Email (all queries):
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Telephone:
+607-2686200

 

As an International student you will need to apply for a student pass to study in Malaysia. UoRM will begin the application processes for your student visa after you have accepted our unconditional offer and once you have submitted the payment and all required documents to us

Please DO NOT book your flight or make any travel arrangements until your student visa is released.

Due to visa restrictions on entry to Malaysia, incoming new international students should not book any trips without prior discussion and approval from the UoRM International Student Office.

If you already have valid Student Pass from another school/institution and would like to pursue your studies with UoRM, please contact UoRM International Student Office for assistance.

In order to be granted a student visa, it is compulsory for international students in Malaysia to be medically insured based on the following requirements:

  • The medical insurance plan must be purchased locally. Click here for the insurance package information.
  • The medical insurance plan must be valid throughout the period of study

Applicants that requires Single Entry Visa (SEV) prior to entering Malaysia, please visit the nearest Malaysian Embassy / Mission to apply for SEV application after you have received an eVAL. Please refer to the link below to check the list:SEV required countries

All students will be required to undergo a medical screening within 7 days of arrival in Malaysia. Any students who fail to complete this medical will not be issued a Student Pass and will be required to leave the country. For more information about the screening please refer to https://visa.educationmalaysia.gov.my/guidelines/medical-screening.html

For more information please visit FAQ: Education Malaysia Global Services

You will need the following:

  1. One passport size photograph (click here for Passport photo guidelines)
  2. A copy of your Passport (Passport must be valid for at least 18 months during the submission)
    • Passport data page
    • All pages with Visa information.
    • Maximum of 2 passport pages per each A4 page
    Note: Students from the following countries must provide a copy of ALL passport pages during the submission of student pass application to EMGS: Libya, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Syria & Yemen.
  3. Health Declaration Form Click here to download the Health Declaration Form.
  4. A copy of your Reading ID card (in colour)
  5. Payment

 

Useful links:

Countries at High Risk of Yellow Fever Transmission
Lampiran B (Health Declaration Form)
Registered Malaysian Clinic
Online Photo Checker
EMGS Insurance Packages
SEV required countries

You are responsible to contact UoRM International Student Office no later than 10 weeks prior to the current pass expiry date.

Student is required to apply for Special Pass if there is a delay in renewal application that will cost RM100 per application.

Student has to submit:

  1. A copy of your Passport (Passport must be valid for at least 18 months during the submission)
    • Passport data page
    • All pages with Visa information.
    • Maximum of 2 passport pages per each A4 page
    Note: Students from the following countries must provide a copy of ALL passport pages during the submission of student pass application to EMGS: Libya, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Syria & Yemen.
  2. A copy of your Reading ID card (in colour)
  3. Payment

You will need the following:

  1. One passport size photograph (click here for Passport photo guidelines)
  2. A copy of your Passport (Passport must be valid for at least 18 months during the submission)
    • Passport data page
    • All pages with Visa information.
    • Maximum of 2 passport pages per each A4 page
    Note: Students from the following countries must provide a copy of ALL passport pages during the submission of student pass application to EMGS: Libya, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Syria & Yemen.
  3. Health Declaration Form Click here to download the Health Declaration Form.
  4. A copy of your Reading ID card (in colour)
  5. Payment

 

Useful links:

Countries at High Risk of Yellow Fever Transmission
Lampiran B (Health Declaration Form)
Registered Malaysian Clinic
Online Photo Checker
EMGS Insurance Packages
SEV required countries

Please log on to: www.reading.ac.uk/enrol.
Click: Log into RISIS web portal

Next Screen: Username: (8 digits) Enter your Reading ID number which can be located at the top of your offer email (e.g. 12345678) Password: Enter your date of birth in dd/mm/yyyy format

Next Screen: Create a security password and password prompt (you will always be required to enter this security password when logging onto your assignment submission database RISIS).

Next Screen: You will now find yourself on the enrolment home pages

  1. ‘What to do next’ – select ‘Online Enrolment’
  2. Kindly ignore the Course Accommodation ‘Apply for Halls’ option.
  3. Stage 1 Read and agree the University Rules & Regulations by clicking the red line Click here to enrol online (Rules & Regulations
  4. Once you have completed this task click Finish and you will revert back to the enrolment home page where a green tick will show completion of Stage 1

Next Steps: Follow this process again for Stage 2 (Personal Details) and Stage 3 (HESA) to complete this first part of your online enrolment.

Scroll part way down the page and click on red line Click here to enrol online (Fees & Sponsorship). You will not be asked for any information, just click continue.

Next Screen: The next page will advise that your online enrolment is complete. Please press FINISH.

Please make sure to bring the following important documents in your hand luggage:

  1. Original passport and one set of all pages of passport copy
  2. University of Reading Malaysia’s offer letter
  3. Original copies of previous academic certificates & transcripts
  4. Electronic Visa Approval Letter (eVAL) and apply for Single Entry Visa (SEV) for visa required nationalities
  5. Flight ticket
  6. Mobile phone
  7. Personal items
  8. Medication - it has to be prescribed by your physician. Please carry along the certificate or letter from your physician.

Upon arrival, a representative from UoRM will meet you at the student waiting area. He/she will assist you with immigration clearance at the Port of Entry. At the immigration counter, you will be given endorsement for 30 days from the date of entry; please inform the International Office if you get an endorsement for less than 30 days as soon as possible.

The student must attend the medical screening within 7 days of arriving within Malaysia.

Within 7 days of your arrival please:

  • Report to the International Student Office, SWAS at UoRM.
  • Submit a copy of your passport details and entry stamp page to International Office.
  • Undergo the Post –Medical Screening at EMGS panel clinics. International Office will arrange the transportation for you.
  • Upon receiving the Supporting Letter, International Office will notify you to submit your original passport to obtain the Student Pass Sticker at the local immigration office. You will be contacted once your passport is ready for collection.

Once the Student Pass Sticker has been issued, EMGS will issue your i-Kad and Insurance Card and you will be contacted by the International Student Office for the collection.

Student Enquiries

Toll free:
+1800 18 6867

Tel:
+60 (7) 268 6205

WhatsApp/Mobile:
+60 (16) 7725 400
(click the WhatsApp number to contact us immediately)

Email:
my.enquiry@reading.edu.my

General Enquiries

University of Reading Malaysia
Persiaran Graduan Kota Ilmu, Educity 79200 Iskandar Puteri Johor, Malaysia.

Toll free:
+1800 18 6867

Tel:
+ 60 (7) 268-6200

Fax:
+60 (7) 268-6202

Email:
uor-malaysia@reading.edu.my

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