Interested to pursue your degree of choice at Taylor's University? We prepared guided steps to take you through the admissions process for both Malaysian and International students. Follow the links below to know more. 

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Malaysian Student Admissions
International Student Admissions
Student Pass & Visa

Apply For Your Programme

Now that you have decided on your programme of choice, here is a quick guide designed to assist you in your application process. Still have questions? Our team at the Enrolment and Admissions Services Department would be happy to assist. 

Step 1: Find The Best Programme

Step 1: Find The Best Programme

Prior to registering, kindly check the entry requirements and prerequisites for the course that you intend to apply for (programme details, entry requirements, commencement date, fees and accommodation) before submission.

Step 2: Application

Step 2: Application

Applicants are advised to complete online application, with the following required documents attached:

  • Certified original copies of actual/forecast/trial examination results
  • One (1) photocopy of identity card (NRIC), both sides
  • Other supporting documents for your application (if any) (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, MUET etc.)



  • Applicants to the School of Architecture, Building and Design, School of Medicine and School of Education are subject to additional admission procedures and forms.
  • For ADP students, download the ADP Study Module here.


Apply For Your Programme

Now that you have decided on your programme of choice, here is a quick guide designed to assist you in your application process. International students are reminded to apply as early as possible in order to be enrolled in the intake month of your choice.


Still have questions? Our International Student Recruitment team will be happy to assist. 

Step 1: Find The Best Programme

Step 1: Find The Best Programme

All International Students should read the requirements for enrolment (programme details, entry requirements, commencement date, fees and accommodation) before submission.

Note: Prior to registering, kindly check your eligibility status with Taylor’s International Student Recruitment (ISR) via email at

Step 2: Application

Step 2: Application

Applicants are advised to submit their application at least eight (8) weeks (2 months) prior to the commencement date of the intake to avoid any unnecessary delay in the admission process. Please complete the online application with the following required documents attached:


  1. Six (6) passport-sized photographs
    • Coloured with white background
    • Photograph measurement: 3.5 cm (W) x 4.5 cm (H)
  2. Three (3) sets of certified passport photocopy
    • Passport validity is at least 15 months from the date of admission / submission to the university.  For Indonesian students, passport validity to be at least 27 months from programme commencement date (for programmes with duration of 2 years or more)
    • All pages of the passport including the cover pages are required (in colour).
    • Kindly make sure that the page numbers of the passport are clearly visible.
  3. Three (3) sets of clear certified copies of academic transcripts and completion certificate
    • Transcripts and certificate are required from O-Levels onwards to highest qualification level or equivalent.
    • In the event that these documents are not published in English, applicants are required to provide copies of original and official English-translated versions.
    • Additional documents needed for students transferring from another higher education institution (college or university) in Malaysia:
      • Release letter and visa cancellation (from former institution)
      • Attendance report (must be at least 80% attendance).
      • If applicants are seeking credit exemptions, additional documents such as the final academic transcripts/results are required.
      • One (1) copy of passport page with exit stamp (where applicable).
    • Cancellation Page (Proof of EMGS has closed the status of previous student visa – for expired pass without proper cancellation)
  4. Health Examination Form
    • Health/Medical Report with validity not exceeding 6 months.
    • Please use the standard Health Examination Form approved by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia.
  5. Taylor’s U Residence (if required)
    • Click here for the Taylor’s U Residence Form.
    • Enclosed with reservation fee of *RM2500 (approx. USD 750)
  6. Please indicate at the top right of the front page of the application form (if applicable) which Malaysian Embassy/Consulate(eg. Indonesia: Jakarta; China: Beijing) you wish to apply from for the Single Entry Visa (SEV). This is only applicable for students who are from the listed countries who need to apply for the SEV to enter Malaysia after the Visa Approval Letter (VAL) is issued.
  7. For payment, please use either one of the following:
    • Pay via Flywire, our partner solution partner, for a convenient payment solution with the following benefits:
      • Online payment tracking
      • No bank fees
      • Multilingual customer support via life chat, email or phone
      • Real-time status updates sent via email and text
    • For other payment options, please click here


Please mail or courier the application form with required documents to:

International Student Recruitment
Block A, Level 3
No. 1, Jalan Taylor’s
47500 Subang Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

Tel: +603 5629 5000
Fax: +603 5629 4151





  • Incomplete applications cannot be processed.
  • Applicants are advised to submit their applications at least eight (8) weeks before the commencement date of the intake for sufficient time to process the student pass approval. You will be advised to study at the next intake if you submit your application less than 6 weeks of the commencement date.
  • For ADP students, download the ADP Study Module here.
Step 3: Letter of Acceptance (LOA)

Step 3: Letter of Acceptance (LOA)

Upon receiving the required documents and payment, Taylor’s University will send you the Letter of Acceptance (LOA) package.


Step 4: Visa Approval letter (VAL)

Step 4: Visa Approval letter (VAL)

Taylor’s University will proceed to apply for the Visa Approval Letter (VAL) with Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) in Malaysia. This process may require approximately 6-8 weeks (1-2 months).

You may check the status of your Visa Approval Letter (VAL) application via our email at



General Information:
Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) is a one-stop centre established by the Malaysia Ministry of Education (MOE) to manage and administer the student pass of all international students.



Upon submission of the Airport Pick-up service request, you will receive a confirmation email with details on the arrival procedures and documents required for immigration clearance. If you do not receive the confirmation email within 2 working days, please inform us via email at

This pick-up service is only available at:

  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)
  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA 2)
  • Skypark Subang Terminal Airport (SST)

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. What If I Arrive After The Operation Time?
    Students are advised to plan their arrival on a working day, Mon-Fri between 9am-6pm (try to avoid weekend or public holidays). Kindly request from the Student Welfare Centre for special arrangements providing valid reasons.

  2. Can Relatives Or Friends Use The Service?
    The students are the priority of our pick-up service. Your relatives/friends who are accompanying you will be advised to take their own transportation if there is limited space. Taylor’s representative at the airport will be glad to advise on the public/private transportation mode available at the airport.

  3. What If I Miss The Booking Deadline Or Will Be Arriving On Another Day?
    Kindly email Student Welfare Centre your flight details at or contact +603 5629 5359.


Checklist Before Departure

Checklist Before Departure

It is not advisable to carrying large amounts of cash due to risk of theft or loss. Never put cash into checked-in luggage. A credit card will be handy. Larger amount of money can be brought into Malaysia in Travel Cheques. Make sure you have a sufficient amount to cover the first 3 months of your living expenses (approximately USD500 per month excluding accommodation). Before the departure, please be sure to bring along the following important documents.


  • Passport (which is valid for more than 12 months before expiry) with single entry endorsement (if applicable) and 3 Photocopies of Passport Biodata Details Page
  • Original and 3 photocopies of Visa Approval Letter  (VAL) (for countries that require visa to enter Malaysia)
  • Original and 2 photocopies of signed Letter of Offer
  • Original copy of Academic Qualification transcript. In addition to the actual transcript, please include the English translation if it is in a different language. 
  • Original copy of Health/Medical Examination Form, results and x-ray film
  • Receipt/proof of payment for all fees
  • Flight Ticket
  • Driver’s License (if applicable)


  • Personal items and toiletries
  • Bed linen (sheet and pillow case) - 1 set
  • Bath towel
  • Adapter plugs (220 - 240 volts/50 cycle AC system.)
  • Basic Stationery
  • Comfortable light clothing (Malaysia is a tropical country)

Note: Students are advised to keep clear photocopies of important documents (e.g. Letter of Acceptance, academic transcripts, qualifications, receipts, passport, ID cards, etc.).

Arrival At Malaysia

Arrival At Malaysia

Please fill in the Disembarkation Card (Arrival Card), which will be provided by the airline crew or obtainable at the arrival hall. Upon arrival at the airport, you are required to proceed to the Immigration Check Point and show your Visa Approval Letter (VAL) and Letter of Acceptance (LOA) to the Immigration Officer.


Students are allowed to perform their own immigration clearance as Taylor’s University is a SETARA “Tier 5-Excellent” rated university. Our friendly Taylor’s representative will be in the specific meeting point to meet you. They will send you to the Taylor’s campus and help you to check-in to your accommodation/hostel.



Reminder: You won’t miss our representative! They will be holding a Taylor’s University sign!

What's Next

What's Next

Report To Student Welfare Centre


New international students must report to the Student Welfare Centre after their arrival in Malaysia (refer to the calendar and schedule in the Orientation Guides for respective intakes) at Block B, Level 1.


The following needs to be done at the Student Welfare Centre:

Completion or Submission of Relevant Forms

  • Submission of your original academic results and certificates to the Admissions Office if applicable
  • Submission of signed LOA (Letter of Acceptance) to the Admissions Office if applicable
  • Submission of passport to the International Office for endorsement after the Reporting Session
  • Complete the International Reporting Form and International Students Policies and Regulations Form
  • Medical Health Screening (within three (3) days upon arrival)

Other Matters

  • Payment of any outstanding fees
  • Opening bank account
  • Changing currency


  1. Students are given seven (7) days to settle such matters after which they must hand in passports to International Office for endorsement at the Immigration Department.
  2. Students are advised not to make travel plans out of Malaysia during this time.
  3. Failure to hand in passports for endorsement may result in students overstaying their current visit passes or be classified as illegal immigrants by the Malaysian Immigration Department.


All international students are required to have a valid Student Pass and Visa while studying at Taylor’s University. 


Those who are holding the Diplomatic Pass or Malaysian Permanent Residents (PR) - with Malaysian identity cards, Residence Pass – Talent (RP) as well as those with MM2H and Dependent Pass (with Permission to Study Stamp/Letter from Immigration) are exempted from applying the Student Pass and Visa.  You are required to apply the student pass through the Taylor’s International Office. However should there be any changes in the policies set by the Malaysian Immigration Department and Ministry of Education (MOE), it is pertinent that students abide with the conditions set.

Since February 2013, the Malaysia Ministry of Education has established Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) as the one-stop centre to process the student pass of all international students studying in private institutions in Malaysia.

New Student Pass Application

New Student Pass Application

Please ensure that your passport has a validity of at least 18 months. Once Taylor’s receives all required documents from you, the International Office (IO) will submit your student pass approval application to EMGS. EMGS will thoroughly vet your application and qualification. If you are eligible, EMGS will endorse your application and submit to Immigration for final approval.

If Immigration approves, you will be issued the Visa Approval Letter (VAL). EMGS will notify Taylor’s to collect the VAL once it’s ready. Taylor’s will then notify you and send the VAL to you. The whole process of the student pass application may take approximately 8 weeks. This duration is just estimation and it is dependent on EMGS and Immigration.

Single Entry Visa (SEV) with VAL reference is required for selected nationalities entering Malaysia as a student.


Click here to see lists of visa required countries


Kindly contact the nearest Malaysian High Commission/Malaysian Embassy/Consulate or visit to obtain the SEV (if applicable) before purchasing your flight tickets to enter Malaysia.

Upon receiving the VAL and SEV (if applicable), you can start making preparations to Malaysia to start a new chapter at Taylor’s University. Airport pick up is available for new students. Kindly fill up the E-request from the Pre-Boarding Checklist page.

However, in the event that your student pass application is rejected, we will inform you via email.

New Student Pass and Visa Endorsement

New Student Pass and Visa Endorsement

Upon arrival, you must perform the post arrival medical health check within three (3) days with the panel clinics appointed by EMGS. You may obtain the form and the list of appointed panel clinics with Taylor’s International Office (IO). You must submit your passport after the medical check-up to the International Office within seven (7) days after your arrival . IO will help to submit your passport to EMGS for student pass and visa endorsement. The endorsement process may take approximately six (6) - eight (8) weeks. This duration is just estimation and is dependent on EMGS and Immigration.

Your Student Pass approval is subject to your post arrival medical health check report. We will notify you via email or phone call should your report is failed. Appealing of medical health check report is subject to the approval from the EMGS.


  • You are NOT to arrange any travel arrangement during the endorsement process till you receive back your passport.

  • You are responsible to perform the medical check-up and submit your passport to International Office (IO) within the stipulated time. If you don’t perform the tasks on time, it will cause insufficient time for EMGS to process your endorsement. International Office (IO) will have to apply a Special Pass for you which will cost additional charge. If you only submit your passport after the expiry date, it is considered as overstay. Overstay is an offence. Immigration Malaysia will impose penalty and may even blacklist you or even being imprisoned.

  • Usually, the validity of the student pass is 12 months. However, the duration is subject to the discretion of Immigration Malaysia. You have to check the duration when you collect your passport from International Office (IO).


Effective from 1 Oct 2014, all international students will receive an iKad (International Students Card) once your student pass has been endorsed. The iKad will contain your name, passport number, education institution you enrolled and duration of your student pass. You can use your iKad to travel within Peninsula Malaysia.

Renewal of Student Pass

Renewal of Student Pass

It is the responsibility of the student to monitor the expiry date of their Student Pass (Visa). Students are required to submit the renewal documents for Student Pass (Visa) extension four (4) months before the expiry / internship / school trip and etc. (whichever is earlier). The passport for endorsement has to be submitted two (2) months before expiry date/internship/school trip/etc. (whichever is earlier)

There will be a charge of RM190.00 imposed by EMGS for the annual Student Pass renewal which includes the Student Pass and Visa application fee (RM140) and iKAD (RM50).

The following documents are required for Student Pass and Visa Renewal Application:

  • Two (2) clear sets of Full Passport Photocopy (All pages including blank pages and cover page) Passport must have a minimum fteen (18) months validity).

  • Two (2) passport size photo (with Blue background) 3.5cm wide x 5cm height.

  • One (1) copy of passport particular page and latest Student Pass page (to be certified true copy by International Office and kept by students).

  • Special Pass payment (RM300) if submission of renewal documents is done less than eight (8) weeks from expiry date .

Once we receive all the required documents, International Office (IO) will submit to EMGS. After EMGS approves your renewal application, International Office (IO) submit your passport to EMGS for visa endorsement. You should submit your passport to International Office (IO) eight (8) weeks before your student pass expiry date.

The renewal endorsement may take approximately 6 – 8 weeks (from the date of your passport submission to EMGS). You should NOT make any travel arrangement during your endorsement process till your passport is return to you with a valid Student Pass.

For your renewal of Student Pass to be approved, your attendance in class should not fall below 80% and you need to achieve a minimum of CGPA 2.00 as required by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia.


  • Regular attendance is compulsory. The university is required by the Ministry of Education (MOE), Malaysia to report to the MOE, Police and Immigration if you are absent for 3 consecutive days without valid reason or prior permission from the university.

  • The above requirements are subject to change depending on EMGS and Immigration Malaysia. Please always refer to International Office at Level 2, Block A for more details and updates.
Student Pass and Visa Cancellation

Student Pass and Visa Cancellation

Malaysia Immigration Department requires all international students to cancel their Student Pass and Visa when they have completed their studies, termination, deferred (if it is more than 3 months) or withdrawn from the University. Submission of original passport and copy of flight ticket departing 4 weeks later (e.g Submission of passport for cancellation is August 1 & date of departure is September 1) for cancellation of Student Pass (Visa) must be received by International Office four (4) weeks before travelling date.


If your travelling date for student pass cancellation is after your student pass expiry date, please do seek advice from International Office 3 weeks before your student pass expiry date before purchase any flight ticket.

Leaving without proper cancelling your student pass will result in the forfeiture of your Personal Bond deposit by Immigration Malaysia and can cause consequences if student decides to apply to another institution within Malaysia.

Overstay Penalty

Overstay Penalty

You are responsible to monitor the expiry date of your pass and visa. Overstaying is an offence in Malaysian Law. Immigration will impose a penalty ranging from RM1,000 – RM5,000 depending on the duration of your overstay. You may be blacklisted and deported back to your home country. You can be prohibited to enter Malaysia for a period of time. You may even be imprisoned. Taylor’s University will also impose a daily penalty charge for overstayed students.

Leaving without proper cancelling your student pass will result in the forfeiture of your Personal Bond deposit by Immigration Malaysia and can cause consequences if student decides to apply to another institution within Malaysia.

General Do’s and Don’ts

General Do’s and Don’ts

General Rules and Regulations:

  • A student must abide by Malaysian law at all times

  • A student has committed a case of misconduct when:

    • He is found guilty of criminal charges by court

    • He is involved in any jobs, trades or the like, on part-time basis, which are deemed illegal in the Immigration Ordinance 1959 and the Immigration Rules and Regulations 1963 or other laws or that which could affect his studies.
  • A student is to abide by all the rules and regulations that are enforced by the institution

  • A student must at all times respect the culture, norms and beliefs of the locals.
Permission To Work Part-time

Permission To Work Part-time

  • A student is permitted to do part-time work for 20 hours per week during semester breaks or any holiday exceeding seven (7) days.

  • Permitted places of work are Restaurants, Petrol Kiosks, Mini Markets and Hotels only (excluding singer, masseur, musician, GRO and other activities deemed immoral) as long as the student pass remains valid.

  • Students are not permitted to work as cashier.

  • Permission to work part-time is extendable by the Immigration Malaysia depending on the student’s attendance and academic reports.

  • Application from students studying in Private Higher Educational Institutions must be submitted by the respective institutions to the Immigration headquarter in Putrajaya.
Drugs and Poison

Drugs and Poison

It is considered a serious offence if a student:

  • is found to be in possession of any kind of drugs and poisons. The term ‘drug’ is as defined in the Dangerous Drug Act 1952

  • is found to provide, to supply, to distribute, to offer or to prepare any of the above drugs or poisons to any other parties

  • is involved in drug abuse of any kind.
Weapons and Dangerous Materials

Weapons and Dangerous Materials

It is considered a serious offence if a student is found to be in possession or in supervision of any dangerous weapons or explosive materials. ‘Weapon’ is as defined in the Weapons Act 1971.

Please always refer to personnel at Taylor’s International Office (IO) or International Student Services (ISS) department whenever you have any doubts on Malaysian Law.


Taylor's University is a top-ranked, internationally-recognised university located in Malaysia offering quality education and student-oriented services. With a diverse range of degree programs, Taylor's offers a stimulating learning environment for students of all backgrounds.


I am a prospective Malaysian student and have questions regarding the programme:

Student Recruitment & Experience


Taylor's University, Lakeside Campus

No.1, Jalan Taylor's,

47500 Subang Jaya, 

Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia


WhatsApp: +6012-912 3065

Fax: +603 5629 5001


I am a prospective international student and have questions regarding the programme or visa-related matters:

International Student Recruitment


Block A, Level 3
No. 1, Jalan Taylor’s
47500 Subang Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia


Tel: +603 5629 5000
Fax: +603 5629 4151