Dependent Pass

DEPENDENT PASS

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Married students MUST enter Malaysia as a single travelerThe Immigration Department will only accept the dependent application after completion of student (principle) pass.  Please contact us for inquiries.


WHO IS DEPENDENT?

 Wife/Husband (spouse)  with children (below 17 years old) OR Mother OR Father OR  Husband and Mother (POSTGRADUATE student only)

NOTE:

  1. Student from (Nigeria &  Afghanistan) are required to apply Dependent VAL from Johor Immigration Department prior travelling to Malaysia for conversion to Dependent Pass (list of country will change from time to time)
  2. For a new baby born in Malaysia, please apply Visa/ Passport within 3 months from date of birth.
  3. Immigration Department will charge Journey Perform (JP) fee MYR500 for each Dependent
  4. The principle (student) must renew the student pass before dependent can submit for renewal.

 


 I’m a new postgraduate student. Can I bring my spouse and children’s to apply Dependent Pass?
A: NO. Student MUST travel to Malaysia as single traveler. You can apply Dependent Pass after student pass is issue to the student (Principle). Your dependent may overstay while waiting for student pass process is complete.  Overstaying is an offence in Malaysian Law. Immigration Department will impose a penalty for overstay in Malaysia.

Do I need to apply VAL for my dependent? 
A: For certain countries, Immigration Malaysia required student to apply for VAL for Dependent before they travel to Malaysia (update: Currently only Nigeria & Afghanistan required VAL for Dependent. List of countries will update from time to time)
 
More FAQ on VISA [HERE]

 IMPORTANT NOTE:

Married students MUST enter Malaysia as a single traveler. Dependent pass can only be applied after a student’s pass is issued. Please contact us for inquiries.

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OVERSTAY PENALTY

Students 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. UTM will also impose a daily penalty charge for overstayed students.


STUDENT PASS CANCELLATION

Leaving Malaysia without 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 University within Malaysia.

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