Student Pass Renewal

 STUDENT PASS – RENEWAL

CHECKLIST DOCUMENTS FOR  RENEWAL STUDENT PASS [download]

Students applying for renewal will be issued with a student pass with a maximum duration of 12 months. To avoid overstaying your student pass, UTM recommends that the Student Pass Renewal application be submitted (together with all required documents) 3 month the student pass expiry date.

  • Please renew your student pass three (3) months before expiry date. Students are responsible to monitor the expiry date of your pass (i.e. Student pass expiry on 15 February 2019, you can submit renewal by 15 November 2018)
  • 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.
  •  Students who are late in submitting their application for the renewal of Student Pass will be required to pay a penalty and UTM may impose fine.

HOW MUCH COST FOR RENEWAL A STUDENT PASS?
A: It will cost student range RM750-RM850 (depend on country)  for 12 month pass renewal  inclusive health insurance, EMGS fee, Multiple Entry Visa fee ( Immigration fee) , i-card  and UTM admin fee. Student have to pay to 2 separate account that is EMGS and Bendahari UTM for renewal process. 

WHAT IF LATE SUBMISSION FOR RENEWAL OF STUDENT PASS?
A: UTM International will impose a fine for late submission of renewal of student pass. If student submit within 
a. 5-7 weeks before expiry – fine RM50
b. 2-4 weeks before expiry – fine RM100
c. < 0-2 weeks before expiry – fine RM150+ RM1,100 for Special Pass & Immigration compound 
 
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO COMPLETE RENEWAL OF STUDENT PASS?
A: It should take around 5-6 weeks   upon receipt of a complete document and payment. You have to submit the document at UTM International counter. The application for renewal must be send through EMGS by the University  to obtained Supporting Letter prior submission for sticker endorsement at Immigration Department.
 
I’M REMOTE SUPERVISION STUDENT AND STILL WORKING AT HOME COUNTY.  I CANNOT STAY LONGER TIME IN MALAYSIA FOR WAITING RENEWAL PROCESS TO COMPLETE.
A: You can submit a document and payment for renewal your student pass 40 days before you plan to come to UTM/ Malaysia. We do accept to received a renewal document and payment (EMGS +UTM) from your representative/ friend and  submit to UTM International. Upon arrive UTM/Malaysia, please submit your passport at UTM International  for sticker endorsement  at Immigration Department. You can track your renewal application progress at EMGS website at http://educationmalaysia.gov.my . It normally will take 10 -14 days for sticker endorsement at Immigration Department.
 
 
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 REMINDERS

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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