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ENTERING MALAYSIA

ARRIVAL ARRANGEMENTS AT THE KUALA LUMPUR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KLIA) FOR NEW STUDENTS

(A) WITH APPROVAL LETTER FROM MALAYSIAN IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT

Please follow the following instructions:

  1. Upon arrival, proceed to the Immigration Check Point. Please take note that if your plane docks at the Satellite Building, you will have to take an Aerotrain to the main Terminal Building where the Immigration Check Point is located.
  2. The Aerotrain will arrive at Level Four of the Terminal Building. Take the escalator down to Level Three.
  3. Once you have arrived at the Immigration Check Point on Level Three, please queue and when its your turn at the counter, please provide the Officer your passport, Student Visa Approval Letter (VAL) and MMU Offer Letter. Immiration Officer will than stamp your entry in your passport and proceed to baggage belt.
  4. Identify your luggage and walkout to Arrival Hall.
  5. Look out for the MMU officer who will be carrying a notice which reads “MULTIMEDIA UNIVERSITY”. The officer will be wearing a jacket with the Multimedia University logo.
  6. Please call the following phone numbers in the event you are not able to find the MMU officer half an hour after you have arrived at the Immigration area:
    Hand-phone No.: 013 6228290 or 013 3846608
    Cyberjaya Office phone numbers: 03 83125130 / 03 83125127 / 03 83125275

    Melaka Office phone numbers: 06 2523196 / 06 2523738
  7. In the event that you are allowed to enter Malaysia by the immigration officer(s) and you have missed the officer from MMU, you can take a taxi to MMU. Use taxis under the official taxi company “AIRPORT LIMOUSINE SDN BHD”. The counter for “AIRPORT LIMOUSINE SDN BHD” is located immediately before the exit to the arrival hall. The current TAXI FARES* charged are as follows:

    KLIA to MMU (Cyberjaya campus) - RM75.00*
    KLIA TO MMU (Melaka campus) - RM165.00*
    * fares are subject to change without notice

Important Note:

Please note that transportation to the campus and transit accommodation will only be provided for students. Relatives of students accompanying the students will have to find their own means of transport and accommodation. MMU can only assist the relatives to get KLIA taxis and provide the relatives a list of available hotels with phone numbers. Students who do not want to follow the MMU transport and would like to follow their relatives must inform the MMU officer.

REMINDER: DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS TO ENTER MALAYSIA

(a) Immunization Certificate

Residents of South America and Africa are required to possess a valid immunization certificate for Yellow Fever. Residents from these two regions are therefore required to get the vaccination and the immunization certificate for Yellow Fever not less than ten (10) days before they enter Malaysia. The health regulations of Malaysia require those arriving from these two regions without a valid immunization certificate or before the inoculation period to be immediately quarantined for a period deemed necessary by the health authorities at KLIA.

(b) International Passport,

Preferably with at least three years’ validity

(c) Social Visa

If regulation in their home country requires students to obtain a visa before leaving the country, the students should make such application at the nearest Malaysian Embassy/Consulate Office. For this purpose students are advised to bring along with them to the nearest Malaysian Embassy/Consulate Office the “Letter of Approval for Foreign Student Studying in Malaysia” issued by the Immigration Department, Malaysia. If regulation in their home country does not require students to obtain a visa before leaving the country, the students may proceed to Malaysia without a visa. A visa will be issued to the students after arrival.

(d) Letter of Approval for Foreign Student Studying in Malaysia.

The officer from MMU will bring along the original approval letter to meet foreign students at KLIA.

(B) WITHOUT APPROVAL LETTER FROM MALAYSIAN IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT

Important Note:

  1. As you have not obtained the approval to study in Malaysia from our Immigration Department, MMU will not be able to assist you in any way with the Immigration authorities at KLIA.

  2. As mentioned in Appendix D of our offer letter, MMU will not be liable in the event the application for your Student Pass and Visa is rejected by our Immigration Department.

  3. In the event you miss the officer from MMU, you can take a taxi to MMU. DO NOT TAKE ANY ILLEGAL TAXI OR HOTEL TAXI FROM KLIA. Use taxis under the official taxi company "AIRPORT LIMOUSINE SDN BHD". The counter for "AIRPORT LIMOUSINE SDN BHD" is located immediately before the exit to the arrival hall. The current TAXI FARES* charged are as follows:

    KLIA to MMU (Cyberjaya campus) - RM75.00*
    KLIA TO MMU (Melaka campus) - RM165.00*
    * fares are subject to change without notice

  4. Transportation to the campus and transit accommodation will only be arranged for students. Relatives of students accompanying the students will have to find their own means of transport and accommodation. MMU can only assist the relatives to get KLIA taxis and provide the relatives a list of available hotels with phone numbers. Students who do not want to follow the MMU transport and would like to follow their relatives must inform the MMU officer.


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