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Based on the new ruling by the Ministry of Education of Malaysia, effective 1st April 2015 the VWR process is to be handled by the Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS).

Candidates are required to submit the following documents in hardcopy form, proof of payment or cheque to the Centre for International Affairs & Cooperation, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 Sintok, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia within 14 days of receipt of the Offer Letter. Documents sent through e-mails are not accepted.


Document Needed


Three (3) copies of offer letter


Three (3) sets of all pages of passport to be copied :

  1. The front page of the passport to be copied only on one side of the A4-sized paper.
  2. The subsequent of every 4 pages of the passport   may be copied on one side of the A4-sized paper.
  3. The validity of the passport must be more than 1 year.

All pages of the documents above MUST BE Certified by either the Malaysian Embassy, Solicitor, Notary Public or Foreign Ministry (in your country)


Copies of academic degrees and academic transcripts. (Certified true copy)


Four (4) most recent passport-sized photographs (with LIGHT BLUEbackground only) Measuring exactly 3.5 cm by 5 cm


Three (3) copies of No Objection Certification (NOC) for candidates from Sub-Sahara African countries, which can be obtained from the candidate’s own Ministry of Higher Education or Embassy.


Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) charges for VWR processing.

Please take note that the amount that will be charged by EMGS is RM 1134.20 for ALL countries except Indonesia is RM1335.60.

For international bank transactions, there will be additional charges for currency exchange and bank charges. Please ensure sufficient amount is included to cover these charges. If EMGS receives less than the specified amount, they will not process the VWR.

Payment through cheque/bank draft/bank transfer can be made payable directly to EMGS at the following account:


Account Number : 514057662341

Swift Code           : MBBEMYKLXXX

Bank                     : Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank)

Bank address       : Lot 1.01 Ampang Park Jalan Ampang

                             50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


One (1) copy of the information on the nearest Malaysian Embassy address in your own country for collection of the VWR (to be printed on A4 sized paper)



Documents which DO NOT follow the specifications are deemed incomplete and shall be rejected.


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