Admission Pre Arrival

Please take note on the following important information before you travel to Malaysia:

  1. International students who are fully vaccinated are allowed entry into Malaysia.
  2. Travellers from eighteen (18) countries will be allowed to travel into Malaysia. However, these countries will be listed as high-risk countries. The countries are:
    • South Africa
    • Botswana
    • Eswatini
    • Lesotho
    • Mozambique
    • Namibia
    • Zimbabwe
    • Malawi
    • United Kingdom
    • United States
    • Australia
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Norway
    • France
    • Denmark
    • India
    • Canada
    • Nigeria

Step 1
Clearance of pending payments

Kindly make a full payment stated in the Letter of Admission (LoA)

* For all international transactions, please ensure that the exact US Dollar (USD) amount mentioned in the LoA is sent to the University.

**Remit the full amount as stated in the LoA that you have received. Send an e-mail to [email protected] with a scanned copy of your Telegraphic Transfer (TT) statement as an attachment, clearly stating your Name, Passport Number and Student ID No. For payment details, please go to: (please refer to respective campus).

Step 2
Obtain Single Entry Visa (SEV) at the Embassy, Consulate or High Commission of Malaysia

If you require a Single Entry Visa (SEV) to enter Malaysia, kindly apply at the Malaysian Embassy or Consulate in your home country or the nearest office to you before entering Malaysia.

Step 3
Accommodation arrangements

Please make sure that you have booked and confirmed your accommodation before arrival with the University by clicking <here> or through your own means. Requests upon arrival may not be entertained.

Step 4
RT-PCR Covid-19 Test

You are required to undergo the RT-PCR Covid-19 Test and receive a negative result within seventy-two (72) hours before departure to Malaysia. However, travellers from the eighteen (18) high-risk countries are required to undergo an RT-PCR COVID-19 Test and receive a negative result at least two (2) days prior to the departure date. The RT-PCR Covid-19 test result must be translated to ENGLISH to enable authorities in Malaysia to inspect.

Step 5
Online payment for the quarantine and the Covid-19 Screening Test

Please complete the online payment for the quarantine and the Covid-19 Screening Test through MySafeTravel ( / MyQr application by MyEG ( and provide the payment slip at the international entry point upon arrival.

Step 6
Arrival notification

Please complete the online Pick Up Form in IIS Student Portal by clicking <here>. Ensure that you submit the completed form at least SEVEN (7) working days before your departure date. We will notify you via email once we have received the online form to facilitate the Pick Up arrangement.

Students are required to download the MySejahtera app from the iOS App Store, Google Play Store or Huawei AppGallery to complete all the required information three (3) days prior to the arrival date.

International Students will only be allowed to enter Malaysia via KLIA and KLIA 2 entry points. International Students that attempt to enter Malaysia from other entry points will be denied entry and may risk being deported to their country of origin.

Step 7
Mandatory Quarantine

You are required to comply with the mandatory quarantine for seven (7) days upon arrival in Malaysia before continuing your studies. Fees imposed by the Government of Malaysia including the Covid-19 detection test, quarantine cost, and hospital admittance fee (if required) must be borne by you:


  • RT-PCR RM250 per test (2 test required) – RM500
    1. 1st test conduct when arrive at Malaysia entry checkpoint
    2. 2nd test conduct on the 5th day of the quarantine period


  • RM1,050 (7 days of quarantine)

TOTAL: RM1,550


International students who are fully vaccinated with completed dose(s) of COVID-19 vaccination and wish to apply for Home/Residence Quarantine under the Home Surveillance Order (HSO) can submit an application to the Ministry of Health. Visit to apply and the application must be made seven (7) days prior to the date of entry into Malaysia.

Step 8
During Quarantine

During the Quarantine Period, you will be subjected to undergo:

  • RT-PCR/RTK Ag COVID-19 swab test on the 5th day of the quarantine period
  • A Health Assessment Tool (HAT) will be provided to students to monitor their own health throughout the quarantine period.
  • Students will have to conduct daily self-health assessments and report to the quarantine station personnel if they start to experience any of the COVID-19 symptoms as outlined by the Ministry of Health.
  • Remain in a quarantine station and not leave the room.
  • Comply with SOPs, laws and regulations related to the management of COVID-19 which has been prescribed by the Government Malaysia at all times.

Step 9
Release Order

Once the quarantine period is completed, you will be issued a Release Order by the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA)

Step 10

You will be picked-up from your respective quarantine stations by transportation provided by the University