International Student Application Procedures

All international students intending to apply for admission to City U have to full fill the following requirements.

A completed application form need to be submitted along with all the following relevant documents:


Application Procedures

All international students are required to read the guidelines to ensure all information is complete.

There are essentially three (3) basic steps to the application process at City University:




STEP A: Submission of Documents

International students are advised to read the requirements for admission carefully and ensure all information submitted is complete.

  1. Obtain an International Application Form from City U International Marketing Office, City U Representatives or click here to download:
  2. Complete the form and attach the following documents:
    • International students applying from Country of Origin (New applicants)
      1. To apply, please make payment of application fee and EMGS student visa processing fee´╝łapproximate RM2,000 to kick start application process
      2. 8 recent passport sized photographs (4cm X 5.5cm, white background) with name and passport number written on the reverse side;
      3. Certified true copies of all academic qualifications (senior high school /high school certificates, academic transcripts);
      4. Two (2) full set of photocopy of your passport –  all pages including blank pages. (The passport must have a validity period of at least 12 months);
      5. An updated resume (for Postgraduate programme applications only);
      6. Letter from employer for confirmation of employment (for Postgraduate programme applications only)
      7. English translations of all documents submitted; and completed Pre-Arrival Medical Report(except for Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka which requires medical examination in EMGS panel clinics in the home country and updated online after medical check).


  • International students applying within Malaysia (Transfer student)
    • To register, please make payment for application fee and student visa processing fee (EMGS Fee); together with all documents from (b) to (g) listed above;
    • Conditional Offer letter will be issued by City University;
    • Request for the following documents from recent college/ institution and ensure that all documents are CERTIFIED TRUE COPIES by the college/ institution;
      1. Release letter;
      2. Attendance record;
      3. Result slip or academic transcripts or certificates.


STEP B: Letter of Conditional Acceptance

Upon receipt of the application form, payment of application fees and relevant supporting documents, as explained above, City U will email a copy of the Letter of Conditional Acceptance to the students if the International Student meets the entry requirements.

City U International Student Department will submit the documents to the Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS) to begin the process of Visa Approval Application.

This process will take approximately 6-8 weeks.

STEP C: Visa Approval Letter

When City U International Office has received the required fees i.e. have been credited into City U’s bank account via Telegraphic Transfer or Bank Draft, it will courier the original Letter of Acceptance and the Original Visa Approval Letter to the eligible international student.

*It is the prerogative and responsibility of the international student to check with the Malaysian Embassy in the respective home/ source country with regards special requirements or visa requirements before coming into Malaysia. For example, the international student may need to apply for Single Entry Visa to enter into Malaysia, in order to avoid a fine.
*Students from Africa are required to take the necessary inoculations, particularly against the Yellow Fever Vaccination before coming into Malaysia. Students are advised to carry along the Medical Certificate for verification by the Malaysian Immigration Department