Welcome to the exciting journey with Sunway University! 

As you embark on this adventure, we're here to guide you through the pre-arrival process, ensuring a smooth transition. 

From securing your flight tickets to finding the perfect accommodation, navigating the visa process, and managing payments, our comprehensive support aims to make your arrival stress-free. Anticipate a warm welcome, as you step into a new chapter of your life. 

Get ready for a seamless start, filled with anticipation, as you unlock the doors to a world-class education. Your international experience begins now, and we're thrilled to be part of your journey!




flight ticket

Booking a flight ticket

  • Ensure that flight ticket is flexible in case of approval process delays 
  • KLIA and KLIA 2 are the only entry points 
  • Earliest travel date for new students is 2 weeks before orientation date
Sun-U Residence

Confirm your accommodation

If you applied for campus residence, do ensure that you contact +603-7652 5500 or email @email at least 7 days before check in.


Student Visas (Single Entry Visa (SEV), e-Visa, e-Visa and Visa with Reference (VDR))

  • Certain countries have exemptions. Please refer to the official website for further information.
  • Travelling to Malaysia without SEV, e-Visa student or VDR may cause complications to your student visa endorsement upon arrival. 
  • Check with the Malaysian Embassy in your home country or nearest to you on the requirements for the Visas mentioned above to enter Malaysia.

Download MySejahtera Application

Kindly complete registration for app using your personal email and upload vaccination certificate (get English translation if not in English). 

Email @email or call (1800-88-8828) if facing any difficulty. 


Download the EMGS Connect Mobile Application

  • Complete the Pre-entry Checklist to notify EMGS on your arrival details. EMGS International Student Arrival Centre (ISAC) will assist you upon your arrival. 
  • Kindly refer here for more details

Malaysia Digital Arrival Card (MDAC)

  • The requirements to complete the MDAC apply to the following international students
    • Students who have obtained a Visa Approval Letter (VAL) and are travelling to Malaysia to commence their course for the first time
    • Mobility students with a course duration of less than three months who will enter Malaysia on a social visit pass.
  • The MDAC can be completed as early as 3 days before arrival here
  • Further guidance can be found here

Advance Fee Payment

  • Advance fee of RM 18,000 or Semester 1 fees (whichever is higher) for administrative and tuition fees is required before travelling to Malaysia
  • Kindly forward a scanned copy of your telegraphic transfer confirmation to @email and @email
fill up form

Student Arrival e-Form

A free airport pick-up service is available for international students who are arriving in Malaysia for the first time. Students will receive an email from the International Office regarding the Transportation Arrangement service. Please make sure you:

  • Fill out the Arrival e-Form seven (7) working days before your departure. Once you have filled out the e-form, a confirmation email will be provided with the driver’s details and other relevant information. Please check your junk folder in case you have not received the email within 72 hours or contact us if you are still having trouble.
  • Reply to the email and provide a phone number to contact you.
    • You are highly encouraged to use WhatsApp as the main messaging channel for the airport pickup arrangements and any further communication with the driver and the International Office. Using any other messaging app is discouraged to avoid any breakdown in communication, especially on the day of your arrival.
  • If you are unable to use WhatsApp due to technical issues which cannot be avoided, please email us at [email protected] or contact us at IO Hotline at +6019-336 2242 before departure to indicate which messaging app you can be contacted on.
    If you are completing the form less than seven (7) working days before your scheduled arrival or you have made any changes to the form submitted, please email [email protected] or call +603-7491 8622 to notify us.
  • During the transit, if you miss your flight and book another one, you need to contact the driver by WhatsApp or call to let them know your new flight number, arrival date and time.

    *Please note that airport pick-up is specifically provided for students. Family members who accompany them will have to plan for their own transport arrangements

Document Checklist

  • Printed copy of e-Visa Approval Letter (eVAL)
  • Single Entry Visa (SEV) / eVISA for students / Visa With Reference (VDR) and the receipts for any fee paid for this document (only applicable for some nationalities)
  • Completion of Malaysia Digital Arrival Card (MDAC)
  • Original Passport (valid for 18 months before expiry)
  • High School / academic certificates, passport type photographs, medical information, spare photocopies of passport, etc. 
  • Printed Copy Offer Letter & Acceptance of Offer Letter
  • Receipts / proof of payments
  • Sufficient cash (Preferable US Dollar / Malaysian Ringgit - MYR) MYR can be obtained from the airport money changers. 
  • Important Contact Numbers