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Student visa for Asia

Applying for a visa is the last step in the application process. To get a student visa to study in Singapore, Vietnam or Malaysia To be able to apply, there must be an offer of a study place and you must have already accepted the study place and paid the tuition fees. All students will receive more detailed information on applying for a visa together with the study place offer from GOstralia! sent.

Singapore

To study in Singapore, students need a so-called Student Pass. For programs with a duration of up to one year, the Student Pass is issued for the entire duration of the study plus one month thereafter. If the course lasts longer than a year, the visa will be extended on site after the first year.

Required Documents
Student Pass Application Forms (eForm 16 & eForm V36, come with the study place offer)
A certified copy of the international birth certificate

Application process
The Student Pass Application Forms are submitted together with the acceptance of the study place. These are forwarded by the university to the Immigration Office in Singapore, where an In-Principal Approval Letter is issued within three to six weeks. This confirms that the visa can be issued and is required for entry.

Entry into Singapore
German, Austrian and Swiss nationals can enter Singapore without a prior visa. Upon entry, the residence permit is confirmed by a stamp in the passport. The following must be presented: the valid passport (valid for at least 6 months after departure), the in-principal approval letter and the completed one Disembarkation Card (will be given on the plane). The actual visa (student pass) is then issued on site with the help of the university. The Student Pass fee of 90 SGD is paid when applying on-site.

Nationals of others countries may need a valid visa for entry.

You will receive more detailed information on the visa application for Singapore from your GOstralia! Advisor along with the study place offer.

Vietnam

The Student Entry Visa for studying in Vietnam must be applied for and granted before leaving for Vietnam. The visa is usually issued in such a way that it is valid approx. 2-3 weeks before the start of the semester and 2-3 weeks after the end of the semester. If the course lasts longer than a year, the visa will be extended on site after the first year has expired.

Required Documents
Valid passport (valid for at least six months after departure)
Pre-visa Approval Letter (issued by the university and sent to the student)
Visa fee of approximately 145 USD

Application process
After accepting the study place and paying the tuition fees, the university applies to the Immigration Office in Vietnam for the Pre-Visa Approval Letter. This process can take up to six weeks. As soon as the student receives the Pre-Visa Approval letter, it can be sent to the nearest Vietnamese embassy / consulate together with the rest of the documents. After another three to six days, the visa can then be picked up there. The visa fee is then paid upon collection.

You will receive more detailed information on the visa application for Vietnam from your GOstralia! Advisor together with the study place offer.

Malaysia

To study in Malaysia, students need a so-called student pass. For programs with a duration of up to one year, the Student Pass is issued for the entire duration of the study. If the course lasts longer than a year, the visa will be extended on site after the first year.

Required Documents
Passport photo (3.5 cm x 5 cm) with a light blue background
Certified copy of all pages of the valid passport (valid for at least 14 months after entry)

Application process
After accepting the place and paying the tuition fees, the university applies to the Immigration Office in Malaysia for a Visa Approval Letter. This process can take anywhere from six to eight weeks. The letter confirms that the visa can be issued and is required for entry. As soon as the student receives the Visa Approval Letter, he can take it along with the rest of the documents to the nearest Malaysian Embassy / Consulate to apply for the Single Entry Visa. The following must be presented: the valid passport (valid for at least 14 months after entry), the Visa Approval letter and the offer letter from the university.

Entry into Malaysia
German, Austrian and Swiss citizens can then arrive with the Single Entry Visa. In addition to the Single Entry Visa, the Visa Approval Letter must also be presented upon entry. Within seven days of arriving in Malaysia, all students should go to the International Student Pass (IPS) office at the university, where the mandatory health check-up will be organized and the student pass will be finalized. This process takes four to six weeks.
IMPORTANT: In order to be able to issue the Student Pass, the IPS Office will retain the passport. No trips outside of Malaysia should be planned during this time. As a replacement, a 'confirmation of acknowledgment of receipt of passport' will be issued, which can be used as an identification document within Malaysia.

You will receive more detailed information on the visa application for Malaysia from your GOstralia! Advisor along with the study place offer.