You already know that myIMMs e-services has gone from long. And now EMGS is the only way for Malaysia visa check online.
That much is clear.
But how to use EMGS to measure the credibility of student visa passes? In addition to, if it serves the same purpose? ..and stuff like that.
Alright, this is the talk of the town now a day.
For the reason that I was receiving inquiries about this article. Originally wrote in 2014, I spent last few weeks in researching and fact-finding.
And right now, I have some handy outcomes to share with you guys.
“Let’s move on and begin with Malaysia visa Check using EMGS Website”
Before jumping into the step-by-step method that you can use to check your visa status. I want to make it clear that the earlier method is no more working.
On visiting the Malaysian Immigration website you’ll be bounced with a blue error window:
Because there is no such declaration by MOE Malaysia about the shut-downing. There is certainly nothing much to talk about at the moment.
That’s why I’m not removing the method, adopted earlier. And it can always be seen at the bottom of this page, labeled as The Old Practice. I guess, at least until the final word by the authorities.
Step-by-step method (Malaysia Visa Check by Passport Number)
There are three easy steps to get it done:
Step 1: Navigating the right tab
Step 2: Filling details
Step 3: Measuring progress
Let me break them into the details.
Step No. 1: Navigate to the right tab
Enter EMGS (Education Malaysia Global Services) website:
Move on to ‘TRACK MY APPLICATION’.
A search form will appear.
Step No. 2: Fill in Your Details
Read those Terms & Conditions given there for you and tick both checkboxes:
Enter in you Passport number in the ‘Travel Document Number’ field.
Select your nationality from the drop-down menu.
Step No. 3: Measure the Progress
Click ‘Search” button at the bottom right corner. You’ll be presented with the results.
The progress bar will show the percentage of your application process. Upon full completion, your progress bar will look like this:
There will be a summary of some important information about you.
And the Application Status History:
If applied in the recent months, your ‘Application Status History’ would be identical to:
Step-by-step method (Malaysia Visa Status for Work Permit)
Malaysia’s work permit visas may refer to employment passes for private foreign servants. i.e. gardeners, guards, housekeepers, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, or construction workers, etc. OR the employments passes of DP10(for professionals) and DP11(for expatriates) category.
In locals slang, everything I mentioned above is referred as the professional visa for Malaysia. Or sometimes Malaysia work permit visa. It includes all the categories and unanimously speak of one single word for them.
In short, anything other than student or visit visa passes, they use to consider as a work permit. It’s a mindset, you can say that.
“How to Check Foreign Domestic Helpers Application Status?”
This portion covers the step-by-step method to check the application status of foreign maids. All the foreign workers, employees, laborers or menials. The information can be retrieved by Employer’s ID (Identification Card No./Passport No.) OR by Application Number.
Let’s get started.
Step No. 1: Navigate to the right tab
Head into the online portal of Immigration Department of Malaysia:
Everything will be so confusing there if you do not understand the Malay (Bahasa Melayu). Look at this:
Hard to grasp right?
Alright here’s a trick. To better understand, you can quickly apply a short filter. And easily get the whole website translated in English. Otherwise, just skip this step.
Go to your browser’s address bar and put ‘?lang=en’ right after the end of current URL:
Step No. 2: Enter Your Details
Once you’ve done, the whole thing will be in English. Now you can easily spot what to do when and how to do where. Let say you have your application number (reference no.) with you, if not, please refer to the number labeled as ‘No. Rujukan’ in your proposal letter.
No. Rujukan or Application no. must also be there at the end right after the machine readable barcode:
Once you’ve collected your application no. enter it into the form and press search button:
On the other hand, you can also use your employer’s identification card no. or passport no. to retrieve the data using this form.
Step No. 3: Fetch Your Information
Depending upon your application, it could return multiple entries. Find out your name in ‘Maid Name’ column, your passport no. in the adjacent column ‘Document Number’ and the status in the last column of the same row.
“How to Check Employment Pass DP10 Application Status?”
Open up the link in new tab:
Apply language, type or module filters. For example on applying all these filters the above URL will look something like this:
Remember, you can also access this form by directly navigating the official portal. For this, go to the Malaysian Immigration’s Website:
Enter your reference number and press ‘Search’:
You can also search using, company registration no. and apply date filters:
Look at the search results below:
“How to Check Employment Pass DP11 Application Status?”
Visit the Immigration website:
You must be having your application number. Put it into the right space and press ‘enter’ on your keyboard. You can also opt-in entering company registration number or by document number.
And there you go. Your name should be there along with your nationality. The passport number and the status of your application applied.
Step-by-step method (Malaysia Visa Check Online: The Old Practice)
Malaysia is currently hosting 2% of the global population of international students. With a maximizing rate of 6% inbound mobile scholars in the country. UNESCO reports that Malaysia was the hostage of about 63,625 students worldwide in 2011. And the number has intensified from the past years.
As of becoming the most preferred study destination worldwide. They have set up a proper visa checking procedure. Often called Malaysia Visa Check system online. The body is regulated by Immigration Authorities of Malaysia. And the Ministry of Home Affairs, Malaysia. Provided that the students can check their visas validity. As well as their authenticity from a credible source online.
After submitting the admission application to a Malaysian university. The students are issued an offer letter by their Malaysian institution. Followed by an approval letter from Ministry of Education Malaysia. And then another approval from Ministry of Immigration (Ministry of Home Affairs, Malaysia) to grant a student visa pass.
On receiving the application, the Ministry of Immigration Malaysia will scrutinize. All the data provided there will be examined throughout. In a few hours of submission, the information of the student will be updated there. Not only in the Immigration database but will also be visible on their website at the same.
Remember that, if you are pursuing your higher education in Malaysia. You need to have a valid study visa (student pass) with you. So, make sure to run a visa check online before leaving your home country.
The Malaysia Visa Check Guide
This guide is aimed for those students, who are either interested in going to study in Malaysia. Those who are already studying or had applied in some Malaysian university. And do not know how to check their Malaysian Visa Validity status online.
- Open the official page of Malaysian Immigration and head over to eServices. On the other hand, you can directly type this URL into your browser to cut the toil off.
- Enter your Passport number in the field called ‘No. Dokumen’, select your country from the drop-down menu called ‘Warganegara’ and press ‘Carian’.
- You will be returned with a result if the ministry of immigration Malaysia has your record with them. Here you can find your application number. Date of application submission, your citizenship, type of your visa. ..and visa validity date, etc.
That’s it. Now you know, how to check your Malaysian visa record kept by your host country Malaysia. If you’re not comfortable with the Malay Language you can get the whole website translated in English. Or maybe some other local language. All you need to do is, to install an auto-translate plugin into your browser. And you can automatically get the website in your native language with the ease.
After translating the Malaysian immigration website from the Malay Language into The English language, the above results will look something like this:
* Ops! The naughty translator did a little mistake and made a funny translation. Can you see it here?
Once you received your approval letter from your host university there in Malaysia, Visa check is the next step. I recommend you to stay tuned and visit the Immigration website occasionally. When your application is in their hands, its record will be available for you on the web with no delay.
At this point, you should also understand the scam-factor of the internet. Some dishonest and fraudulent people have set up the similar but fake websites to bluff the innocent students. These websites have almost the same appearance and layout as the real does carry, but they’re forged actually.
We will tell you some precautionary measures to avoid and caught these scammers in our coming articles. Subscribe our e-mail newsletter to get notified.