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Cancellation of student visa after completing the course

New MessageStudent Visa (modified 0 times) Rose
Hi, will a person be able to keep staying in Malaysia legally until his student visa will expire? His visa will expire many months after completing his course. How many months at maximum will he be able to stay after completing his course? He knows he won't get the foreign student bond back from the immigration if he won't cancel his visa and go back.
11 Jan, 2008 14:16:36

New MessageRE:Student Visa (modified 0 times) jeffer2881@yahoo.com
Dear, Rose
since your English level are poor,so I try to understand what you means,
He is a foreign student,he can apply for a job with company job offer in Malaysia,
than he can stay in Malaysia.
or he get marry with a Malaysian with marriage register,//////

Message from jeffer2881@yahoo.com on date 11-01-08

11 Jan, 2008 20:10:05

New MessageRE:Student Visa (modified 0 times) Rose
It seems that some people don't understand written English well, so I have to write in very easy way.
Okay...

There's a man.
He's a foreigner studying in Malaysia.
His course will finish in May 2008.
His student visa will expire in January 2009.
According to the rule practised in universities and colleges in Malaysia, a foreign student must apply for cancellation of his student visa some time before completing his course; otherwise the immigration doesn't return Foreign Student Bond he paid in the beginning.

The question is "Will he able to keep staying in Malaysia until January 2009?"

12 Jan, 2008 21:04:33

New MessageRE:Student Visa (modified 0 times) housewifexpert
your friend can keep staying in M'sia under his student visa, but he's not allowed to work under this visa though he'd finished his courses.
normally immigration would issue visa perios according to his course study period.
he must be "lucky" to have extra 8months visa to stay.
the purpose to have his student visa canceled upon finishing his courses, is to send him back to his country rather than mis-use the purpose of student visa.
12 Jan, 2008 23:21:01

New MessageRE:Student Visa (modified 0 times) Rose
Hi housewifexpert, thanks for your reply.
19 Jan, 2008 02:33:40

New MessageRE:Student Visa (modified 0 times) Busybody
Rose, you certainly have a good sense of humour. I can guess what you are trying to say. Honestly, I find understanding my neighbour's kid easier.

The visa has stated the validity period and its terms, such as prohibition of employment. The Immigration department is the authority in this matter, and NOT of the education institution. A possible explanation on the institution's request to have the visa ready for termination before the course end is for its own administrative convenience. It is common sense to expect the refund of the visa security deposit be refunded only after its cancellation.

23 Jan, 2008 15:49:47

New MessageRE:Student Visa (modified 0 times) mw89
HI,wanna ask,is there any way not to cancel the student visa?mine one expires in april 2009,the reason is because i cant wait for the process which is 10 working days.I'll be going back straight to my home country and not stay in malaysia.
or anyone know how to process the cancellation shorter..any suggestion?
btw,what foreign student bond?i dont even know that we have one until i read the post.
thanks a lot
09 Nov, 2008 19:23:02


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