Document Checklist

Students, parents, guardians or agents are required to prepare the following required documents in order to ensure a smooth registration process. 

Important Notes:
  1. For the purpose of authenticity verification, all original documents must be produced upon request. 
  2. All documents that are non-English should be translated into English with notarised certification.
  3. If parents are holders of Employment/Dependant/Long Term Passes and/or are Permanent Residents (PR) and live with the child in Singapore, they can elect to be the child’s guardian.
  4. Application forms must be fully completed and signed, and all required documents must be submitted in one application. Incomplete submissions will not be accepted for registration.
Required Documents for Registration:

Original documents of items 1 to 4 must be produced at SYAS Admission Office to verify their authenticity.

  1. Applicant’s Passport
  2. Applicant’s Birth Certificate both original and English translated copies (Notarised Translation)
  3. Full 1-year result of the highest level completed both original and English translated copies (Notarised Translation)
  4. 2 Current passport-sized Photographs (colour, white background with a matt or semi-matt finish)
  5. A letter of certification, on school letter head, from the school where applicant completed his/her most recent level in both original and English translated copies (Notarised Translation)
  6. Applicant’s Student’s Pass / Long Term Pass / Dependant Pass / PR documents (if applicable)
  7. Guardian’s Singapore NRIC / Long Term Pass / Dependant Pass / Employment Pass (FIN)
  8. Guardian's Passport (For Non-Singapore Citizen / Non-Singapore Permanent Resident)
  9. Parents’ Passport OR Marriage Certificate (Notarised Translation)
  10. Parents’ Employment Pass / Dependant Pass / Long Term Pass / PR documents (if applicable)
Before attending Pre-Course Counselling:

SYAS will provide printed Form A and Form B – based on your online application. Check information and sign on:

  1. Application for Placement Test Form A – pages 1 and 3
  2. Application for Admission Form B – pages 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7
Additional documents for ICA Application: (If you have appointed SYAS to apply Student’s Pass on your behalf)
  • Additional Documents for Visa-Required Countries (see list)
    Photocopies:
    – Parents’ financial statements (Bank Statements/Fixed Deposit Accounts/Saving Accounts)
    – Parents’ employment letters (letter should state date of commencement, designation and monthly salary) or Business Registration Certificate
  • Additional Documents for Applicants whose Parent(s)/Step parent(s) are Singapore Citizens/Permanent Residents 
    Photocopies:
    – Both parents’ Marriage Certificate/Divorce Certificate and applicant’s Custody Paper
    – Both parents’ highest educational certificate
    – Both parents’ employment letters (letter should state date of commencement, designation and monthly salary) or Business Registration Certificate
    – Both parents’ monthly CPF contribution statement for the past 12 months
    – Both parents’ Income Tax Assessment for the past 3 years
Additional Documents for SDA:
  1. A copy of the applicant’s baptismal certificate / parent’s baptismal certificate / a letter from church pastor confirming that applicant / parents are baptised members of the SDA church.
  2. A letter from church pastor confirming that applicant / parents are active members of the SDA church and have been baptised for more than one year.