Student’s Pass Application

Last Updated: 01 July 2019

Applicable for all non Singaporean or non Singapore PR Applicants

There are two options available when applying for a Student’s Pass (STP):

  1. Appoint the school to apply on your behalf, or
  2. Apply for it on your own accord.

Sequence of events and what to expect for both options as follows:

Option 1 – For applicants who have appointed the school to apply for STP on their behalf.
  • School will only apply for the student's pass after the student and guardian/parent acknowledge, return the letter of offer to our Admissions Office and make payment for ICA application fee.

  • Additional documents may be required to be submitted to Admissions Office. Click here for more information.

  • Application is processed by the Admissions office by submitting the requested information via the Student's Pass Online Application & Registration+ (SOLAR+) system.

Option 2 – For applicants who will apply for STP on their own.
Other pertinent points:
  • All foreign-born children below aged 12 at the point of registration with SYAS must apply for vaccination verification with HPB before they can proceed with their ICA application. Click here for more information
  • For applicants who are Dependent's Pass or Long Term Visit Pass holder, are required to obtain Letter of Consent from ICA to study at SYAS.
  • General processing time for new application takes approximately two to four weeks. Some applications may however take a longer time to process. 
  • Students are not required to be present in Singapore while their applications are being considered.
  • Students must be prepared to go back to their country to wait for the approval as extension of stay may not be granted while the application is being processed.
  • The appointed guardian/student will be notified of the outcome by phone or email.
  • Upon receiving notification from the Admissions Office, students and appointed guardians have 7 days to complete registration, sign the student contract and make payment. 
  • Students are required by ICA to be present in Singapore to complete the formalities for the issuance of a Student’s Pass.

Information on STP application is available from ICA Website at www.ica.gov.sg