STUDENT'S PASS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

All international students must have a valid pass to study in SP.

Even if your old Student's Pass for your secondary school has not expired, you are still required to apply for a new Student's Pass. 

The following steps will guide you on the Student's Pass Application Process.

Student's Pass Application Process for e-Enrolment students

Click here for the "Student's Pass Application Process flowchart for e-Enrolment students" .
Step 1:SP will send you an email notification and SMS (if you have provided your local contact number).
Step 2:When you receive the email/SMS, go to ICA-SOLAR website and click on "Student" button to start the application. 
Step 3:Login to SOLAR by keying the following:

SOLAR number#:
Name:
Nationality:
Date of Birth:
Sex:

#Your SOLAR number is PS-2018-xxxxxxx00000000 where xxxxxxx is your SP Admission Number. 
For example: If your Admission Number is 1801882, your SOLAR number will be PS-2018-180188200000000. 

Step 4:Complete eForm16 and print a copy after submitting.

Note: If your name reflected in SOLAR is different from the name printed on your passport, do not submit eForm16.

Email contactus@sp.edu.sg immediately with a scanned copy of your passport particulars page. Indicate your full name, admission number, identification/FIN number and your offered course in the email, with email subject as "Wrong name in SOLAR". We will get back to you as soon as we can.  

Step 5:Once the application is approved (check the status at SOLAR website), collect the In-Principle Approval (IPA) letter from SP Student Service Centre after 5 working days (from the day you see the approved status).

Venue: Student Service Centre @ Block T16 Level 1
Opening hours: 8am to 5pm (Monday to Friday)

Step 6:After collecting the IPA letter, you are required to:

Complete the Student's Pass Formalities with the Immigration Checkpoint Authority (ICA) and collect your Student's Pass

1) Book an e-appointment with ICA.

2) Go to ICA Building on the scheduled appointment date and time to complete the formalities and collect your Student's Pass. Refer to your IPA Letter for more information on what documents to bring on your appointment day. You may also visit ICA website for more details.

Important notes from ICA:

Students are reminded not to leave Singapore until you have collected your Student's Pass

Uncollected Student's Pass will be invalidated by ICA, which will result in students not having a valid pass to stay in Singapore

Step 7:Upon receipt of your Student's Pass, you should pay your course fees at one of the following:

AXS Station via NETS (machines located island-wide), AXS e-Station (Internet) and AXS m-Station (mobile/tablet devices via Credit Card (MASTERCARD)

Selected OCBC Bank Branches via Cheque or Cash - refer to Fee Pay-In slip for details

Finance Counter located at Administration Block Level 2 via NETs, Credit Card (VISA or MASTERCARD), Cheque or Cash

​Subsequently, submit the following at Student Service Centre within one week of issuance of Student's Pass

​​Photocopy of your newly issued Student's Pass, and

A copy of receipt (if paid via AXS or Finance Counter), or

Fee Pay-In Slip form - Green copy (if paid via Cheque or Cash at OCBC)

Student's Pass Application Process for Onsite Enrolment students

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Step 1:SP will send you an email notification and SMS (if you have provided your local contact number).
Step 2:When you receive the email/SMS, go to ICA-SOLAR website and click on "Student" button to start the application. 
Step 3:Login to SOLAR by keying the following:

SOLAR number#:
Name:
Nationality:
Date of Birth:
Sex:

#Your SOLAR number is PS-2018-xxxxxxx00000000 where xxxxxxx is your SP Admission Number. 
For example: If your Admission Number is 1801882, your SOLAR number will be PS-2018-180188200000000. 

Step 4:Complete eForm16 and print a copy after submitting.

Note: If your name reflected in SOLAR is different from the name printed on your passport, do not submit eForm16.

Email contactus@sp.edu.sg immediately with a scanned copy of your passport particulars page. Indicate your full name, admission number, identification/FIN number and your offered course in the email, with email subject as "Wrong name in SOLAR". We will get back to you as soon as we can.  

Step 5:Once the application is approved (check the status at SOLAR website), collect the In-Principle Approval (IPA) letter from SP Student Service Centre after 5 working days (from the day you see the approved status).

Venue: Student Service Centre @ Block T16 Level 1
Opening hours: 8am to 5pm (Monday to Friday)

Step 6:After collecting the IPA letter, you are required to:

(A) Complete the Student's Pass Formalities with the Immigration Checkpoint Authority (ICA), and

(B) Collect the Student's Pass from ICA. 

SP has made arrangements with ICA for you to complete (A) Complete Student's Pass Formalities with ICA and (B) Issuance of Student's Pass by ICA at SP Enrolment Centre (Block T15 Level 4) on 3 April and 11 April 2018.

Note: If you are unable to come on 3 April 2018 (e.g. you have not collected the IPA letter, or you are not in Singapore), you will need to complete the Student's Pass Formalities andcollection of Student's Pass directly at ICA.

(A) Complete Student's Pass Formalities with ICA on 3 April 2018, 9 to 11am

You are to present the following documents and arrange them in order 1 to 8:

One Singapore passport-sized photograph showing the full face

Taken less than 3 months ago

Taken in colour and against a white background with matt or semi-matt finish

Headgear worn in accordance with religious or racial customs is acceptable but must not hide facial features

Disembarkation/Embarkation (D/E) card (granted on entry into Singapore) or valid Student's Pass, if any

  • In the event you have lost the D/E card, you are required to prepare a self-written statement and present to the ICA officer
  • For loss of valid Student's Pass card, you are required to present an original police report made not more than 3 months (with translation if not in English)

IPA letter

Valid original passport and photocopy of passport bio-data page

A copy of eForm16 printed from SOLAR duly completed and signed by the applicant

ICA Medical Report including the original copy of the laboratory report for chest X-ray and HIV (with translation if not in English)

  • Medical laboratory report must not be issued more than 3 months prior to submission to ICA

Payment receipts made for Issuance fee ($60) and Multiple Journey fees ($30), if applicable
Any payment (where applicable) must be made online via the SOLAR system before completing the formalities with ICA.

  • A printout of the "Enquire Payment History" is acceptable as a substitute to the e-receipt, if you are unable to print the e-receipt after payment has been made

2 copies of the "Terms & Conditions of Student's Pass", duly completed and signed.

  • On the last page of the "Terms & Conditions of Student's Pass", you are required to provide your Singapore contact number and Singapore address. If you do not have the information, you should provide an email address that you frequently check.

(B) Issuance of Student's Pass by ICA on 11 April 2018, 9am to 11am

On this day, you are required to bring along:

Your original passport

Signed copy of the "Terms & Conditions of Student's Pass"

Note: If you have completed the Student's Pass Formalities with ICA at SP on 3 April 2018, but unable to collect your Student's Pass on 11 April 2018, you should approach ICA (Level 4 Counter 8 or 9) directly after 11 April 2018 to collect your Student's Pass. Click here for their location.

Important notes from ICA:

Students are reminded not to leave Singapore until you have collected your Student's Pass

Uncollected Student's Pass will be invalidated by ICA, which will result in students not having a valid pass to stay in Singapore

Step 7:(For those who collect their Student's Pass on 11 April 2018)

1) You are required to submit a photocopy of the newly issued Student's Pass to SP.

2) At the same time, you will pay your course fees either via NETs or Credit Card (VISA or MASTERCARD).

If you are paying by Cheque or Cash, proceed to Frank by OCBC @ Foodcourt 5after submitting the photocopy of your Student's Pass. Then, return to the Enrolment Centre to submit the endorsed Green copy of 'Fee Pay-In Slip form'. 

Both collection will be done on 11 April 2018 at SP Enrolment Centre, after you have received your Student's Pass from ICA.

(For those who collect their Student's Pass at ICA Building)

Upon receipt of your Student's Pass, you should pay your course fees at one of the following:

AXS Station via NETS (machines located island-wide), AXS e-Station (Internet) and AXS m-Station (mobile/tablet devices) via Credit Card (MASTER)

Selected OCBC Bank Branches via Cheque or Cash - refer to Fee Pay-In slip for details

Finance Counter located at Administration Block Level 2 via NETs, Credit Card (VISA or MASTERCARD), Cheque or Cash

​Subsequently, submit the following at Student Service Centre within one week of issuance of Student's Pass

​​Photocopy of your newly issued Student's Pass, and

A copy of receipt (if paid via AXS), or

Fee Pay-In Slip form - Green copy (if paid via Cheque or Cash at OCBC)