Diploma Student Concession Card (DSCC)

All Full-Time matriculated Diploma students from a government or government-aided tertiary institution are eligible to apply for a Diploma Student Concession Card to travel on buses, MRT and LRT.

Freshmen (Diploma Year 1, Direct Entry Year 2 and PFP)

Application Procedure

Step 1: e-Enrolment Completed

  • From early April (JAE / EAE), OR
  • From mid-October (October intake), OR
  • 14-21 days after completing enrolment (PFP / DAE / e-Appeal / Late enrolment)

Step 2: Check iChat for email with application instructions

  • Please check Inbox, Spam and Junk mail folders

Step 3: Email received

  • Check your eligibility via TransitLink website [Link]
  • If eligible, proceed to submit your application via any of the methods below:

    (a) Online Application
    Submit your application via this [Link]:
    i. Enter your personal details
    ii. Select location as "Singapore Polytechnic (Diploma)
    iii. Make payment online via eNETS, Mastercard or Visa*
    * Please temporarily disable your pop-up blocker

    (b) Payment in Person
    Approach any SimplyGo Ticketing Service Centre (TSC) islandwide and bring along the following:
    i. NRIC (for Singaporeans and Singapore PRs), OR
    ICA Student's Pass (for International students)
    SP Student Card
    Cash payment of $8.10

Once application is submitted, TransitLink will print the concession card in 10 working days and deliver them to SP.

Step 4: Second Email Received

  • An email notification will be sent via iChat about the collection of your concession card

Step 5: Concession Card Received

  • Students will need to perform an initial top-up of $2.00 to activate the concession card
  • Students may purchase 1 of the 3 available concession passes to enjoy unlimited rides on MRT, LRT and/or public buses (Express buses excluded)
  • Concession passes will only be activated upon the commencement of the semester in mid-April / mid-October
  • More information about concession passes may be found in TransitLink's website [Link]


For current students who did not apply for the concession card between Apr to May, please refer to Step 3 for direct application.

Once processed:

  • For online application, the concession card will be mailed to your indicated mailing address directly
  • For application in person, the concession card will be issued on the spot

If you are not able to proceed with your application, please email us at contactus@sp.edu.sg and provide the following so we may liaise with TransitLink on your application:

  1. Full name
  2. Student Number (pXXXXXXX)

Converting to DSCC - PFP Freshmen

For PFP freshmen, you should apply for the DSCC at this point and stop using your Secondary School Smartcard. 

  1. Secondary School Smartcard will expire in a few months
  2. Concessionary travel passes cost the same for both concession cards

Extend Expiring Concession card


Diploma Students - Request Procedure

Please email your extension request to contactus@sp.edu.sg and provide:

  • Full Name
  • Student Number

Your extension request will take 2-3 weeks (subjected to TransitLink processing time) and you will be notified via iChat on the next course of action. 


For students who:

  • Did a course transfer and are aware that they will graduate later
  • Failed a module in their final semester and required to repeat an extra semester

Please notify us as soon as these outcomes are made available officially (in March / September) to you so that SP may submit your extension request early. 

Please do not send your request in before official results release as your extended duration of studies would not be reflected.

SP Student Card vs Concession card


SP Student Card
Diploma Student Concession Card (DSCC)
FareAdult fare

Student fare (within concession eligibility period)

Adult fare (concession eligibility expired)


Tap at gantry for entry to campus

Unlimited travels on MRT, LRT and public buses
if concession pass was purchased
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You are strongly advised to not top-up any value to the SP Student Card, and should solely use the Diploma Student Concession Card for travelling purposes.

Loss of Concession Card

If you have misplaced your concession card, you may obtain a replacement card via the following methods:

Replacing your lost / damaged concession card

Option 1: Replacement at SimplyGo Ticketing Service Centre (TSCs) / SimplyGo Kiosk

  • Please bring along:
    - NRIC (SG / SPR), OR
    - ICA Student's Pass (International students)
    - SP Student Card
    - Recently taken passport-size photo taken against a white background
    - Cash payment of $21.10
  • Receive replacement concession card on the spot

Option 2: Replacement Request via TransitLink website

  • Enter your personal details
  • Make online payment of $19.10 via eNETS / Mastercard / Visa
  • Once processed, replacement concession card will be mailed to you in 5 working days

TransitLink Locations & Information

TransitLink Information
TransitLink Hotline: 1800 2255 663
(8.00am - 6.00pm daily, closed on public holidays)
Information on Diploma Student Concession Card
List of SimplyGo Ticketing Service Centre (TSCs)
List of SimplyGo Ticket Offices
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