Visa type required: Student’s Pass for expats want to study
A student pass is required for all expatriates who wish to study on a full time basis in Singapore. The following people can study in Singapore without a pass:
- Dependent pass holder who is studying in a Government/ Government-Aided/ Independent school/ Foreign System School/ Kindergarten registered with MOE or Childcare centre licensed by MCYS;
- Immigration Exemption Order holder; or
- A visitor who will be attending a short course, the duration of which is less than the outstanding validity of their short term visit pass.
The application procedure varies according to the educational establishment where the expat will be studying. In order to establish the correct application process for your needs see the ICA website. Each student pass varies in terms of validity, documentation requirements and conditions and there are a large number of student passes available. See the ICA website for more information.