Before You Arrive
We offer pre-arrival advice and assistance to prepare you before you arrive in Singapore, so you know what to expect and what to do. Your home country support agent or our Country Managers will be able to render assistance to you to prepare for academic life in Singapore.
It is important to know immigration requirements to plan for smooth travel before you come to Singapore. You must have passport with 6 months validity to travel abroad.
Applying Student Pass
All international students must apply study pass. For new student pass applicants, PSB Academy will help you to apply for Student Pass. New applications are to be submitted not later than 4 weeks from the course commencement date.
A processing fee of $30 is required for every application submitted to ICA. The fee is non-refundable regardless of the outcome of the application or if application is withdrawn after submission.Processing Time
The general processing time for a new application is about 4 weeks upon the receipt of a duly completed application by ICA. Some applications may however take a longer time to process.
*Applicants are advised to enter Singapore to complete the formalities for the issuance of a Student’s Pass only after their applications have been approved. They will be informed of the student pass collection date by the school for successful applicants.In-Principle Approval (IPA) Letter
Upon successful approval of Student Pass Application, IPA letter will be issued by Immigration Checkpoint Authority (ICA). Print out IPA letter and passport with minimum 6 months validity is vital to bring along before your departure to Singapore. The IPA letter will serve as a single entry visa into Singapore for those visa-required countries. Do take note that the IPA letter does not constitute to a valid stay in Singapore. All applicants are reminded to have a valid pass at all times in Singapore.
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