The renewal application will be sent to the Immigrations Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA) by Genetic Computer School on behalf of the student 1 week before the student pass expires.
The general processing time for the renewal of a student’s pass is 3 working days (excluding the day of submission and collection) upon the receipt of a duly completed application by ICA. Some applications may however take a longer time to process.
Applicants who wish to apply for a new Student’s Pass in order to take up a different course or to study in a different PEO, are to submit an application for the transfer of school/course of study at least 4 weeks before the course begins.
In general, an application to transfer school/course would take about 3 working days to process (excluding the day of submission and collection) upon the receipt of a duly completed application by ICA. Nonetheless, some applications may require a longer time to process.
Foreign students are required to surrender their Student's Pass cards for cancellation within 7 days from the date of cessation or termination of their study.
With effect from 3 Nov 2008, student/school can now submit an application of Student’s Pass cancellation online via a new e-service, namely e-Cancellation (the module can be accessed via SOLAR+).
For those who are unable to do the cancellation online may submit the following documents to the Student’s Pass Unit, anytime from Monday to Friday (8am to 4.30pm), Saturday (8am to 12.30pm) by obtaining a queue ticket at the Self Service Kiosk 1 at Visitor Services Centre, 4th Storey ICA Building, with the following documents:
According to the Immigration Regulations 19(3)(b), the foreign student is required to report any changes in his/her address in Singapore within 14 days of such change.
The student who wishes to report the change of his/her local address is required to submit his/her request via e-Update of Address.
Schools can now login to SOLAR+ to report any changes in the student’s address. An acknowledgement will be sent within minutes if the report is successfully registered by the system.
Alternatively, the student may also deposit the ‘Change of Address’ form into the drop-box located at the Student's Pass Unit near Counter 19. It will take 2 weeks to process the application and the student will be informed of the outcome by post.
Foreign students who have lost their Student's Pass and/or the Visit Pass and Disembarkation / Embarkation cards are required to apply for a replacement within 7 days from the date of loss.
The students may call in person at ICA Student's Pass Unit, anytime from Monday to Friday (8am to 4.30pm), Saturday (8am to 12.30pm) by obtaining a queue ticket at the Self Service Kiosk at Visitor Services Centre, 4th Storey ICA Building, with the following documents:
The processing time for first time replacement of lost cards is 2 weeks while the processing time for second or subsequent losses is 4 weeks.
For the application of a Student’s Pass, an applicant must be accepted into an approved full-time course. An applicant who wishes to take up a part-time course or a course conducted in the evening or weekend will NOT be eligible for a Student’s Pass.
For detail information, please visit www.ica.gov.sg .
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