Applying for your Student’s Pass

Curtin Singapore will lodge your Student’s Pass application to Immigration and Check Points Authority of Singapore on your behalf once we receive your Acceptance of Offer form, signed Standard PEI-Student Contract and payment.

Student’s Pass processing will take approximately 2 to 4 weeks. To receive your Student’s Pass approval on time, please send us the required documents before the closing date.

Diploma, bachelor or master degree course Student’s Pass closing date

IntakesClosing date
Trimester 1A February 202316 January 2023
Trimester 2A July 202322 May 2023
Trimester 3A November 202318 September 2023

Diploma of English for Academic Purposes course Student’s Pass closing date

IntakesClosing date
DE2301 9 January 2023
DE230222 May 2023
DE2303 11 September 2023

Student’s Pass application documents

You will need to submit the following document before we can lodge your Student’s Pass application:

Additional documents required if one of your parents/spouse is a Singaporean national (citizen or PR)

  • Copy of your parent’s/spouse’s Marriage Certificate
  • Parent’s/spouse’s highest education certificate
  • Parent’s/spouse’s Letter of Employment (the letter should state the date of commencement of employment, designation, and salary per month), or a copy of Business Registration Certificate (an Instant Computer Printout is acceptable), if your parent/spouse is self-employed. These documents should not be issued more than one month ago
  • Parent’s/spouse’s monthly CPF contribution for the past 12 months
  • Parent’s/spouse’s Income Tax Assessment Notices for the past three years

We will declare the information as stated on Eform. The evidence of financial proof will only be submitted to ICA if requested. It is an offence under the Immigration Act to make any false statement, representation or declaration in connection with a student’s pass application.

Further information about immigration policies in Singapore can be found on the Singapore Government’s Immigration & Checkpoints Authority website.

Student’s Pass approval

When your Student’s Pass is approved, you will receive an In-Principle Approval Letter (IPA) via email. You are strongly advised to make travel arrangement only upon receiving the IPA letter.

If a medical report is required (as stated in the IPA letter), you may complete the medical check-up in your home country or in Singapore.

Completion of Student’s Pass formalities

Our Admissions officers will provide you with the ICA appointment details for your Student’s Pass formalities before your course commencement.