Apply for School Placement

Returning Singaporeans can seek assistance from MOE when applying for a place in a local primary or secondary school.


This option is applicable to Returning Singaporeans who are not on the Leave of Absence Scheme (LOA) with a school.

When to apply

Your application should be submitted not earlier than 3 months from the intended date of admission. Any earlier than this and schools will not be able to confirm their vacancies.

How to apply

Complete and submit the Application Form for School Placement to Upon receiving your school application form, MOE would take approximately 14 working days to confirm the school place for your child.

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Returning Singaporeans may wish to preview the Singapore school term to plan their children’s date of starting in our schools. For more information, please read the Frequently Asked Questions. For information on all primary and secondary schools, please visit the School Information Service.