International Students with at least one parent who is a Singapore Citizen (SC)

Admission to Primary 1

International students aged 6 to 6 + as of 1 January in the year of school admission and who wish to seek admission to Primary One (P1) are to refer to the Primary One Registration website for more information. 

Parents of international students should note that admission is not guaranteed due to limited vacancies, and are advised to consider alternative educational options well ahead, even as they may decide to seek admission to P1.

Admission to Primary 2–5 & Secondary 1–3

International students with at least one Singapore Citizen (SC) parent who wish to seek admission to Primary 2 to 5 or Secondary 1 to 3 can approach MOE Customer Service Centre for assistance and advice with the following information and supporting documents, or submit the required information and documents via the Online Feedback Form:

Information Required

  • Academic year and level you are seeking admission to for your child
  • Singapore Residential Address
  • Singapore Contact Number
  • E-mail address

Supporting Documents (Applicant)

  • Birth Certificate
  • Data Page of Passport

Supporting Documents (Applicant’s Parents)

  • Singapore NRIC
  • Data Page of Passport
  • Marriage Certificate

The photocopies of the above supporting documents submitted should be legible. If the supporting documents are in other languages, an accurate English translation must accompany the photocopies. All supporting documents submitted for application purposes will not be returned to applicants.

Admission is not guaranteed, and is subject to the applicant's performance in the tests and available school vacancies. Applicants will not be allowed to choose their school.

Admission to Junior Colleges (JCs) & Millennia Institute (MI)

International students seeking admission to JCs or MI are to apply to the schools directly from October to December. Admission is not guaranteed, and is subject to the international students meeting the school’s admission criteria and availability of vacancies.