Last Updated: 02 February 2021

Register a private school

2. How to register

Read through these school registration notes and ensure that all renovation and furnishing works are completed before starting your online application on GoBusiness Licensing.

Follow these steps:

  1. Log in to GoBusiness Licensing using CorpPass. Find out how to register for a CorpPass if you haven't got one.
  2. Select “Apply for new licence' under the “Licence application' menu.
  3. Choose “Ministry of Education' as the government agency.
  4. Follow the steps on screen to complete the application. You can refer to this guide for more information.


  • Application can only be made by the proposed member of the school's Committee of Management.
  • You do not need to submit any documents online. Submit them via courier or postal mail after completing the online application.
  • For prompt process of application, please submit a maximum of 10 courses and 10 teachers per application. You may register additional courses and teachers after the school is registered.

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