Student Pass Application

(For International Students Only) 

Step 1 : Online Application



Go to Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) Student's Pass On-Line Application and Registration (SOLAR) website @


Click on Student button and login to SOLAR by entering the following :

Information Required What You Should Key-In  


Application No.

Format   : NP-2019-your student admission number found in your offer letter (shown in bold below) followed by 8 zeros.

Example : NP-2019-191234A00000000 

Please contact Admissions Hotline @

6455 0500 or

6451 5115 if you cannot login.


Name as shown in your Passport


Select your nationality from drop-down list

Date of Birth

Date of Birth as shown in your Passport


Select your gender from drop-down list


Submit eForm 16.


Make an online non-refundable processing fee payment of $30 for the application.


Note: A $60 issuance fee for every student’s pass issued and a further $30 multiple-entry visa fee for visa required nationals, where applicable. The fee is payable when the successful applicant completes the formality to collect the Student’s Pass.


Download ICA Medical Report Form  here if you have not done so at the NYP Online Enrolment System.  Bring along this form for your medical examination.


Print a copy of your submitted eForm 16 as required by ICA when collecting your Student’s Pass (duly signed by you)


Check your application status via SOLAR System. Processing time is within 5 to 10 working days.


Step 2 : Completion of Formalities

Upon ICA’s approval as well as completion of your online enrolment and fees payment, please collect your Student’s Pass In-Principle Approval (IPA) letter from Nanyang Polytechnic i@Central, Block A Level 1 (opposite Auditorium). 

If you are unable to collect the letter personally, you may appoint another person to collect on your behalf. This person must bring along your authorisation letter and his/her identity card or passport for verification.

ICA has arranged with NYP to conduct the Completion of Formalities on 12 Apr 2019 at Blk A, Function Room A347 from 9 am to 12 pm.

Please note the documents required for Student’s Pass Completion of Formalities:

  • One recent colour Singapore passport-sized photograph showing the full face taken on white background with matt or semi-matt finish. Headgear worn in accordance with religious or racial customs is acceptable but must not hide facial features.

  • Visitor's Disembarkation/Embarkation (D/E) card (granted on entry into Singapore) or valid student pass (if any)

  • In-Principle Approval (IPA) letter (Check for any additional information/documents to be submitted.)

  • Valid original passport and photocopy of passport bio-data page

  • eForm16 printed from SOLAR after online submission (duly-completed and signed by the applicant)

  • Completed medical report form in the prescribed format including the original copy of the laboratory report for chest X-ray and HIV (with translation if not in English). Medical laboratory report must not be issued more than 3 months prior to submission to ICA

  • Payment receipts made for Issuance fee ($60) and Multiple Journey fees ($30) (if applicable). Payments should be made online via SOLAR system prior to offsite enrolment.

  • One copy of the "Terms & Conditions of Student’s Pass (STP)  to be duly completed and signed, downloadable from the ICA website via

Step 3 : Collection of Student Pass

ICA has arranged with NYP for students to collect their student pass on 18 Apr 2019 at Blk K, Room K310 from 9 am to 12 pm.

Please note the documents required for collection of Student’s Pass:


  • Original passport
  • ICA Offsite collection slip (issued to each student after completion of formalities)


If you are unable to attend either the 12 Apr 2019 or 18 Apr 2019 session, you need to complete the formalities and collect the student pass personally at ICA Building, 10 Kallang Road #08-00, S(208718) (next to Lavendar MRT Station), Counter 8 or 9 (Mon to Fri from 8am to 4pm and Sat from 8am to 12pm).