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Admission Process for International Students

Admission process for international studentsAdmission process for international students

Step 1: Pre-Course Counseling

Interested applicants should contact our consultants / appointed agents for a pre-course counseling. Once they decided to enroll, they will be counseled / interviewed by our academic manager or head of department.

Step 2: Application Submission & Registration

Fill up the MAGES Student Application Form and submit with the following documents:

  • Passport showing full particulars
  • Birth Certificate*
  • Highest Education Qualification Certificates/Transcripts of Records*
  • 2 recent coloured passport sized photograph
  • Application Fees of SG$ 535.00 including Goods & Services Tax (GST)
  • Portfolio (If required)
  • Documentary proof of financial ability of applicant/parents in the form of bank statements/fixed deposit accounts/savings accounts to support education and living expenses in Singapore.
  • Applicant’s or parents employment letter (in case of minors only)

* Photocopy (notarized and translated if not in English).

Application Fee payment details. Please DO NOT use the following account for payment of Course Fee.

Account Name MAGES Institute of Excellence Pte.Ltd.
Account No. 106-902634-2
Bank DBS, Singapore
Address 12 Marina Boulevard, #43-02 DBS Asia Central, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore 018982

Step 3: Application Evaluation

All applications will be processed, evaluated and accepted subject to approval. Successful applications will receive an official "Letter of Offer" from MAGES.

Step 4: Acceptance of "Letter of Offer"

Successful applicant will receive a "Letter of Offer" and will have to submit the signed and completed copy of the Acceptance of "Letter of Offer."

Step 5: Student Pass Application

MAGES will apply for the Student Pass with Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) of Singapore on your behalf. The processing time for Student Pass application is about 4 weeks upon receipt of the application by ICA.

Note 1: After receiving your signed Letter of Acceptance and provide the following documents:

  • Duly signed and completed ICA Student Pass Form16 and V36.
  • All the documents mentioned above in STEP 2.

Note 2: Important instructions for the document submission:

  • The students must sign all Forms. For applicants below 18, parents or guardians will sign.
  • Dates MUST be consistent across all documents.
  • Details to be provided in case of gap between studies or work

Step 6: In-Principle Approval Letter

Once Student Pass is approved an In-Principle Approval (IPA) Letter will send to student by email. The IPA letter is valid only for 2 months from the date of issue. Students should arrive in Singapore at least 10 days before their course commencement date for an e-appointment with ICA to complete the Student Pass Formalities.

Step 7: Student Pass Collection

MAGES will book an e-appointment for the collection of student pass. Students are advised to be punctual for their appointments. At ICA, the student will have to bring the following:

  • ICA In-Principle Approval (IPA) Letter
  • ICA Medical Report Form and the original copy of the laboratory report
  • MAGES Offer Letter
  • Passport with a valid Visit Pass
  • Passport size photograph
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Original Education Qualifications
  • Print out of duly signed Student’s Pass application e-Form16 & V36 by the student

Step 8: Total Fee [Inclusive of 7% GST]

Total Fees can be paid by Bank Draft, Cheque or Telegraphic Transfer.


Account NameMAGES Institute of Excellence Pte.Ltd.
Account No.106-902634-2
BankDBS Singapore
Address12 Marina Boulevard, #43-02 DBS Asia Central, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore 018982

Pre-Departure Information

Before coming to Singapore please ensure that you have:

1. Completed and Submitted

  • MAGES Application Form with Supporting Documents.
  • PEI- Student Contract and Student Advisory Note.
  • Escrow Confirmation Form.
  • Return the signed MAGES Letter of Acceptance.

2. Applied & Obtained

  • MAGES Student ID (upon successful application).
  • A valid airline ticket to Singapore.

3. Obtained

  • A valid passport for international travel (6 months validity).
  • All original copies of your academic transcripts and certificates.
  • Accommodation arrangements on arrival. (Contact [email protected] if you need help).
  • Enough Singapore currency.
  • Get an adequate initial supply of regular medication and prescription from your doctor, if required.

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