Due to the renovations of ERCI @ Bugis, we are now located back at our main campus at River Valley.
Step 1 Complete the application for the programme applied for and send to ERCI with:
|3 recent passport size photographs|
|Local bank draft for application fee|
|1 original copy of completed and duly signed Application Form|
|Photocopies of English Language Test/ IELTS/ TOEFL results (if applicable)|
|Photocopy of birth certificate (if not English, properly translated and certified/ notarised)|
|Photocopies of highest educational certificates and transcripts (if not English, properly translated and certified)|
|Any other supporting documents which may facilitate the application (e.g. Curriculum Vitae, appointment letters, referrals, and work testimonials; if not in English, properly translated and notarised)|
Step 2 Applicants are required to understand the Fee Protection Scheme which is a part of the legislative framework of the Private Education Act 2009, it is a requirement that all PEIs implement the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS), which serves to protect the course fees that students pay to PEIs in Singapore. Under the FPS, ERCI is required to collect no more than 12 months of fees from all students. As an added measure of protecting all our students paid course fees, their course feed must be insured under Lonpac Insurance Bhd, which is any insurance provider approved by the Council of Private Education (CPE), or an approved ESCROW account with the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Pte Ltd (HSBC).
Step 3 Sign the Standard Student Contract between the student and ERCI (provided by ERCI) after accepting the offer for the programme applied for.
|Sample of Standard Student Contract|
Student Pass Application
Step 4 Download and fill up the following Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) forms:
|Application for a Student Pass (eForm 16)|
|Additional Information on Applicant (eForm V36)|
|Information on school (eForm V36)|
For more information about the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), please visit http://www.ica.gov.sg
Step 5 Send the original copies of completed and duly signed ICA forms to ERCI* with:
|Visa Required Countries||Non Visa Required Countries|
- P.R. China
- Hong Kong
Step 6 ERCI* would inform the student on approval of the Single-Journey Entry Visa by ICA. (The average application period of a student visa is from 2 to 4 weeks subject to the documents being complete.)
Step 7 Payment by Local bank draft, cashier's order, Singapore cheque or telegraphic transfer according to the invoice:
|Account Name:||ERC Institute Pte Ltd|
|Bank:||United Overseas Bank Limited|
|Address:||ERC Institute Pte Ltd|
|343 River Valley Road, #01-05, Singapore 238382|
Step 8 ERCI* will in turn forward the Single-Journey Entry Visa to the student for making arrangement to travel to Singapore to commence the course. Student should whenever possible reach Singapore at least 1 day before the commencement date of the programme.
Step 9 Receive Orientation Plan (for first week in Singapore) from ERCI*.
Step 10 In accordance with ICA requirements, all international students must go through medical check-up at designated clinics by the centre within two weeks of arriving in Singapore. The medical results can typically be collected within 5 working days. The cost for the medical check-up ranges from S$50 to S$80 and will be borne by the student.
Step 11 Student may have their Single-Journey Entry Visa converted to Student Pass and Multi-Journey Pass at ICA after obtaining their medical check-up results. The student is required to pay a fee of S$60 directly to ICA. Subsequently, each renewal of the pass will be S$60.
* Or authorised local agent, if you applied through an agent.Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for any clarifications.
If you are interested in applying as our International Education Representative, please kindly contact:
ERC Institute Campus
343, River Valley Road
#01-05 ERC Campus
Contact us at:
Tel: +65 6349 2727
Fax: +65 6349 2726