• Verify that you've followed these instructions to get your student pass approved.
  • Prepare the original copies of your documents that you'll need to get your student pass in Singapore.
  • Have a printed copy of your In-Principle Approval with you before you take off.
  • Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months.
  • To enter Singapore, make sure you check the Fully Vaccinated/Non-Fully Vaccinated Travellers Checklist.
  • Book your flight and keep an eye out for ISO's flight specials in your inbox!
  • Check your inbox for our recommendations before making a reservation.
  • In case you misplace the originals, make copies of your personal documents to bring with you. Your passport, TVI documents to prove your programme offering, academic credentials, phone numbers and your medical records.
  • If you anticipate continuing to need prescription medication in Singapore, you should also get an English-language note from your doctor outlining your medical history and any medications you might need.
  • Because Singapore has a tropical environment, it would be wise to pack cotton fabric clothing and casual summer ensembles. Be prepared also for the rainy season and bring some jackets or cardigans.
  • Singapore now uses a standard voltage range of 220-240 volts. Power plugs with three square prongs are used. Ensure you include an adapter if necessary!
  • Training Vision Institute has a Group Hospitalization and Surgical Insurance Scheme in place for all of its students. This insurance primarily covers medical costs associated with hospitalization and/or surgery following an accident or illness in a Singapore Government/Restructured hospital.

    The minimum coverage for this medical insurance program will be as follows:

    • A maximum annual benefit of S$20,000 per student
    • Up to B2 ward at government-run and newly-reorganized hospitals
    • For the length of the course, there will be 24-hour coverage in Singapore and abroad (if the student is taking part in SIM PL-related activities).

    You can seek treatment at the following government/restructured hospitals in Singapore:

    • Singapore General Hospital
    • Alexandra Hospital
    • KK Women's & Children's Hospital
    • National University Hospital
    • Tan Tock Seng Hospital
    • Changi General Hospital
    • Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
    • Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
    • Sengkang General Hospital

    Unless one of the following occurs first, the insurance will stop when:

    • When you are no longer enrolled at TVI
    • The policy limit that applies to you has been used up during the policy year
    • When the insurance policy expires