ERCI accepts the following payment methods:
An official receipt for any and all payments made to ERCI will be provided to all our customers. Should we fail to provide you with a receipt for any payment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 6349 2727 to request for one.
For International Students
Step 1: Complete the application form* for the programme applied for and send to ERCI with:
Step 2: Sign the Standard PEI-Student Contract* between the student and ERCI (provided by ERCI) after accepting the offer for the programme applied for.
Step 3: Download and fill up the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) forms* for Student Pass Application::
For more information about the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), please visit http://www.ica.gov.sg
Step 4: Send the original copies of the completed and duly signed ICA forms to ERCI** with:
Step 5: 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 working weeks subject to the documents being complete.)
Step 6: Payment of Course Fees can be made by Local bank draft, cashier’s order, credit card, Singapore cheque or telegraphic transfer according to the invoice:
|Account Name:||ERC Institute Pte Ltd|
|Account Number:||0279082895 (SGD)|
|Bank:||DBS BANK LTD SINGAPORE|
|Bank Address:||12 Marina Boulevard, DBS Asia Central, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore 018982|
Step 7: ERCI** will in turn forward the Single-Journey Entry Visa to the student so that the student can make travel arrangements to Singapore for course commencement. Students should, whenever possible, reach Singapore at least 1 week before the commencement date of the programme.
Step 8: 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$80 and must be borne by the student.
Step 9: Student may have their Single-Journey Entry Visa converted to Student Pass and Multi-Journey Pass at ICA after obtaining their medical check-up results. Upon ICA approval, all students are required to pay a student pass fee amounting to SGD$ 120.00 to ERC Institute.
Please contact us at email@example.com for any clarifications.
*Please refer to the following tab for the forms necessary to make an application: https://erci.edu.sg/study-here/student-administration/
**Or an authorised International Education Representative if you applied through an agent.
For Local Students
To apply, please submit the following documents:
Submit your application to:
229 Mountbatten Road, Mountbatten Square, #01-30 Singapore 398007
All applications should reach ERCI no later than 2 months prior to the commencement date.
Please refer to the following tab for the forms necessary to make an application: https://erci.edu.sg/study-here/student-administration/
*For local students only
You can now fulfill your education dreams and goals through financial aids and flexible payment systems with specially arranged payment schemes with our privilege banking.
POSB Study Assist:
For more information kindly contact the below
|POSB Study Assist||Call : 1800 3396 666|
|Email : firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Or visit any of POSB branches|
For more information kindly contact the below
|RHB Education Loan||Call : 1800 3230 100 or 9821 0100|
|Email : email@example.com|
|Or visit any of RHB branches|
Interest-Free Installment Payment Schemes
Applicants can now enjoy interest-free installment payment schemes of between 6 and 12 months on the following credit cards. Simply present your credit card when making payment at ERCI Campus, and ask for the interest-free installment payment scheme.
Maybank Credit Cards: Choose from 6 or 12 month interest-free installment payment scheme
Students should ensure that they find out as much about the school as they possibly can before enrolling into the school of their choice. ERCI Education Consultants are committed to providing as much information about the Institute and the courses offered. As part of the Pre-Course Counselling process, ERCI Education Consultants are committed to providing minimally the following information:
All PEIs in Singapore are required to be registered with the Committee of Private Education. This ensures that the PEI meets certain set requirements in the areas of corporate governance, quality of provision, and information transparency. ERCI was effectively registered with CPE under the Enhanced Registration Framework on the 20th of May 2010. For more information, click here.
PEIs in Singapore are permitted to award certificates up to the Advanced Diploma level in their own name. University degrees should be awarded via partnerships with bona fide universities. All courses will have to be registered with CPE. For more information on ERCI courses registered with CPE, click here.
Students should be aware that recognition of certificates from PEIs, as well as degrees awarded by partner universities, for the purpose of employment or higher education, is entirely at the discretion of potential employers or institutes of higher learning.
Students should ensure that the PEI they enroll in is an active participant in the Fee Protection Scheme, i.e. the course fees that the student pays to the Institute has to be protected via insurance by a CPE-approved insurance provider. ERCI protects its students’ course fees via insurance provided by Lonpac Insurance Bhd. The insurance will be purchased within seven (7) working days of collection of course fees.
Students can continue to use the documents that have been issued by our appointed FPS provider (Lonpac Insurance Bhd)., such as certificates of insurance, to check on their fee protection status.
Please click here for a copy of the FPS Certificate.
Fee Protection Company: Lonpac Insurance BHD
Policy Number: Z/20/BM00/000891
Period of Insurance: 17 December 2020 to 16 December 2021
ERCI must purchase medical insurance coverage for all its full-time students to cover them for hospitalisation and related medical treatment throughout their course duration.
The following students can choose to opt out of the medical insurance scheme if they can show that they are already covered by their own medical insurance*:
– Singapore citizens, permanent residents and international students not on the Student’s Pass, and
– Students under corporate sponsorship / agreement signed between the PEI and sponsor organisation.
*The minimum features for medical insurance are: (a) annual limit not less than S$20,000.00 per student; (b) at least B2 ward (in government and restructured hospitals); and (c) 24 hours coverage in Singapore and overseas (if student is involved in school-related activities).
Medical insurance is not applicable to part-time students and students taking courses with a duration of not more than one month or 50 hours.
Please click here for a copy of the the Medical Insurance Certificate.
Insurance Company: NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Ltd
Policy Number: 4000144734
Period of Insurance: 01 February 2020 to 31 January 2021
All PEIs should ensure that enrolled students taking a course that is longer than the duration of one (1) month sign a CPE-approved PEI-Student Contract.
Please refer to the following tab for a sample copy of the Standard PEI-Student Contract https://erci.edu.sg/study-here/student-administration
ERCI has appointed International Recruitment Agents from various countries. Prospective students who are interested in applying for admission to ERCI and who require the assistance of our International Education Representatives may approach our appointed agents.
ERCI would like to advise prospective students against going to unapproved agents as these agents will not be recognised by ERCI.
ERCI takes a serious view of any fraudulent or misleading information provided by unauthorised agents and reserves all its legal rights. ERCI will neither acknowledge nor honour transactions led by unauthorised agents.
Click here to download the list of International Recruitment Agents approved by ERCI.
Singapore is a dynamic city rich in contrast and colour where you will find a harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture. A bridge between the East and the West for centuries, Singapore, located in the heart of Southeast Asia, continues to embrace tradition and modernity today. The city is brimming with unbridled energy and bursting with exciting events from arts and culture to lifestyle and fashion. With its friendly and welcoming people, state-of-the-art infrastructure and something new happening every day, the city offers countless unique and memorable experiences.
|Size of Singapore||719.9 sq km|
|People||Consists of Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian ethnicities, as well as a cosmopolitan mix of other nationalities.|
|Weather||Warm and humid all-year round with rainy seasons in the months of November to January.|
|Places to eat||Local hawker food and international cuisine can be found in hawker centres, food courts, cafes and restaurants. Locals typically patronize hawker centres and food courts for meals at economical prices.|
Most airlines fly into Singapore’s Changi International Airport, one of the busiest airports in the world. The best way to get from the airport to the city (20km/12 minutes away) is by Mass Rapid Transport (MRT) Subway, but there is also a wide choice of public buses and taxi services. Please have your passport and approval letter from the Immigration Checkpoints Authority ready when you pass through the customs.
Students are advised to make their own arrangements prior to arriving in Singapore but temporary accommodation can be arranged while you find something more suitable for the remainder of your stay here in Singapore. Lodging is relatively easy to find in Singapore and we will provide our expert local opinions and recommendations to ensure you are nicely settled in. Hostels These hostel accommodations specially cater to the needs of International students for them to live in a cozy environment conducive to their learning needs. These hostels are located near to ERCI and are equipped with many new and exciting facilities consisting of cafes, recreational corners, sports facilities and Internet access.
|Vita Hostel||50 Carlis Road, Singapore 219650||Click here|
|Tel: +65 6293 6681 Fax: +65 6292 3381|
|Contact: Ms Joyce Sim|
|ETON Hall||1 C Russels Road, Alexandra Park, Singapore 118281||Click here|
|Tel: +65 6272 1201 HP: +65 9109 2796|
|Contact: Jammy Cai|
|CSL Hostel||1A Short Street, Singapore 188210||Click here|
|Tel: +65 6238 6339 Fax: +65 6238 1178|
|Novena Hall||78 Glistead Road, Singapore 309116||Click here|
|Tel: +65 6352 0580 Fax: +65 6325 0596|
|A-Star International Hostel||292A Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427544||Click here|
|Tel: +65 6348 1432 Fax: +65 6348 1243|
|Contact: Mr John Tan|
|EVO House Services||60 Paya Lebar Road #11-19, Paya Lebar Square Building, Singapore 409051||Click here|
|Tel: +65 6492 9982 Fax: +65 6384 6107|
|Contact: Mr Paul|
Co-sharing of apartments
Students can choose to co-rent a 2 or 3-room flat or an apartment. The estimated rental for a room varies from $350 – $650, depending on whether it is a public or private apartment. Public housing refers to Housing Development Board (HDB) flats and each housing estate is designed to be a self-contained neighbourhood served by supermarkets, food centres, clinics, schools, libraries and shopping malls. Private housing would normally be in condominiums with luxurious facilities like swimming pool, tennis courts and 24-hour security patrol. Be it public or private housing, the rental depends on the size, condition and location of the apartment. Other determining factors include amenities (laundry, cooking facilities, telephone, electricity, water) and flat furnishings.
|Public Buses||S$0.71 – S$2.10|
|Mass Rapid Transport (MRT) subway||S$0.71 – S$2.10|
|Taxi||Meter starts at S$3.00 (Surcharges may apply)|
Smoking is not permitted in all public indoor places and most outdoor places, unless otherwise mentioned. Smoking is also not permitted at all nightspots unless within approved smoking zones. Offenders can be fined up to SDG$1,000.00 In addition, smokers who dispose their cigarette butts indiscriminately will be fined SGD$200.00.
Chewing gum is not allowed to be brought into Singapore or to be consumed, except for gum that serves a medical purpose, e.g. dental-health gums and nicotine gum. Offenders can be fined from SGD$500 – SGD$1,000.
Spitting and Littering
Spitting and littering in Singapore is an offence, and carries a fine of SGD$200.00 per offence.
Drug Abuse and Trafficking
Drug abuse is viewed seriously in Singapore. Illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances is strictly prohibited. Offenders will be sentenced to a long jail term or even death if caught possessing more than 15g of heroin.
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