Singapore: Attendance Fee Increase for Non-Citizens in Government-Funded Schools

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points

  • School fees will increase in 2022 and 2023 for foreign national students attending government-funded schools 


The Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) announced that school fees will increase for Singapore permanent residents (PR) and international students (IS) for Government and Government-Aided schools in 2022 and 2023. Each year, monthly school fees will increase by approximately $25 to $60 for PR students and $25 to $150 for IS students. The revision of fees will take place in January 2022 and January 2023. For additional information on the impact to primary, secondary and pre-university school fees click here

What are the Changes? 

The MOE will increase school fees over the next two years for foreign national students attending government-funded schools, including primary, secondary schools and universities.  

Looking Ahead

PR and IS students attending government-funded schools should be advised that current school fees will increase the beginning in January 2022. Continue to check the Ministry of Education's website and Envoy’s website for additional information and updates. 


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