Public Transport Concession for Kaplan Students
Eligibility and Application
Through the Fare Review Mechanism Committee, TransitLink has announced on 7 December 2015 that the public transport operators will be extending public transport concessions to Singapore citizens studying full-time in local private education institutions registered with the Council for Private Education, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG/CPE), with limited eligibility.
Eligible students can apply for the concession card and choose to enjoy unlimited travel on buses and/or LRT/MRT with the purchase of the monthly concession pass.
Eligibility Criteria for Kaplan Students
- Singapore Citizen
- Full-time Student
- GCE O-level Prep School Student, 20 years old and below; or
- Degree programme with a minimum course duration of 24 months
(Full-time Diploma students are not eligible given the Kaplan Diploma programme duration is less than 24 months, a criteria as stipulated by TransitLink)
Prices of Monthly Concession Passes (MCPs) for students in SSG/CPE-registered PEIs can be found via PEI Student Concession Card website.
The concessions will be valid for up to one year at a time, up to the end of the course, whichever is earlier.
For students who receive their concession cards before or on the course start date, the concessions will be valid from the start date of the course, for the next 12 months, subject to annual extension.
For students who apply for their cards after the course start date, the concessions will start based on the application date and be valid for the next 12 months, up to the end of the course, whichever is earlier.
For those whose courses are greater than 12 months, they will be subject to annual extension.
Application & Collection Process for Kaplan Students
Students who qualify for the Concession Pass will be notified via email by Kaplan.
You may also enquire about your legibility for the Concession Pass via [email protected].
|How and where to apply||
You must be:
Click here to apply.
|What you need||
Your photograph must meet TransitLink’s requirements for printing onto the Concession Card. Failure to meet the requirements can result in a delay or rejection of your application.
|Processing / Collection||TransitLink will take 2 to 4 weeks to process your application. You will be notified when your Concession Card is ready for collection. Upon the collection of your card, please pay S$8.10 for fee to TransitLink (S$5 card cost and S$3.10 personalisation fee).|
|Card Activation||You may proceed to any TransitLink Ticket Office or concession card replacement office to activate your concession card.
You are required to make a minimum top-up of $2 (Secondary) or $5 (Degree) to activate your PEI Student Concession Card.
For Kaplan students who require assistance, please contact your respective Programme Management Team.
For more information relating to the Public Transport Concession, please visit www.transitlink.com.sg or call the TransitLink hotline: 1800 2255 663
Click here to read the TransitLink press release.