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Step-By-Step Guide For Examination Registration Purposes

Step 1 - Minimum Entry Requirements*

Before you register for the Programme / Examination, you have to meet all the pre-requisites as specified, i.e. you:
(a)must be at least 18 years of age;
(b)should be a Singapore Citizen / Singapore Permanent Resident or foreigner who is ordinarily resident in Singapore at the point of registering for the Programme / Examination;
(c)should preferably be engaged in financial services activities;
(d)should have attained a minimum of 4 GCE 'O' Level passes, including a pass in English*, or any academic qualification deemed equivalent and acceptable by the SCI, or should have successfully attained any one of the SCI Advanced Certificates; and
(e)must have successfully completed the SCI Certification in General Insurance (CGI) examinations, by having passes in the Basic Insurance Concepts and Principles (BCP), Personal General Insurance (PGI) and Commercial General Insurance (ComGI) examinations.

*Candidates without a pass in English can take “Test of English as a Foreign Language” (TOEFL) with passing mark of at least 70. For more information on TOEFL, please refer to: http://www.ets.org/toefl.

You must have with you your NRIC / valid Passport and the relevant original documents to support the Minimum Entry Requirements (as specified above), as you need to produce them to the SCI for verification purposes. If you do not meet any of the above-mentioned requirements, you will not be able to register for the Programme / Examination.

Step 2 - Website Information, Advisory Note & Student Contract

You must thoroughly read and understand the following details as posted on the SCI Website:

(a)all prevailing Contents information, including the Examination Registration Policies, as well as the Examination Rules & Regulations; and
(b)the Advisory Note and the Student Contract as required under the Private Education Act (Chapter 247A).
Step 3 - Signing Of Advisory Note & Student Contract

(a)When you are ready to register for the programme, you must make an appointment by calling the Singapore College of Insurance (SCI) at: 6221 2336 and come personally to the SCI, to sign the above-mentioned documents as required; bringing along your NRIC / valid Passport and relevant supporting documents (original) as specified in Step 1 above . The address and operating hours of the SCI are available here.
(b)At the SCI, an Officer will personally go through the Advisory Note and the Student Contract with you, before you sign an original copy in his or her presence.
(c)Upon signing, the SCI Officer will hand you the original copy for your record purposes.
NB: These documents need to be signed once for the Diploma Level, as well as once for the Advanced Diploma Level. Signing of these documents will be in relation to the examinations already opened for registration.
Step 4 - Online Examination Registration & Payment

(a)You can proceed to register online for the examination module(s) and make the correct fee payment accordingly.
(b)Immediately after you have made the payment, you may proceed to the SCI reception to collect your Study Text on the same day after you have made the fee payment.
(c)Should you decide to withdraw from the respective Programmes within the Cooling-Off Period of seven (7) working days from the date of signing the Student Contract, you must notify the SCI immediately by a written notice of withdrawal (by e-mail or post).

*Important Note - Original Supporting Documents To Produce For Verification Purposes For:

Item 1(a) & (b) above: NRIC / valid Passport

Item 1(d) above: Original Certificates, Result Slips, Letters of Certification or Transcripts

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