IBG is an easy and convenient way for students to pay fees to or receive payment from the Polytechnic. All students are expected to have GIRO arrangement with the Polytechnic.
Either student’s or parent’s / guardian’s savings / current account with any one of the IBG participating banks can be used.
No, you have to fill up a new application form to authorise your bank to pay to Temasek Polytechnic.
No, only saving or current account can be used.
If you are a new student enrolled to the Polytechnic in this semester, you are required to submit the compulsory forms Application for Interbank GIRO Form (PDF: 86KB) together with your enrolment forms.
If you are an existing student, you can download the form from Application for Interbank GIRO Form (PDF: 86KB) and submit the duly completed form either by mail to Student Finance & Collection, Finance & Administration, Temasek Polytechnic, 21 Tampines Ave 1, Singapore 529757 or deposit in the “Financial Forms” drop-in box outside Student Services or next to the entrance of “Student Finance & Collection” located at Finance & Administration, Administration Block 9, Level 1, behind Lift Lobby D.
This form is to authorise the Polytechnic to deduct the fees payable by you directly from your authorized bank account through IBG. It also serves as your standing instruction to the Polytechnic to pay all monies due to you (if applicable) to the same bank account, unless a separate instruction is given to us.
Before submission, please read carefully the important notes stated on the form and note that if your authorised bank account is :
Upon receipt of the fund from the Financial Scheme Organisation, the Polytechnic will work out the excess amount you have paid and refund it to the bank account you have specified in the Application for Interbank GIRO Form (PDF: 321KB). If you do not have an approved IBG arrangement with the Polytechnic, a cheque will be issued to you.
No, you are NOT allowed to use correction fluid to make amendments on the application form. Error should be crossed out neatly and amendments should be written next to it. For all errors, the account holder has to sign beside the amendment as per specimen signatures maintained with the bank.
Yes, the IBG deduction arrangement will be applicable for fee deduction from next semester onwards or for payment to be made to you by the Polytechnic, if any.
Yes, please open a bank account with a GIRO participating bank in Singapore after you have arrived here and your student pass application is approved by Singapore Government. After opening the bank account, you would then complete and submit the IBG application form to Student Finance & Collection, Finance & Administration by 26 April 2019. The form will be submitted for bank processing. If it is approved, the approved IBG account will be shown on the tax invoice from the Polytechnic.
Part of the details of your GIRO bank account is shown on the tax invoice which will be sent by the Polytechnic to you about two weeks before the fee due date. You can also view your bank account at Student Finance Web Enquiry application website.
If the bank account is not approved, you will have to pay your fees by one of the payment modes mentioned in Question 5 in Payment of Fees.
a) if you wish to terminate your GIRO arrangement, you have to:
b) If you wish to use another bank account for your GIRO arrangement, you have to:
The 'Application for interbank GIRO' form can be downloaded from website:
Student Finance & Collection.
Do NOT change your IBG arrangement for fee deduction once you have received the tax invoice from the Polytechnic as it will not be in time for the Polytechnic to stop the fee deduction from your bank account for that semester.
Your IBG application is only effective when the statement 'The above amount will be deducted from your bank account on dd/mm/yyyy' appears on your tax invoice. SMS received from your bank is not a confirmation of IBG arrangement as school may only receive the confirmation after tax invoice is printed. The IBG arrangement confirmed by the bank after the tax invoice is printed will be effected from next semester onwards.
Please ensure sufficient fund balance is kept in your bank account on fee deduction date as shown on the tax invoice. No receipt will be issued for IBG deduction.
No, there is only ONE IBG deduction for each semester. If IBG deduction is unsuccessful, you may make payment by one of the payment modes mentioned in Question 5 in Payment of Fees.
Yes, you are required to cancel your IBG authorisation with your bank if you withdraw from your course of study.