GIRO 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 GIRO 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.
This form is to authorise the Polytechnic to deduct the fees payable by you directly from your authorized bank account through GIRO. 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 the important notes stated on the form carefully 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 your approved GIRO account.
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, 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 GIRO application form in the “Financial Forms” drop-in box outside Student Services by 1 May 2020. The form will be submitted for bank processing. If it is approved, the approved GIRO account will be shown on the fee payable statement which can be retrieved from TP Student Mobile App.
You can view your full bank account details at TP Student Mobile App through a mobile device. If the bank account is not approved, you will have to pay your fees by one of the payment modes mentioned in Question 4 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 new application will supersede the existing GIRO arrangement once approved by the bank.
The 'Application for interbank GIRO' form can be downloaded from website: Student Finance & Collection.
Do NOT change your GIRO arrangement for fee deduction as shown on the fee payable statement as it will not be in time for the Polytechnic to stop the fee deduction from your bank account for that semester.
Your GIRO application is only effective when the statement 'The amount payable will be deducted from bank account ... on dd/mm/yyyy' appears on your fee payable statement. SMS received from your bank is not a confirmation of GIRO arrangement as school may only receive the confirmation after fee payable statement is generated. The GIRO arrangement confirmed by the bank after the fee payable statement is generated will be effected from next semester onwards.
Please ensure sufficient fund balance in your bank account on fee deduction date as shown on the fee payable statement. No receipt will be issued for GIRO deduction.
No, there is only ONE GIRO deduction for each semester. If GIRO deduction is unsuccessful, you may make payment by one of the payment modes mentioned in Question 4 in Payment of Fees.
Yes, you are required to cancel your GIRO authorisation with your bank if you withdraw from your course of study.