The Land Transport Authority (LTA) will be extending the existing adult CBT system, to operate in parallel with the SimplyGo system.
The following groups/cards are eligible for a free CBT card:
- EZ-Link cards that were converted to SimplyGo between 9 and 22 January 2024;
- SimplyGo EZ-Link cards that were bought between 9 and 22 January 2024;
- All eligible SimplyGo Concession cards converted or issued on or before 22 January 2024;
- All who have purchased a NETS Prepaid Card between 9 and 22 January 2024.

Institute of Technical Education Student Concession Card

The Institute of Technical Education Student Concession Card entitles full-time Institute of Technical Education students to enjoy concessionary fares and purchase Monthly Concession Passes for unlimited travel on train and/or bus services.

Institute of Technical Education Student Concession Card

Eligibility Criteria

You must be below 21 years old and a full-time Institute of Technical Education (ITE) student who is not receiving an allowance paid by any organisation, unless you have received a scholarship or bursary.

How to Apply

If eligible, you will automatically receive your ITE Student Concession Card from your school.

Once you receive your ITE Student Concession Card, please return your School Smart Card at any SimplyGo Ticket Office.

Card Activation:
Head down to any SimplyGo Ticket Office with your original NRIC/passport and make a minimum top-up of $2 to activate the card for use on public transport.

Monthly Concession Pass

With the ITE Student Concession Card, you can enjoy student fares and purchase a Monthly Concession Pass (MCP) for unlimited travel on train and/or basic bus services (trunk and feeder services).

MCPs can be purchased from any SimplyGo Ticketing Service Centre, Ticket Office, SimplyGo Kiosk, Assisted Service Kiosk or via the SimplyGo Portal and SimplyGo app. Prices are as follows:

Concession Pass ITE
Bus Concession Pass $29.00
Train Concession Pass $26.50
Hybrid Concession Pass* $49.00

*for both train and basic bus services


  • Concession cards have to be activated and valid before the purchase of any concession pass.

  • Only ONE valid concession pass can be used on an individual concession card at any one time.

  • The concession pass can be activated up to seven days in advance of your intended travel start date. The validity period of the concession pass cannot overlap with that of the previously purchased concession pass, and commences from the beginning of bus/train operating hours on the activated concession pass’s start date.

  • Unused concession pass or any part thereof is non-refundable.

  • You will still enjoy concessionary fares with your concession card even if you do not purchase a concession pass.

  • The concession pass cannot be used on Express and Premium Bus Services like Chinatown Direct Bus Services, Nite Owl bus services, NightRider services and City Direct Services. For more information on basic and premium bus services, please visit the SBS Transit, SMRT, Tower Transit, Go-Ahead Singapore website.

Card Validity Period

You can use your ITE Student Concession Card until the end of your eligibility period or when you are no longer attending the school. The eligibility period is determined by the respective schools.

You may check the concession card expiry date at any SimplyGo Ticket Office, SimplyGo Kiosk or Assisted Service Kiosk.

Card Return/Refund

Upon completing your studies, there is a four-month grace period for you to return your ITE Student Concession Card and request an immediate refund of any remaining travel value at any SimplyGo Ticket Office (TO).

To collect the refund, please bring along:

  • Singapore Citizen/Permanent Resident: Original NRIC/passport; or
  • Foreigners: Original Re-entry Permit/Student Pass (FIN); and
  • Representative’s original NRIC/passport (if someone else is collecting for you)

Once the four-month period is over, your concession card will expire and cannot be refunded immediately. Our Customer Service Office will issue a receipt for any applicable refund, which can be collected at any TO after five working days.

The refund of the ITE Student Concession Card is not allowed while the concession is still valid.

Refunds for early school leavers can be made at any SimplyGo Ticketing Service Centre.