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Please refer to our Admissions Checklist below before beginning the application process. This will help you identify the documents you will need to upload in order to complete your application. Your application will be reviewed by our Admissions team once all of the documents have been uploaded. Please reach out to us at [email protected] if you have questions or need help.


The admissions process in four easy steps:

Step 1: Click on the Apply Now button

  • You will be directed to ISKL’s OpenApply application portal
  • Click on Submit Application
  • Follow the prompts to start your application
  • Upload each document listed below as one single PDF file

Document Checklist

Official copies of academic records/transcripts from each school attended during the past three years, translated to English and certified, as well as any standardized test scores such as MAP, ISA, NWEA etc. Applicants to Prep Reception, Prep Junior,  Prep Senior or Grade 1 must provide all existing preschool reports as well as a short video of your child.

For applicants who have previously received or been recommended for any support services – please upload  all previous reports eg psychological testing results, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), 504 plans, EAL or any other assessments (e.g. Speech and Language, Occupational Therapy). Please provide complete information about your child’s previous educational experience. Reports indicating learning needs and abilities are particularly important.

Student Health Form (including immunization record).

Part 1 is an online form and must be completed at the time of application.

Part 2 of the health form is required only once a position has been offered and before a student will be able to start school. The forms need to be printed out to be completed, signed and stamped by a doctor. A student will only be able to start school on-campus after we have received the completed health forms, our nurses have verified that all immunizations are up to date and TB screening is complete.

  • A copy of the applicant’s passport showing the passport number and date of birth. For Malaysian citizens please be so kind and also upload a copy of the Identification Card.
  • A copy of each parent’s passport. For Malaysian citizens please be so kind and also upload a copy of the Identification Card.
  • A recent passport (face only) color photograph, with a white background of the applicant and each parent.
  • A copy of a valid Malaysian Work Permit/Residence Permit or a letter from the parent’s employer certifying employment in Malaysia and their responsibility to obtain the family’s dependent visa.
  • ISKL policy states students must be in full-time residence with at least one parent or a legal guardian.
  • Students must have a valid visa associated with the parent’s relevant permit.

(Prep Reception, Prep Junior, Prep Senior, Grade 1 – Grade 5)

  • ES Confidential Reference Online Form (for all ES grade levels)
  • Background Information & Language Experience Online Questionnaire (for all ES grade levels)
  • Early Childhood Online Questionnaire (for Prep Reception, Prep Junior & Prep Senior ONLY)
  • A short video of your child (Prep Reception, Prep Junior, Prep Senior & Grade 1)

* Note: All lSKL students must be fully toilet trained.

(Grade 6 – Grade 12)

  • MS/HS Confidential Reference Online Form
  • Handwritten Student Questionnaire

You will be asked to provide an email address for your child’s teacher, counselor, or principal to complete the Confidential Reference online form.

Step 2 - Payment for each applicant

Application fees are not refundable. Payment may be by bank transfer or credit card.

Step 3 - Admissions will review your application

Please note that an application will not be reviewed and will remain inactive until all of the above items have been submitted. Once the above items have been received and reviewed, parents will be informed about the next steps, which may include, but are not limited to, required admissions/placement testing, interview, and observation.

Step 4

If the assessment of your application is successful an offer of a place will be made!

English as an Additional Language

English-as-an-Additional-Language (EAL) classes may be available to students with limited or no English. An EAL test is administered when appropriate to determine English proficiency level. All EAL students must demonstrate average to above average grades in their past school records to be considered for admission.

Communication Updates

Latest update: October 26

  • Early Childhood, Life-Centered Education (LCE), Grade 10, 11 and 12
    On Campus Learning from October 25

  • Grade 1, 2, 3 and 9
    On Campus Learning from November 1

  • Grade 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
    On Campus Learning from November 8
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