Islamic Education Centres and Providers Registration
Apply for Islamic Education Centres and Providers Registration
Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS)
Anyone or any entity who wishes to conduct an Islamic education centre or be an Islamic education provider.
- Who needs to register?
All providers of Islamic Education that are offering religious instruction (Islamic and Quran) to non-family members on a habitual basis. This includes conducting religious classes at the following premises:
Private Islamic education centres
Muslim community organisations
Private rented spaces
- Do I need to register for all my branches?
Yes, all branches need to be registered separately.
- What will happen to unregistered IECPs?
An unregistered IECP would have violated the law under AMLA Section 87 and will be advised to register or will be asked to cease operations.
- What are the registration requirements?
For registration, proprietors of IECP are required to submit the following:
- Curriculum and learning materials
- List of teachers employed by the IECP
- Are IECPs require to employ teacher registered under ARS?
IECPs are required to employ only Islamic teachers (Asatizah) or Quranic teachers who are registered under ARS and to ensure that the curriculum, learning materials and teachers employed comply with the ARS Code of Ethics.
- How long is the application process?
All approval of registration will be made within 2 months if no additional information is required. Existing IECPs (established before 1 January 2017) may continue to run their centres while registration is being processed. New IECPs will need to seek Muis' approval before publicising their courses and taking in students. The period of registration validity is 3 years.
No supporting document required for online application submission. Agencies may contact applicant if any supporting documents are needed subsequently.