Application Procedure

Applying to the Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) is a simple process.


Step 1
Online Application
  1. Please be ready to upload the following documents

    • Copy of your child's most recent nursery or school report (for KG1 and up)

    • Copy of your child’s passport (first page and Visa) and Emirates ID (front and back), if already available

    • Copy of both parents passports (first page and Visa) and Emirates ID (front and back), if already available

    • Copy of a passport sized photograph of your child

    • Copy of any learning difficulty diagnostic testing or educational assessment (if applicable) *

    • Copy of any psychological assessments (if applicable) *

    • Copy of custody papers (if applicable)

    • For Boarders only:
      Copy of your child's Medical Insurance Card

      Completed SISD Medical File and completed, stamped SISD Medical Report for Boarding Applicants

2. Check the Year Guide for your child's correct grade level

3. Complete and submit the Open Apply online application         form

4. Upload the requested documents

*Please note that we are asking for details of any learning difficulties, Individual Education Plan (IEP), personal/social/emotional/behavioral issues or medical conditions. You must disclose any factor which may affect your child’s ability to cope independently within the school situation. Failure to disclose any information at the time of application may result subsequently in a place being withdrawn.  

Step 2:


Interview and Assessment

  1. Once the fully completed application with complete documents has been received, Admissions request confidential Teacher Recommendation from student’s former school for applicants G2 and above.

  2. Applicant invited to interview and assessment (Sunday through Thursday 9am to 4pm).                                            Please pay the non-refundable application fee of AED 500 (check, cash or credit card) when you come to the assessment.

More information about Assessments can be found here

Step 3:


Offer and Acceptance

If we admit your child to SISD, you will receive an Offer Letter within 5 working days. If you decide to accept our offer, signing of the Offer Letter and payment of the Registration Fee (deductable from 1st semester fee) are due within 7 days. Your child's place is not secured until the signed Offer Letter and the Registration Fee have been received. 

To register your child with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), we will need a Transfer Certificate for Grade 2 and above before the start of the school year. Please follow the Guidelines and use the Transfer Certificate Sample.

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you need assistance, or call us on +971 4 375 0600.

We are happy to answer your questions!               

We very much look forward to welcoming your child at the Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai!​