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  • Our school is a caring and multicultural environment.

    With students from over 50 nationalities, our school values respect and integrity. Our children excel socially, personally and academically.

    Our School - British International School Ho Chi Minh City

  • Admission Season for Academic Year 2020-2021

    Join our vibrant school community. Talk to us now about enrolling your child.

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  • We develop individual talents and strengths.

    Learning to learn and developing study skills to make our students lifelong learners is a key focus as BIS HCMC.

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  • We focus on the all-round development of every child.

    Our students confidently and independently prepare for life as global citizens.

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  • Our teachers are dedicated, skilled and inspirational.

    Behind every success is a great teacher. At BIS HCMC our teachers believe in every student and have the skills and commitment to guide them towards their dreams.

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  • Ask us any question

    We have a friendly and dedicated team waiting to hear from you.

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  • Experience what we do best!

    Our repertoire of activities and events is reflective of our vibrant school culture.

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How to Apply

Our school admissions process is outlined in the steps below. Through our admissions process, our friendly and caring team works hard to understand your child and their needs in order to best support their transition to our school. Whether your family is currently in Vietnam, or you're enrolling your child from abroad, a member of our Admissions Team is always available should you have any queries or need assistance with any stage of the process. 


Please provide the following information for the Applicant:

  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Expected date of admission

Following this, the school will confirm the Year Group and availability. 


All items below can be delivered to the school or scanned and emailed to info@bisvietnam.com 

  • Completed Admission Application Form (scroll to bottom of the page to download this form or access the link to apply online)
  • Two current passport photographs 
  • Passport or birth certificate (copy)
  • Most recent school records translated into English for Years 1-12 (as applicable) 
  • SEN assessment documentation (if applicable)
  • Physical Evaluation signed by a doctor
  • Immunisation Record (copy)
  • Bus Service Request Form (if required)
  • Payment of Application Fee (in Vietnamese Dong or by Bank Transfer)



  • It is required that applicants sit an Entrance Assessment before being offered a place.
  • The school may request examination certificates, school reports, recommendations or a transcript.
  • Where English is a second language, pupils will need to sit an EAL assessment administered by a member of the EAL team. 
  • If the student is studying outside Ho Chi Minh City and is unable to take the Entrance Assessment at our school, testing may be arranged remotely if the existing school agrees to administer the tests on behalf of BIS HCMC.
  • Applicants may also be required to attend an oral interview with the Head of EAL, Deputy Head of Campus and/or Head of Campus prior to acceptance.
  • Placement is subject to availability and therefore applicants are encouraged to submit all application documents as soon as possible in order to minimise the possibility of being waitlisted.


BIS HCMC issues a formal Letter of Offer.



  • Payment of Registration Fee - (one time only payment which guarantees the place for the student) - payable within 2 weeks from date of issue.
  • Payment of Refundable Security Deposit and Tuition Fee - payable prior to student commencing school. 


Application Closing dates for  Foundation Stages 1 and 2

Due to the settling in period required for our youngest students we will only have new F1 and F2 students join us at the beginning of each term and on the first days back after our mid- term breaks.  Please refer to our school calendar for our term dates

In order to give us sufficient time to process applications for Foundation Stages 1 and 2 we do have an application closing date.  This is two full in school weeks before the start of the new term or the first day back after the mid-term break.  We require a fully submitted application including application fee and all supporting documents.

Please click here to make an online application form.