FAQ

Who is entitled to get an ISIC card?
Every full-time student (at least 16 hours of study a week, for a minimum of 6 months per year), who is matriculated at a university.
How much does the card cost?
Overview of the cost

ISIC: EUR 13, max. 12 months valid for full-time students

IYTC: EUR 13, 12 months valid for persons under the age of 31

ITIC: EUR 13, 12 months valid for full-time teachers
What documents do I need to apply for the card?
What documents do I need to apply for the card?

The ISIC is only available to full time students, so you must be able to prove you are currently studying full time at school, college or university. When applying please provide one of the following documents: A copy of your university or student identity card, clearly dated and indicating you are a full time student. And you need a signed and dated letter on official university or school stationery stating you are studying there full time. We prefer an original copy, although photocopies and faxes may be accepted. You will also need a proof of your date of birth (for example: passport, birth certificate, Official Identity Card issued in your country of residence) and a recent passport sized photograph of yourself.
Where can I purchase the ISIC?
You can purchase your card online or in one of our many issuing offices worldwide. Search for your local issuing office online. Please remember to take along all the necessary documents needed for your card to prove your student status and identity, as well as a recent passport photograph of yourself.
Can I renew my card?
In some cases it is possible to renew your card. Please contact the issuing office where you purchased the card for further details.
I lost my card, what should I do?
Generally, ISIC cards are non-refundable and non-transferable so you will need to purchase a new card. You can apply for a new card at your closest issuing office or online.
What is a full time student?
Generally, full time means at least 16 hours of study a week, for a minimum of 6 months per year.
Is there an age limit for the ISIC?
No! Students at a mimimum age of 12 year can get the ISIC.