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  • How much does the card cost?
    The card costs €17 total for both the virtual and plastic card. The virtual alone is €10, plastic is €5, and delivery is €2.
  • What payment methods do you offer?
    All online purchases of the ISIC card can be made through Paypal. If you collect the card from one of our partners you may pay in cash.
  • What documents do I need to apply?
    The ISIC card 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 - they can be expired: 1. Proof of your student status. This can be one of the following: - A copy of your university student identity card, clearly dated and indicating you are a full-time student. - A signed and dated letter on official university stating you are studying there full time. 2. Proof of your date of birth. This can be one of the following: - Passport - Driver’s license - Garda Age Card - Public Service Card 3. A passport style head and shoulders photograph. Remember this is an identity document, so your photo should be suitable.
  • Can an apprentice get an ISIC student card?
    Any apprentice can apply, individually, for an International Student Identity Card (ISIC). The apprentice requires confirmation from their campus/center, that they are a registered FET learner when applying. The International Student Identity Card is valid for 12 months from date of issue.
  • I was about to order a card, but my school is not listed?
    In this rare case, please select a nearby school. Be sure to include your correct school name inside the application notes. We will modify this for you once we receive the application.
  • How long is the card valid?
    The standard ISIC card has a fixed validity of 12 months from the point of purchase.
  • I am going on a gap year, can I still apply?
    As long as you are deferring your further study and have documented proof of this, you are eligible to apply for an ISIC.
  • If my card expires, how can I get a new one?
    We advise individuals to reapply in the "Get The Card" section.
  • How long does it take to get a card?
    Our turnaround time is 3-5 business days.
  • Personal Pickup
    If you have selected Personal Pickup as the delivery option, you may come to our office to collect your ISIC card, once you have received an email confirming it is ready. Our Address is 177 Rathmines Lower, Dublin, D06 P8C7.
  • What is the ISIC Virtual Card?
    The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) is the only internationally recognised proof of full-time student status. The card shows to all displayed, that you, the cardholder, are a full-time student, as well as offering access to thousands of discounts over 130 countries, as well as over 160,000 discounts around the world. The virtual card can be used anywhere the plastic card is accepted – the airport, restaurants, attractions etc. The app is your one stop shop for finding discounts, storing your favourite discounts and accessing your card! To access the virtual card you simply need to download the ISIC app through the App Store or Google Play. You can then log in using your name and your ISIC serial number with the letters (e.g. S064001123456X). You will be emailed your serial number once your card application has been approved (in case you do not receive your serial number please contact us on 01-532 5694).
  • Where is my activation email?
    There can be several reasons why you did not receive an activation email: There was a typo in the email address when you registered on the app. The automated activation email message was caught by your spam filter. Your email provider might have blocked the automated email message. Here’s what you can do: Check your spam or junk mail folder for an email from info@isic.org Add info@isic.org to your email contacts or approved senders list. If you are still having problems, please contact info@isic.org
  • How can I get the ISIC Co-branded Card for my school?
    Contact us via telephone or email and we will guide you through the whole process!
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