Approved Dictionaries

Download the approved dictionary list for the respective examination levels.

Application for Approval of Dictionary for use in National Examinations:

Distributors/vendors who wish to obtain approval for a dictionary (including e-dictionary) for use in national examinations will need to download the application form and submit to SEAB between 1 June to 30 July 2021. Applications received after 30 July 2021 will not be considered.

Please note that there is a fee of $642 for printed dictionary and $963 for e-Dictionary (inclusive of 7% GST).

Approval for use in national examinations is valid only for five (5) years for a specific edition/version, starting from the examination year following the year of application. Vendors need to apply for an extension of the validity period of the approved dictionaries between 1 June to 30 July 2021 on the year of expiry date and an administrative fee of $107 (including GST) will be applicable for each printed dictionary or e-dictionary.

Vendors will be informed of the outcome of their applications by 30 November 2021.

All applications are to be submitted personally to:

Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board
Exam Planning & Administration, Exams Operations Division
298 Jalan Bukit Ho Swee
Singapore 169565

Attn: Ms Sally Siew