October 1, 2022, 11:09 pm

Staff Correspondent

2022-07-14 17:44:57 BdST

ISIC Operation in Bangladesh

Good news for Bangladesh Students, Teachers and Youth Travelers. We are going to issue ISIC cards and these cards can be used as National and International Identity as well as payment card.

The ISIC Association Appointed SS Business Corporation Ltd as ISIC Appointed Office in Bangladesh for distribute and issues ISIC cards in Bangladesh and we have targeted 1,00,000 cards – will be issued in Bangladesh to different Colleges Universities in Bangladesh as a part of digitalization Bangladesh student community in a year of 2021 /22 to private sectors.

Since its creation by students in 1953 the ISIC card has been issued to over 105 million bona fide students, allowing them to prove their student status worldwide and gain access to a large variety of relevant benefits, discounts, services and opportunities available to them.

The ISIC card allows students the world over to prove their official student status and make the most of thousands of targeted student benefits and discounts in over 130 countries.

Developed to help nurture cross-cultural understanding and international exchange, the card originally provided students with access to exclusive discounts on travel opportunities, allowing cardholders to discover and interact with new countries, cultures and languages at reduced rates.

Now, firmly in the digital age, the ISIC card has evolved to best meet the needs of the modern day student. Although travel benefits will always remain central to the card, ISIC cardholders also gain preferential and discounted access to over 150,000 products, services and experiences relevant to all aspects of student life. There are a multitude of offers available to ISIC cardholders, from educational courses, software licenses, digital communications, public transport and magazine subscriptions, to music streaming, cafés and eateries, music festivals, theme parks, sporting events, world heritage sites and more!.

The ISIC card has been endorsed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) since 1968. The card is recognised by universities, academic institutions, student unions, national governments, financial institutions and ministries of education around the world.

The ISIC Association is the non-profit organization behind the International Student Identity Card (ISIC). The ISIC card is the only internationally accepted proof of bona fide student status.
First established in 1953, the ISIC card is now issued to students in over 130 countries. The ISIC card is not exclusive. All bonafide students over the age of 12, regardless of their nationality, race, gender or religion can purchase an ISIC card at an affordable price. Via one single card, ISIC students gain preferential and discounted access to products, services and experiences relevant to all aspects of student life, from software licenses and cinema access, to bookstores, public transport, cafés and eateries.

Through the wide range of opportunities available to cardholders, the ISIC Association aims to play a supporting role in improving intercultural understanding, increasing educational opportunities and facilitating student life across the world. Related to this, the ISIC card has been endorsed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) since 1968.

Why get an ISIC Card?

• Prove your student status where ever you go
• Access over 150,000 student discounts and offers in around 130 countries
• Save money every day both at home and abroad
• Access student services and facilities internationally & locally.

ISIC: For full-time students

If you’re a full-time student at school, college or university and aged 12 or over, you can apply for a student card with ISIC. ISIC offers both virtual and plastic cards, allowing students around the world to instantly prove their official student status and access over 150,000 student discounts and offers worldwide.


For anyone 30 years old or younger*
Not a student? Don’t worry! If you are 30 years old or younger you are eligible for an International Youth Travel card (IYTC). With an IYTC card, you’re still part of the ISIC global community and can take advantage of thousands of similar benefits and discounts that the ISIC student card offers.

The ISIC Global Office allows individual issuers to reduce the eligibility of IYTC sales in their market to 26 years and younger, due to the fact that many airline discounts for young people have an age limit of 26 years.


For fulltime teachers and professors
If you’re working as a full-time teacher or professor, you can enjoy teacher discounts with the International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC). The teacher card (ITIC) is an internationally recognized ID card that offers numerous discounts and savings, at home and abroad.

Leaving to study abroad soon?

If you are leaving to study abroad soon, please ensure there is enough time to deliver your card before you leave. Ordering your card online can take up to 4 weeks for delivery depending on the postal system in your country.

Alternatively, if you have limited time, you can order your card in the country of study after you arrive, just be sure to take the necessary documents with you.

If you are interested to provide more value of your student in globally and digital prospect then please communicate for more information to [email protected] SSBCL Group (SS Business Corporation Ltd.), Dhaka, Banglandesh.

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