Important notes

Arrange a Visit

For children aged 7 and above, we recommend booking an individual appointment during school hours. Tours are offered from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm and normally last about 90 minutes. Please contact us on +(86-21) 5185-3885 or +(86-21) 5185-3864 or by email at

For children aged 6 and below, we recommend prospective parents attend one of our regular open mornings at our new Early Years Centre or the main Wellington College campus.

Please click here to link to Open Apply and book an Open Morning.

Admissions Requirements on Identity for International Schools in Shanghai

In line with policies made by Shanghai Education Bureau, Wellington College International Shanghai can only accept families meeting the criteria in one of the four categories set out below. 

*Please note that identity documents required are subject to the updated policy made by Shanghai Education Bureau.

Type A. Working parent is a foreign national with a Shanghai work permit

Type B. Working parent is a PRC national working in Shanghai and the child is born overseas (B1), or the child is born in Hong Kong SAR, China or Macau SAR, China or Taiwan, Province of China (B2)

Type C. Working parent holds a passport from Hong Kong SAR, China or Macau SAR, China or Taiwan, Province of China

Type D. SHMEC waiver letter holders

The following is a checklist of documents required by different types, please carefully check before completing application form and make sure you have all the documents accordingly.


If you have any questions about the identity requirements, please feel free to contact us on (+86-21) 5185-3885 or by email at