High commission of the Republic of Singapore - Canberra


Here are some useful tips for Singaporeans traveling to Australia:

Before you travel:

·         Register online with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via our eRegister system at https://register.mfa.gov.sg/

·         Ensure that your passport has at least 6 months validity

·         Purchase adequate travel and medical insurance to cover illness, injury and loss of personal belongings.

·         Carry photocopies of your identity card and passport data page, credit cards and note down travel cheque numbers if any.

While you travel:

·         Be mindful of personal safety and security

- Do not carry too much cash and valuables.
- Be alert and aware of your surroundings.

- Never leave your valuables unattended. Do not leave your passport and valuables in the car. There have been recurring instances of cars being broken into, including at tourist sites.

·         Practise safe driving and ensure that you are covered with adequate vehicle insurance.

Useful telephone numbers while in Australia

Singapore High Commission in Canberra

Address: 17 Forster Crescent


ACT 2600 , Australia

Main line: +61 (2) 6271 2000

Duty officer number: +61 414 733 944 (for emergency)

Email: singhc_cbr@mfa.sg

Website: http://www.mfa.gov.sg/canberra

Opening hours: 8.30 am to 5.00 pm (Mon – Fri)  

Closed on Sat and Sun, and on the following dates: 23-29 December 2015 and 1 January 2016.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore

Address: Tanglin 248163

Maine line: +65 63798000 (Main Line)

Duty Office: +65 63798800

Website: http://www.mfa.gov.sg

Contacting police

For police attendance (in regional and metropolitan areas)

131 444

For life threatening emergencies


Crime stoppers (report about criminal activity)

1800 333 000 or www.wa.crimestoppers.com.au

Australian Federal Police

+61 (02) 6131 3426

+61 (02) 6131 2748

+61 (02) 6131 5033

National Missing Persons Coordination Centre

Tel: 1800 000 634 toll free

Email: National-Missing-Persons-Unit@afp.gov.au 


Missing Persons

Tel: +61 (02) 6126 7733

Email: interpol.canberra@afp.gov.au


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