High commission of the Republic of Singapore - Canberra

Public Holiday

The Singapore High Commission in Canberra will be closed on Monday, 25 April 2016 for ANZAC Day. Singaporeans who require emergency consular assistance during this time may call the duty officer at +61 414 733 944. The Singapore High Commission in Canberra will reopen on Tuesday, 26 April 2016.



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


Information for Travellers to Singapore


Procurement Opportunities



17 Forster Crescent Yarralumla ACT 2600


+61-2 6273-9823 /
+61-2 6273-8165

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Working Hours:

Mon to Fri
8.30am to 12.30pm;
1.30pm to 5.00pm

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