Consulate-General of The Republic of Singapore - San Francisco

Visa & Entry Requirements

Singaporeans who wish to find out if they require a visa to visit a particular country should contact the country’s representative closest to them to be apprised of the latest requirements.

All foreign visitors must ensure that they meet or possess the following entry requirements stated the Singapore Immigrations and Checkpoints Authority.


US Passport Holders (regular, official and diplomatic) do not require a visa to enter Singapore for business or for social visit purposes. They must, however, meet the entry requirements as mentioned above.
Foreigners holding travel documents issued by the following countries will require either a Business visa or Social Visit visa to enter Singapore:


Assessment Level 1 Countries


Georgia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, India, Myanmar, People's Republic of China, Commonwealth of Independent States (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan) and Holders of Hong Kong Document of Identity and Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) Travel Permit


Assessment Level 2 Countries


Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen, and holders of Palestinian Authority Passport, Temporary Passport issued by the United Arab Emirates and Refugee Travel Document issued by Middle-East countries

All holders of non-regular Travel Documents must consult the Singapore Consulate-General on visa requirements to visit Singapore.

The period of stay permitted is at the discretion of the Immigration Officer upon arrival at the Singapore Changi Airport. It is normally between 14 to 30 days. Regardless of the length of stay granted, visitors may request for an extension of stay by applying in person at the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority before the expiry of the visa granted. More details can be found here.


595 Market Street, Suite 2450,
San Francisco, CA 94105, USA

(415) 543-4775

(415) 543-4788


Singapore citizens who need emergency consular assistance after office hours can call:
(415) 595-4346 

Please note that general enquiries and requests for urgent visas will not be entertained at the above Emergency Number.

Operating Hours:
Counter service/visa hours (open to the public):
Mondays to Fridays; 9am to 1pm

Closed on:
US Federal holidays and Singapore National Day

For trade information/enquiries, please contact:
International Enterprise Singapore
6300 Wilshire Blvd Suite 814
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel : (323) 936-5561
Fax : (323) 936-5566

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