Closure of the Singapore High Commission in Canberra from 23 December 2023 to 1 January 2024

20 Nov 2023

The Singapore High Commission in Canberra will be closed from Saturday, 23 December 2023 to Monday, 1 January 2024 for the Christmas and New Year holidays. We will resume operations on Tuesday, 2 January 2024.


Applications for the following should reach the High Commission by these cut-off dates:


By Friday, 15 December 2023

- Application for Singapore Passport

- Renunciation of Singapore Citizenship or Singapore Permanent Residency


By Thursday, 21 December 2023

- Collection of New Passport by post

- Collection of Citizenship Certificate by post


Applications received after the cut-off dates will be processed after 1 January 2024.

Notarial services and collection of new passport in-person will be available until Friday, 22 December 2023.


Appointments are required and walk-ins will not be allowed. Please book your appointment via this online form.


During the period of closure, Singaporeans who require emergency consular assistance can contact the Duty Officer in Canberra at +61 414 733 944 or Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Singapore at +65 6379 8000. Please note that these emergency numbers are not for general enquiries. 

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