The Singapore passport is valid for 10 years for citizens aged 16 and above.  For citizens below the age of 16, the passport validity is 5 years.  For the 5-year passports, any remaining validity from the previous passport, up to a maximum of 9 months, may be carried over to the renewed passport.   You may apply or renew your passport via ICA’s eService using your SingPass if your current passport is expiring in about 6 months or contain no space / pages for visas.  Alternatively, you may apply or renew your passport at the Consulate-General.

Documents Required

  1. Original Singapore passport (First-time applicants should produce their original Singapore Citizenship Certificate)
  2. Any other documentary proof of Singapore citizenship (i.e. copy of identity card / Birth Certificate / Citizenship Certificate)
  3. One passport-sized, colour photograph taken within the last three months (Please see Photo Guidelines for photo requirements)
  4. Application for Singapore Biometric Passport Submitted Overseas (applicable if submitting application in person at the Consulate)

Note: If you are applying for a replacement for a lost passport, you should immediately report the loss to ICA at  A police report is required if your passport was lost due to crime.  


Processing Time

For applicants residing overseas, the processing time for passport application will take 4 to 6 weeks. Upon successful processing of the application, ICA will send the passport to the Consulate-Generalwho will notify Singaporeans via email or phone when their passport is ready for collection at the Consulate-General.  Applicants will need to produce the required documents at the time of passport collection if they had submitted their application online.  For identification and security reasons, applicants are required to turn up in person at the Consulate-General at least once, either during passport application or collection. 


Passport Fee

Application Fee:  S$80 (HK$464)

If your passport is lost or damaged, you will need to pay the application fee of HK$464, and the following non-refundable penalty fee for the replacement.

  • S$50 (HK$290) for first replacement
  • S$100 (HK$580) for subsequent replacements

For more information on Singapore passport application, please refer to ICA’s website here.


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