Entry requirement for all foreigners

Visa application is required for citizens / passport holders of the following countries:


Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Egypt, Georgia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Moldova, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Yemen


Please refer to ICA’s website in the link above and click on your respective country for more information on the visa requirements.

Please refer to https://www.ica.gov.sg/enter-transit-depart/entering-singapore for more information on travel requirements into Singapore.

Travellers who do not reside in France are advised to submit their visa applications to their nearest Singapore Overseas Mission.



With effect from 9 February 2024, holders of ordinary passports issued by the People’s Republic of China will be exempted from visa requirements for a stay of up to 30 days in Singapore.

Holders of all other travel documents issued by the PRC must continue to apply for an entry visa before travel into Singapore.*

Please note that there will be no refund of the visa processing fee for those who had earlier submitted an application.

* These include the PRC Travel Document, Hong Kong SAR Document of Identity (DOI) and Macau SAR Travel Permit. Holders of diplomatic, public affairs and service passports issued by the PRC will continue to be exempted from visa requirements for a stay of up to 30 days in Singapore as per current treatment.


Submission of short-term visa applications to the Singapore Embassy in France


The Embassy accepts visa applications from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm from Monday to Friday. The Embassy’s Consular Service Counter is closed on weekends, French public holidays and the Singapore National Day on 9 August.

Visa applications will be accepted BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, via the following website: https://singapore-embassy-in-paris.appointlet.com


Note: if you have a Singaporean Citizen or a Singapore PR who can act as your local sponsor and who has a SingPass account, the local contact can also submit the application online via SAVE.

Documents required

In addition to the documents indicated on the page of your respective country, please also attach the following documents


  1. Photocopy of your French Titre de Séjour, if applicable;
  2. Photocopy (in A4 size - 1 copy) of your air-tickets and confirmed itinerary;
  3. Booking confirmation from the hotel in Singapore (under the name of the visa applicant);
  4. A local telephone number + e-mail address.
  5. (For some countries, please see above), a letter of introduction by a local contact in Singapore or your Embassy is required


Visa applications will be accepted only when all the documents are in order.


Your length of stay in Singapore will be determined on your visit pass which is stamped on your passport upon arrival. For more details, please refer to the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority’s website.


Important notice:

- Please note that scanned or unclear photographs will not be accepted.

- Any incomplete form or false declaration will result in the application being delayed or rejected respectively.


Processing time


Visa applications can only be submitted within 30 days prior to your arrival in Singapore.

The processing time for visa applications is approximately 5 to 7 working days from the date of receipt of a complete application. Some applications may take longer to process. Incomplete applications may also result in the application being rejected or delayed. Applicants should therefore give sufficient allowance for processing when setting their intended dates of departure.

Please note that there is no expedited service and that each visa application will be considered on its own merits.


Visa fees


The visa processing fee for each application is 22 EUR as of 1 January 2024. The default mode of payment is by cash or cheque. The fee is non-refundable regardless of the outcome of the application.


Collection of visas 


Successful applicants will need to download an electronic visa (e-Visa) in PDF format from ICA's visa portal. Applicants will be informed of the relevant reference number to enter into the site. The e-Visa should be presented to the immigration officer at Singapore checkpoints along with a valid passport.


All applicants are encouraged to read the details outlined in this page. If further clarification is still required, please contact the Consular Service at: singemb_par@mfa.sg


Other Entry Passes


The Embassy accepts visa applications only for social, tourism or business purposes. Foreign professionals, managers, executives, specialist or entrepreneurs who wish to work in Singapore need to apply for Employment Pass and obtain a pre-entry approval from MOM in order to be able to enter Singapore. For further information please contact the Ministry of Manpower at www.mom.gov.sg.


For information about other long-term passes and pre-entry approvals, you may consult the following websites:

·         Student Pass (https://www.ica.gov.sg/pass/studentpass/apply)

·         Internship or Training Passes (www.mom.gov.sg)


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