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, People’s Republic of China (PRC), 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.


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.

To ensure safe-distancing between visitors during COVID-19, 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 take 10 working days to process from the date of receipt of a complete application. Please note that there is no expedited service.

It is advisable to submit visa application at least one month before the intended travel date.


Visa fees


The visa processing fee for each application is 22 EUR as of 1 January 2023. 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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