Entry Requirements for All Visitors


All visitors travelling to Singapore must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months (beyond the last day of their intended stay in Singapore);
  • Confirmed onward/return tickets;
  • Sufficient funds to maintain themselves during their stay in Singapore;
  • Visa, if applicable;
  • Entry facilities, including visas if applicable, to their onward destinations

Visa requirements 

A visa is a pre-entry requirement for nationals from visa-required countries, and the possession of a visa does not guarantee a visitor's entry into Singapore.  Visitors must fulfill other prevailing entry requirements before they can be considered for entry.

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, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Document of Identity), India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) Travel Permit, Mali, Moldova, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, People's Republic of China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Yemen

You will also need a visa if you are travelling on:

  • A Palestinian Authority Passport
  • A temporary passport issued by the United Arab Emirates
  • Refugee travel documents issued by a Middle East country.  These travel documents are subject to assessment of recognition for entry into Singapore.

Incomplete visa applications will be rejected. No reasons will be given in cases where applications are rejected.

Visa Requirements and Procedures


For information on visa requirements, application procedures and to download forms, please click here.


Visa applications may be submitted at the Embassy between 8:30 am and 12 noon and collected between 2.30 pm and 4.30 pm, Mondays to Fridays except public holidays.


Visa Exemption for Cambodians


As of 10 November 2003, Cambodian Nationals holding valid passports do not need a visa to Singapore for a stay of 30 days or less.




The visa processing fee is US$22 per visa, irrespective of the type or duration of visa. This fee is non-refundable.


Processing Time (excluding the day of submission)


Five to seven working days, excluding the day of submission, Cambodian and Singapore public holidays.


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More Information


For more information on visa matters, please visit the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority website.

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