Entry requirement for all foreigners


If your travel document is issued by one of the countries/places listed below, you will require a valid visa to enter Singapore:


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, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Yemen.


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


  • Refugee Travel Documents issued by a Middle East country. These travel documents are subject to assessment of recognition for entry into SIngapore
  • A Palestinian Authority Passport
  • A temporary passport issued by the United Arab Emirates
  • A Document of Identity issued by Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • A Travel Permit issued by Macao Special Administrative Region


Visa / Immigration Services


If you require a visa to visit Singapore, you may submit your visa applications at the High Commission in Pretoria.


Visa applications take at least ten (10) working days to process from the date of receipt. Applicants should therefore provide sufficient time for processing. We cannot give any applicant priority over another.


Visa Hours:

Mon & Thurs – 10.00am to 12.00pm

Wed – 2pm to 4.00pm

Tues & Fri – Closed to Public

Public Holiday, Sat & Sun - Closed

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