Visa applications to the Singapore Embassy in Seoul are strictly by appointment only from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm from Mondays to Fridays. Applicants are advised to apply for an entry visa 30 days prior to arrival in Singapore. 

We do not accept walk-in applications. Appointments should be made online via at least two working days before your visit. 

Countries Requiring Visa

Korean Passport Holders do not require a visa to enter Singapore for business visit (attending business negotiation / discussion / meetings) or for social visit (visiting friends, relatives and for tourism) purposes for up to 90 days.

Other foreign nationalities may click here to check if you require a visa to travel to Singapore. 

All foreign visitors must ensure that they meet or possess the following entry requirements as stated on the Singapore Immigrations and Checkpoints Authority website. 

The Consular Section at the Embassy processes visa applications for foreigners who require a visa to enter Singapore. There are no authorised visa agents in Korea.


Visa Application

1. Online via Submission of Application for Visa Electronically (SAVE)

Visa can be applied online through a local contact if he/she is a Singapore Citizen/Singapore Permanent Resident who is at least 21 years old and has a SingPass account. Visa application should be submitted 30 days prior to arrival in Singapore. The local contact is required to furnish his/her passport details during the application in SAVE.


2. At the Embassy

Documents Required


1.  COMPLETED Form 14A (original) signed by you


2.   One recent passport-sized (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm)  colour photograph

  • Taken within the last 3 months
  • In colour taken against a plain white background without shadows
  • Avoid white headgear and plain white clothing (headgear worn in accordance with religious or racial customs is acceptable but must not hide any facial features)
  • Full face with the upper shoulders visible, facing forward with eyes open
  • Hair must not cover the eyebrows or the eyes


3.   Passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of your entry into Singapore


4.   Copy of airline ticket reservation


5.   Copy of accommodation reservation


6.   Completed Letter of Introduction (Form V39A)


For holders of a travel document issued by Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen.


For holders of a travel document issued by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Georgia, Hong Kong (Document of Identity), India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macao Special Administrative Region(Travel Permit), Moldova, People's Republic of China (PRC), Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Letter of Introduction may be required on a case-by-case basis 

For social visit, a Letter of Introduction issued by a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident who is at least 21 years old and a photocopy of the local contact’s Singapore Identity Card (front & back) are required.

For business visit, a Letter of Introduction from a Singapore registered company and the registration number of the company are required. The person acting on behalf of the business entity must be a Singapore Citizen / Singapore Permanent Resident who is at least 21 years old.

LOIs issued by your Embassy can also be accepted, if you are unable to secure an LOI from a local contact to support your visa application for social and business visits.


Forms can be downloaded from ICA's website:


Form 14A:

Form V39A (LOI): 




Processing Fee


KRW 29,000 for visas (wef 1 January 2023)
Applicants should bring the exact amount as payment for the visa fee.




Processing Time (Excluding the date of submission): Average 4 working days




However, some applications may take a longer time to process.


Visa applications can be made at the Embassy from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm from Mondays to Fridays. Visas will only be issued between 3.00 pm to 4.00 pm on Tuesdays and Fridays. Where a Tuesday or Friday is a public holiday, visas will be issued the next working day. 


In the event information on this page differs from that of the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) Homepage, the ICA homepage takes precedence. 


Please see the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) Homepage for more information.




Important Notes


Each visa application will be considered on its own merits. 


A Singapore visa is not an immigration pass. It is a pre-entry permission for the holder of a valid Singapore visa holder to travel to, and seek entry into Singapore. The grant of an immigration pass will be determined by the Immigrations & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers at the point of entry. Possession of a valid visa alone does not guarantee entry into Singapore. 

The period of stay granted is shown on the visit pass endorsement given on your e-Pass/passport and it is not tied to the validity of your visa.


Holders of Special Travel Documents


All holders of Special Travel Documents are to consult the Singapore Embassy in Seoul on visa requirements if they wish to visit Singapore.

 Frequently Asked Questions

Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to any queries you might have.

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