The Consulate-General can assist you to forward your application for a new Singapore biometric passport to the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), which is the processing authority.

Alternatively, you can apply for a new passport online through an e-application 
Application for Passport On-line Electronic System (APPLES)and then collect the new passport at the Consulate-General. Please note that if your passport is lost or damaged, you are not allowed to apply for a new passport online.

Application Procedure 

  • One completed set of Form IMM (E)11(OS). The forms can be downloaded from the ICA website.
  • One recent passport-sized colour photograph of the applicant. The photograph must be taken against a white background with a matt or semi-matt finish.

The following documents (original and photocopy) should be submitted:

  • Applicant’s passport;
  • A local police report reporting the loss of passport is required if applicant lost his passport.


Passport Validity

From 1 Oct 2021, Singapore passports issued for citizens aged 16 and above are valid for 10 years.

For citizens below the age of 16, the passport validity is 5 years. For the 5-year passports, the remaining validity from the previous passport, up to a maximum of 9 months, may be carried over to the renewed passport.

You may contact ICA at if you have any query relating to the Singapore passport application process.


RMB 427 (via the Consulate-General)

S$70 (via APPLES) 

Processing Time

4 to 6 weeks (via the Consulate-General)

2 to 3 weeks (via APPLES)

Extension of Passport

Passport holders whose passports has run out of pages or reached its full validity cannot be extended. They must apply for a new passport.

Passport extension is only applicable to National Service (NS) liable male Singapore Passport holders aged between 11 and 17 1/2 years who have passports issued before 15 Aug 2006. NS liable Singapore Biometric Passport (issued after 15 Aug 2006) holders have to apply for a new passport once the current passport expires. Passport extension facility is not available on-line via APPLES.

Collection of Passport

The Consulate-General will inform you of the collection date when we receive the new passport from ICA. You must come to the Consulate-General personally with your current passport to collect the new passport. All new passports that are not collected within 3 months from date of issuance will be returned to ICA.

NS liable male Singaporeans

If you are between 13 and 16 1/2 years old, you need to apply for an exit permit from Ministry of Defence (Mindef) if you intend to travel or remain overseas for 3 months or longer. You can apply for an exit permit through an e-application available at Mindef website (

For enquires, please contact NS Portal Customer Service Centre:
Tel: + (65) 65676767
Fax: + (65) 68537894

Other information

If you need more information, please contact the Consulate-General at:
Tel: + (86) (021) 6278 5566

Please visit the 
ICA website for more information.

Important Notice

Most countries required passports to be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry. Hence, please apply for your passport early.

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