Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on Visa Application


Countries Requiring Visa

Japanese Nationals do not need to apply for a visa to travel to Singapore for leisure/business. However, please ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry. 

Other foreign nationalities can click here to check if they require a visa to travel to Singapore.


For a full list of the entry requirements into Singapore, please refer to the website of the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) at


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

Visa applications have been outsourced to authorised visa agents, who will submit the applications and collect the visas on behalf of their applicants. 


The visa application fee is JPY 3,400. This fee is non-refundable regardless of the application outcome. In addition, a service fee will be charged by the authorised visa agents for services rendered to visa applicants.


Procedures and Requirements

Please refer to the website of the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority on the requirements and check with the following authorised visa agents on the procedures.


Authorised Visa Agents


Applicants can apply for visa through any one of the following authorised visa agents:


  1. VFS Services Japan LLC
    Sanki Shiba Kanasugibashi Bldg 4 Floor,
    1-4-3 Shiba Minato-ku
    Tokyo 105-0014

    Telephone: 050 5433 7978
    Office Hours: 9.00 am - 2.00 pm

  2. JTB Tokyo Visa Center
    3-23-14-6F, Higashiikebukuro
    Tokyo 170-0013

    Telephone: 03 3988 8024
    Fax: 03 5949 6023
    Office Hours: 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

  3. Travel Marketing & Assistance Inc
    Toranomon Toyo Kyodo Building 7F
    1-13-3 Toranomon Minato-ku
    Tokyo 105-0001

    Telephone: 03 3519 4472
    Fax: 03 3519 4407 [03-3519-4420 (from 22 March 2022)]
    Office Hours: 9.30 am - 6.00 pm


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