It's that time of the year again! While we are unable to celebrate together in person over food and drinks this year, the Singapore Embassy in Washington DC, Singapore Consulate in New York, Singapore Consulate-General in San Francisco and Singapore Global Network have put together a special virtual celebration for Singapore's 55th National Day. Tune in to the Singapore Embassy in Washington DC Facebook page on 9 August at 12 noon EST for the virtual event!
Even if you're celebrating National Day on 9 August from abroad this year, you can be part of the #NDP2020 celebrations too! Tune in to the live broadcast of the #NDP2020 festivities in Singapore on the NDPeeps Facebook or YouTube channel. Join your fellow Singaporeans in singing the National Anthem during the Anthem Moment at 10:30am SGT (or 8 August 10:30pm EST) and reciting the Pledge during the Pledge Moment at 8:20pm SGT (or 9 August 8:20am EST). Record these special moments and share them on Facebook or Instagram, with the hashtags #OurHeartforSG #NDP2020 #TogetherStrongerSG #PledgeMoment2020.
The Singapore Embassy will be closed on Monday, 10 August 2020 in celebration of Singapore's 55th National Day. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, 11 August 2020.Singaporeans who require urgent consular assistance after office hours can call the Duty Officer at 202 537 3100.
In view of the evolving situation, we would like to encourage you to keep abreast of the latest developments in the U.S. by referring to the advisories on CDC’s website (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV) as well as advice from local and state governments depending on your location. The Singapore Embassy is monitoring the situation closely. We are guided by advice from the U.S. authorities, and are ready to provide consular assistance when required. Embassy staff can be contacted 24 hrs a day at 202-537-3100. On the situation in Singapore, please visit: www.moh.gov.sg/COVID19.
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In view of the heightened risk of importation of COVID-19 cases into Singapore, the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) and the Ministry of Education (MOE) will implement additional precautionary measures for all Long-Term Pass (LTP) holders who are entering or returning to Singapore. These include holders of the Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP), the Student’s Pass (STP), as well as those who have been granted In-Principle Approval (IPA) for a LTP. These measures will come into effect from 29 March 2020, 2359 hours.
Due to developments related to COVID-19, the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Singapore in Miami, Florida is temporarily closed and will not have access to its consular phone lines. The Singapore Embassy in Washington DC will provide consular assistance where required. Embassy staff can be contacted 24 hrs a day at 202-537-3100.
Singapore has been a reliable and steadfast strategic partner of the United States, with substantive cooperation across multiple fronts. This partnership is underpinned by mutually beneficial cooperation in the economic, defense, security and people-to-people spheres.
The US-Singapore Summer Exchange Scholarship Programme was launched on 15 March 2017. The scholarship programme was first announced during Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's Official Visit to the US in August 2016, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and the US.