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Singaporeans who wish to find out if they require a visa to visit a particular country should contact the country’s representative closest to you to be apprised of the latest requirements.

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

US Passport Holders (regular, official and diplomatic) do not require a visa to enter Singapore for business or for social visit purposes. They must, however, meet the entry requirements as mentioned above.
 
If your travel document is issued by one of the countries or regions below, you will need a visa to enter Singapore:

Afghanistan

Algeria

Armenia

Azerbaijan

Bangladesh

Belarus

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Egypt

Georgia

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Document of Identity)

India

Iran

Iraq

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kosovo

Kyrgyzstan

Lebanon

Libya

Macao Special Administrative Region (Travel Permit)

Mali

Moldova

Morocco

Nigeria

Pakistan

People's Republic of China (PRC)

Russia

Saudi Arabia

Somalia

Sudan

Syria

Tajikistan

Tunisia

Turkmenistan

Ukraine

Uzbekistan

Yemen

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

  • A Palestinian Authority passport
  • A temporary passport issued by the United Arab Emirates
  • Refugee travel documents issued by a Middle East country. These travel documents are subject to assessment of recognition for entry into Singapore.

Visa Free Transit Facilities

Nationals of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Georgia, India, The People's Republic of China (PRC), Turkmenistan and Ukraine may be eligible for the Visa-Free Transit Facility (VFTF).

The period of stay permitted is at the discretion of the Immigration Officer upon arrival at the Singapore Changi Airport. It is normally between 14 to 30 days. Regardless of the length of stay granted, visitors may request for an extension of stay by applying in person at the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority before the expiry of the visa granted. More details can be found here.

Check Status of Visa Application

You can check the status of your visa application and print a copy of the e-Visa by following the below steps:

Step 1: Go to Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) website at www.ica.gov.sg
Step 2: At ICA homepage, scroll down to section <Frequently Accessed eServices> and click on <Visa(SAVE)>
Step 3: Scroll the page down and click on <Status Enquiry>
Step 4: Key in your <Application Reference Number (WASXXXXXXSAXXXXXXX) >and <Travel Document Number (XXXXXXXX)>
Step 5: If your application is approved, click on <Proceed> to get the copy of the e-Visa

If you had already been issued with a valid visa but misplaced the copy of your e-Visa, you can also follow the above steps to print a copy of your e-Visa.

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