Submission of visa application may be done online, in person or by mail. Please submit the visa application within 30 days prior to arrival in Singapore.
All applications submitted in person to the Embassy will only be accepted between 9.00am to 1.00pm on weekdays on an appointment-only basis. The Embassy will not accept any applications without an appointment.
You may submit your visa application via Submission of Application for Visa Electronically (SAVE) through a local contact with a SingPass account.
Applying at the Singapore Embassy in Washington, D.C. in person or by mail
* Holders of Diplomatic, Official and Service passports are exempted from visa requirements.
† Holders of Diplomatic, Official, Service and Public Affairs passports are exempted from visa requirements for a stay of up to 30 days.
^ Holders of Diplomatic, Official and Service passports are exempted from visa requirements for a stay of up to 90 days.
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The processing fee is US$22.00 per visa application. The fee collected is non-refundable regardless of the outcome of the application or if you withdraw the application after submission.
All fees are subject to change without notice.
Additional Notes if Applying Through
1. SINGAPORE EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON DC
3501 International Place NW, Washington, DC 20008
All applications submitted in person to the Singapore Embassy in Washington DC will only be accepted between 9.00am to 1.00pm on weekdays on an appointment-only basis.
a. Please issue a cashier’s cheque or money order in US currency made payable to the "Singapore Embassy". Personal/corporate checks are not accepted.
b. Payment by exact cash if applying in person. Do not send cash through the mail.
2. SINGAPORE CONSULATE-GENERAL IN SAN FRANCISO
With effect from 3 August 2018, the Singapore Consulate-General in San Francisco has ceased to accept visa applications. Visa applications can be submitted to the following Authorised Visa Agent at:
VFS Services USA
Singapore Visa Application Centre
315 Montgomery Street, Floor 10
San Francisco, CA 94104
Telephone: +1 (628) 999 1859
Working Hours: Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
9.00am to 12.00pm (Visa applications submissions)
3.00pm to 4.00pm (Collections)
To apply for a visa, you may either submit the application to VFS in person OR by post. Please refer to "Step 2 - How to Apply" on the VFS website. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries.
3. SINGAPORE CONSULATE IN NEW YORK
318 East 48th Street, New York, NY10017
Hours: 9.00am - 1.00pm, Mondays to Fridays
b. To facilitate the return of your documents by post, please provide a self-addressed and stamped US Postal Service (USPS) Express Mail envelope. Federal Express, DHL, UPS, Airborne, Certified mail, etc. are not acceptable.
4. SINGAPORE CONSULATE-GENERAL IN MIAMI
1515 Sunset Drive, Suite 44, Coral Gables, FL 33143
Hours: 9:00am - 3:00pm, Mondays to Fridays
a. As approval is processed from Singapore’s end, the processing time may take slightly longer at this Consulate. For very urgent cases, please submit your application to the Singapore Embassy, the Consulate-General in San Francisco or the Consulate in New York.
b. Please issue a cashier’s cheque or money order in US currency made payable to the "The Consulate of Singapore". Personal/corporate checks are not accepted.
c. To facilitate the return of your documents by post, please provide a self-addressed and stamped US Postal Service (USPS) Express Mail Flat Rate envelope OR a self-addressed prepaid envelope from a courier service of your choice. For the latter, please make sure that pick-up service from the Consulate is available.
The Government of the Republic of Singapore is not responsible for any document lost in the mail or transmitted through courier services.