All foreign visitors must ensure that they meet or possess the following entry requirements stated by the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).

New Zealand passport holders 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.

Foreigners holding travel documents issued by the following countries will require 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*

Palestine*

Pakistan*

People's Republic of China (PRC)

Russia

Saudi Arabia

Somalia*

Sudan*

Syria*

Tajikistan

Tunisia

Turkmenistan

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates (temporary passport)*

Uzbekistan

Yemen

Refugee travel documents issued by a Middle East country. These travel documents are subject to assessment of recognition for entry into Singapore.* 

(* Please click here for additional visa requirements.)

Procedure

Please produce the following documents in support of your application.  Official translation of the documents is required if they are not in English. Additional supporting documents [e.g. Form V39A (Letter of Introduction for Visa Application)] may be required on a case-by-case basis. For more information, please refer to the ICA website


1.      Passport (valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival in Singapore)

2.      Form 14A* (228.81KB): One original form duly completed in English and signed by the applicant. 

3.      Passport-sized coloured photograph: One. The photograph must meet the following requirements:

  • Taken against white background and within the last 3 months
  • Taken full face without headgear (unless the applicant habitually wears a headgear in accordance with his/her religious or racial custom but the headgear must not hide the applicant's features)

4.      A copy of your valid NZ visa.

5.      Travel Itinerary:  Photocopies of confirmed travel itinerary issued.  Mode of transport can be by plane, train, cruise or car.  If applicant is travelling to Singapore by road, a letter showing the intended dates of arrival and departure is needed.

6.      Entry facilities to onward destination (including visas).

7.      PRC Identity Card: Photocopy of PRC Identity Card (for PRC Nationals only).                                                                                                       

8.      Visa processing fee: NZ$ 35.00 per applicant. The visa processing fee is non-refundable. The High Commission accepts only Cash or Bank Cheque (preferred) made payable to the “Singapore High Commission”. Personal/company cheques or money order are not acceptable and visa application fees are subject to change without prior notice. 

9.      A pre-paid self-addressed courier bag for the return of the passport for applications done through post. Please arrange with NZ Post or a courier company for the safe delivery of documents.  The Singapore High Commission is not liable or does not bear any responsibilities for the loss of any travel documents (including original passports) sent by post or courier.

* If you are staying with a friend or relative in Singapore, please indicate his/her full address and contact number in the visa application form.  The address under “Country of Origin”, refers to the address in your country of nationality.  If you are a resident of New Zealand, please indicate your New Zealand address and period of stay under “Did you reside in other countries, other than your country of origin, for one year or more during the last 5 years?”

 

Submission

Please courier/submit the completed application forms together with photocopies of the supporting documents to:

Singapore High Commission
17 Kabul Street
Khandallah
Wellington 6035

The normal processing time is about 3-5 working days upon receipt of the complete set of application form and documents. Please do not call the High Commission to check on the outcome within the normal processing period.

You are advised to submit your visa application documents no earlier than one (1) month prior to your date of entry into Singapore.



Important Notes

  1. Incomplete forms and/or documents submitted may result in the application being rejected or the processing delayed.
  2. Every application for a visa, including the duration of the visa granted, will be considered on its own merits and subject to approval.
  3. Possession of a visa does not guarantee entry into Singapore. The granting of entry into Singapore is determined by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers at the point of entry. Visitors must also meet entry requirements such as holding a valid passport, sufficient funds for the period of stay in Singapore and confirmed onward/return air ticket (if applicable).
  4. The period of stay in Singapore will be decided by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority Officer at the point of entry in Singapore. Applicants are advised to check their passports for the arrival endorsement and take note of the duration of stay given.
  5. Upon receipt of your visa, please review it immediately to check that the key details (e.g. name, date of birth, nationality, travel document number) and validity period are in order. Contact the Singapore High Commission at 04 470 0850 or singhc_wlg@mfa.sg by the next working day should there be any discrepancies.


All holders of non-regular Travel Documents must consult the Singapore High Commission on visa requirements to enter Singapore.

More visa information, including Visa Free Transit Facility (VFTF) for transit travellers of certain nationalities, can be found on the following ICA website: 
https://www.ica.gov.sg/#/enteranddeparting/before/enteranddeparting_before_vftf.

Please visit our FAQ page for our most frequently asked questions.

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