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:







Democratic People's Republic of Korea



Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Document of Identity)










Macao Special Administrative Region (Travel Permit)





Palestine Authority Passport*


People's Republic of China (PRC) *PRC Travel Document Holders are required to apply for visa*


Saudi Arabia


South Sudan*







United Arab Emirates (temporary passport)*



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

  • A Refugee travel document or an Alien's passport. This travel document is subject to assessment for entry into Singapore.

(* Please click here for additional visa requirements.)


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

2.    One Original Form 14A* (199.17KB): duly completed in English and signed by the applicant. 

  • If you are staying with a friend or relative in Singapore, please indicate his/her full address, contact number and email address in the visa application form.
  • The address under "Country of Origin/Residence" (Page 2), please list your address in your country of origin.
  • For the section "Did you reside in other countries" (Page 3), please list all addresses which you had resided for more than 1 year in past 5 years, apart from your country of origin, and the respective period of stay.

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

  • Taken against white background, without shadow and within the last 3 months

  • Taken full face with sufficient head room 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: Visa applicants are not required to buy a flight ticket or book a hotel accommodation before applying for an entry visa. Applicants who choose to do so will have to bear the risk of loss if the visa application outcome is unsuccessful or if the approved visa duration falls outside of the applicant's intended date of travel. 

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

7.    Visa processing fee: NZ$ 36.00 per applicant. The visa processing fee is non-refundable and subject to change without prior notice. The High Commission accepts only payment by Cash or Internet Banking. (Internet Banking details will be provided to you when we receive your application)

8.    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.



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

Singapore High Commission
17 Kabul Street
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.

Should you wish to submit your application in person, kindly contact the Singapore High Commission at 04 470 0850 to schedule an appointment. Our appointment hours are Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm.

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 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:

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

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