To avoid the hassle of travelling to the Embassy, Singaporeans are encouraged to apply or renew their passport online via ICA's Application for Passport On-Line Electronic System (APPLES). For online application, a Singpass account (with 2FA token), digital photo image file and a valid credit card for payment are required.
Applicants who apply online may collect their new passports at the Embassy.
For more information on passport application, please visit ICA's website at https://www.ica.gov.sg/citizen/passport/citizen_passport_apply
Applying at the Embassy
Applicants applying for a new passport at the Embassy should bring the following:
- Duly completed applications forms
The 2 forms are available at the Embassy or can be downloaded at ICA's website:
- Current passport- original and a photocopy
- One passport size photograph
Please refer to ICA's website for the photograph requirements at https://www.ica.gov.sg/common/passport_photo_guidelines
Application will be delayed if the photograph submitted does not meet ICA's requirements
- Processing fee for first-time application / subsequent application
S$80 (Yen 6,700) for applications made at the counter
- If the current passport is lost or damaged, the applicant is required to pay, in addition to the passport fee, either of the following non-refundable fees:
- S$50 (Yen 4,200) for the first replacement or.
- S$100 (Yen 8,400) for subsequent replacements.
Only cash in exact amount is accepted.
Collection of New Passport (at the Embassy only)
For identification and security reasons, the applicant must appear in person at least once, either during the submission of application or during the collection of the new passport.
Applicant must bring his/her current passport which will be invalidated and returned to him/her.
Passports which are not collected in 3 months will be cancelled by ICA. The passport fee will not be refunded.