That being said, all visitors to Singapore must
- hold a passport or a travel document valid for more than 6 months at the time of departure,
- hold an onward or return ticket,
- have sufficient funds to stay in Singapore,
- have entry documents (including a visa) to their next destination, if required,
- have a completed Disembarkation/Embarkation Card, and,
- have a visa and/or a yellow fever vaccination certificate for entry into Singapore (if applicable).
Visa application is required for citizens / passport holders of the following countries
Nationals of Assessment Level I Countries
India, People’s Republic of China, Holders of Hong Kong Document of Identity, Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR) Travel Permit, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Commonwealth of Independent States (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan) and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Nationals of Assessment Level II Countries
Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen, and holders of Palestinian Authority Passport, Temporary Passport issued by the United Arab Emirates and Refugee Travel Document issued by Middle-East countries
For Indian Nationals
Indian nationals are required to apply for visa to enter Singapore. Indian nationals holding official and diplomatic passports are exempted from the entry visa requirement.
Standard processing time
Level I applicants
1 working day after submitting the application to an Authorised Visa Agent. This excludes the day of submission, weekends and public holidays.
Level II applicants
5 to 7 working days after submitting the application to and Authorised Visa Agent. This excludes the day of submission, weekends and public holidays.