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Singapore entry visa / Singapore visa for foreigner

As shown in the statista, in 2017, there are 2.623 million are immigrants in Singapore among the total population of 5.61 million. Most of them are in Singapore for working or studying. In this blog, we will go through the Singapore Entry Visa for the foreigner who is planning to travel to Singapore.

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Published by 3E Accounting
on 21 Oct 2019

Singapore entry visa / Singapore visa for foreigner

Singapore Visa

According to the Singapore Tourism Board, there are about 18.5 million people visited Singapore in the year 2018, most of the foreigners do not require to apply for a visa to enter Singapore.

However, for foreigners travelling to Singapore who holds a travel document issued by one of the countries or regions below will need 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
• Pakistan
• People’s Republic of China (PRC)
• Russia
• Saudi Arabia

• Somalia
• Sudan
• Syria
• Tajikistan
• Tunisia
• Turkmenistan
• Ukraine
• Uzbekistan
• Yemen

A Singapore visa is only pre-entry permission for the holder of a valid Singapore visa to travel to and seek entry, into Singapore. Check if You Need an Entry Visa. Please note that Singapore visa is not an immigration pass, therefore possession of a Singapore visa alone does not guarantee one’s entry into Singapore. The grant of an immigration pass and its duration will be determined by the ICA officers at the point of entry.

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The Requirement of Singapore Entry Visa

Foreigners who holding a travel document issued by one of the countries or regions above cannot apply for the Singapore entry visa themselves, they will need to seek assistance from a local contact or authorised visa agent or strategic partner for filling visa application.

To apply for the Singapore entry visa, you need to prepare the following information requirement:

For Applicant
• Duly completed Form 14A.
• Applicant’s recent 3 months photo taken passport-sized colour photograph. (Photo Guidelines).
• A photocopy of the applicant’s passport bio-data page (valid for at least 3 months) from the date of his entry into Singapore

For Local Contact

  • Passport Number and Date of Passport Expiry
  • Duly completed Form V39A

Note: Information is updated as of 16 September 2019

Looking to set up a company in Singapore? Check out the various immigration services in Singapore for Corporate related passes. Contact us if you are planning to start a business in Singapore.

This article was first published on 3E Accounting. Information is correct at the time of publication.

Last Modified Date: 17 Oct 2019