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Disclaimer: The below information was compiled from Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs website at the time this website was created. It is the responsibility of each conference delegate to check with their local Singaporean consulates/embassies, or the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for the most up to date information regarding visa requirements. WCA will not be held responsible for any problems resulting from outdated information regarding visa requirements.

Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs Website

Singapore Overseas Embassies and Consulates

Citizens of 80% of the world’s countries may travel to Singapore for a period ranging from 30 days to 90 days without a visa.

Only 36 countries require visas for Singapore. They are categorized into countries eligible to apply for an electronic visa and countries whose citizens need a full visa from a Singaporean embassy or consulate.

ALL visitors to Singapore must have all the following in order:
  • Hold a passport or travel document valid for 6 months at the time of departure.
  • Hold an onward or return ticket.
  • Have sufficient funds to stay in Singapore.
  • Have entry facilities to the next destination (ie. if you are departing Singapore for another country that requires a visa then you must have a visa for that country before entering Singapore).
  • Visa for entry into Singapore (if applicable).
  • Must be able to convince an immigration officer that they have ties (job, home, financial assets, or family) that will take them back to their home country.
  • Yellow Fever Vaccinations (if applicable).  Click here to check whether you require a Yellow Fever Vaccination certificate.  This will be applicable to many countries in Africa and South America.
Countries/Regions Requiring Visas to Enter Singapore:
Click here to check if you require a visa to enter Singapore.  You will also be able to apply for your visa online from this same link.  You should apply for the Social Visit visa.

At the time this website was created, the following countries/regions require a visa to enter Singapore:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, China (People’s Republic), Egypt, Georgia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Holders of Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) Travel Permit, Mali, Moldova, Morocco, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Holders of Hong Kong Document of Identity, Yemen, and Holders of Palestinian Authority Passport, Temporary Passport issued by the United Arab Emirates and Refugee Travel Documents issued by Middle-East countries.

Citizens of all countries not included in the list above are allowed a maximum stay of 30 days without a visa in Singapore, except the holders of the following passports who are allowed to stay for 90 days:

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