Singapore Visa Application Instructions

Entry Requirements - All visitors to Singapore must meet these criteria:

  • Valid travel document (minimum validity = 6 months)
  • Onward/return ticket
  • Entry facilities to next destination
  • Sufficient funds to stay in Singapore and
  • Visa for Singapore (if applicable)

Foreigners holding travel documents issued by the following countries will require either a Business or Social Visit visa to enter Singapore:

Assessment Level I Countries* -
 How to Apply 
Commonwealth of Independent States (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan), India, Myanmar, People's Republic of China and holders of Hong Kong Document of Identity and Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) Travel Permit.

Assessment Level II Countries* -
 How to Apply
Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, 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.

Singapore Mission Nearest to You -
 Check Out Here 
If you require a visa to enter Singapore, please approach the
 Singapore mission nearest to you for information on visa application and submission procedures, list of documents required, application fees payable and to obtain visa application forms 

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA)
ICA Building, 10 Kallang Road, Singapore 208718
Fax: +65 6298 0843 / 6298 0837
ICA 24-hour Call Centre - Tel: 6391 6100
24-hour automated answering service for information of our services and procedures requirements. You may also speak to their Customer Service Officers during office hours (Monday to Friday: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm and Saturday: 8.00 am to 1.00 pm) for further clarification.

*  Assessment Level Country designations may change from time to time.  For the latest information, see the Singapore Mission website.

Visa Assistance from IEEE Communications Society

The IEEE Communications Society can provide you with a letter to assist with the VISA process if you meet one of the following conditions.

- You are the Author of a Technical Paper that has been accepted in the conference or a keynote, tutorial or panel speaker. 

- You have registered for the conference with full payment.

To receive a VISA Assistance Letter complete the form at http://www.comsoc.org/bin/visa/index.html


If you have additional questions, please contact:

Diane Williams
DySPAN Project Manager