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Singapore Visa FAQ's

General Question and Answers

It depends whether the traveler is passing through the Singapore Immigration or is staying within the terminal only. If the traveler stays in the area of terminals 1, 2 and 3 of the Changi airport and do not pass through the immigration, then he does not require a visa. In cases where the airlines do not have proper transfer facilities, the traveler needs to pass through the Singapore Immigration. In such a scenario, the traveler needs to obtain a Singapore visa prior to the trip.

All the Assessment level I and level II country citizens require a visa to travel to Singapore. Please check the following link of Immigration & Checkpoints Authority of Singapore’s website to get the complete list of countries that require a visa to enter Singapore.

Visa application can be done one month prior to your travel to Singapore.

Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority hold complete discretion of processing and taking a decision on your visa application.

Yes, the submission of the original passport at the time of submission of application is mandatory.

You can check the application status with our representative.

As of now, thereis no facility available for online application of Singapore Entry Visa. The applicant needs to visit either VFS offices in the 5 states or Singapore High Commission in Canberra.

Applicants planning to travel to Singapore on employment or work needs to contact Ministry of Manpower office in Singapore as to which visa to apply for. In case the applicant does not need a work pass then he must contact the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority for a tourist visa entry. Log on to www.ica.gov.sg for more details.

No, it is not mandatory. In such cases the applicant must mention the tentative date of arrival and departure on a separate paper and attach it along with the form.

You can track the status of your visa application by contacting your visa agent.

No, in fact, getting a Singapore evisa is extremely easy. Singapore tourist visa is offered as evisa, and the entire process is done through an electronic system. All the documents have to be submitted electronically. Moreover, once you receive the visa on your email, you have to take a printout and carry it along with your passport.

No, you cannot apply for a Singapore visa directly. You have to apply for a visa through authorized agents or strategic partners.

Although it takes only 3-4 days to get a Singapore visa, it is recommended to apply for one at least a month in advance.

No, the High Commission of Singapore does not accept direct applications from individuals. You have to apply through an authorized travel agent.

The validity of the Singapore tourist visa is 30 days. It is mandatory to exit the country on or before completion of 30 days.

Yes, you can extend your stay in Singapore by applying for an extension before your visa expires. You can apply for the same at the ICA Building in Singapore.

No, a visa has to be acquired before you arrive in the city-state.

There is no guarantee that you would be given entry into the country even if you have the valid visa. The final decision rests on the officer of the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority at the Singapore airport.

Although the refusal to entry in Singapore rarely happens, here are some of the reasons why you would be denied entry by the Immigration & Checkpoints authority.
  • You have done something wrong during your previous visit in the city
  • You have overstayed during your previous visit
  • You have another valid Singapore visa (current)
  • Your Singapore visa application has been rejected recently
  • You have applied for a Singapore visa with another agency as well
  • The photograph you submitted does not meet the required specifications

In majority cases, the immigration authorities do not give any reason or explanation for the rejection of your visa application.

No, visa fee will not be refunded at any cost. The immigration authority does not provide a refund for rejected visa applications.

The best way of applying for a Singapore visa is to contact us at singaporevisa.ae. We have years of experience in the travel and tourism field. Whatever might be your Singapore visa requirements, we have the required expertise to fulfil all of them. You can either fill our simple form or call us to know more about Singapore visa services.

Travel insurance is mandatory when it comes to international travel. It may look like an unwanted expense but would be extremely helpful in case of unexpected events like loss of baggage, medical emergencies, etc.

Whether you will need a visa or not, this largely depends on your nationality.

To get your Singapore visa approved, your bank account must show a minimum balance of AED 1400-1500.

To inquire or apply for your Singapore visa from Dubai, call our visa specialists who will guide you in every step right from its application to its approval.

No, charges apply for Singapore visa (dependent on your chosen visa package)

You can choose from our all-inclusive Singapore packages or speak to our holiday experts who will put together a perfect package that goes with your unique needs.

Yes; you will need a visa only if you plan to exit the airport during your layover in Singapore.

It costs about AED 320 for your Singapore visa.

Yes, you can apply for your Singapore tourist online; make sure that you accurately fill out your application form and send us all the documents that are essential for the approval of your Singapore visa.