VISA / Entry / Exit Requirements
All visitors to Singapore are required to go through the immigration clearance on arrival at and departure from Singapore.
As a visitor to Singapore, you must ensure you have the following:
Passport would is valid for at least 6 months
A confirmed onward/return ticket (air/train/sea)
Sufficient Funds to maintain yourselves during your stay in Singapore
Visa, if applicable
You are also advised to check your passports and travel documents for arrival endorsements before you leave the immigration checkpoint.
You should take note of the number of days of stay given to you on the Social Visit Pass, and make sure you do not overstay. For example, if you arrived in Singapore on 1st January, and you are given a 14-day pass, you can stay until 15th January or 31st January if you are given a 30-day pass.
Take note that it is a punishable offence to overstay in Singapore beyond the number of days given to you.
Women who are 6 (six) or more months pregnant and intend to enter Singapore for social visit should make prior application through the nearest Singapore overseas missions.
Be informed that all visitors on Social Visit Pass are not permitted to engage in any form of paid employment, or in any business, profession or occupation in Singapore.
VISA Requirements for Visitors:
If you are a visitor from the following countries, you would require a Visa to enter Singapore:
- People’s Republic of China
Commonwealth of Independent States:
Visitors from the following countries require a Visa to enter Singapore, except for visitors with Diplomatic and Official passports:
- Laos *
* Laos diplomatic/Official Passport Holders are only exempted from visa requirements for a stay of up to 30 days.
Visitors from the following countries require a Visa to enter Singapore, except for visitors with Diplomatic passports for a stay of up to 30 days:
Those holding Hong Kong Documents of Identity, Macau SAR Travel Permit, Refugee Travel Documents issued by Middle-East countries and Palestinian Authority Passports will also require a Visa.
Visitors in Transit:
Some visitors of the above list may transit in Singapore without a visa provided:-
- they hold a valid passport with at least six months validity;
- have firm booking and entry facilities to their next destination, and;
- continue their journey within the permitted transit hours of arrival to any destination outside Singapore.