How to apply and obtain Singapore tourist visa? Procedure, Documents required, Cost, Where to apply

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How to apply and obtain Singapore tourist visa?: Procedure, Documents required, Cost, Where to apply?

Who are eligible for a tourist visa?

  • The visa requirements for travel to Singapore depend on nationality.
  • The number of days being spent in the country and the purpose of the visit.
  • A tourist, citizens of 164 different countries can enter Singapore for a period of 30 or 90 days without a visa.

Types of Singapore Visas

  • Singapore Tourist Visa
  • Singapore Business Visa

Procedure to apply for an Singapore tourist visa

  • For a Singapore e-Visa or Electronic Visa in 2 ways.
  • The first approach is to know someone who already lives in Singapore and has a SingPass account.
  • If an applicant does not know anyone in Singapore, then he/she is just left with only one option, which is none other than the e-Visa.
  • This process has to be carried out through a certified agent.
  • As soon as an applicant is ready with all the necessary documents, he/she can readily apply for an e-Visa.

Document Required

The documents required for the Singapore visa application process:

  • Valid passport ( least 6 months from the date of entry into Singapore).
  • A duly filled and signed Form 14A.
  • The information that you declare in form 14A is crucial for visa application
  • 2 recent colour photographs
  • Copy of the bio-data page of the applicant’s passport

Singapore Visa documents as per your occupation, type of visit:

  • If you are employed – Last 3 months salary slips & Employment ID Card.
  • Self-employed – Business Registration License / MOA / Partnership deed.
  • Retired Person – Proof of retirement like pension book, statement etc.
  • Student – school / College / Institute ID Card.
  • Minor – No Objection Certificate from the parents / non-accompanying parent on a Rs. 100/- stamp paper & ID proof  passport or PAN card.

Visa Types / Visa Cost

Type of Visa Singapore Visa Fee
Singapore Visa S$30
Multiple Journey Visa S$30
Short-Term Visit Pass Extension S$40
Long-Term Visit Pass (Issued by the Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA))
Processing Fee S$30
Issuance/Renewal Fee S$60
Long-Term Visit Pass (Issued by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM))
Processing Fee S$105
Issuance/Renewal Fee S$225
Student Pass
Processing Fee S$30
Issuance Fee S$60
Permanent Residence
Processing fee S$100
Entry Permit for PR application S$20
5-year Re-Entry Permit S$50
Identity Card S$50

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