Visa applicants are advised to apply at least 3 to 4 months in advance of a trip.
Visitors to Singapore can either enter the country without a visa or in some cases they must first obtain a visa. Citizens of almost 80% of the world countries may travel to Singapore for a period ranging from 30 days to 90 days. Only 39 countries require visa 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:
- hold a passport valid for 6 months at the time of departure;
- hold an onward or return ticket;
- have sufficient funds to stay in Singapore;
- convince an immigration officer that they have ties (job, home, financial assets or family) that will take them back to their home country.
For more information regarding these policies and more, please reference the below links:
Visa Policies for Singapore – Wikipedia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Embassy of the Republic of Singapore – US Site
High Commission of the Republic of Singapore – London, UK