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The Republic of Singapore, sometimes the "Lion City" or "Little Red Dot", the island city-state off the southern tip of Malaysia between Johore Strait and Singapore Strait. Use this tag for questions about entering, leaving, or traveling within Singapore. For questions about traveling around the world with a Singaporean passport, use the tag [singaporean-citizens].

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Will an overstay and ban in Australia affect travel to Singapore?

I overstayed in Australia last 2021. The immigration officer told me I'm banned for 3 years. My 3-year ban ended last April. Will this affect my travel to Singapore for holidays? I'm planning to stay ...
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Indian citizen applying for Singapore visa from US

I'm an Indian citizen currently in the US. I want to know what the procedure of applying for a Singapore visa is. I do not have any contact in Singapore. If you could let me know what the process is, ...
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Why doesn't Singapore stamp passports?

I know this is a stupid question, but I'm interested in the purpose behind this practice. I know some countries rely on such developed countries as Singapore to prove your visa. For example, my US/UK/...
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Singapore - enter and exit on different passports? [duplicate]

I would like to visit a friend in Singapore during my travels and an hoping to book a transfer there. My US passport allows me entry to Singapore, but I want to use a different passport to enter my ...
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What short-term accommodation options are available in Singapore for a foreign middle-school student group?

What are some suitable accommodation options for a group of twelve 10- to 13-year-old foreign children visiting Singapore for a week during a school trip? Ideally, it would be in or within reasonable ...
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Am I able to enter Singapore after being denied entry for being in possession of an illegal item? [closed]

I was travelling through Singapore and wanted to stay a few nights to see the place. I came from Amsterdam and had some souvenirs, which I didn't think much of, but when going through customs I was ...
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Singapore entry visa application after blacklisting

How do I apply for a visa after the Singapore immigration blacklist period expires? My offense was carrying too many cigarettes and I was imprisoned for 3 months.
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Singapore transit visa for multiple PNR

I am travelling from India to Canada via Singapore. However, I have booked two separate tickets, one from India to Singapore, the other from Singapore to Canada. I did this to save some money on the ...
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What visa are you given as a Singapore visitor if you travel to Malaysia and back into Singapore?

My mother is European and visiting me in Singapore and she would like to extend her stay for an extra 30 days past her automatic short-term visit pass (which was 90 days). I have applied for the ...
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Visa requirements for Kuala Lumpur / Singapore

I'm planning a two-week trip to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore and have a visa query. I'd appreciate insights on whether I should apply for a single-entry or multiple-entry visa for Kuala Lumpur. My ...
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What kinds of places in Singapore require visitors to present their physical passport?

I went to the Resorts World Sentosa Casino in Singapore and my physical passport was required for me to be granted entry (photos of passports are not accepted). I'm guessing most/all other casinos in ...
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Is there a free wifi accessible at the Woodlands checkpoint in Singapore?

My SIM card purchased in Johor Bahru will likely give me a poor network connectivity once I reach the Woodlands checkpoint. Is there a free wifi accessible at the Woodlands checkpoint in Singapore?
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Where can one buy a SIM card at Woodlands checkpoint in Singapore?

I'm entering Singapore via the Woodlands checkpoint from Johor Bahru and I'd like to buy a SIM card to use in Singapore. Where can I buy a SIM card at the Woodlands checkpoint? Is the closest 7-Eleven ...
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Is it true that "in Singapore, you should assume all rules are implemented at all times"?

One user makes the above claim in a comment here. That user also claims: in Singapore, rules which are elsewhere seen as a formality or unimportant are enforced in Singapore. eg, not eating or ...
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How can one go from Woodlands Checkpoint to Little India in Singapore with public transportation between 1 and 5 am?

SBS Transit Bus Service 170 seems convenient but it does not operate between 00:40 am and 05:20 am: the last bus departs at 00:30 am from Larkin station at shown in the table below and I assume it ...
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What happens if one uses a credit card to enter the MRT in Singapore, and then uses another credit card under the same name to exit?

I have two Visa credit cards under my name. What happens if I use one to enter the MRT, and another one to exit? E.g., am I going to get charged twice? Will I have to pay some extra fee? Will I get ...
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Does attending a conference on Sentosa Island allow a visitor to enter without paying the Sentosa Island entrance fee?

Sentosa island has an entrance fee if one enters by ride-sharing app, regular car, taxi, cable ride or monorail. I believe there are some conditions under which one is exempt from this entrance fee. ...
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Travel options out of Changi Airport late at night

I have a flight to SIN Changi that lands at around 11 PM. I assume it will take 1-1.5 hours to complete immigration formalities and reclaim baggage. With that into consideration, what options do I ...
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Does any beach in Sentosa Island in Singapore allow swimming after 7pm?

I went to a beach in Sentosa Island in Singapore, namely Siloso beach, and I read that swimming was not allowed after 7pm on the sign pictured below. Does any beach on Sentosa Island in Singapore ...
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How much cash do I need to enter Singapore?

I read on https://www.ica.gov.sg: Short-Term travellers should have sufficient cash and proof of onward travel (tickets, visas), and ensure that you do not stay beyond your visit pass validity. How ...
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How quickly does one receive the electronic visit pass by email after going through the immigration in Singapore?

I read the following when going over the Arrival Card form for Singapore: Text: If you are eligible for entry into Singapore, you will receive an electronic visit pass (in lieu of inked endorsement ...
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Can I bring back electronic components from Taiwan?

I'm currently in Taiwan and the CPU/GPU are cheaper here than in France. Is there any law or regulation preventing me to buy some for me and my friend and to come back to France with them (I may also ...
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Which immigration and customs checkpoints should one use when walking across the border from Singapore to Malaysia via the Johor–Singapore Causeway?

I read on the Wikipedia page on the Sultan Iskandar Building (Google Maps) that is used to enter Malaysia from Singapore via the Johor–Singapore Causeway (Google Maps) (formatting is mine): The ...
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When did it become allowed to walk across the border between Singapore and Malaysia via the Johor–Singapore Causeway?

My research so far: This answer by lambshaanxy states it was not possible in 2014: you can't even walk across the Causeway now that Malaysia shifted to its new ridiculously huge and rather distant ...
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Is it allowed to walk across the border between Singapore and Malaysia via the Malaysia–Singapore Second Link?

There are two land border crossings between Singapore and Malaysia (I am ignoring the train-only border crossings via Woodlands Train Checkpoint, and thanks dda for the link): The Johor–Singapore ...
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Can one walk across the border between Singapore and Malaysia via the Johor–Singapore Causeway at any time in the day/night?

Can one walk across the border between Singapore and Malaysia via the Johor–Singapore Causeway (Google Maps) at any time in the day/night? I can't find much information about crossing by foot and ...
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US citizen travel to Malaysia through Singapore

I'm going to Malaysia and I'm planning: fly in to Singapore from the USA and stay there for few days fly in to Malaysia Kuala Lumpur from Singapore and stay there for a few days fly out from Malaysia ...
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Denied entry to eastern european country - Implications for Singapore immigration

I was denied entry into an Eastern European country (non-EU). The official reason that was given to me was "others". I have researched this particular country's immigration practices since ...
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can i go to malaysia from singapore and then go back to singapore in the same day?

i book a one way cruise from singapore to malaysia, and i planned to take a bus from KL in the same day (at night preferably) back to singapore. is it possible to do so?
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Singapore - Travel History and Attachment of an Old Passport

Last February, I renewed my passport and got a couple of arrival/departure stamps. Subsequently, I applied and got an eVisa for Singapore. Based on my understanding, travel history is crucial to clear ...
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Singapore onward travel requirement - bus ticket enough?

I am going to travel to Singapore from Budapest next month. The carrier is Lufthansa, with a layover in Munich. I have a hungarian passport (EU member), and as I intend to stay for many months in ...
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VFTF and Singapore Visa for Indians [duplicate]

I am holding an Indian passport with a valid Canadian Visa. I will be going to Victoria from Chennai in two separate return journey tickets. I have booked Chennai-Singapore-Chennai return and ...
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VFTF in Singapore for Indian Passport holder going to Canada

I'm traveling from Chennai, India to Victoria, Canada for my internship. I'm flying Air India from Chennai to Singapore and Japan Airlines from thereon. I'll be returning back to India in 3 months. ...
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Where to apply for Serbian visa in Singapore?

I am an Indian citizen, residing in Singapore. Since Serbia discontinued the visa on arrival for Indians, I have to apply for visa, if I wish to visit Serbia. But, there is no embassy for Serbia in ...
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How Long is Entry in Singapore Usually?

I’m a British Citizen. How long is the standard default tourist entry for into Singapore? Or how long can I usually stay for on these trips? I cannot find this detail pretty much on gov.uk nor on ...
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Can I visit or work in Singapore if I am HIV positive?

I worked in Singapore for 4 years (2004-2007). Through the work permit renewal process, I was found positive for HIV. After that, I was sent back to Malaysia Can I enter Singapore as a visitor? Can I ...
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VFTF for both legs for Indian passport with Australian PR

I am going to travel from Sydney to India via Singapore and will travel back to Sydney in another 20 days. Both the legs have 23 hours layover and so I want go outside the airport. I was planning to ...
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Visa Free Transit Facility for Singapore - Australian PR on Indian Passport

I have an Australian PR that has 'Must Not Arrive After' as '12 December 2022'. I have a 19 hour transit on November 26th in Singapore. Am I eligible for VFTF given the expiry date is only 17 days? ...
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Visiting Singapore company office short tem to work: which visa?

I am in the UK and need to work more closely with my boss in Singapore in the SG company office for a period of 3-4 weeks at a time (possibly multiple times over the coming year), but understand that ...
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UK citizen living in Czech Republic travelling to Singapore via Germany

I have a UK passport and Czech temporary residency card. I travelled from Prague to Frankfurt on Wednesday and then on Thursday from Frankfurt to Munich then Singapore (the flight Fra-Mun-Sin in ...
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Singapore Visa for business meetings local contact

I am currently working in the UK I have an Indian Passport I have to visit the Singapore branch to attend a few meetings I have a completed 14A I have a completed V39A from the company Hotel, and ...
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Can I work remotely for a non-Singapore employer while visiting Singapore?

I am planning to visit Singapore for 2-3 weeks, purely for tourism. However, I work for a U.S. employer. So, can I work remotely for my US employer while visiting Singapore?
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Singapore - Working on a tourist visa

I am from India and will be visiting Singapore for social visit/tourism. My employer has given me pto but asked me to take my work laptop with me in case the need arise for me to log in and work. Can ...
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I decided to extend my stay in Singapore and change my next country of destination, what should I do about the SG Arrival Card?

I am already here in Singapore and submitted my SG Arrival Card but I decided to extend for additional two (2) days and change my next destination, what should I do?
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Entry into Singapore with less than 6 months passport validity but more than 6 months long term pass validity

Is the 6 months passport validity for Singapore strictly enforced for people on an LTVP (or other visitor pass) when the visitor pass is valid for more than 6 months? My passport had ~5.5 months left ...
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Departure time vs Visa end time

I will be visiting Singapore on a 96 hour visa and flight departure is at 95th hour. So I am wondering if my flight gets delayed then does it mean that I am breaching visa timeline? Although I believe ...
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Entering a country with visa from a country where it was not issued

I'm an Indian passport holder. My brother and I are planning a 2-week trip through South East Asia namely Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia (in that order). This week I'll be applying for visas ...
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What happens if I carry an item for someone else when entering Singapore and do not know what it contains? [closed]

I read on https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard (the quote can be seen when filling in the forms): If you are bringing in any item, or carrying an item for someone else, but you do not know what ...
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Transiting Singapore via VFTF

I am an Indian citizen and hold a valid Japan visa. I will be transiting via Singapore while returning from Bali/Philippines. I came across an article which stated that Indian citizens can avail 96 ...
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Is there an ATM before the VOA desk at Batam Center harbor?

We intend to travel from Singapore to Indonesia by ferry. If you intend to (keep open the option to) extend your stay you need to purchase a Visa on Arrival. Purchasing a Visa on Arrival is I think ...
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