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Visa & Travel Requirements

Visa Information

Please see our most common frequently asked questions below.

It is strongly recommended you still check with your local embassy on your requirements. The Congress Organisers are not visa specialists and only provide general information and are not specific to individual countries or individual travel needs. If you are extending your stay or travelling for other purposes, the below information may not be relevant or correct. We can assist in providing you with a visa letter once you have finalised and paid for your registration. Please use the below information as a guide to assist with determining your visa requirements for travel to Singapore.

Visa Frequently Asked Questions

All travellers are required to submit the SG Arrival Card before arriving in Singapore, except:

  • Those transiting/transferring through Singapore without seeking immigration clearance; and
  • Residents (Singapore citizens, Permanent Residents, Long-Term Pass holders*) travelling through Woodlands and Tuas Checkpoints.

*Long-Term Pass holders include holders of Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, Long-Term Visit Pass and Work Pass.

The SG Arrival Card is not a visa. For more information on general entry requirements, please visit the Entering Singapore page. It contains information such as Visa requirements.

You are required to submit the SGAC within three (3) days (including the day of arrival) before arrival in Singapore.* This is to avoid unnecessary delays during immigration clearance upon your arrival.

*For example, if you are arriving in Singapore on 30 Jun 2024, you can submit your declaration from 28 Jun 2024 onwards.

Most visitors to Singapore do not require a visa for entry.

For a list of countries that require a valid Visa for entry into Singapore, you can check the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA)’s website, or enquire at the Singapore Overseas Mission closest to you.

A visa application will be processed between 3 to 5 working days. Some applications may take longer to process. Each visa application will be considered on its own merits.

If approved, an electronic copy of your visa (e-visa) which will indicate the number of entries allowed and the visa validity period will be sent to you via email.

The processing fee is USD 22.00. The fee collected is non-refundable regardless of the outcome of application or if you withdraw the application after submission.

If you require a visa to enter Singapore, you will need to apply for the visa below.

Apply for a Singapore visa

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