A visa is an authorization usually in the form of a sticker document affixed to the passport page or stamp place in one of the passport pages that permits a traveler to visit a particular country. Both of them indicate the period of time one is allowed to stay in that country, the entry and exit date. Each country has its own visa policy but the application process for a visa is generally similar. There are also a number of requirements that you will have to fulfill which vary from country to country. Although there are not a lot of differences since most of the immigration authorities ask for approximately the same documents, depending on your purpose of travel, you might have to submit some extra or fewer documents.
Singapore, officially known as the Republic of Singapore, is known across the world for its transition from the third world country to the first world country. It is a global hub for many purposes such as education, human capital, innovation, entertainment, finance, healthcare, etc. Given the reasons mentioned above, Singapore is one of the countries which feature in the priority list of tourists from all over the world. Citizens of almost 80% of the world’s countries may travel to Singapore for a period of 30 days to 90 days without a visa, depending on their nationality. Singapore has a list of requirements for the travelers before they enter the country:
The main Singapore visa types are:
There are common documents which are required to obtain any type of visa in Singapore apart from the additional documents depending upon the type of visa you are applying for. The common documents for Singapore visa application are as follows:
People who want to visit Singapore for tourism purpose are issued with a Singapore travel visa in the form of Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA). It can be obtained prior to arrival or upon arrival to Singapore.
The documents required to obtain a Singapore tourist visa are as follows:
A business or a work visa is given to the people who are seeking employment or wants to start a business in Singapore. It is commonly known as Employment or Entrepreneur Pass.
The documents required to obtain a Singapore work permit are as follows.
A student visa, also known as a student pass, is required when you want to Singapore for education. If you have applied for a short course that ends within a period of 30 days then you will need a visit pass.
The documents required to obtain a student visa are as follows:
One of the best ways to start your new life in Singapore is by obtaining the Singapore Employment Pass. It is the most common type of work visa granted to the foreign professional by the Ministry of Manpower. It is valid for 1 to 2 years and can be renewed up to 3 years. It is available for foreign directors, managers, executives, business owners, or other professionals who have been offered a job in Singapore.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) will consider the entire application when reviewing the candidate’s record which means that meeting the above requirements will not necessarily mean you will get an EP.
We can assist you with all the processes, right from application to procurement and renewal, of Singapore visa. In particular, we provide the following Singapore visa services:
If you are looking to apply for a visa in Singapore, you can contact us – we’d be glad to help.