Singapore Arrival Card
HOW TO GET A SINGAPORE ARRIVAL CARD
Complete online application
Prepare your passport and fill in our simple online form in less than 5 minutes
Receive your travel visa
We will send you your e-card 15 days before your departure - without you having to go anywhere!
Start your journey
Show your passport and your electronic travel card on arrival in Singapore.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SG ARRIVAL CARD
This e-card (SG Arrival Card) must be applied for before traveling, and once in the country must be exchanged for the final Singapore visa. You must have the following documentation in hand:
- The number and expiry date of your passport
- The dates of entry and exit from the country
- Proof of accommodation in Singapore
- Details of your plane tickets
- An email address to receive the e-card
- A bank card to pay
If any of these elements are missing, your application for the SG Arrival Card will be saved so that you can complete it at a later stage.
You can apply for the SG Arrival Card online in a process simplified by Visagov.
You must present the SG Arrival Card which was sent to your email address once you arrive. The government authorities will then exchange your e-card for your final Singapore tourist visa. The latter has a fee which will depend on the nationality of the applicant and must be paid on site.
You must print the e-arrival card and present it together with your passport and other required documentation upon arrival in the country.
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FAQ ABOUT THE SINGAPORE VISA
Where to get the Singapore Arrival Card?
With Visagov.com it will be faster and easier. You just need to fill out our simple application form for the SG Arrival Card, pay the services and receive it directly in your email. We recommend you to print it out before your trip because you will be asked for it upon arrival.
How to use the SG Arrival Card?
You will need the Electronic Arrival Card if you want to travel to Singapore. It’s a trial project of the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) with the aim of facilitating the arrival to the country by reducing the queues at the immigration offices.
Is the SG Arrival Card a visa?
No, the SG arrival card is not a visa. However, holding an Electronic Arrival Card helps you with the process to get a visa. The aim of the SG Arrival Card is to reduce time at immigration offices and replace the Disembarkation/Embarkation Card (D/E Card). You can apply now for the SG Arrival Card in order to save time while preparing your trip.
How can I get an SG Arrival Card?
You can fill out our simple application form and get your SG Arrival Card in time. If you want to get it done ASAP, you can apply now and we will take care of the rest.
What is the difference between an SG Arrival Card and a Singapore Visa?
The Singapore Electronic Arrival Card is a form you fill out prior to your trip to the country. It’s still in trial period and the final objective is to substitute the Disembarkation/Embarkation Card (D/E Card). The Singapore Visa is an authorisation that allows holders to visit the country.
If the SG Arrival Card is free, why do I have to pay?
With Visagov you are paying for comfort during your trip. We don’t only offer the SG Arrival Card, we also give you the freedom of applying whenever you want. Besides, we offer other valuable services such as a detailed review of our experts, a simple form to fill out and 24/7 experts ready to answer any doubts.
Is entry to Singapore guaranteed with an SG Arrival Card?
No, if you are planning to travel to Singapore you will also need other documents to enter the country: a valid passport for at least six months, a valid visa and a return ticket (depending on the nationality) and other documents depending on your case.
Can I visit Singapore with a valid US visa?
No, you will also need other documents specified by the Singapore immigration office depending on the national passport. Just holding a US visa doesn’t mean you can enter Singapore.
Can I enter Singapore without a visa?
Depending on your national passport, yes. Check with our eligibility checker, if your nationality allows you to apply for an SG Arrival Card.
What are the requirements for a Singapore visa?
The general requirements for an Entry Visa for Singapore are the following: A valid passport of at least 6 months, a passport-sized color photograph, the corresponding forms (depending on the nationality) and an Electronic Arrival Card.
Other extra documents may be requested depending on your passport. The visa will be valid for up to 30 days or 90 days during 6 months. You should know that the Singapore visa is a pre-entry permission. The final decision will depend on ICA officers when you enter the country. However, having a visa will facilitate all the process.
Do I need a visa for a layover in Singapore?
No, you don’t. However, depending on how long the layover is you will need to check whether you want to stay at the airport or visit Singapore for a few days. In that case, you will probably need a transit visa.
When should I submit an SG Arrival Card?
You should submit the Electronic Arrival Card within 14 days prior your arrival in Singapore. However, with Visagov you can apply before and we will take care of the rest in order to avoid any delays at the immigration office upon arrival.
Who can get the Electronic Arrival Card?
Any foreign person traveling to Singapore except citizens who arrive by cruise or those who hold a work pass will be asked for the SG arrival card.
What are the Singapore entry requirements?
Every traveler has to follow certain Singapore entry requirements: having a SG Arrival Card, having a passport with at least 6 months validity from the date of arrival, proof of sufficient funds for your stay and a return flight ticket confirmation.
CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE SG ARRIVAL CARD
Use our eligibility checker to find out if you match with the requirements.
Singapore Arrival Card: More information
All foreign travelers to Singapore must obtain a SG Arrival Card, or electronic travel card, which they must have processed before departure. Once the SG Arrival Card has been processed, it must be exchanged for the final Singapore visa on arrival in the country.
If you're traveling to Singapore for tourism, in addition to your passport, airline tickets and hotel, you'll need to provide a bank certificate confirming that you have sufficient funds to pay for your stay in the country without working.
The SG Arrival Card is valid for 14 days from issue, and you will receive it 15 days before your trip. It will then be exchanged for the final tourist visa, which will be valid for a maximum of 90 days.
The Singapore government authorities reserve the right to admission. If your entry poses a threat to the security or interests of the country, your application for the Singapore Arrival Card will be denied.