How to get a Singapore tourist visa online

How to get a Singapore tourist visa online

iVisa | Updated on Dec 01, 2019

Planning a trip to Singapore is not difficult. You need to take care of the flights as well as the accommodation. However, one other thing that you may have to do is obtain a visa. That is even easier if you are eligible for a Singapore eVisa. Only 15 nationalities are, but if you are lucky to be among them, you will barely have to lift a finger to get the travel document.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I apply for a Singapore eVisa?

In order to check your eligibility, you can use our Visa Checker, select your nationality and Singapore as a destination. The information will be available for you in an instant. With iVisa, you will be able to apply for an SG Arrival Card.

If visa cost is zero, why do I need to pay?

Apply ahead and avoid wasting hours lining in the airport waiting to complete the visa will make things easier for you. To obtain an eVisa with iVisa, you just need a few minutes of your valuable time, then, we do the rest. That is the reason we charge you a small amount, and you will be able to have you eVisa in as little as 30 minutes.

What is the SG Arrival Card?

It is the Singapore Electronic Arrival Card, an electronic admission document that can be used to replace the traditional paper Disembarkation/Embarkation Card (DE Card).

How long can visitors stay in Singapore with an Arrival Card?

Visitors carrying an arrival card an enter the country for a maximum of 14 days Per Entry. This visa also grants a Single Entry and expires 14 days after issued or until passport expires.

What are the documents required to apply?

Once you cross the eligibility off the list, you can move forward with the process. First, you need to make sure that you have everything you need so that iVisa can get the process started. Here is what you need to provide:

  • Passport – all travelers must hold a valid passport that does not expire for at least another 6 months from the date of departure from Singapore.

  • Digital photo – the picture must be taken in the last 3 months.

  • Valid e-mail address – iVisa will send you your visa via e-mail in PDF format. Do not forget to print it out before departure. Preferably in multiple copies.

  • Means of online payment – the payment must be made during the application process, which is why you must have a credit/debit card. iVisa also accepts PayPal, so you can use whichever is more convenient for you.

  • Return flight ticket – you will be asked to present it when you arrive in Singapore.

Some nationalities are required to present a Yellow fever vaccination certificate as well. Check the visa policy of Singapore for more information about this matter.

What are the processing times and prices?

Here are your options:

  • Standard – your application is processed within 24 hours, and you will be charged USD 20.00.

  • Rush – this option is a bit faster. Your Singapore SG Card arrives in 4 hours, but you need to pay USD 35.00.

  • Super Rush – this is the fastest option you have. Your application will be processed within 30 minutes, and you need to pay a fee of USD 70.00.

Click here to start your application.

How does the SG Arrival Card work?

In August 2019, the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) introduced the Electronic Arrival Card to replace the traditional paper Disembarkation / Embarkation Card (DE Card).

It is an electronic admission document which travelers can complete up to 14 days after issued or until the passport expires in advance of their intended arrival date, and avoid wasting time and paper at the airport. Applicants will receive their Tourist Card via email after filling our application form.

iVisa offers this service to help travelers save time and avoid long lines at the airport. Also, by getting an Electronic Arrival Card, you do not have to fill out the paperwork handed out on the plane. Please know this service is not a requirement to enter Singapore and it carries a service fee.

How can I apply for an SG Arrival Card?

The application is really easy. It has only three steps:

  1. The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.

  2. The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.

  3. The last step consists of a questionnaire. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.

Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.

Is it safe to use iVisa to get my SG Arrival Card?

Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.

I have more unresolved questions, where can I find more info?

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