SG arrival card requirements

SG arrival card requirements
iVisa | Updated on Nov 29, 2019

What does it require to get the Singapore Electronics Arrival Card? First, applicants must come from one of the countries eligible for the Electronic Arrival Card. The Singapore Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) in August 2019 introduced the Electronic Arrival Card to replace the traditional Disembarkation / Embarkation Card (DE Card). The Electronic Arrival Card is an electronic document which users can fill and submit only before their arrival to Singapore in order to avoid airport stress. One of the best places where applicants can process their Electronic Arrival Card faster is through iVisa. The form can be completed online here. iVisa provides a dedicated Electronic Arrival Card processing service to help the citizens of qualified countries save the airport stress and avoid standing in the long lines at the embassy.

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iVisa takes a minimum of 30 minutes to process the application. The approval decision will be emailed to applicants. Document received is valid for 14 days after issued or until passport expires after arrival. This is a Single Entry visa, and the maximum stay is of 14 days Per Entry.

What are the required documents for the Singapore Electronics Arrival Card?

The requirements are simple and straightforward. Applicant must fill out a form and submit online at the iVisa’s website. Applicants are required to provide detailed information as written on their passport. However, all passports must be valid for at least 6 months after the date of departure from Singapore. Clear and recent photo with a white background must also be provided and must be as recent as possible. Applicants traveling to Singapore must also possess an individual passport, irrespective of their age. Details for accommodation must also be provided. During registration online at iVisa, applicants must also provide their travel information, credit/debit card or PayPal account to make payment.

How to apply with iVisa?

The best way to apply for an electronic arrival card is to visit iVisa’s website. The application form is simple and can be completed within minutes. Many applicants who used a fast processing time have recorded approval within a short time after application.

Firstly, the applicant should correctly fill all the information in the application form. Next, they'll be directed to another page for payment and order confirmation. Once approved, the Electronic Arrival Card will be emailed in PDF form to the successful applicant. This is a stress-free way to receive the document. Furthermore, an application processed through iVisa may attract a small processing fee.

Travelers can obtain their Singapore Electronic Arrival Card upon arrival at the airport. The applicant must fill out a form which is the same as the one at iVisa’s website. The whole process is stressful and consumes a lot of time; therefore, it's advisable to take the easy route using iVisa’s online application form.

Furthermore, the application is segmented into different processing time. The processing time determines the cost of the Electronic Arrival Card for each country. They are as follows:

  • Standard: 24 hours
  • Rush: 4 hours
  • Super Rush: 30 minutes

How much does an Electronic Arrival visa costs? Again, the cost depends on the processing time. Here's a list of the price:

  • Standard: USD 20.00
  • Rush: USD 40.00
  • Super Rush: USD 60.00
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