Singapore Entry Visa For Indian

Improve your chances of obtaining a visa to live, work or study in Singapore by knowing the requirements and applying for a visa early. This page highlights the key aspects of joining a Talent Pool in Singapore Entry Visa For Indian .

Visiting Singapore has always been one of the biggest dreams of many Indians. In fact, it is not just Indians who have an eye on this exotic place that earns a unique tag for itself every year. Singapore like some other countries around the globe offers a visa-on-arrival for several nationalities, including India. Yes, Indians can apply for the Singapore Visa on Arrival without a prior approval.

Entry requirements for Singapore Visa can be easily obtained and quickly processed upon request by Indian passport holders. The applicant/traveler needs to submit the documents as instructed there by employees of the local Singapore Embassy or consulate in India. All applicants, whether he/she is a traveler or tourist, has to prove the following things:

Singapore Entry Visa For Indian

For the Indian nationals, settling down in Singapore is a dream come true. Getting your visa sorted before you leave for Singapore is the key to an exceptionally smooth and convenient migration experience.


Visa applications are required for Indian citizens / passport holders.

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If your travel document is issued by one of the countries or regions below, you will need a visa to enter Singapore. Click on individual countries or regions below to find out more.

BangladeshBelarusDemocratic People’s Republic of KoreaEgypt
GeorgiaHong Kong Special Administrative Region (Document of Identity)IranIraq
LebanonLibyaMacao Special Administrative Region (Travel Permit)Mali
People’s Republic of China (PRC)RussiaSaudi ArabiaSomalia

You will also need a visa if you are travelling on:

  • A Palestinian Authority passport
  • A temporary passport issued by the United Arab Emirates
  • Refugee travel documents issued by a Middle East country. These travel documents are subject to assessment of recognition for entry into Singapore.


You can apply for your visa through any of the authorised visa agents at Annex A (33.91KB). Visa applications will be accepted only when all of the following documents are in order:

To apply for an entry visa for business or social visits, you will need the following documents:

Additional supporting documents (e.g., Form V39A* (Letter of Introduction for Visa Application (LOI)) may be required on a case-by-case basis.

*The local contact must be either a Singapore citizen (SC) or a Singapore permanent resident (PR) who is at least 21 years old. If you are applying for an entry visa for business visit (attending business negotiations or discussions), the local contact must be acting on behalf of the Singapore-registered business entity. LOIs issued by your Embassy/High Commission may also be accepted, if you are unable to secure an LOI from a local contact to support your visa application for social and business visits.

 All documents in Hindi, including official notes, should be translated into English language


3 to 5 working days after the visa application has been submitted by the Authorised Visa Agent. This excludes weekends and public holidays. 

Submission of documents to Authorised Visa Agent ► Agent to submit documents to High Commission online ►Processing time ► Result of Visa

Photo Guidelines

.            Taken within the last 3 months 

.            Clear and in focus, 35mm wide by 45mm high, without any borders 

.            In colour taken against a plain white background without shadows 

.            Avoid white headgear and plain white clothing (headgear worn in accordance with religious or racial customs is acceptable but must not hide any facial features)

.            Full face with the upper shoulders visible, facing forward with eyes open

.            Hair must not cover the eyebrows or the eyes 

.            Even exposure (must not be taken under direct lighting)

.            Spectacle frames must not cover part of the eyes

.            Spectacle lenses must not reflect or glare

Please see Photo Guidelines for more information on photo requirements.


The visa processing fee for each application is S$30. Visa processing fees are paid upon application of visas. The processing fee is non-refundable regardless of the outcome of the application or if you withdraw the application after submission.

The visa processing fee of $30 Singapore dollars is non-refundable. Our Authorised Visa Agents are permitted to charge a service fee of Rs.300 on top of the visa processing fee.All fees are paid upon the application of the visa.


1.    Incomplete forms and/or documents submitted may result in the application being rejected or the processing delayed.

2.    Every application for a visa, including the duration of the visa granted, will be considered on its own merits and subject to approval.

3.    Possession of a visa does not guarantee entry into Singapore. The granting of entry into Singapore is determined by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers at the point of entry. Visitors must also meet entry requirements such as holding a valid passport, sufficient funds for the period of stay in Singapore and confirmed onward/return air ticket (if applicable).

4.    The validity of the visa refers to the period where the holder may seek entry into Singapore. The duration of stay is determined by ICA officers on duty at the respective checkpoints. 

5.         A Singapore visa is not an immigration pass. It is a pre-entry permission for the holder of a valid Singapore visa to travel to, and seek entry, into Singapore. The grant of an immigration pass will be determined by the ICA officers at the point of entry. Possession of a valid visa alone does not guarantee entry into Singapore.

The period of stay granted is shown on the visit pass endorsement given on your passport and it is not tied to the validity of your visa.


Holders with a valid visa of 3 months or more in their old passport may transfer their existing visa to their new passport. Please submit your documents to our Authorised Visa Agents who will charge you a processing fee of Rs.300. Please note that transfer applications are only accepted on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Travellers are reminded to transfer their valid visa to their new passport before commencing their journey to Singapore to avoid any delays in their travel.

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