Obtaining a Singapore visa
Singapore has established certain requirements for foreign citizens travelling to the city-state based on their resident countries. There are also citizens that are allowed stay in Singapore for up to 90 days without applying for a visa. Citizens of the United States, of EU countries, Switzerland, Norway and South Korea are not required to apply for a Singapore visa if their stay does not exceed 90 days.
The countries whose citizens must apply for a visa prior to their coming to Singapore are categorized into two Assessment Level Countries. Citizens of Assessment Level I Countries can apply online for Singapore visa, while citizens of Assessment Level II Countries must apply in advance.
For assistance in obtaining a visa you may appeal to the services of our specialists in opening companies in Singapore.
Requirements for obtaining a visa for Singapore
In order to obtain a Singapore visa the applicant must submit evidence of self-sufficiency for the duration of the visit. They are also required to persuade the immigration officers they have reasons to return to their home countries, such as jobs, assets or family.
The documents to be submitted when applying for a Singapore visa are:
- – an application form,
- – a return flight ticket,
- – a valid passport,
- – a recent passport-size photograph.
Foreign citizens coming to the country must also pay an application fee on which they can obtain more information from our consultants in company formation in Singapore.
Visas for business purposes in Singapore
Foreign businessmen seeking to open a company in Singapore are also required to apply for a visa. However, they must also appoint a local agent who will handle the application on their behalf. Our Singapore company registration agents can handle the visa application process on our clients’ behalf. The documents required to apply for a business visa in Singapore include a special application form, also known as a letter of introduction that will be completed by the local agent and:
- – information about the Singapore company’s registration details,
- – proof of hotel reservation,
- – a valid passport.
Other additional documentation may be requested depending on the visitor’s country of residence. For complete information and assistance in obtaining a Singapore business visa, please contact our local company incorporation agents.We can also assist foreigners who want to open a company in Singapore.