Whether you are travelling to Singapore just to take in the beauty and glamour of the place, to visit friends and relatives, for business or employment reasons, whatever your reasons might be, you need to get a visit visa.
Do not be cheated or fooled by people who promise to get you to Singapore without a permit because Singapore is extremely strict when it comes to visa permit. If you are caught, you risk facing harsh punishment and even deportation. At One Visa, we do everything necessary to ensure that you get a valid visit visa. This includes sharing some vital information on the issue.
Let's start with the categories of people or visitors who require a visa to enter Singapore legally.
There are two main categories, based on citizenship or country, and they are:
· Nationals of Assessment Level I Countries: countries under this category includes Georgia, India, Nigeria, Sierra Leone,Ukraine,Turkmenistan, Mynmar,Commonwealth of Independent States and people who hold the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) travel permit and Hong Kong Document of Identity.
· Nationals of Assessment Level II Countries includes Yemen, Iraq,Iran,Lebanon,Mali, Sudan,Afghanistan,Morocco,SaudiArabia,Egypt,Algeria,Somalia,Pakistan,Bangladesh,Tunisia,Jordan and Syria.
To be eligible for Singapore visit visa, you will have to fulfill the following conditions:
· You must have a valid passport.
· Your passport must have a validity that extends the duration of the visa you are applying for by at least 6 months.
· You must have a copy of your completed visa application form (Form 14A).
· Along with the application form, you must submit a very recent photograph. The photograph should not be more than three months old. Your face and neck must show clearly in the photograph. It should be colored and the background should be white. Headgears or scarves are not allowed unless for religious reasons.
· You must have a copy of the Letter of Introduction for Visa Application Form (Form V39A) that has been issued by your local contact in Singapore. Your contact in Singapore must be a citizen or a permanent resident and must be at least 21 years of age. If you don't have a local contact, you can approach your Embassy to issue a Letter of Introduction to support your visa application.
· In case you provide a Letter of Introduction from your local contact, you must provide a copy of the local contact's Singapore Identity Card.
· You must provide proof of having confirmed tickets for your onward or return journey.
· You must also provide proof of your financial ability to support yourself financially during your stay in Singapore and your return of transportation.
· You must be in good physical and mental health and must be free of any kind of contagious diseases.
· You intend to leave Singapore at the end of your authorized stay.
Please note that the application form is one of the most important documents for the Singapore visa application process. The details you provide in the form should be correct and error free. A little error can cause your visa application to be rejected.