Visiting Singapore

Redesigning Pedagogy

International Conference 2021

Getting to Singapore

Singapore is a cosmopolitan city-state in Southeast Asia with a year-round tropical climate. Home to over 5 million residents, Singapore enjoys a world-class living environment and offers a wide variety of attractions and culinary delights for visitors to discover. 

Find out more about Singapore at
https://www.visitsingapore.com/en/.

For Transportation, please visit
https://www.visitsingapore.com/travel-guide-tips/getting-around/

For Traveller Essentials, please vist
https://www.visitsingapore.com/travel-guide-tips/

Visa and Entry Requirements for Foreigners

All visitors to Singapore must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Valid travel document (minimum validity = 6 months);
  • Onward / return ticket;
  • Entry facilities to next destination;
  • Sufficient funds to stay in Singapore and
  • Visa for Singapore (if applicable *)

* For details on entry visa requirement, please visit the Singapore Immigrations and Checkpoints Authority Website at:
https://www.ica.gov.sg/visitor/visitor_entryvisa

Request for Visa Application Document(s)

Invitation Letter, Forms V39A and V52

If you require an invitation letter for visa application, please email the following details to rpcsec@nie.edu.sg

  • Registration ID
  • Name (as it appears on passport)
  • Passport Number
  • Nationality
  • Country of Departure
  • Job title
  • Organisation
  • Mailing Address
  • Email

Kindly ensure that you have completed your registration and have made the payment before sending in your request for visa application document(s) to the conference secretariat. The document(s) will be prepared and sent by email.

Please approach the Singapore Embassy / Consulate Office nearest to you for visa application and submission procedures. For the list of Embassy or Consulate, please visit:
https://www.mfa.gov.sg/Overseas-Missions/Foreign-Representatives-To-Singapore

Alternatively, you can find all services relating to entry and visa requirements online. Please visit the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority website at http://www.ica.gov.sg/. Their contact details are available below.

Immigration and Checkpoints Authority

ICA Building
10 Kallang Road
Singapore 208718

ICA 24-hour call centre: (65) 6391 6100
Fax number: (65) 6298 0843/ 0837

Official Currency

Money changing services can be found not only at the Singapore Changi Airport but also most shopping centres and hotels around the island. Singapore Dollar (SGD; symbol S$) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of S$10,000, 1,000, 500, 100, 50, 10, 5 and 2. Coins are in denominations of S$1, and 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 cents.

Climate

Singapore is known for its warm and fairly humid summer temperatures throughout the year (approximately 30°C/86°F during the day and 23°C/74°F in the evening). There is no distinct wet/dry season. Most rain falls during the northeast monsoon (November to January) and showers are usually sudden and heavy.

Electricity

Electric appliances need to be 230V/50Hz (although appliances set for 220 to 240 volts will operate). Singapore uses a Type-G plug and for wall sockets. This is a flat three-pin plug (as used in the UK).