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Important Dates

Submit Papers
By 1 June 2017
Notify Acceptance
1 August 2017
Final Paper Due
1 September 2017
Author Registration
By 1 September 2017

Visa Information

General Invitation to Secure Travel Support

Around August 1, the reviewer’s decision on paper acceptance/rejection will be sent. The notification will include an invitation to participate in the conference and all associated activities.

Invitation Letter to Apply for Visa

  • An authorized visa agent or trusted partner can provide this and if required, also act as guarantor
    Participants from Assessment Level I and Level II Countries should consider this option

  • Conference secretariat can also issue the invitation letter but cannot act as guarantor.
    Please note that you will be required to furnish the personal particulars below, for the invitation letter to be generated.

    Name & Title (i.e. Dr/Prof/Mr/Ms)
    Passport Number:
    Job Title:
    Organization:
    Contact Address:

Entry Requirements

All visitors to Singapore must meet the following entry requirements:

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

Countries Requiring Visa

Foreigners holding travel documents issued by the following countries will require either a Business or Social Visit visa to enter Singapore:

Assessment Level I Countries - How to Apply
Commonwealth of Independent States (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan), Georgia, India, Myanmar, Nigeria, People's Republic of China and holders of Hong Kong Document of Identity and Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) Travel Permit.

Assessment Level II Countries - How to Apply
Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen, and holders of Palestinian Authority Passport, Temporary Passport issued by the United Arab Emirates and Refugee Travel Document issued by Middle-East countries.

It is highly recommended that foreigners from Assessment Level II Countries should apply for their visas through a Singapore-based trusted partner (such as Westminster Travel).

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Submission through Immigration & Checkpoints Authority's (ICA) Online Portal

Processing time is one working day for applications via the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority's (ICA) online portal Submission of Application for Visa Electronically (SAVE)

Note: Please have your credit card on hand for making payment online

Submission through Authorized Visa Agents

It is possible to process your visa through an Authorized Visa Agents in your country.
Please Click HERE to access the list of authorized agents.

Submission through Trusted Partners

It is highly recommended that foreigners from Assessment Level II Countries apply for their visas through a Singapore-based trusted partner (such as Westminster Travel). This will help to ensure smooth processing and delivery of your visa application.

WESTMINSTER TRAVEL (S) PTE LTD
Website: www.westminstertravel.com.sg
120 Robinson Road #08-01 Singapore 068913.
Tel: +65 6416 6722 | Fax: +65 6536 5955
Contact: Mr Yogan Rajah Tel: 6416 6719
Email: yogan.rajah@sg.wtltravel.com

Processing Time and Costs If Application is made through Westminster Travel

  • For foreigners from Assessment Level I Countries, processing time takes minimum 1-3 days and costs USD115/SGD135, approx per application
  • For foreigners from Assessment Level II Countries, processing time takes minimum 4-7 days and costs USD115/SGD135, approx per application

Foreigners from Assessment Level II Countries are strongly recommended to apply for their visas through trusted partners which will act as a local contact. This will help to ensure smooth processing and delivery of your visa application.

Singapore Mission

Singapore Mission Nearest to You - Check Out Here
You may approach the Singapore mission nearest to you for information on visa application and submission procedures, list of documents required, application fees payable and to obtain visa application forms.

Contact

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA)
ICA Building, 10 Kallang Road, Singapore 208718
Email: ica_save_helpdesk@ica.gov.sg
Fax: +65 6298 0843 / 6298 0837

ICA 24-hour Call Centre - Tel: +65 6391 6100
This is a 24-hour automated answering service for information of ICA's services and procedures requirements. You may also speak to their Customer Service Officers during office hours (Monday to Friday: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm and Saturday: 8.00 am to 1.00 pm) for further clarification.

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