A Letter of Invitation is a proof that your paper submission and registration application are accepted by the conference committee board. It perhaps could help with your visa application. However, it does not guarantee you a visa.
The invitation letter will be issued ONLY after you have registered and full payment has been received. Rejection of visa application cannot be the reason to require fee refund.
All visitors to Singapore must meet the following entry requirements:
• Valid travel document (minimum validity of 6 months at the time of departure)
• Confirmed onward or return tickets (if applicable)
• Entry facilities, including visas, to the next destination;
• Sufficient funds to maintain themselves during their stay in Singapore;
• Visa for entry into Singapore (if applicable)
• Yellow Fever Vaccination (if applicable)
• Click here to check Entry Requirements for Foreigners (For Social Visit purposes only)
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
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Georgia, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Document of Identity), India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macao Special Administrative Region (Travel Permit), Moldova, People's Republic of China(PRC), Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.
Assessment Level II Countries - How to apply
Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, 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.
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
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.