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Updated July 2024

Singapore is a city-state that boasts diverse culture and heritage sites, as well as a reputation for delectable cuisine, lush greenery, and impressive modern architecture. Additionally, Singapore is well-known for its excellent shopping malls, world-class entertainment venues, and reliable public transportation system, making it a convenient and hassle-free destination for visitors.

If you’re a Saudi resident planning to visit Singapore, Wego has compiled everything you need to know about obtaining a Singapore visa.

Do Saudi residents need a visa for Singapore?

Currently, residents of Saudi Arabia planning to visit Singapore for business, social visits, tourism, or to visit friends and relatives do not need to obtain a Singapore entry visa.

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Singapore visa for Saudi residents

Since 1 June 2023, Saudi residents holding passports issued by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will no longer need to apply for a Singapore entry visa. However, please note that Saudi residents holding foreign passports may still be required to obtain a Singapore visa beforehand.

To learn more about the list of countries whose citizens are required to obtain an entry visa to Singapore, please refer to the following article.

Singapore Visa on Arrival 2024: Are There Visa on Arrival Facilities in Singapore?


General requirements

To apply for an entry visa for business or social visits to Singapore, Saudi residents must submit the following documents:

  • a photocopy of the applicant’s passport biodata page. Please note that the passport must have at least 6 months of validity from the date of entry into Singapore
  • a completed and signed visa application form 14A. The applicant’s visa application will be made based on the information declared in this form
  • Letter of Introduction (LOI) form V39A from a local contact in Singapore
  • a recent passport-sized color photograph taken within the last 3 months
  • a confirmed onward or return ticket
  • proof of sufficient funds for your stay

Please note that additional supporting documents may be required on a case-by-case basis.


The Singapore embassy or consulate in Saudi Arabia does not process or accept visa applications. However, applicants may still apply for a visa in one of the following ways:

  • through a local contact in Singapore who can apply for you on ICA’s e-service platform
  • through an embassy or consulate-authorized visa agent. The only authorized visa agent in Saudi Arabia is VFS GLOBAL, located at Al Etimad Visa Centre, TasHeel Commercial Plaza, Ground Floor – Suwaid Bin Sakher Street, Al Mohammadiyah District 1, Jeddah, KSA. You can contact them at 92000 7358 or email them at [email protected]

Please ensure that you apply for a Singapore entry visa at least 30 days prior to your arrival in Singapore.

Processing time and fees

According to the Consulate General of Singapore in Saudi Arabia, a visa application takes around three working days to process, excluding the day of submission. However, some applications may take longer.

As per the Consulate General of Singapore in Saudi Arabia, the processing fee per visa application submitted is the equivalent of SAR 80. This visa processing fee, which is collected by the Singapore government, must be paid to the authorized visa agent upon submission of the visa application. Personal cheques are not accepted, and the authorized visa agent may charge an additional administrative fee for processing the visa application. This administrative fee is not collected by the Singapore Government.

Please note that the visa processing fee is non-refundable regardless of the outcome of the application or if the application is withdrawn after submission. Accepted payment methods vary by the authorized visa agent, so please check with them for the specific payment options available.


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