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Updated June 2023

Singapore is currently offering various types of ways to enter the country, including visa-free options for nationals of certain countries. Read further to find out the details and whether you are eligible or not to enter Singapore without a visa.

Singapore visa-free countries list 2023

There are currently 36 countries around the world that require a visa for entry into Singapore. If you are not a citizen of any of the countries listed below, you will not be required to obtain a visa to enter Singapore.

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • Egypt
  • Georgia
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Document of Identity)
  • India
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Macao Special Administrative Region (Travel Permit)
  • Mali
  • Moldova
  • Morocco
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • People’s Republic of China (PRC)
  • Russia
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
  • Yemen

You will also need a visa if you are travelling on:

  • A Palestinian Authority passport
  • A temporary passport issued by the United Arab Emirates
  • Refugee travel documents issued by a Middle East country. These travel documents are subject to assessment of recognition for entry into Singapore.
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Singapore Visa-free Transit Facility (VTF)

The Visa-Free Transit Facility allows certain foreign nationals who are transiting through Singapore to enter the country for 96 hours if they fulfil certain conditions. The nationals that are allowed include:

  • The Commonwealth of Independent States (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan)
  • GeorgiaTurkmenistan
  • Ukraine

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