How Nigerians Can Get a Visa to Singapore
If you are interested in learning how Nigerians can get a visa to Singapore, this article is for you. In this article, we share all the necessary information required to procure a visa to Singapore.
The Republic of Singapore is a very small city-state which is oftentimes called the Lion City, the Garden City, or the Red Dot. It is a global city and sovereign state located in South-Eastern Asia and the only island city-state in the world, which means, it consists of only the city of Singapore and dependent territories. It is located very close to the equator, making the weather and climate patterns almost the same as that of Nigeria.
Singapore has a culturally diverse population with famous tourist destinations like Chinatown, Little India, and Arab Street.
Types of Visa
- short-stay entry visa
- permanent resident visa
For Nigerians who intend to visit Singapore for business purposes, these are the necessary requirements below:
- Visa application form filled and signed, or in case of minors, it should be signed by the relevant legal guardian. The form can also be filed electronically before printing a hard copy.
- One recent colored passport photograph of not more than 3 months old, with a matt finish background to be pasted on the top right-hand corner of the visa application form.
- A Passport with proof of the validity of more than six months from the intended period of exiting the country. The passport should contain not less than two empty pages for the required stamps.
- A completed letter of introduction for visa application into Singapore
- A printout of Singapore registered business entity detailed business profile (which clearly shows the names of all the directors/shareholders) from the Instant Information Service, Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and must have been printed within or not more than 3 months ago.
- The Letter of Introduction may be issued by a local contact in Singapore who must be a Singapore registered business entity. On the event that someone is acting on behalf of the business entity, that person must be a citizen of Singapore or a Permanent Resident at Singapore who is not less than 21 years of age . If you are not able to present a LOI from a local contact, you may approach your Embassy to provide a LOI to support your visa application.
- The applicant and the local contact may be required to furnish additional documents and information whenever necessary;
- If the required documents are not written in English language, they must be officially translated.
- At the time of submission, the applicant will be asked to pay a non-refundable processing fee of S$30 per Visa application.
- If necessary , a security deposit may be requested from the local contact or the visa applicant once the application is approved. The amount of security deposit is from S$1,000 to S$3,000 at most.
- The security deposit can be refunded to the local contact or the visa applicant if the applicant has not acted contrary to any of the conditions stated in the security bond executed by the local contact (or the visa applicant) and his/her departure from Singapore will be confirmed by the Singaporean immigration authorities.
Where To Go
Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore Located in Lagos, Nigeria.
Address: No. 81-A, Younis Bashorun Street, Off Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Phone: 001-234-1-4610818, 001-234-1-4619088, 001-234-80996 78888
E-mail Address: [email protected]
Official Website: http://www.mfa.gov.sg/nigeria
For more details on other and all types of visas to Singapore, please visit the official embassy website.
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