The Complete Guide to a Visit Pass in Singapore
While it is well known that Singapore has lenient
However, for those who visit for reasons other than leisure, like medical purposes, the given length of stay may not be adequate; they may wish to extend their stay in Singapore.
This is where visa extension comes into the picture. As the name implies, it means that you request your visit to be extended past your original date. This process must be done online via
Visit Pass Singapore – What documents do you need to apply for an extension?
According to the ICA, in applying for your visa extension, several documents must be submitted via the e-Services. They are as follows:
Passport with at least six months validity and to submit a copy of the page that contains your personal particulars.
Disembarkation/Embarkation (D/E) number that can be found in your SG Arrival Card.
If you have immediate family members who are Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents, a document proving the relationship is required.
Those seeking an extension for medical purposes must fill out a Form V75, stating the details of the illness and the length of stay needed for treatment. It must be endorsed by a registered doctor in Singapore.
The need for a local sponsor
Generally, you don’t need a local sponsor if your extension request is only for 30 days unless you are
Please note that the local sponsor needs to be a Singaporean Citizen or a Singapore permanent resident who is at least 21 years old with a Singpass account. You and your local sponsor may also be requested to attend an interview at the ICA Building for further clarification.
Fees and processing time
You must pay $40 when the current valid pass reaches a period of 90 days or more from the date of entry or the pass being issued. It usually takes one to three business days for your extension pass to be given regarding processing time.
A $40 fee is required to extend your visa after your current valid pass reaches a period of 90 days after being issued. It usually takes one to three business days to process your visa extension request.
As you can see, applying for a visa extension in Singapore is not as complicated as it may seem if you know the proper documents and fees to submit. We hope this article can guide you to extend your existing pass with ease.
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