Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for a Singapore Visa for Indian Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date
    • Not be damaged in any way

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Business Cover Letter

    You must provide an original Business Cover Letter from the applicant's Indian employer. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays an Indian postal address in order to prevent a rejection and possible delays with your visa request.

    Note that most embassies require the Business Cover Letter to be dated within one month of application submission.

    In addition your Business Cover Letter must:
    • Be addressed to The Visa Officer, Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore in Chennai
    • Specify the exact entry and exit dates and duration of stay
    • Be signed by an authorized signatory
    • Include the full name and contact number of the signatory, clearly mentioned alongside the company stamp

  4. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the company the applicant is visiting. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:

    • Include the applicant's full name, passport number and date of birth
    • Specify the exact entry and exit dates and duration of stay
    • Be signed by an authorized signatory whose NRIC card number starts with "S"
    • Include the full name and contact number of the signatory, clearly mentioned alongside the company stamp
    • Be signed by the same person who signed the Letter of Introduction (V39A Form)
    • Be addressed to The Visa Officer, Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore in Chennai

  5. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. This must be provided as:

    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel
    • A copy of the hotel confirmation showing hotel's full name and contact details

  6. Supplementary Form

    One fully completed and signed Letter of Introduction (V39A Form) provided in the CIBTvisas application pack. The form must:

    • Be signed by the host company's authorized signatory whose NRIC card number starts with "S"
    • Be signed by the same person who signed the Letter of Invitation

  7. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed visa application form

  8. CIBTvisas Order Form

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Form included in this kit.

    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  9. Applicants holding previous passport(s)

    Applicants must provide the original of previously issued passport(s), if applicable.

  10. Passports not issued in New Delhi

    This must be provided as a proof of address (i.e. a copy of a utility bill in the applicant's name or a valid lease agreement) if the applicant's passport is not issued in New Delhi

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for a Singapore Visa for Indian Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Be valid for at least six months beyond entry date
    • Have at least one blank visa page

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. This must be provided as:

    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel
    • A copy of the hotel confirmation showing hotel's full name and contact details

  4. Proof of Financial Means

    The applicant must provide proof of financial means. This must be provided as a copy of the applicant's latest bank statement. The bank statement must:

    • Show a balance of at least Rs. 100,000
    • Be stamped and signed by the bank

  5. Cover Letter

    This must be provided as an original covering letter from the applicant. This letter must:

    • Have a subject line indicating the purpose of visit
    • State passport details
    • Include the purpose of visit, duration of stay, and travel dates
    • Be signed by the applicant

  6. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed visa application form

  7. CIBTvisas Order Form

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Form included in this kit.

    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  8. Employed Applicants

    Employed applicants must provide copies of the following documents:

    • Office ID card
    • Salary slips for the last six months
    • Leave approval letter or NOC form from the company
    • Income Tax Return (ITR) for the last three years

  9. Self Employed Applicants

    Self employed applicants must provide copies of the following documents:

    • Company Registration Certificate
    • Income Tax Return (ITR) for the last three years

  10. Student Applicants

    Student applicants must provide the following documents:

    • College ID card
    • NOC letter from parents
    • Parents' ID with signature

    Additionally, if parents will sponsor student's expenses during the trip, a copy of the parent's most recent bank statement must be provided. The bank statement must:

    • Show a minimum balance of Rs. 100,000
    • Be stamped and signed by the bank

  11. Applicants holding previous passport(s)

    Applicants must provide the original of previously issued passport(s), if applicable.

  12. Passports not issued in New Delhi

    This must be provided as a proof of address (i.e. a copy of a utility bill in the applicant's name or a valid lease agreement) if the applicant's passport is not issued in New Delhi