Electronic visa to Singapore for Russians in 2019 – how to make

If you are flying to Singapore not in transit, or if you need more than 96 hours, then you need to do a visa to Singapore. They exist usual and in electronic form – e-viza. We are interested in the latter, as it is done without visiting the agency / consulate.

The content of the article

  • 1 Where to get a visa to Singapore
  • 2 Basic list of documents for a visa
  • 3 Registration of the electronic visa at 3 intermediaries
    • 3.1 Sentosa tour (my version, personal experience)
    • 3.2 Global Singapore
    • 3.3 Singapore Visa Online

Where to apply for a visa to Singapore

Do I need a visa to the Synagapur for the Russians? If you fly in transit and you will be in the country up to 96 hours, then NO. But remember transit must be in the 3rd country! That is, you can not fly from Thailand to Singapore and fly back to Tai. Transit example: Таиланд => Сингапур => Малайзия. Otherwise, you will not be put on the flight without a visa.

You can come to Singapore as you please (plane, cruise liner, bus), but to leave Singapore within 96 hours must Owned by plane. Otherwise, you need to do a visa.

The Singapore Embassy itself ceased issuing visas and transferred all authority to issue accredited visa agents. Just a visa can be obtained through other companies that are not listed on Embassy website.

List of accredited visa centers where you can submit documents for a regular visa:

  • Singapore Airlines, Moscow
  • Pony Express, Moscow / St. Petersburg / Vladivostok
  • VFS Global, Moscow / St. Petersburg
  • Travel company MANDARIN, Khabarovsk
  • Travel Company Fregat Aero, Vladivostok

Also, Russians can get an electronic visa online that much easier and more convenient, no need to go anywhere. For this need to contact intermediaries in Singapore:

  • Global Singapore
  • Singapore Visa Online
  • Sentosa Tour

The latest company is not on the website of the consulate in Moscow, but they accredited directly in Singapore.

The main list of documents for a visa

  1. Completed form. Here is an empty form. An example of filling can be look below.
  2. 1 color photo. Photo requirements: high-quality color Photo studio in any digital format (jpeg, png and etc.), the face and head should be uncovered and the girls’ hair collected back on a white background.
  3. Scanned or photographed copy of the main page international passport The expiration date of the passport should be at least 6 months at the time of entry into Singapore. If the child is entered in the parent’s passport, you must send a photo or scan this page.

The list of documents for a visa may vary depending on selected intermediary. Here is listed the minimum that everyone needs. Below is more detailed on each of 3 intermediaries.

As I understand it, if the agent accepted the documents, then a 99% visa refusal will not be.

Registration of the electronic visa at 3 intermediaries

On e-visa I checked with three intermediaries. Did in the end through Sentosa, because they have the lowest cost of a visa, and the hotel, which must be booked only through them, anyway Comes with Booking.com, where I was going to book initially.

Sentosa tour (my version, personal experience)


The cost of a visa: for 1 person $ 50, and in fact goes $ 53 with person When paying with a card, they charge $ 53, apparently some Commission, did not ask.

Duration: 3-4 days. But in fact I got a visa to the post office just a day after the payment. Well, the voucher for the hotel, too, along with them.

Sentosa you send a minimum set of documents. Actually, in addition to the price, it bribed. Min hemorrhoids.

  1. It is necessary to fill in the questionnaire in electronic form on the website. Sentosis.
  2. Make a photo of the main page zagrana and attach it to questionnaire. I took a photo on a small camera on a light background the walls in the hotel and processed later in Photoshop. (von did more white). It took 10 minutes.
  3. Choose a hotel not lower than 3 * on Booking.com and attach a screenshot of hotel, dates and price to the questionnaire, instead of armor (they themselves said).

Sentosa reviews documents for 1-2 days and if everything is ok, then says to pay a visa and a hotel on your website (not on Bukienga). Specially send a link where you can make a payment (full amount). That is, initially I did not pay anything, I waited until will confirm the docks and hotel.

The site says that they may ask to send additional documents deemed necessary. In my case, nothing have requested. And this despite the fact that a girl was traveling with me up to (45 years) with as a child, but it is said everywhere that such a visa is generally not issued if they are not married. So, the marriage certificate was not requested, as if You can write anything in the questionnaire (wrote that she was married). On the child also did not request any documents (only passport, photo, profile).

Regarding armor. Sentosa promises to invoice the hotel, such the same as in Bucking, without extra charge. But when I chose the hotel, being logged in to my account, I have a total value for 4 days was 30 bucks lower. I do not know why so, no discounts for my account is not allowed, the usual acc.

In case of refusal of a visa, the money for the visa will not be returned (as well as all), and the money for the hotel returns. But, as I was told, bounce they were not.

This is how my e-visa to Singapore looks like This is how my e-visa to Singapore looks like

This is how my e-visa to Singapore looks like.

Printed visas and voucher before flying to Singapore to show the border guard Printed visas and voucher before flying to Singapore to show the border guard

Printed visas and voucher before flying to Singapore to show the border guard

Global Singapore


Cost of visa: $ 60

Duration: 3-4 days.

Urgent visa is issued for 1-2 days and will cost $ 98.

We need a larger list of documents than Sentosa. In addition to the questionnaire filled out electronically on their website, photos, scan passports and hotel reservations, you must also attach the printed and A completely completed questionnaire. If the printer is not at hand, This is problematic.

For women, there is an additional list of documents. For women You need to attach a scan of your spouse’s passport and marriage certificate. Can also request a certificate from work with an indication of salary and position and bank statement. Documents from unmarried women in under the age of 45 years are not accepted for a visa.

Global Singapore reserves the right to refuse to review. documents without explanation.

Singapore Visa Online

Singapore Visa

Cost of visa: $ 75.

Duration: 3-4 days.

Urgent visa costs $ 130 and is issued 2 days.

Document requirements are minimal, as is the case of Sentoza: questionnaire in electronic form on their website, photo, scan or photo page zagrana. But they may be asked to send some additional documents. You do not need to book a hotel through them.

Payment after checking the set of documents.

P.S. A sample of the migration card you will be given in by plane.

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