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| Hotel Accommodation | Information on Singapore | Visa and Support |

Hotel Accommodation

The Orchard Parade Hotel is the chosen accommodation to house distinguished speakers for the event. The hotel is near the famed lifestyle haven of Orchard Road.

Please click here for more information on the hotel.

Getting from the airport: A taxi ride to the city would cost approximately S$16.00 - S$24.00 (excluding surcharges). A six-seater MaxiCab also provides services to the door of your hotel at S$7 per person (you can make booking at the counters in the Arrival Hall). You can also rent a car, or take other means of public transportation at the Ground Transport Centre, which is available at the Arrival Hall of both Terminal.


Information on Singapore

Visitors are advised to visit the Singapore Tourism Board official website for more information about staying in Singapore. Please click here.


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Visa and Support

Disclaimer: Please visit the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority, Singapore website for the latest information.

Foreigners holding travel documents issued by the following countries will require a visa to enter Singapore:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Bangladesh (Except Diplomatic/Official passport holders)
  • Commonwealth of Independent States* (Except Diplomatic/Official/Service passport holders for a stay of up to 30 days)
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Belarus
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Moldova
    • Russia
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan
  • Egypt
  • India (Except Diplomatic/Official passport holders)
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jordan (Except Diplomatic/Official passport holders)
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar (Except Diplomatic/Official passport holders)
  • People's Republic of China (Except Diplomatic/Service/Public Affairs passport holders for a stay of up to 30 days)
  • Pakistan
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Tunisia (Except Diplomatic/Official passport holders)
  • Yemen

In addition, visitors holding Hong Kong Document of Identity, Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) Travel Permit, Palestinian Authority Passport, Refugee Travel Document issued by the Middle-East countries and Temporary Passport issued by United Arab Emirates will also require a visa to enter Singapore.

* Nationals of the Commonwealth Independent States may be granted entry into Singapore without visas if they are on transit to a third country. However, they are required to fulfil the following conditions:-

  • They are in transit to a third country;
  • They hold a valid passport, a confirmed onward air-ticket, entry facilities (including visa) to the third country and have sufficient funds for the period of stay in Singapore;
  • They continue their journey to the third country within the 96-hour visa free period granted; and
  • They satisfy Singapore's entry requirements. As in all arrivals, the grant of the social visit passes to travellers will be determined by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority officers at the Singapore Checkpoints.

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