Faster immigration for Australians arriving in Singapore


If you’re a regular visitor to SIngapore, and travel on an Australian Passport, then you may be eligible to use the automated immigration clearance system on arrival into Singapore.

According to a statement issued by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), the new system will come into effect from October 1, 2015
To be eligible, you will need to be an Australian passport holders aged 6 and above, and have visited Singapore at least three times in the past 12 months. In addition, you must have no adverse record in the Republic of Singapore to be able to sign up for the service.

To utilise the service, you will first need to sign up for the service. This can be done at Changi Airport, or at the Woodlands Checkpoint, Tuas Checkpoint or the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) Building. You will need your passport, and one recent colour passport-size photograph to the enrolment centre.

Enrolment is on a voluntary basis and is free of charge. Applicants must bring along the relevant documents for the enrolment. Those aged 6 to 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and present documentary proof of relationship.

Holders of Singapore ePassports are already entitled to use the Australian equivalent systme on entry in Australia,

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