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    Celebrating U.S. Independence Day

  • (L) U.S. Ambassador Kirk Wagar and Singapore Minister Masagos Zulkifli

    June 18: Ambassador Wagar hosts Minister Masagos and Muslim Leaders in Singapore at the U.S. Embassy's Annual Iftar

  • Ambassador Wagar

    Jun 5: Ambassador Wagar And Disney Singapore Cap Successful Mentoring Program 2015 With Gala Closing Event

  • Ambassador Wagar on World Environment Day

    May 5: Ambassador Wagar's remarks on World Environnment Day at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • U.S. Olympian’s Volleyball Clinic

    May 27: Embassy Supports U.S. Olympian’s Volleyball Clinic For Singaporean Youth

News from the Embassy

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    Release of the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights

    Secretary Kerry (June 25): "The message at the heart of these reports is that countries do best when their citizens fully enjoy the rights and freedoms to which they are entitled."   Singapore »

  • First lady Michelle Obama met with pupils and teachers at London's Mulberry School for Girls. (© AP Images)
    Win-win: Educating girls helps everyone

    During her June 16 visit to London, first lady Michelle Obama announced that the United States and the United Kingdom are launching new partnerships worth nearly $200 million to support education for adolescent girls in developing countries, including those affected by conflict and crisis. 

  • Secretary John Kerry
    The U.S. - China Strategic and Economic Dialogue: Joint Opening Session

    Secretary Kerry (June 23): "When other nations see China and the United States working together, it tends to galvanize their own efforts. It tends to increase their focus on similar issues."   video »

  • President Obama’s table setting at a recent White House iftar. (© AP Images)
    First White House iftar was earlier than you think

    When President Obama welcomed Muslims to the White House June 22 for iftar, he was following in the footsteps of one of the United States’ Founding Fathers. 

  • President Obama meets Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) fellows at the White House. (State Department)
    Supporting Young Asian Leaders

    “You’re inspiring to me and I’ve made it clear America wants to be your partner, we want to help you succeed,” President Obama told 75 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) fellows at the White House...  

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    Country Reports on Terrorism 2014

    Jun 19: Ambassador Kaidanow: "Country Reports on Terrorism 2014 fulfills an important congressional mandate and provides us with an opportunity to review the state of terrorism worldwide and define the nature and the scope of the terrorist threat."   Video »

  • Fulbright Programs in Singapore
    Fulbright Program in Singapore

    Application Now Opens for the Fulbright Singapore Student Program 2016-2017 

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    U.S. Embassy- donated ebooks The U.S. Embassy, National Library Board (NLB), and LASALLE College of the Arts are continuing our strong partnership with a new ebook initiative. NLB members can check out the first Embassy-donated ebooks. Keep checking back for more titles to be added soon along with ereaders available for checkout at the libraries.
  • Information Resource Center
    Information Resource Center


  • Global Entrepreneurship Summit


Announcement - ESTA

  • Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA):  Effective November 3, 2014 those seeking to travel to the United States from countries in our Visa Waiver Program (VWP) will be required to provide additional data fields of information in the travel application submitted via the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).   More on Enhanced ESTA FAQ


  • ESTA

    Singaporean passengers and passengers from other countries eligible for travel to the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) must obtain authorization through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA™) and pay a US$14 fee prior to initiating travel to the United States.  The public is encouraged to file their applications through the cbp.GOV site, and avoid the excessive fees charged by “.com” sites.

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