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Nonimmigrant Visas

General Information

All visa interviews at the U.S. Embassy in Singapore are handled on an appointment basis only. Individuals seeking general information about U.S. visas or needing to schedule a visa appointment should visit Apply for a U.S. Visa or you may call +65 3158 5400 (8:00 am to 8:00 pm) from Singapore or +1 703 520 2238 if you are in the United States.  You may also email these questions to

Inquiries about individual cases where the applicant has already appeared for a visa interview may be sent to

Changes to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) and Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA)


For information and updates to information about VWP and ESTA changes, please visit U.S. Embassy Singapore’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) page.




  • Applicants for consular services are advised that the Embassy does not accept U.S. currency as payment for consular services. The Embassy will only accept payment in Singapore currency or by credit card (Master Card, Visa Card, or American Express). Please note that credit card charges will be made in US$ and foreign exchange charges may apply.

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  • 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.