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A passport serves as a travel document issued to Singapore citizens for the purpose of travelling abroad. You may apply for a passport online if:

  • It is your first time applying for a passport
  • Your passport is running out of pages
  • Your passport has expired, or is expiring in nine months or less
  • Your passport is lost.

Apply Online Documents Required

You will need the following documents to complete your passport application. (Please have them ready before you apply):

  • A passport-sized, digital, colour photograph taken within the last three months.

Please see Photo Guidelines for information on photo requirements.

Note: Your application will be delayed if your photograph does not meet our requirements. We will notify you via post/email if your photo is rejected.


Procedure

If you reside in Singapore, you can submit your application via the following modes.

Online

Login to our e-Service using your Singpass 2FA to complete the online application form.

View here for video guides on online passport application via MyICA.


You can view the video guide in different languages (English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil) by clicking on the playlist menu located at the top of the video screen.


By post or deposit box

Obtain a Singapore Passport Application Form (PDF, 242KB).

Post your completed application form to:

Passport Unit
Citizen Services Centre
ICA Building
10 Kallang Road, Level 2
Singapore 208718

Alternatively, drop it into the deposit box outside the ICA Building.

For Singapore Citizens residing overseas

Login to our e-Service using your Singpass 2FA to complete the online application form, or submit the Singapore Passport Application Form (overseas) (PDF, 124KB) in person at a Singapore Overseas Mission.


Fees

A S$70 fee is payable if you apply online. A fee of S$80 in foreign currency equivalent is payable if you apply in person at Singapore Overseas Mission.

If your passport is lost or damaged, you will need to pay the passport fee as stated above and the following non-refundable penalty fees for a replacement passport: 

  • S$50 for the first replacement
  • S$100 for subsequent replacements.

For online applications, payment can be made using either:

  • Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card
  • American Express (AMEX) credit card
  • Internet direct debit (DBS/POSB, OCBC, UOB, Standard Chartered Bank and Citibank internet banking accounts in Singapore)
  • PayNow.

For applications by post or deposit box, payment can be made using either:

  • Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card,
  • American Express (AMEX) credit card.

Processing Time

Local

The processing time for a passport submitted online is about one week upon the receipt of the application. It may take longer during peak periods. Your application will be delayed if your photograph does not meet requirements.

You will be notified of the outcome by post or email.

Overseas

The processing time for a passport is about three to four weeks if you have submitted all the necessary documents. Your application will be delayed if your photograph does not meet requirements.

You will be notified of the outcome by email. For all successful application, the passport will be sent to the selected Singapore Overseas Mission.


Enquire Enquire Application Status

If you are checking your application, you may log in to MyICA. To access this function, you will need:

a. IC Number or Citizenship Certificate Number
b. Date of Issue.

Or

a. Reference Number
b. IC or Birth Certificate or Citizenship Certificate Number.

If you are checking the application on behalf of others, click here. To access this function, you will need:

a. Birth Certificate Number
b. Child’s Date of Birth.


Additional Information

If you have a valid passport with a remaining validity of nine months or less when applying for a new passport, the remaining validity will be carried over to your new passport. In this case, your new passport will have a validity of five years, plus the remaining validity of your old passport (up to nine months).