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Overview

The Frequent Traveller Programme (FTP) allows eligible travellers to enjoy convenient immigration clearance via automated clearance facilities – also known as the enhanced-Immigration Automated Clearance System (eIACS) – at Singapore Checkpoints. The FTP is free.


Eligibility

You are eligible to apply for FTP if you are (i) a APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) Holder; or (ii) hold a passport issued by an eligible country/region and meet the corresponding criteria.

  • Your passport is valid for more than six months,
  • You have visited Singapore at least two times in the previous 24 months*, and
  • You are aged six and above, unless otherwise stated below.

 *This requirement is not applicable to ABTC holder.

Eligible Countries/Regions/Group

Country/Region/Group

Additional Criteria

Australia -
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) You are aged 11 and above.
Japan-
Malaysia You are aged 15 and above.
New Zealand-
People's Republic of China (PRC)You hold a valid five-year (or longer) Multiple Journey Visa issued by the Singapore Government.
South Korea-
Thailand-
United Kingdom (UK)Your passport bears "British Citizen" as the nationality.
United States of America (USA) You have in-principle approval to participate in the Singapore-United States of America Trusted Traveller Programme.
ABTC Holder "SGP" must be indicated at the back of your ABTC.

Note: ABTC holders from USA and Canada are exempted from this requirement.

Note:

  • The application cannot be processed if your fingerprints are faint, scarred or excessively dry or wet.
  • You must have a machine-readable passport that is International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) compliant to apply.
  • Acceptance of all applications is subject to ICA’s discretion.
  • If you successfully apply to use eIACS but later wish to opt out, you can present your enrolled passport at any eIACS enrolment centre for assistance.
  • The parent or legal guardian of applicants who are aged under 18 must be present during enrolment. The original copy of the applicant’s birth certificate and the passport of the accompanying parent or legal guardian should also be provided for verification of identity. If the applicant is accompanied by a legal guardian, the original copy of the legal authorisation letter or court order must also be provided.

Documents Required

You must produce:

  • A passport that is valid for at least six months
  • A completed application form.
  • APEC Business Travel Card (if applicable)

Note: Applicants are encouraged to download and complete the application form before visiting an enrolment centre.


Procedure

Apply in person at one of the following eIACS Enrolment Centres:

  • ICA Building
    10 Kallang Road, Level 4 (next to Lavender MRT station)
    Singapore 208718

    Operating hours are 8.00 am to 5.00 pm on Mondays to Fridays, and 8.00 am to 1.00 pm on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.

    Enrolment at the eIACS Enrolment Centre in the ICA Building is strictly by e-Appointment*.

*This service is currently not available for ABTC holders. ABTC holders can walk-in for eIACS enrolment at ICA Building. Alternatively, ABTC holders may also wish to approach the other enrolment centres as stated below for eIACS enrolment.

  • Changi Airport Terminal 3
    Departure Immigration Hall, Level 2 (please click here for the map)
    (For passengers in the transit area only)

    Operating hours are 8.00 am to 5.00 pm on Mondays to Fridays, and 8.00 am to 1.00 pm on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.
  • Woodlands Checkpoint
    Departure Bus Hall, Level 5

    Operating hours are 8.00 am to 5.00 pm on Mondays to Fridays, and 8.00 am to 1.00 pm on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.
  • Tuas Checkpoint
    Departure Bus Duty Office, Level 1
    (For passengers departing to Malaysia by bus only)

    Operating hours are 8.00 am to 5.00 pm on Mondays to Fridays, and 8.00 am to 1.00 pm on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.


Processing Time

Approximately 10 minutes, excluding waiting time.