Delegate Information

 

Visa Information

Most visitors to Singapore do not require visas. However, you can check to see if you  need to apply for a visa to enter Singapore, at www.ica.gov.sg

 

Should you require an invitation letter for approval of travel visa application to Singapore for IGU-CGE Conference 2016, please write to seaga@nie.edu.sg  with the subject heading “Visa Application” and include the following details:

  • Name (as it appears on the passport)
  • Passport Number
  • Nationality
  • Job Title
  • Organisation
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address
     

About Singapore

 

Climate 

Singapore has an equatorail climate. The average temperature is approximately 30ºC/86ºF during the day and 24ºC/76ºF in the evening) throughout the year. Short, intense and heavy rain falls throughout the year but is heavier and lasts longer during the monsoon season (November to January).  It would be prudent to  carry an umbrella at all times in case of sudden downpours. For timely weather information. please visit the National Environment Agency’s weather forecast website at  http://app2.nea.gov.sg/weather-climate/forecasts/3-hour-nowcast.

 

 

Electricity

 

Singapore uses a Type-G plug and for wall sockets. This is a flat three-pin plug (as used in the UK). Electric appliances need to be 230V/50Hz (although appliances set for 220 to 240 volts will operate). 

 

 

Official Currency 

Singapore Dollar (SGD; symbol S$) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of S$10,000, 1,000, 500, 100, 50, 10, 5 and 2. Coins are in denominations of S$1, and 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 cents. Singapore Dollars – exchangeable at banks/money changers located at Changi Airport and around the country.

 

Find out how to enjoy a hassle-free vacation in Singapore, click here.

For more information about Singapore, please visit www.yoursingapore.com/