What are the working days of the Singapore Embassy in USA?


What are the working days of the Singapore Embassy in USA?

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The Singapore Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday. It is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and, public holidays or any special days specified by the Consulate from time to time.

To know more, please visit: https://www.mfa.gov.sg/Washington

The Singapore Embassy is in Washington, with Ashok Kumar Mirpuri serving as the Ambassador. The Embassy of Singapore offers many services to the Singapore Citizen as well as for other citizens in the United States, such as Singapore passport renewal, emergency passport Issuing, attestation certificates, Singapore visa requirements for Diplomatic and official passport holders, etc.

3501 International Place, NW Washington DC 20008
Tel: 202-537-3100
Email: MFA_WAS_CMR@mfa.gov.sg

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To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer its services seamlessly.

What are the primary activities performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Singapore located in Washington, USA?

The Embassy/Consulate assists travellers from the United States to Singapore, and vice versa. It also plays a main role in the educational exchange program, science, and technical development, arts, and culture sponsored by the Singapore government.

What are the other services offered by the Singapore Consulate/ Embassy in Washington?

Community Services: Embassy dealing with aiding the distressed the Singapore woman, community welfare societies providing help to the Singapore diaspora, registration of new organisation with the Singapore Embassy, transportation of mortal remains to Singapore with due respect, sending and receiving legal documents/summons through Embassy

Commerce: Business news services, appointing Commercial representative, aiding the establishment of new businesses in the USA, maintaining regulation of both export and import in coordination with USA authorities,  promotion of Singapore exporters and manufacturers in the USA, promoting Investing in Singapore, publishing list of exhibition and trade fair in Singapore

Education: Publishing Singapore centric activities in university and schools, providing no objection certificate to students for study in Singapore, registration of Singapore student aboard, study in Singapore promotion activities, doing a student exchange program, giving science and technology-related opportunities, academic research collaborations        

What type of passport services are provided by the Singapore Embassy/Consulate?

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Singapore nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, got expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler and issue an emergency Singapore passport based on the travel need of the applicant.

How many Singapore Consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travellers?

The Singapore Embassy in Washington (address listed above) along with three Consulates/Embassy spread across the country to aid travellers to and from Singapore.

Address of Singapore Consulate in San Francisco

Consulate General of Singapore – San Francisco

595 Market Street Suite 2450,

San Francisco, CA 94105-2846

Address of Singapore Consulate in New York

Consulate General of Singapore – New York

318 East 48th Street,

New York, NY10017

Address of Singapore Honorary Consulate in Miami

Honorary Consulate General of Singapore – Miami

1515 Sunset Drive, Suite No. 44,

Coral Gables, FL 33143

Does a Consulate operate out of Washington Consulate/Embassy?

There is no separate Consular address in Washington. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address

Can a traveller submit travel documents to the Singapore Embassy/Consulate in Washington?

Yes. Applicant can visit Singapore visa application center for submission of documents, they must be submitted by visiting the Singapore Embassy/Consulate in Washington, In the case of an Singapore e visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or Singapore authorized visa agent.

Can a traveller collect travel documents from the Singapore Embassy/Consulate in Washington?

Yes, you must visit the Singapore Embassy/Consulate in Washington to collect the documents. For Singapore electronic visa, you don’t require to visit.

What are the hours of operation of the Singapore Embassy/Consulate in Washington?

Singapore Embassy working hours are 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST and 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST.

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the Singapore Embassy in Washington observes can be found at the link below.

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/federal-holidays/#url=2020

Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the Singapore Embassy in Washington?

Yes, only people residing in the states under Consular control of Singapore Embassy, Washington, are eligible for services like the issue of passports and visa services.

Which states are coming under the jurisdiction of the Singapore Consulate/Embassy in Washington?

The Washington Embassy covers the following states and territories: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia, People Residing the above states can only contact

Is there an emergency phone number to reach the Washington Consulate/Embassy?

For any Consular emergency services, please contact number 202-537-3100, 202-537-3140. The number is available during weekends and other Embassy holidays.  For people who are in serious need, only contact the above number, and this service is only for Singapore Citizens.

What cultural activities are supported by the Embassy in Washington?

The Embassy works to promote Singapore’s arts and culture. To know more regarding cultural matters, please use https://www.mfa.gov.sg/Overseas-Mission/Washington/Mission-Updates

Is there a FAQ related to the Embassy and Consulates?

Visa Related FAQ:

https://va.ecitizen.gov.sg/cfp/customerpages/ICA/explorefaq.aspx

Renunciation of Singapore Citizenship related FAQ:

https://va.ecitizen.gov.sg/cfp/customerpages/ICA/explorefaq.aspx

Passport Related FAQ:

https://va.ecitizen.gov.sg/cfp/customerpages/ICA/explorefaq.aspx

Does Singapore provide any E-visa?

Yes, there is one type of E-visa offered by Singapore as following

1.  USA to Singapore SG Arrival Card

What is the Visa-Free Score of Singapore Passports?

Singapore passports accumulate points to every visa-free nation that determines enter without obtaining a visa or to get an arrival visa.  
 
 To explore more details about Singapore Visa-Free Score, check out: https://www.passportindex.org/passport/singapore/