Singapore visa requirements for Ethiopians

Travel and visa requirements

Singaporean Visa is not required for Ethiopians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • For Ethiopia passport holders travelling to Singapore, a visa application is not required for entry for a stay up to 30 days.
  • Citizens of Ethiopia should provide a passport valid for the duration of stay in the country.
  • Passport in possession of citizens should have at least two blank pages for entry stamps.
  • Visitors are expected to provide a Yellow Fever vaccination certificate.
  • Travellers must have confirmed onward or return ticket and enough money to cover the expenses of their visit to Singapore.
  • Computer-generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency is needed also.
  • Travellers aged 18 years old or more are allowed the free import of no more than one litre of beer, spirits and wine.
  • The import of meat and its products into Singapore is prohibited.
  • Free export of a moderate amount of tobacco products and alcoholic drinks.
  • Importing and exporting of explosives or firearms is forbidden except if the traveller has a permit from the Director-General of Civil Aviation Authority, Singapore.
  • Any tobacco products and chewing-gum must be declared on arrival.
  • The trading of banned drugs is a serious crime in Singapore and the penalty for such crime is death.
  • All travellers are not required to pay any airport tax upon departing from the airport.
  • There are no restrictions on importing local currency (Singapore Dollar-SGD) and foreign currencies but visitors are allowed to possess up to 30,000 SDG (Singapore Dollar-SGD) at departure
  • Singapore uses the Standard Time zone( GMT+8), hence, Singapore is 5 hours ahead of Ethiopia.
  • The nation is known for its transition from a developing to a developed country in a single generation under the leadership of its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.
  • Most Singaporeans are bilingual and English serves as the nation's lingua franca while Malay is the national language.
  • Singapore has the highest religious diversity in any country.
  • Singapore is the third-biggest creditor nation by net international investment position per capita 
  • Due to urbanisation, Singapore has lost over 95% of its historical forests. only about of its flora and fauna can be found in its natural reserves such as the Bukit Timah Natural Reserve and the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve which comprise only 0.25% of Singapore's land area
  • Singapore has a tropical rain forest climate with no distinctive seasons, uniform temperature and pressure, high humidity, and abundant rainfall.
  • The government provides numerous assistance programmes to the homeless and needy through the Ministry of Social and Family Development, so acute poverty is rare
  • In 2015, Lonely Planet and The New York Times listed Singapore as their top and 6th best world destination to visit respectively
  • As Singapore is a small island with a high population density, the number of private cars on the road is restricted to curb pollution and congestion.
  • Singaporean residents also travel by e-scooters, bicycles, bus, taxis and train
  • Taxis are a popular form of public transport as the fares are relatively cheap compared to many other developed countries
  • Singapore is a major international transport hub in Asia, serving some of the busiest sea and air trade routes. 
  • Access to water is universal, affordable, efficient and of high quality.
  • Buddhism is the most widely practised religion in Singapore, with 33% of the resident population. The next-most practised religion is Christianity followed by Islam, Taoism and Hinduism 17% of the population did not have a religious affiliation
  • Racial and religious harmony is regarded by Singaporeans as a crucial part of Singapore's success and played a part in building a Singaporean identity.
  • Singapore's diversity of cuisine is touted as a reason to visit the country, one of the best locations when it comes to a combination of convenience, variety, quality and price.
  • Hainanese Chicken rice based on the Hainanese dish, Wenchang chicken is considered Singapore's national dish.
  • Water sports are some of the most popular in Singapore.
  • The estimated flight time from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Singapore is 9 hours, 31 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Singapore a safe place to visit?

Generally, Singapore is very safe to visit. It is probably the safest country in Asia to travel to, but it has its dangers. Use your common sense and keep your valuables closely by your side, since the most common type of crime is petty theft.

When is the best time to go to Singapore?

Overall, the best time to go to Singapore is between February and April. Although, Singapore is—for the most part—a year-round destination, the months of February to April fall within Singapore's dry season and experience (a least a tad) less rainfall than other times of the year.

Is Singapore a clean country?

Most people would agree that Singapore is quite clean compared to other countries in the region. The government has focused on the 'Keep Singapore Clean' movement since 1968. The movement is active even until today to encourage the public to keep Singapore clean.

Is alcohol allowed in Singapore?

Yes. In fact, Travellers arriving in Singapore can now enjoy duty-free allowance on an additional litre of wine or beer (including stout, ale and porter) in lieu of their one litre allowance for spirits. 

Do you need injections for Singapore?

The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Singapore- Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Yellow Fever, Japanese Encephalitis, Rabies, Meningitis, Polio, Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR), Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis), Chickenpox, Shingles, Pneumonia and Influenza.

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Debela Eticha Gobena

3 years ago

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Debela Eticha Gobena

3 years ago

Can i get work permission from Singapore?

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