VISA Application

Please note that all visitors to Singapore must meet the following entry requirements:

·      Valid travel document (minimum validity = 6 months)

·      Onward / return ticket

·      Entry facilities to next destination

·      Sufficient funds to stay in Singapore

To find out if you require a visa to attend the 5th International Rice Congress – Singapore 2018, please visit the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA).

Should you require an entry visa, the application procedure and requirements can be found here.

If you require a visa to enter Singapore, please approach the Singapore mission nearest to you for information on visa application and submission procedures, list of documents required, application fees payable, and to obtain visa application forms.

The visa application process can take up to at least 2 months, so it is important that you start your application as soon as possible to ensure you receive your visa in plenty of time for travel to Singapore.

You can also contact the Immigration & Checkpoint Authority of Singapore for assistance at:
Tel: +65 6391 6100 (24-hour Call Centre)
Email: ica_feedback@ica.gov.sg
Fax: +65 6298 0843 / 6298 0837

Letter of Invitation

Please email ricecongress@irri.org if you require an invitation letter for the purpose of visa application to allow you to travel to attend the 5th International Rice Congress- Singapore 2018 event with the subject title ‘Request for 5th International Rice Congress- Singapore 2018 Letter of Invitation’.

In this email, please provide the following details:

  • Full name (as in passport)
  • Passport Number
  • Nationality
  • Job Title
  • Company Name
  • Company Address, City and Country
  • Telephone
  • Fax
Please also attach a scanned copy of your business card and passport to your email. If your request is successful, we will email you a copy of your Letter of Introduction and send you the original copy by mail if required. Request for a Letter of Invitation along with the required information and documents must reach the Organiser by Aug 6 2018.