Australian High Commission


The Australian High Commission is the official representative of the Australian Government in Singapore. We provide a range of services to the general public, including consular, passport, visa and immigration, citizenship and cultural relations services. We also act on behalf of various Australian Government authorities by representing Australia's interests to local, regional and multilateral government and business organisations in Singapore.  



Latest news

Discontinuation of frequent traveller passport - 17 November 2017

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will shortly be discontinuing the 66-page frequent traveller passport. You can still apply for one up until 1 December 2017.   After this time, if your passport has filled up but won’t expire for more than two years, you can pay less for a 34-page ‘replacement passport’ that covers the remaining validity of your old passport. Until 31 December 2017, the fee for a 34-page passport with 10 years’ validity is $277.  The fee for a 34-page replacement passport (with the same expiry date as your old passport) is $175. For more information go to

The Australian High Commission in Singapore is currently booked out for appointments until 1 December 2017. However, we will give consideration for urgent applications on a case by case basis. Please call 6836 4100 to discuss your options.

Bennelong by-election 2017

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Bennelong in New South Wales will be held on Saturday 16 December 2017.

Queensland State Election: Saturday 25 November 2017

Australians visiting or residing in Singapore are advised that there will be Queensland State Election on Saturday 25 November 2017.  

New England by-election 2017

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of New England in New South Wales will be held on Saturday 2 December 2017.

Special Grant Round: ASEAN-Australia Special Summit 2018 - 13 September 2017

Applications are now closed for the Special Grant Round: ASEAN Special Summit 2018. 

Ministry of Manpower sets up email helpdesk for Australians seeking to work in Singapore - 4 June 2017

The governments of Australia and Singapore are making it easier for our people to work in each others’ countries, as part of the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership (CSP) and an upgrade to the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA).

 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's delivery of IISS Shangri-La Dialogue Keynote Speech - 2 June 2017

Prime Minister Turnbull delivered the keynote address at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue.



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Stay safe when overseas. Click here for the latest travel information on Singapore from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.   

Australian passport holders do not usually require a visa for visits to Singapore of up to 90 days. The Australian High Commission is not the issuing authority for visas to Singapore. For Singapore visa enquiries contact Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority or Singapore High Commission, Canberra. For information about bringing personal medication into Singapore, contact Singapore Health Science Authority.