Do Singaporeans need a visa to enter the U.S.?

Rumours that Singapore has been taken off the U.S. Visa Waiver Program are false.


There is a report circulating online that Singaporeans will need to apply for a visa to travel to the United States from 1 July 2017.

False online rumours

Factually would like to clarify that the above information is false.

Under the U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWP), Singaporeans travelling to the U.S. simply require an electronic travel authorisation (ESTA) via There has been no change to this.

More information on U.S. visa requirements for Singaporeans can be found here.

This article is accurate as of Jun 2017.

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