Visas are not required for citizens of the USA, EU and Commonwealth countries.

Generally, free entry with a minimum of 14 days is the norm, though citizens of the USA may be eligible for as many as 90 free entry days. For further information, please check with your country’s Singapore Consulate, or click here to visit the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority website.

If you require a letter of invitation for the Visa application, please register here.


Singapore has a pleasant, tropical climate year-round, temperature varying from:


Smoking is available only in the designated areas. Public transportation such as trains, buses and taxis are generally non-smoking. 

Getting around

Singapore offers one of the best public transport infrastructures in the world. The conference venue is located at the doorsteps of Orchard MRT station.

Metered taxi fares start at approximately SGD 3.50 with additional costs depending on the distance covered and time elapsed. 

Alternatively, use GRAB - the most popular ride-hailing app in Singapore!

Goods & Services Tax

Tourists are eligible for GST refund at the airport.

  •  Electronic Tourist Refund Kiosk (Changi Airport).

Singapore Goods and Service Tax (GST) is 7%.


The official currency of Singapore is the Singapore dollar (SGD). Currency exchange is available at hotels and designated foreign exchange banks.


Note: Most international currencies are accepted in banks, hotels and by many licensed money changers in major shopping centres.


Exchange is readily available between the Singapore dollar and these currencies:
US dollar, U.K. pound, Canadian dollar, Australian dollar, Swiss franc, Euro, Yen, Hong Kong dollar, Chinese yuan, Taiwan dollar, Korean won, Thai baht


Tipping is not necessary in Singapore as a service charge of 10% has already been imposed.