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Visas and Immigration

Welcome to the Visa Section of the High Commission of Canada in Singapore.

Important announcement

Effective March 31, 2015, all visa and immigration content on this website will move to the Immigration section of the new website. This includes country-specific information, checklists, forms and guides.

Please note: These changes do not affect the way visa and immigration sections at Canadian embassies process applications.


Important announcement

Please note: As of May 1st, 2014, the High Commission of Canada in Singapore will accept visa applications submitted online or through one of the visa application centres (VACs) in Bangladesh, Malaysia, and Singapore

Biometric Requirement

As of December 11, 2013, citizens of Bangladesh, between the ages of 14 and 79, must give their biometrics (fingerprints and photographs) when submitting an application for a visitor visa, study permit or work permit. This new requirement affects citizens from 29 countries and one territory.

You can give your biometrics at the VAC in Bangladesh

The Immigration Section in Singapore serves as the Regional Processing Centre responsible for the processing of applications for citizens and residents of the following countries:

Applications for Temporary Resident (Visitor) Visa, Study Permits, Work Permits, Travel Documents (for Permanent Residents Returning to Canada) – Bangladesh, Brunei, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Applications for Permanent Residence (Immigration) – Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Before you proceed to view our website, or begin using our services, we encourage you to use the Come to Canada online questionnaire to better understand how you can visit, study or live in Canada, and which services on our website are most applicable to you.

For information about going to Canada and to find out how to make an application at this office, please refer to our list of services below.

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