Last update 24 October 2023Diplomatic missions
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the Republic of Singapore
The Republic of Bulgaria does not have an embassy in Singapore. Singapore is services by the Embassy in the Republic of Indonesia.
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Jakarta, the Republic of Indonesia
Address: Jakarta 10310, 34-36, Jalan Imam Bonjol
Telephone: +62 21 390 40 48; +62 21 391 31 30
Telephone/fax: +62 21 390 40 49
Working hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 – 14:30
Opening hours by a preliminary scheduled appointment — Monday to Friday 9:30 – 12:30
E-mail: [email protected]
Honorary Consul of the Republic of Bulgaria in Singapore
Mr. Goh Chee How Lanx
Consular District: The entire territory of Singapore
Address: 41B Hillside Drive Singapore 548970
Embassy of Singapore in Moscow (accredited to Bulgaria)
Address: 121099 Moscow, 5 Kamennoy Slobodiy Blvd.,
Telephone: +7 499 241 37 02, +7 499 241 39 02
Fax: +7 499 241 75 07, +7 499 241 78 95
Working hours: 09:00 – 13:00; 14:00 – 17:30
Email: [email protected]
Singapore is one of the safest cities in the world to travel to.
The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Singapore has published an update on the spread of Zika disease in Singapore. The government has taken measures to combat the Aedes mosquitoes that cause Zika and Dengue disease.
Detailed information can be found at the following websitе: https://www.moh.gov.sg/content/moh_web/home/pressRoom/Current_Issues/2016/zika-virus.html.
The authorities advise people to try to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes, to wear clothes that cover the body tightly, to use anti-mosquito repellents, to sleep under anti-mosquito nets, to seek immediate medical assistance in case they feel unwell (especially in case of fever and rash), special attention to pregnant women, or those wishing to become pregnant soon (if possible avoid travelling to affected areas).
Indonesian authorities are paying particular attention to the onset of the rainy season and advising their citizens to take care in places where there are open water spaces. As of 01 September 2016, they have confirmed that there is a case of an Indonesian national being treated for Zika disease in Singapore.
The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia informs that serious measures have been taken to prevent the spread of the Zika virus. Teams of paramedics have been sent to Batam, Bintan ports, etc. Scanners have been installed at some airports to identify passengers with temperature higher than 38 degrees.
Specifics of the local legislation:
Foreigners are expected to strictly comply with local rules and legislation. Fines are envisaged for littering while driving. Chewing gum in public places is not allowed. Violations of the ban on smoking in public places, on trains, in restaurants, on public transport and at vehicle stops, where there is also a ban on eating and drinking, shall be severely punished.
Attention! Possession of drugs is punishable by death.
There are no restrictions on the import of local and foreign currencies ( cash and cheques) up to their equivalent of SGD 30 thousand, but they must be declared on entry and exit.
Carrying a certain amount of euros in cash, cheques, credit cards and ATM cards (Maestro or Cirrus, for example) is recommended. The import of meat products, chewing gum and pornographic material is prohibited. Possession of drugs is punishable by death.
Customs requirements for Singapore can be downloaded from HERE.
The general entry requirements for Singapore remain in force:
- passport validity of at least 6 months;
- completed SG Arrival Card (SGAC) up to 3 days prior to arrival in Singapore (with the exception of a Singapore Citizen, Permanent Resident or Long-Term Pass Holder arriving by Land). An email confirmation will be obtained and presented upon boarding the aircraft or at immigration check;
- Bulgaria is included in the list of countries whose citizens can use the designated automated immigration corridors at all terminals of Changi Airport upon entering the country. The decision comes into force on 20 January 2023 and applies to Bulgarian citizens over 6 years of age, holders of diplomatic, official or regular biometric passports valid for at least 6 months on the date of entry into the country and who have filled in their entry card in advance (SG Arrival Card (SGAC)). Detailed information on the use of the automated immigration corridors is published on the website https://go.gov.sg/automatedclearance.
The traffic of vehicles is in the left lane.
Questions regarding the entry mechanism can be addressed to: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/contact-us .
The local currency is the Singapore dollar.
Travel papers and visas
Bulgarian citizens may travel to Singapore with an international passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into the country. A visa is not required for stays up to 90 days.
Certifications and legalizations:
Bulgaria and Singapore are parties to the 1961 Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents.