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.  



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2018 Batman by-election

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Batman in Victoria will be held on Saturday 17 March 2018.

You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of Batman, enrol or update your enrolment details at The deadline to enrol is 8pm AEDT Wednesday 14 February 2018.

In-person voting will not be available outside of Australia for this by-election. If you will be overseas on by-election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go.

You can apply for a postal vote by completing a ‘Postal Vote Application’ on the AEC website. You should ensure that you apply for a postal vote as soon as possible to allow enough time for the ballot papers to reach you overseas before by-election day.

For more information, visit the AEC website at or contact the AEC via email ( or telephone +61 2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600.

Joint Media Release with the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment - New visa arrangements under the Australia Singapore Comprehensive Strategic Partnership -  Saturday, 25 November 2017

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.

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).



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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.