👥  Population: 5.7 million

🌍  Region: Asia

🗣  Languages: English, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil

🚙  Drive on the: Left

💵  Currency: Singapore Dollar, SGD, S$

☎️  Calling Code: +65

Singapore is a small city-state in southeast Asia. Geographically it is mostly flat and highly developed from an urban perspective, and is one of the richest cities in the world. Singapore is very diverse featuring a similar ethnic makeup to neighbouring Malaysia. It consistently ranks highly in quality of life, ease of doing business, as well as safety.

3 random facts about Singapore

🏠 Homeownership in Singapore is the highest in the world at 92%.

🍲 Around two restaurants are opened every day, making it a great place to eat.

🧐 Singapore doesn't have a capital.



Depending on your country of origin you may stay in Singapore visa free for up to 30 or 90 days.

If you require a visit visa, they are valid for up to 30 days. It is called an "E-Visa".

Singapore eVisa

Staying longer


Singapore has a visa specifically designed to attract startups called the "EntrePass". We've covered the details of it in our resource for Startup visas around the world, which you can access here.

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