Visitors to Singapore should have valid passports and visas to enter Singapore. Please check with your nearest Singapore Embassy or Singapore Tourism Board office before departure to determine all visa requirements.
Or visit the Immigrations and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore for details on Visa requirements and application details.
The Singapore dollar (SGD$) is the official currency of Singapore.
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Money changing services are available at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore, Changi International Airport and at most banks, hotels, and shopping complexes.
Singapore's country code is 65. There is no city code for Singapore.
IDD calls can be made from the numerous card and credit card phones, which are located in post offices and around the city area. Phone cards come in denominations of S$2, S$5, S$10, S$20, and S$50.
Loose and light summer clothing is highly recommended. "Smart casual" is usually acceptable everywhere except for formal business dining or when specified in an invitation. Smart casual usually means shirts (long or short-sleeves but not T-shirts) or blouses, and trousers or skirts.
As English is widely understood, it seldom acts as a barrier when conducting business in Singapore. Singapore has four national languages: Mandarin, Malay, Tamil and English. English remains the language of choice for business and daily communication.
Tipping is not a way of life in Singapore. It is prohibited at the airport and discouraged at hotels and restaurants where a 10% service charge is included in the bill. A tip should only be exercised when the bill does not include a service charge.
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