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Global Entry

“Effective September 9, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will resume the Trusted Traveler Program (TTP) interviews at the U.S. Embassy Singapore.  Interviews for the Global Entry/U.S. APEC Business Travel Card programs will be provided for applicants that are conditionally approved only.” Interview guidance: Due to COVID-19, the wearing of a mask is required ...
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ESTA

IMPORTANT NOTICE! On November 23, U.S. Customs and Border Protection introduced new features to the Electronic Travel System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) website, the portal through which prospective Visa Waiver Program travelers can apply to travel to the United States.  The new features offer users added convenience and security. The enhanced ESTA website greets users ...
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Are you a Chinese passport holder with 10-year B1/B2, B1 or B2 (visitor) visa?

Beginning November 29, 2016, Chinese passport holders with 10-year B1/B2, B1 or B2 (visitor) visas are required to enroll in Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) when traveling to the United States by air or sea carrier or entering by a land port of entry. If you do not have a valid EVUS enrollment, you will ...
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Humans of the Embassy: Ryan Key, Information Programs Officer

Originally hailing from Connecticut, I joined the State Department in 2005 and now serve in Singapore where I’m responsible for the Mission’s secure communications. My goal is to be invisible because the minute everyone knows you, it’s usually because something needs to be fixed.  Before I joined the Foreign Service, my grandfather, who served in France during World War II, suggested I join the United States National Guard, a reserve component of the United States Army and Air Force. As a result, I ...
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Selamat Berpuasa and Ramadan Kareem from U.S. Embassy Singapore!

  Did you know that Muslims in Singapore usually break their fast with an odd number of dates and bubur masjid or porridge from the mosque? Ahead of Ramadan, Chargé d’Affaires Rafik Mansour met with leaders of the Muslim and interfaith communities and helped to pack dates for the breaking of the fast. From all of ...
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Drawing from the Fulbright Experience: #Fulbright75 Video Series

The Fulbright Program celebrates its 75th anniversary this year! To commemorate this anniversary, we are launching a #Fulbright75​ video series – “Drawing from the Fulbright Experience.” The series will feature illustrious Singaporean Fulbright alumni who will share how their experiences in the United States have shaped their lives and spurred professional and personal advancement. In ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Mansour Launches USSG55 Campaign Celebrating 55 Years of Diplomatic Relations between the U.S. and Singapore

For Immediate Release April 5, 2021 Chargé d’Affaires Mansour Launches USSG55 Campaign Celebrating 55 Years of Diplomatic Relations between the U.S. and Singapore On Monday, April 5, 2021, Chargé d’Affaires Rafik Mansour launched U.S. Embassy Singapore’s USSG55 campaign celebrating 55 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Singapore. Starting this month, a combination ...
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USSG55: A Look Back at U.S.-Singapore Cultural Exchanges in Photos

This year, we celebrate 55 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Singapore, reflecting on our thriving economic, security, and people-to-people partnerships since April 4, 1966. Mr. Geoffrey Abisheganaden was the winner of a leadership grant to tour the United States in July 1959. He is seen in the photograph being congratulated by ...
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