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Eligibility for vftf

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Eligibility for vftf

Hello,

Myself and my wife are Indian passport holders and both my children are American passport holders

I plan to visit Bali (via Singapore) on my way from India to USA, all my flights are booked in Singapore airlines, my itinerary is as follows:

Day 1 - land in SG (by SQ)

Day 2 - depart for Bali SQ

Day 7 - Arrive in Singapore from Bali SQ

Day 9 - depart to USA from Singapore by SQ

My questions:

1. Are there any visa or transit requirements for US passport holders?

2. Since I will be entering Singapore twice in my itinerary, will I be eligible for vftf? My total stay in Singapore both ways combined is less than 72 hours

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1. Re: Eligibility for vftf

US passport holders don't need visa to enter Singapore. VFTF can only be used once, either on the onward journey or on the return journey. Please apply for a multiple-entry visa in advance.

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2. Re: Eligibility for vftf

Where are you currently residing?

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3. Re: Eligibility for vftf

Thank you, my stay in Singapore is only in my onward journey from India to USA, if I reenter Singapore will it be considered as return journey ?

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I reside in USA

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5. Re: Eligibility for vftf

What about between Day 1 and Day 2? How long is the layover? Are you entering Singapore?

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6. Re: Eligibility for vftf

Anyway, it is quite easy to apply for a visa in the US so consider planning for a longer stopover. See #16 https:/…87528798

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7. Re: Eligibility for vftf

Yes I will enter Singapore and stay for a day.

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8. Re: Eligibility for vftf

If you use VFTF to enter Singapore (clear Immigration) on the way to Bali and then wish to re-enter (clear Immigration) on the way back from Bali, you cannot use VFTF for the second leg.

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9. Re: Eligibility for vftf

@Vytesh,

Vftf facility is one way thing, you can not use it on the way to Bali and back as mentioned in your itinerary. It's only there OR back, but not all together. You must replan or apply for Singapore Visa in advance.

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