Overseas Participants

Information for Overseas Participants

A number of overseas delegates participate in SMU Executive Development programmes in Singapore. This page contains relevant information for overseas delegates.


Passport and VISA for entry into Singapore

Please ensure that your passport has a minimum of 6-month validity from the scheduled date of entry to Singapore.

If your travel document was issued by the countries or regions listed here, you will need a VISA to enter Singapore. You may contact the nearest Singapore Embassy, High Commission, Permanent Mission, Consulate-General/Consulate and Trade Office in your locality or obtain further information from Singapore’s Immigration and Checkpoint Authority.

To facilitate and support your VISA application, SMU Executive Development will issue a Letter of Invitation that will contain information on the Programme you will be attending and the dates of the programme. You may attach this document together with your VISA application. Kindly note that the Letter of Invitation is only issued to the programme participant and will not include family and friends who may be travelling with you.


Accommodation Options

You are strongly encouraged to compare prices using hotels booking sites such as hotel.com or agoda.com. Below is a list of recommended hotels within walking distance to SMU. You may check out the individual hotel websites for more information and booking.


Five-star Hotels:

Fairmont Singapore
(400m walking distance to SMU)

Swissotel, The Stamford
(450m walking distance to SMU)

Four-star Hotels:

Carlton Hotel
(150m walking distance to SMU)

Hotel Grand Pacific
(81m walking distance to SMU)

Three-star Hotel:

Hotel 30 Bencoolen
(500m walking distance to SMU)