North Koreans travelling to Singapore will require visas from Oct 1

People wait inside a flight departure gate holding area at Changi International airport terminal in Singapore on July 29, 2016.
People wait inside a flight departure gate holding area at Changi International airport terminal in Singapore on July 29, 2016.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - North Korean nationals entering Singapore will require a visa from Oct 1, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said on Saturday (July 30).

ICA said the move was part of its periodic review of the visa framework for foreign nationals.

Information on visa application procedures can be found on ICA's website at www.ica.gov.sg.

Currently, travellers from the European Union countries, Norway, South Korea, Switzerland and the US are allowed visa-free entry into Singapore for up to 90 days.