Not a few travelers from Indonesia who nervous when going through Immigration in Singapore.
Some are not even ready when they are hit random checking. In fact, if faced calmly, not a few can easily enter Singapore even though they have to be hit with a few questions first.
But generally, these worries can disappear if you can prepare everything properly.
If you have to be taken or led to a special room, calm down and answer the clerk’s questions straightforwardly without the slightest hesitation.
1. Show Airplane Tickets
One of the easiest ways is by showing the return plane ticket.
It is important to print the airline ticket in advance in form hardcopy so it will be easier to show when passing Immigration in Singapore.
Random checks are common when passing Immigration in Singapore.
So, face it calmly while you already have proof of booking a plane ticket to get out of Singapore.
Officers usually only make sure that tourists who come really have a clear purpose when they come to Singapore.
2. Show Proof of Hotel Booking
Another proof of strength that can be used as one of the reasons for the officers to let you off easily when passing Immigration in Singapore is to show evidence booking hotel.
When filling out the Immigration form, write down the hotel to be stayed complete with the address.
If you come because you are invited by friends and relatives, you should also write down the complete address of the house or apartment so that the officer is sure that you do have close relatives in Singapore as a place to stop.
The officers again usually only need proof and convince themselves that you will not be stranded while in Singapore.
There are many cheap hotels in Bugis that cost under IDR 200 thousand.
If you order through online, you can get many benefits, from unconditional discounted discounts to other benefits.
3. Write down the clear address if staying at a relative’s house
Never lie when dealing with Immigration officers in Singapore.
It’s better to honestly say your goal to Singapore is just for vacation.
If you are transiting in Singapore for more than six hours and want to try to leave the airport, you should fill out the Immigration form with transit information along with the next ticket.
4. Be Calm and Courteous
Several travelers said that immigration officers in Singapore seemed less friendly.
So, don’t be too pretentious and pretentious too.
Be fair and pass Immigration in Singapore quietly. Walk slowly and carry things quietly.
5. Show Credit or Debit Card to Be Sure
Stories of some travelers who have been trapped in the inspection of immigration officers in Singapore usually only ensure that you bring enough supplies while traveling in Singapore.
To further ensure that you will not be homeless in Singapore, show your bank debit card or credit card.
Showing one or both of them will make the officer feel sure that you really have enough money while in Singapore.
Don’t forget to show the cash money that you brought from Indonesia. S
ome travelers even carry only $ 50 SGD and pass the check even though they have to be carried away to be interviewed by the officers.
What is clear, use good diplomacy while in the examination room and behave appropriately in front of officers.