Immigration & Checkpoints Authority - APPLES

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority

Application for
Passport On-line Electronic
System (APPLES)

Welcome to APPLES.

This facility allows you to apply for a Singapore Passport online.
The following function is unavailable via APPLES:
Please take note that you will need the following to apply for a passport via APPLES:
  • Digital photo image file with the following specifications :

    Your photograph image must be
    in colour taken against plain white background without shadows;
    taken within the last 3 months;
    show the full face and without headgear (see sample photo on the right)
    (headgear worn in accordance with religious or racial customs is acceptable but must not hide the facial features);
    Please refer to our digital photo image guidelines for more details.

    Your photograph image attachment file must be
    JPEG format ('jpg' extension)
    file size should be about 150 Kbytes;
    dimension of the photo image has to be 400 by 514 pixels;
    Please use our online image editing tool to meet the above file size and dimension specifications.

If you are not in possession of the above, you will not be able to apply for passport using APPLES. Please submit your application for a passport by post/deposit, or in person at our customer service counters.

Your photograph image must meet ICA's requirements for printing onto the passport. Failure to meet the requirements can result in delay or rejection of your passport application.

Important Notes

  • For payment online, you will need any one of the following :
    • VISA Card; or
    • MasterCard Credit/Debit Card; or
    • American Express Card (AMEX); or
    • Internet Banking (Citibank, DBS/POSB or UOB)
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If you encounter any problems with this e-service, please contact us at 6391 6100, or email with an attached screen shot of the error encountered.

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