APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation yang selanjutnya disingkat dan disebut dengan APEC, adalah organisasi Negara-negara Asia Pasifik yang didirikan di Canberra . The APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) Scheme The aim of the Scheme is to enhance the mobility of business travellers among the APEC economies, thus promoting business within the region. The ABTC is plastic and the size of a credit card. The information on this page is a guide for Singapore citizens who wish to apply for an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC). The ABTC scheme is designed to facilitate the movement of business travellers .
Application for apec business travel card system (abtc)The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Card
You may be required to provide additional documents to support your application. If your ABTC has expired or there is a change in your passport details, you would need to submit a new application online. If your passport is expiring, or you have a pending passport application, please apply for a new ABTC after you have collected your replacement passport.
The processing time for an ABTC is at least three months upon the receipt of the application. In some cases, it may take up to a year to secure pre-clearance from all ABTC-participating economies.
You will need to provide your full name and IC number. Please consult this information prior to contacting an economy directly. Call center of KITA: Application Process Applicants make a single application to the economy for which they hold a passport home economy , or have permanent residence in the case of Hong Kong, China.
Questions about applying for the ABTC are managed by your home economy. Questions about the status of your pre-clearance application with a particular economy are managed by that economy. Questions about the requirements for travelling to a particular economy using your ABTC are managed by the economy to which you intend to travel.
Brunei Darussalam. Hong Kong, China. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. Processing time may take at least 3 months. Some cases may take longer, up to 1 year, due to the pre-clearance from the APEC economies. We are the professionals when it comes to Singapore's immigration laws and regulations.
Under the scheme, cardholders benefit from pre-cleared, facilitated short-term entry into participating member economies. Where possible, APEC lanes are signposted. Christchurch International Airport-shared lane with aircrew, located in the arrival hall. Wellington International Airport.