What are the advantages of APEC card?

The APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) offers several advantages to eligible business travelers within the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region. Here are some key benefits: Facilitated Entry Procedures: The primary advantage of the APEC card is that it streamlines entry procedures at participating APEC member economies. Cardholders can enjoy expedited immigration processing, including visa waivers … Read more

How much is the fee for APEC card?

The fee for the APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) in Singapore is $100. This fee is subject to change, and it’s advisable to check the latest information on the official website of the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) of Singapore or contact the ICA directly for the most up-to-date details on fees and any changes … Read more

How long is APEC card valid for?

The validity period of an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) can vary depending on the issuing economy. However, there are some general guidelines that are commonly followed across APEC member economies: Standard Validity Period: The standard validity period for an APEC card is typically five years. This means that, upon approval, the cardholder can use … Read more

How do I check the status of my APEC card?

You may wish to check the approval status of your application via https://www.abtc-aps.org/abtc-core/status/check.html, 3 to 4 weeks after the approval of your application. Do select “Singapore” as the Economy of Application and key in the applicant’s passport number to check. The processing time for an ABTC is at least three months upon the receipt of the … Read more