Seal impression, read: Malaysia Passport Office, Singapore
. Singapore Provisional Passport
On the 9 August 1965, Singapore was forced to be separated from the Federation of Malaysia to become an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations. In the same year on December 22, the state's constitution was amended to make the country a republic, and change the title of Yang di-Pertuan Negara
with retroactive effect from the date of independence.
Singapore Provisional Passport was first issued on 17 August 1965
ceased to be issued on 18 June 1966
, having been urgently introduced to provide Singapore citizens with a passport.
DIPLOMATIC REQUEST PAGE
These are to request and require in the name of the Yang di-Pertuan Negara of Singapore all those whom it may concern to allow the bearer to pass freely without let or hindrance, and to afford the bearer such assistance and protection as may be necessary.
DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER
|THIS PASSPORT IS VALID FOR ALL COUNTRIES EXCEPT:
Republic of China (Taiwan)
U.S.S.R., ESTONIA, LATVIA, LITHUANIA,
POLAND, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, YUGOSLAVIA,
BULGARIA, HUNGARY, GERMAN DEMOCRATIC
REPUBLIC (EAST GERMANY), ALBANIA,
ROUMANIA, CHINA, NORTH KOREA,
NORTH VIETNAM, CUBA.