Singapore

What are the basic qualifications for a guide?: 

High School

Is licensing for Guides required? How is it obtained? How often must it be renewed?: 

Yes.
Singapore Tourism Board and National Tourist Organisation

Who is responsible for certification?: 

Singapore Tourism Board

Training by Whom? Theory & Practice.: 

Yes By Tourist Guide Trainers.
We offer professional development courses in various subjects to licensed tourist guides

Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Full Day: 
150
Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Half Day: 
70
Fees decided by tourism authority, association, or guide?: 

Each Guide negotiates own fees

Problems faced by guides at this location: 

Illegal Guiding Low Fees/Remuneration No Social Security Lack of Mutual Co-Operation

Entry prepared by: 
Society of Tourist Guides Singapore
Disclaimer: This entry is not intended to be a comprehensive guide. Neither the WFTGA nor the Member Association is responsible for any errors, omissions or opinions expressed by the contributing author.
Updated on: 09/11/12

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