Travel Restrictions Entering Singapore from Cocos (Keeling) Islands

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Cocos (Keeling) Islands to Singapore.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

PARTIALLY OPEN

Transit is allowed

Policies
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Cases Per Million
622.39
Decreased by449.06
at 1/24/2022
Vaccinated
89.30%
Increased by89.30%
at 1/17/2022
Return Status

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

Description

Most travelers from selected countries are not allowed to enter Singapore. Those who wish to enter Singapore must apply for permission from the government.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Singapore citizens and permanent residents;
  • Singapore residents;
  • Long-Term Pass holders;
  • Work Pass holders;
  • S Pass holders;
  • Student Pass holders;
  • Air Travel Pass holders;
  • Reciprocal Green Lane travelers;
  • In-Principle Approval holders;
  • Immediate family members of a Singapore citizen or permanent resident;
  • Travelers with an approved letter of entry from a relevant government agency in Singapore.

For more exemptions, please see the source.

Start Date
12/15/2021
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Allowed

Transit is allowed

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Singapore’s Changi Airport, however, transit is only possible in certain circumstances. Only travelers arriving with an airline whose transfer route has been approved by CAAS will be allowed to transit at Changi Airport. Travelers should check with their airlines before undertaking a journey via Singapore.

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All travelers transiting through Singapore (including Singapore Citizens and PRs) via flight or ferry will need to present a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test taken a maximum of 48 hours before departure before they are allowed to board their flight or ferry for travel to Singapore.

This does not apply to:

  • Travelers who only had travel history to Hong Kong, Macao, Mainland China, and Taiwan in the past 14 days before arriving in Singapore to transit are not required to take a Pre-Departure Test (PDT) before departing for Singapore.
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Start Date
12/21/2020
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Visas

Before You Leave

Recommended

Recommended COVID-19 test booking

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Description

Travelers are recommended to book their mandatory on arrival COVID-19 test before traveling to Singapore. The COVID-19 PCR test can be paid for on arrival, however, in order to shorten the relevant administrative process on arrival in Singapore, travelers are strongly advised to register and pay for the relevant tests before travel.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 3.
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Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

Travelers, including Singapore citizens and residents, must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 2 days before departure to Singapore by an internationally accredited or recognized lab/clinic/medical facility and must be in English, or include an English translation.

The Ministry of Health of Singapore provides a list of approved test providers in third countries. For countries not available on the list, travelers should check with the country/region of departure’s Department of Health or Ministry of Health equivalent for approved test providers.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 3.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 2 days Before Departure
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Mandatory

Re-entry permission required for long-term pass holders

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Description

Long-Term Pass holders need approval from the Immigration Control Agency (ICA) of Singapore to enter. They can apply by submitting their application for entry to ICA with an online request.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

All travelers are required to submit a health declaration before arrival in Singapore.

Travelers can submit their electronic health declaration 3 days before arrival. Travelers are required to complete every item in this health declaration card and submit it to the Officer-in-Charge on disembarkation.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Transit travelers without seeking immigration clearance.
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Mandatory

Mandatory contact-tracing app

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Description

Travelers are required to download the TraceTogether app or rent a TraceTogether token during their stay in Singapore. Please check the source for more details.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 7.
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Changed
Mandatory

Mandatory health insurance

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Description

Short-term visitors applying to enter Singapore via the Air Travel Pass (ATP), Reciprocal Green Lanes (RGLs), or Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP) will need to have travel insurance for their COVID-19-related medical treatment and hospitalization costs in Singapore, with a minimum coverage of S$30,000. Visitors should purchase travel insurance prior to traveling to Singapore. All short-term visitors are required to prepare an electronic or physical copy of their insurance policy to bring with them to facilitate their entry into Singapore.

Employers must buy COVID-19 medical insurance for all Work Permit, Training Work Permit, and S Pass holders entering Singapore before the workers arrive in Singapore. The insurance for business trips must meet these requirements: Covers at least $10,000 for medical expenses if the worker develops COVID-19 symptoms or tests positive a maximum of 14 days after arrival in Singapore and Covers workers on work pass in-principle approvals (IPAs).

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Singaporean citizens;
  • Singaporean residents.
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must have received a full course of vaccination with an accepted vaccine. The accepted 2 dose vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Serum Institute of India (Covishield), Sinopharm, Sinovac, Covaxin, or Novavax, and the accepted 1 dose vaccine is Janssen. Travelers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travelers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before departure.

Please check the source for more information on accepted vaccines and vaccine combinations.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers, including citizens and residents, must take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Singapore at their own cost.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 3.
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Mandatory

Mandatory 10-day quarantine and testing

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Description

Travelers arriving from selected countries are required to quarantine for 10 days in dedicated facilities (SDFs). All travelers must take a COVID-19 PCR test before the end of quarantine.

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Travel pass holders may have additional requirements. Please check the source for more details.

Minimum Number of Days
10 days
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Start Date
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers aged 6 years and older must wear masks when leaving their homes, in all public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Singapore.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
622.39
Decreased by449.06
at 1/24/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
5.17%
Decreased by1.49%
at 1/17/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
89.30%
Increased by89.30%
at 1/17/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
4,870,033
Increased by4,870,033
at 1/17/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
3.52
Decreased by2.05
at 1/21/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

A phased reopening is in place across Singapore. Proof of vaccination, testing, or previous recovery may be required to access some facilities and establishments or attend events of over 100 people. Social gatherings remain limited to a maximum of 5 people. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Singapore can be found in the latest articles at https://www.gov.sg/
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in all public spaces and enclosed environments.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place. Passengers are discouraged from speaking while onboard public transport.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open for vaccinated customers and seating is limited to a maximum of 5 people per table.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open for vaccinated customers and seating is limited to a maximum of 5 people per table.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Shopping centers and large standalone shops are only open for vaccinated customers.

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