International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Restricted

Entry into Singapore From Ecuador is Restricted

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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This travel restriction does not apply to:

  • Travelers with a Safe Travel pass or with an approved letter of entry from a relevant agency in Singapore;
  • Singapore residents;
  • Spouse and children of Singapore residents who applied for permission;
  • Holders of a long-term visit pass or student pass with permission to enter;
  • Holders of a short-term visit pass with permission to enter;
  • Holders of a Work Pass.
Start Date
6/13/2021
Changed
7/26/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers, including Singapore citizens and residents, must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test. The result must be issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure to Singapore.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 3 days
Start Date
11/17/2020
Changed
7/26/2021
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.
Relevant Documents and Resources
Start Date
6/1/2021
Changed
7/26/2021
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.

Relevant Documents and Resources
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Singapore ICA
Start Date
3/15/2020
Changed
7/26/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory travel insurance

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Description

Short-term visitors applying to enter Singapore via the Air Travel Pass (ATP) and Reciprocal Green Lanes (RGLs), 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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Singapore - Safe Travel
Start Date
1/31/2021
Changed
7/26/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers, including citizens and residents, entering Singapore must take a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at their own cost. Depending on the country of departure or 21-day travel history and Safe Travel lane used, travelers may be required to take another PCR test before the end of their quarantine.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 3.
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Singapore Immigration
Start Date
1/24/2021
Changed
7/26/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory 14-day quarantine

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Description

Travelers arriving from selected countries are required to quarantine for 14 days in dedicated facilities (SDFs) and take a COVID-19 PCR test at the end of quarantine.

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

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
Quarantine Duration

Until Test Results

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Singapore Immigration
Start Date
7/3/2021
Changed
7/26/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

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

Start Date
4/14/2020
Changed
7/26/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Moderate Risk
COVID-19 transmission is moderate in Singapore.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
22.73
Increased by-0.19
at 7/29/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.20%
Decreased by0.10%
at 7/26/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
72.95%
Increased by1.76%
at 7/27/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
4,267,577
Increased by102,553
at 7/27/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.35
Increased by-1.07
at 7/27/2021

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

Local Guidelines

General

A phased reopening is in place across Singapore and currently ‘Phase 2’ is in effect which limits social gatherings to a maximum of 2 people. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Singapore can be found at https://www.gov.sg/articl...
Last Checked
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in all public spaces and enclosed environments.

Public transportation

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

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open for takeaway and delivery services only. On-site dining is not allowed.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Closed
Severity
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Bars are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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