Travel Restrictions Entering New Zealand from Singapore

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Singapore to New Zealand.

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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 vaccinated travelers

PARTIALLY OPEN

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
13.88
Decreased by2.90
at 1/23/2022
Vaccinated
77.96%
Increased by0.14%
at 1/23/2022
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for vaccinated travelers

Description

International vaccinated travelers are not allowed to enter New Zealand.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Citizens of New Zealand;
  • Residents with valid travel conditions;
  • Family members of citizens and residents with valid documents;
  • Diplomats;
  • Limited numbers of international students in order to continue their studies.

For more details, please see the source.

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Start Date
10/31/2021
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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

International travelers are allowed to transit through Auckland International Airport following the listed procedures.

Transit travelers are required to:

  • Have proof of being fully vaccinated;
  • Stay in the transit area of the airport or on board the aircraft, for less than 24 hours;
  • Have a valid visa or ETA.
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Different restrictions apply to travelers transiting New Zealand on their way to Australia or mainland China. Check our source for more details.

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Start Date
1/24/2021
Changed

Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusiness
Description

Travelers arriving from selected countries must have a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 48 hours before departure.

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This test requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 2.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
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Mandatory

Mandatory accommodation booking

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Description

Travelers must register on the Managed Isolation Allocation System as the first step to securing their place in a managed isolation facility. Before booking flights, travelers need to register for a voucher for managed isolation. Travelers are required to quarantine for 10 days on arrival at a designated facility.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers are required to show proof of vaccination when traveling to New Zealand. Travelers need to have had a full course of any of the 29 COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved by a government or approval authority. You need to have had the last dose at least 14 days before you arrive in New Zealand.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • New Zealand citizens;
  • Travelers under the age of 17;
  • Travelers that cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons.

Please check the source for more details.

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Changed

In Transit

Not Required

No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for transit

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Travel Purpose
Transit
Description

Travelers with flight connections in New Zealand are exempt from the COVID-19 test requirement as long as they remain in the international departure area.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers arriving in New Zealand from selected countries will be required to take a COVID-19 test a maximum of 24 hours after arrival in a managed quarantine facility. Arrivals must remain in their managed quarantine facility room until the results of the test are known. Travelers will also be required to take a test between days 8-9 after arrival.

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Mandatory

Mandatory quarantine and testing

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Description

Travelers to New Zealand will need to register on the Managed Isolation Allocation System as the first step to securing their place in a managed isolation facility. Before booking flights, travelers need to register for a voucher for managed isolation. Travelers are required to quarantine for 10 days on arrival at a designated facility followed by 3 days of self-isolation at home. Travelers can leave Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) after 10 days if they have a negative COVID-19 test on day 9.

Minimum Number of Days
10 days
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Start Date
Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in some public and private places

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Description

Travelers are recommended to wear masks in public places when unable to stay 2 meters away from other people. Travelers legally must wear a face covering at commercial establishments.

Travelers must wear masks on domestic flights and on all public transport.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Moderate Risk
COVID-19 transmission is moderate in New Zealand.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
13.88
Decreased by2.90
at 1/23/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.47%
Decreased by0.06%
at 1/20/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
77.96%
Increased by0.14%
at 1/23/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
3,996,347
Increased by7,280
at 1/23/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.06
Decreased by0.04
at 1/19/2022

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

Local Guidelines

has been divided into ‘zones’ in order to categorize restrictions. Gatherings with unvaccinated people are limited to a maximum of 100 people in green zones, 50 people in orange zones, and 25 people in red zones. More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. Please visit https://covid19.govt.nz/ for detailed information per zone.
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in shops, airports, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open as usual in green zones. In orange zones, restaurants that require a My Vaccine Pass are open without restrictions. In red zones, restaurants that require a My Vaccine Pass are open with reduced capacity, and customers are required to be seated for dining. Restaurants that do not require My Vaccine Pass are only open for takeaway and delivery services

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open as usual in green zones. In orange zones, bars that require a My Vaccine Pass are open without restrictions. In red zones, bars that require a My Vaccine Pass are open with reduced capacity, and customers are required to be seated for dining. Bars that do not require My Vaccine Pass are only open for takeaway and delivery services

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
Nightclubs are open at reduced capacity and customers must be seated, and a My Vaccine Pass is required for entry. Dance floors are currently closed.

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. For close-contact services, a My Vaccine Pass is required.

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