International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Entry into Singapore From Thailand 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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Entry restrictions do 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
10/19/2021
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Before You Leave

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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Singapore ICA
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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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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Safetravel Singapore
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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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Singapore - Safe Travel
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In Transit

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 48 hours before departure to Singapore and must be in English, or include an English translation.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 3.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
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On Arrival

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 COVID-19 antigen rapid tests on days 3 and 7 after arrival and a COVID-19 PCR test on day 10 of quarantine.

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

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
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Singapore Immigration
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Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 3.
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Singapore Immigration
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travellers 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
545.59
Decreased by2.88
at 10/19/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
5.40%
Decreased by1.70%
at 10/11/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
80.40%
Increased by0.35%
at 10/18/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
4,741,030
Increased by20,500
at 10/18/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.14
Increased by-0.06
at 10/17/2021

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. Proof of vaccination, testing, or previous recovery may be required to access some facilities and establishments or attend events of over 50 people. Social gatherings remain limited to a maximum of 2 people. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Singapore can be found at https://www.gov.sg/articl... Visitors vaccinated overseas can request vaccination stickers on arrival to be affixed on passports, so proof of vaccination is easily recognized. Further information can be found under 'Collection of Vaccination Stickers for Eligible Short-Term Visitors' at https://www.ica.gov.sg/co...
Last Checked
10/18/2021

Use of mask

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

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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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
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open for vaccinated customers, seating is limited to a maximum of 2 people per table.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open for vaccinated customers, seating is limited to a maximum of 2 people per table.

Nightclubs

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

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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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. Shopping centers and large standalone shops are only open for vaccinated customers.

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