Singapore

Borders are open with restrictions.

Passengers are not allowed to transit Singapore. This doesn’t apply when they traveling on airlines with transfer routes approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) (you need to check it before purchasing tickets).

These passengers are allowed to enter:

  • citizens and permanent residents of Singapore;
  • holders of a Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP) or a Long-Term Visit Pass In-Principle Approval (LTVP IPA);
  • holders of a Work Pass, Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP), Dependant’s Pass, or the respective In-Principle Approval (IPA) issued by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). They must have an approval letter from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) or Safe Travel Office (STO);
  • holders of a Student’s Pass (STP) or a Student’s Pass In-Principle Approval (STP IPA) who have an Approval Letter for Entry (ALE) issued by the Ministry of Education (MOE) or the Safe Travel Office (STO) (except those with travel history to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka within the past 14 days prior to departure for Singapore);
  • holders of an approval letter from the Safe Travel Office (STO), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Ministry of Education (MOE), Ministry of Health (MOH), or Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI);
  • holders of a Business Travel Pass (BTP) or a Pre-Approved Business Pass (PBP).

Passengers with an Air Travel Pass approval letter issued by Singapore if they:

  • have only been in Singapore and/or Category I countries/regions from the list here in the past 14 days; and
  • they must have a negative COVID-19 PCR or rapid antigen test, taken at most 2 days before departure from the first embarkation point and
  • have a visa to enter Singapore (if they are a visa-required short-term visitor).

Holders of a Vaccinated Travel Pass approval letter issued by Singapore if they:

  • have a valid proof of vaccination issued in Singapore or any Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) country/region listed on website;
  • have stayed in any VTL country/region and/or Singapore, in the last 14 days before departure; and
  • have a visa to enter Singapore (if they are a visa-required short-term visitor); and
  • have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR or rapid antigen test result. The test must have been taken at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; and 
  • arrive in Singapore on a designated VTL flight.

Residents of Brunei Darussalam if they:

  • have a valid SafeTravel Pass approval letter issued by Singapore under the Singapore-Brunei Reciprocal Green Lane; and
  • have a visa to enter Singapore (if they are a visa-required short-term visitor); and
  • have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure; and
  • stayed in Brunei Darussalam in the last 14 days before departure; and
  • have a return ticket or proof of other transportation arrangements to depart from Singapore.

Residents of China (People’s Rep.) if they:

  • have a valid Safe Travel Pass approval letter issued by Singapore under the Singapore-China Reciprocal Green Lane; and
  • have a visa to enter Singapore (if they are a visa-required short-term visitor); and
  • have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure; and
  • stayed in Chongqing, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Tianjin, or Zhejiang in the last 7 days before departure; and
  • have a return ticket or proof of other transportation arrangements to depart from Singapore;

Returning passengers with a Work Pass, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, or

  • Long-Term Visit Pass who have an Entry Travel Pass issued by the Brunei authorities under the Singapore-Brunei Reciprocal Green Lane,
  • an invitation letter issued by the Chinese authorities under the Singapore-China Fast Lane,
  • a Singapore-Germany-Singapore (SGS) Travel Pass issued by the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce under the Singapore-Germany Reciprocal Green Lane,
  • an electronic visa issued by the Indonesian authorities,
  • an approval letter issued by the Embassy of Japan under the Singapore-Japan Reciprocal Green Lane,
  • an approval letter issued by Korea (Rep.) Embassy in Singapore under the Singapore-ROK Fast Lane, or
  • a MyTravelPass approval letter issued by the Malaysian authorities under the Singapore-Malaysia Reciprocal Green Lane. They do not require an approval letter from the Safe Travel Office (STO), Ministry of Manpower (MOM), or Ministry of Education (MOE);

Passengers between 3 and 12 years, if they:

  • in the past 14 days have only been in, or transited through China (People’s Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Macao (SAR China), Singapore or a VTL country/region listed here; and
  • have a visa to enter Singapore (if they are a visa-required short-term visitor); and
  • have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR or rapid antigen test taken at most 2 days before departure from the first embarkation point; and
  • arrive in Singapore on a designated VTL flight.

Passengers younger than 3 years, if they:

  • in the past 14 days have only been in, or transited through China (People’s Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Macao (SAR China), Singapore or a VTL country/region; and
  • have a visa to enter Singapore (if they are a visa-required short-term visitor); and
  • arrive in Singapore on a designated VTL flight.

People entering and transiting Singapore  must have a negative COVID-19 PCR  test result in English of a test taken not more than 2 days before departure from the first embarkation point.

Passengers entering or transiting through Singapore from Category II or Category III countries/regions  could be subject to presenting a negative COVID-19 PCR test or professionally-administered ART result. Passengers entering or transiting through Singapore from Category IV countries/regions must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result.

If passengers have transited for more than 24 hours before arriving in Singapore, the negative test must be taken at most 2 days before departure of the last direct flight to Singapore. The test result must include the date the test was taken, and a minimum of 2 personal identifiers as stated in the passport (i.e. name and either date of birth or passport number). Details can be found here

This doesn’t apply to children under 3.

Arriving people are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at their own expense. They should register and pre-pay for their on-arrival COVID-19 PCR test prior to departing for Singapore here

This rule doesn’t apply to:

  • children younger than 3;
  • passengers not travelling under the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL), Reciprocal Green Lane (RGL), Business Travel Pass (BTP) and Overseas Singaporeans Vaccination Program, and who have travel history to countries/regions classified as Category II, Category III or Category IV in list here.

Passengers with a Work Pass, Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP), Dependant’s Pass, or the respective In-Principle Approval (IPA), a Student’s Pass (STP) or a Student’s Pass In-Principle Approval (STP IPA), must have:

  • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), Covaxin, Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm and Sinovac;
  • vaccination status on the HealthHub app or TraceTogether app is accepted as proof of vaccination. More details can be found here.
    This rule does not apply to:
  • passengers younger than 18 years;
  • passengers with an exemption letter issued by a Singapore government agency.

Arriving people must comply with the prevailing Singapore government requirements upon entry into Singapore and could be subject to quarantine or Stay Home Notice (SHN). Please refer to this website and Stay Home Notice (SHN).

Arriving people must submit a health declaration before arrival via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC)  e-Service or via the mobile application. This doesn’t apply to transit passengers.

 

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