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Singapore: restrictions and entry requirements 2022

Borders are open with restrictions.

Passengers transiting through Singapore must have their baggage checked through to their destination

Arriving passengers 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), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm and Sinovac; or
  • a vaccination status on the HealthHub app or TraceTogether app; or
  • an acceptance letter issued by the Safe Travel Office (STO), confirming that the traveller’s vaccination certificate has been verified using the Vaccination Check Portal; or 
  • an SGAC acknowledgement email confirming that the traveller’s vaccination certificate has been verified. More details can be found here.

This rule does not apply to:

  • unvaccinated or partially vaccinated citizens and permanent residents of Singapore;
  • passengers younger than 13 years who are not citizens of Singapore;
  • holders of a vaccination exemption letter;
  • holdres of an Approval Letter for Entry (ALE) from the Safe Travel Office (STO), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Ministry of Education (MOE), Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Manpower (MOM), Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) or Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI);
  • holders of a Business Travel Pass (BTP);
  • 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 medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test taken at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point; 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 medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test taken at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point; 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 or an invitation letter issued by the Chinese authorities under the Singapore-China Fast Lane.

People entering and transiting Singapore without one of the vaccination documents mentioned in the item above  must have a negative COVID-19   test result in English of a test taken not more than 2 days before departure from the first embarkation point. Tests accepted are: LAMP, NAAT, NA-PCR, PCR, rapid antigen, rapid PCR and RT-PCR. Self-administered rapid antigen tests remotely supervised by a provider in Singapore are also accepted.

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 13;
  • holders of proof of recovery. More details can be found here;
  • holders of a letter of exemption issued by a Singapore Government Agency;
  • residents of Brunei Darussalam with a valid SafeTravel Pass approval letter issued by Singapore under the Singapore-Brunei Reciprocal Green Lane, a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point, and a return/onward ticket. They must have stayed in Brunei Darussalam in the last 14 days before departure; 
  • residents of China (People’s Rep.) with a valid Safe Travel Pass approval letter issued by Singapore under the Singapore-China Reciprocal Green Lane, a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point, and a return/onward ticket. They must have stayed in Chongqing, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Tianjin, or Zhejiang in the last 7 days before departure;
  • 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 or an invitation letter issued by the Chinese authorities under the Singapore-China Fast Lane.

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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