Safe Travel Information
Learn about travel requirements and if your country has a Vaccinated Travel Lane with Singapore.

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Safe Travel Information
Learn about travel requirements and if your country has a Vaccinated Travel Lane with Singapore.

Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL)

Updated as of 23 December 2021

Vaccinated travellers from certain countries/regions are welcome to enter Singapore via the Vaccinated Travel Lane, without quarantine or stay-home notice.

They must be fully vaccinated at least 14 days after receiving the full regime of Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty, Moderna or WHO EUL Vaccines, and present proof of vaccination issued, before the intended date of entry.

Unvaccinated children aged 12 and below will be eligible to enter Singapore on the VTL. They are not required to apply for a Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP) but must comply with all other VTL conditions and be accompanied by a fully vaccinated VTL traveller.

Read on to find out how you can easily prepare for your trip to Singapore.

Apply for Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP)

Short-term travellers should apply for a Vaccinated Travel Pass* between 3 and 60 calendar days prior to the intended arrival date.

*Unvaccinated children under 12 may travel under the Vaccinated Travel Lane as long as they are accompanied by Vaccinated Travel Lane travellers.

Apply for Vaccinated Travel Pass

Apply for visa (if applicable)

Visitors who require a visa for travel to Singapore must also obtain a valid visa after receiving their Vaccinated Travel Pass approval, before departing for Singapore. They are encouraged to apply for their Vaccinated Travel Pass early.

Apply for visa

Fulfil Travel/Transit History

Visitors must have travelled to or transited via any VTL countries/regions*, Category I countries/regions and/or Singapore in the last 14 consecutive days prior to departure to Singapore.

* Thailand will be included in the list of VTL countries from 14 December 2021 onwards. Cambodia, Fiji, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Turkey will also be included from 16 December 2021 onwards. 

The VTL lanes for Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates (UAE) is temporarily closed until further notice.

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Book designated Vaccinated Travel Lane flight

Visitors must travel into Singapore via designated Vaccinated Travel Lane flights. For information about these flights, please refer to the Safe Travel Office website.

Arrange self-isolation accommodation

An isolation period is required while waiting for the on-arrival COVID-19 PCR result. Visitors may self-isolate in a hotel/serviced apartment and share a room if they have the same travel history.  Visitors can also self-isolate at a residential accommodation (e.g own/shared residence) with other household members regardless of vaccination status or travel history (with a designated specific bathroom to be used by themselves).

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Submit Singapore Arrival Card

Submissions of health, travel history, and accommodation declarations should be made no earlier than 3 days before the arrival date. It can be submitted through Visit Singapore Travel Guide or SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service.

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Take COVID-19 test within 2 calendar days before departure

Travellers aged 2 and above should take a pre-departure COVID-19 test. They are required to present a certificate for a negative PCR test* or a negative test result memo^ for a professionally-administered ART at departure.

* PCR tests may be taken at a recognised laboratory, clinic, or medical facility designated by the government of a counterpart country/region.

^ The negative test result memo should be in English and contain the date of the test, the travellers' name, and date of birth or passport number.

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Register for on-arrival COVID-19 PCR test

Visitors should also register and make payment for their on-arrival COVID-19 PCR test prior to departing for Singapore.

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Download TraceTogether App

Visitors are required to download and register their profile on the TraceTogether app to aid contact tracing.

Download the app here

Purchase COVID-19 insurance policy

Prior to travelling to Singpore, vistors will need to have travel insurance for their COVID-19-related medical treatment and hospitalisation costs in Singapore, with a minimum coverage of S$30,000.

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Prepare for immigration clearance

On arrival, the visitor must present to the immigration officer:

•    Valid Vaccinated Travel Pass (electronic or physical copy);

•    Valid vaccination certificate (electronic or physical copy);

•    Valid pre-departure COVID-19 PCR test result certificate (electronic or physical copy) in English

•    Valid visa (if applicable)

•    Electronic or physical copy of travel insurance policy

[Please note that SIM card purchase (if needed), mobile phone rental, or purchase of SGD should be done in the airport transit area prior to clearing immigration]

Undergo COVID-19 PCR test

All visitors are required to undergo an on-arrival COVID-19 PCR test. They are not permitted to enter any retail or food & beverage establishments, or procure any goods and services at the airport, including Jewel Changi Airport.

Following the test, visitors must immediately take private transport, taxi, or private hire car to their declared accommodation. They must remain in isolation until a negative test result is out. The use of public transportation is not allowed.

Wait for result at approved accommodation

Visitors must remain in isolation at the accommodation until they receive notification (within 24 hours) of a negative test result.

Always remember to:

Wear mask in public areas except when dining or exercising

Keep TraceTogether app running

Gather in groups of up to 5

Dine-in allowed in groups of up to 5*

Maintain 1 metre distance

Complete ART Tests^

Safety measures for events, attractions, and cruises

Events

Up to 1000 fully vaccinated people or up to 50 people without pre-event testing, with zones of up to 100 attendees allowed

Attractions and cruises

50% operating capacity for groups of up to 2 fully vaccinated persons are allowed; provision for children 12 years and below applies.

Tours

Up to 50 people for conveyance tours (e.g., Duck Tours etc.) and up to 20 people for non-conveyance tours (e.g., walking, cycling, kayaking tours)

Should you feel unwell or test positive for COVID-19

The Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) has issued a set of protocols that you should follow if you are feeling unwell, displaying COVID-19 symptoms or test positive while visiting Singapore.

Keep yourself updated

Travel restrictions and safe distancing rules may change at short notice.