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Singapore has further strengthened our defences against the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019). For more information, click here. The Singapore Tourism Board is stepping up on precautionary measures for your safety and well-being. We encourage you to use our e-services to minimise your time spent in public places.

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Singapore has further strengthened our defences against the COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019). For more information, click here. The Singapore Tourism Board is stepping up on precautionary measures for your safety and well-being. We encourage you to use our e-services to minimise your time spent in public places.

Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL)

Updated as of 11 October 2021

The Vaccinated Travel Lane enables visitors who are fully vaccinated from certain countries/regions to enter Singapore for all purpose of visits. They will not have to serve a stay-home notice in Singapore.

From 19 October 2021, unvaccinated children aged 12 and below will be eligible to enter Singapore on the VTL. They are not required to apply for a VTP but must comply with all other VTL conditions and be accompanied by a fully vaccinated VTL traveller.

Please note that visitors 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 intended date of entry

•    Be in one or more of the Vaccinated Travel Lane countries in the last 14 consecutive days prior to departure to Singapore

•    Take designated Vaccinated Travel Lane flights

•    Undergo two PCR tests, one within 48 hours before departing, and one upon arrival in Singapore

•    Self-isolate upon arrival until a negative PCR test result is out

Please note that for visitors entering Singapore before 19 October 2021, the existing VTL requirements will continue to apply

For more information about vaccination requirements, click here.

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

Apply for Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP)

Short-term travellers must apply for a Vaccinated Travel Pass between 7 and 30 calendar days prior to the intended arrival date.

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

Stay in country of departure for 21 days

Visitors must remain in their declared country/region of departure in the last 21 consecutive days before departing for Singapore. Please note that for visitors entering Singapore before 19 October 2021, the existing VTL requirements will continue to apply.

With effect from 19 October 2021, visitors must have remained in one or more of the VTL countries* in the last 14 consecutive days prior to departure to Singapore.

*Republic of Korea will be included in the list of VTL countries from 15 November 2021 onwards.

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 must isolate alone, or with household members who are vaccinated and have the same travel history, arrival date, and self-isolation requirement. The visitor must isolate himself in an accommodation that has an individual room with an attached toilet (if there are other occupants in the accommodation).

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 PCR test 48 hours before departure

Visitors must take a COVID-19 PCR test 48 hours before departure at a recognised laboratory, clinic, or medical facility designated by the government of a counterpart country/region and obtain a certificate for a negative COVID-19 test.

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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.

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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.

Undergo COVID-19 PCR test

Visitors are required to undergo post-arrival COVID-19 PCR tests at a designated clinic by 1500 hours (Singapore time) on Day 3 and Day 7 of their stay in Singapore.

Date of tests and a list of designated clinics will be emailed to visitors upon their arrival in Singapore.

If their time of departure of from Singapore is:



•    before 1500 hours on the day of test, they will be exempted from taking their PCR test. Any unutilised charge(s), excluding administrative fees, will be refunded by the clinics to the credit card used.

•    on or after 1500 hours on the day of test, they are still required to take their PCR test. They do not need to wait for the test results before departing Singapore.

A visitor’s time of departure is defined as the scheduled time of departure of their flight or ferry, or the time they clear departure immigration, if they depart by land.

Visitors who fail to undergo the COVID-19 PCR tests on Day 3 and 7 shall be guilty of an offence under Section 16 of the Infectious Diseases Act (IDA) and may be liable upon conviction to a fine of up to $20,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to both. The Vaccinated Travel Pass holder will be required to serve a Stay-Home Notice (SHN) at an SHN Dedicated Facility under the Infectious Diseases (COVID-19 –Stay Orders) Regulations 2020, and pay for all charges related to his/her stay, as well as any additional COVID-19 tests required as part of the SHN regime.

Visitors are responsible for their medical bills should they require treatment for COVID-19 while in Singapore.

Please note that for visitors entering Singapore before 19 October 2021, the existing VTL requirements will continue to apply.

With effect from 19 October 2021, visitors are required to undergo on-arrival COVID-19 PCR test at Changi Airport and remain self-isolated until their result is confirmed to be negative.

Pre-register for on-arrival COVID-19 PCR test

After departing Singapore

Visitors are required to retain the TraceTogether app with the data for 21 consecutive days after they have left Singapore.

Always remember to:

Wear mask in public areas except when dining or exercising

Keep TraceTogether app running

Gather in groups of up to 2

Dine-in allowed in groups of up to 2*

Maintain 1 metre distance

Safety measures for events, attractions, and cruises

Events

Up to 1000 fully vaccinated people or up to 50 people without pre-event testing

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)

If you feel unwell

Visit a Public Health Preparedness Clinic (PHPC) immediately. You should commute to the clinic using private hire cares or taxis, but not public transport. Some clinics in Singapore, including the Raffles Medical Group (+65 6311 1222) offer round-the-clock COVID-19 tests and treatment.

Keep yourself updated

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

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