All you need to know before you go: Singapore entry requirements

Nov 29, 2023


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There are no longer any COVID-19 measures for travellers arriving in Singapore from 13 February 2023, regardless of vaccination status or traveller profile.

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Singapore is open to all travellers without quarantine or testing requirements, regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Travellers seeking to enter Singapore should comply with the prevailing Public Health as well as Entry Requirements listed below to ensure a smooth journey.

To avoid tests and quarantine, travellers must fulfil the public health requirements below. Travellers who cannot meet the public health requirements and refuse any test(s) and/or quarantine may be turned away from Singapore.

1) Yellow Fever Requirements:

Produce an International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever, if you have visited any country at risk of Yellow Fever transmission in the past six (6) days before arrival in Singapore.

Travellers must serve quarantine for up to six (6) days on arrival if they cannot meet the requirement. Quarantine also applies to those who are ineligible to receive the vaccination e.g., children aged one year and below and individuals with contraindications.

2) General Entry Requirements

2a) Immigration Requirements

To enter Singapore, travellers must meet the following immigration requirements:

Immigration Requirements
i ) Passport Validity Have minimum 6-month passport validity if you are not a Singapore passport holder
ii ) Visa 1. Short term travellers holding a passport or travel document from a visa-required country/region must apply for a Visa

2. Visa-required travellers can use the Visa-Free Transit Facility for stay of less than 96 hours in Singapore, if eligible
iii) SG Arrival Card (SGAC) 1. All travellers must fill in the SGAC declaration up to 3 days before arrival

2. Only Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long-Term Pass Holders entering via land checkpoints do not need to fill in the SGAC
iv) Security and Immigration Processes on Arrival 1. Ensure that you do not bring prohibited items into Singapore

2. Familiarise yourself with immigration/customs clearance procedures, including whether you are eligible for automated clearance

3. Short-Term travellers should have sufficient cash and proof of onward travel (tickets, visas), and ensure that you do not stay beyond your visit pass validity. You may retrieve your e-Pass after arrival using the e-Pass Enquiry Portal or check your visit pass validity using the visit pass validity tool.

Short Term Visitors

Visitors who wish to stay beyond the period of stay granted can apply for a visit pass extension online using the e-Service. Applications are subject to approval.
Travellers on short-term visit pass are also not permitted to engage in any business, professional or paid employment activities when in Singapore. Overstaying is also a punishable offence in Singapore.

Singapore entry restrictions

Short term passengers who have been vaccinated do not need to apply for an "Air Travel Pass” (ATP) to enter Singapore. Passengers who have not completed COVID-19 vaccination are not allowed to enter the country temporarily.

Short-term passengers with special/humanitarian needs or Singaporean citizens/permanent residents and their relatives, or passengers who are not suitable for vaccination due to medical reasons, can apply for entry conditionally. However, for those tourists, they need to hold travel insurance with a minimum coverage of 30000 Singapore dollars (SGD) when entering the country. And they need to cover medical and hospitalization expenses related to COVID-19; While they will be quarantined at home for 7 days and conducted PCR testing after the quarantine period.


- Complete at least two doses of designated vaccines two weeks before departure

- The designated vaccines are included in the emergency use list by the World Health Organization (WHO)

Fully vaccinated and non-fully vaccinated children aged 12 and below by year of birth will be allowed to enter Singapore

- Obtain proof of vaccination

- Secure tickets for any flight to Singapore

- 3 days before departure: Submit SG Arrival Card and e-health declaration via the official and free e-service on the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) website

From 29 August, non-fully vaccinated visitors will no longer be required to undergo a 7-day Stay Home Notice (SHN) upon arrival or take an exit SHN Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Test.

1. Fill in the Singapore electronic entry card online within 72 hours before boarding.

2. Passengers need to complete WHO-approved vaccination and provide an electronic vaccine certificate

3. Non-vaccinated passengers must have negative PCR test results 48 hours before departure

4. Install the TraceTogether application on your phone

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