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Travel restrictions updates for Singapore
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14.07.2020 20:42: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers must comply with the prevailing Stay-Home Notice (SHN) requirements upon entry into Singapore. Please refer to https://www.ica.gov.sg/covid-19 .
- This does not apply to passengers entering Singapore under the Singapore-China Fast Lane. They must comply with requirements found at https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg.
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Passengers must submit a health declaration before arrival via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service (https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard) or via the mobile application.


14.07.2020 20:42: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to passengers with a Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP) or a Long-Term Visit Pass In-Principle Approval (LTVP IPA). They must have an Approval Letter for Entry (ALE) issued by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
- This does not apply to passengers with 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 the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
- This does not apply to passengers with a Student's Pass (STP) or a Student's Pass In-Principle Approval (STP IPA). They must have an Approval Letter for Entry (ALE) issued by the Ministry of Education (MOE) or the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
- This does not apply to passengers with an approval letter from the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Ministry of Education (MOE), Ministry of Health (MOH), or Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI).
- This does not apply to residents of China (People’s Rep.) if they:- have a valid Safe Travel Pass approval letter issued by Singapore under the Singapore-China Fast Lane; and- have a visa to enter Singapore (if they are a visa-required short-term visitor); and- have a medical certificate stating a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result, taken within 48 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.
- This does not apply to returning passengers with a Work Pass, Student's Pass, Dependant’s Pass, or Long-Term Visit Pass who have an invitation letter issued by the Chinese authorities under the Singapore-China Fast Lane. They do not require an approval letter from the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), Ministry of Manpower (MOM), or Ministry of Education (MOE).


29.04.2020 10:54: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
- This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or passengers with a Long-Term Pass (including passengers with a Work Pass, Student's Pass, Dependent’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). Upon entry into Singapore, they must serve a 14-day self-isolation at dedicated Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) facilities.


29.04.2020 10:54: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
- This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or passengers with a Long-Term Pass (including passengers with a Work Pass, Student's Pass, Dependent’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). Upon entry into Singapore, they must serve a 14-day self-isolation at dedicated Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) facilities.
- Passengers with a new or existing Work Pass will be allowed entry if they have an approval letter from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) or the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
- Passengers with a Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP) or a Long-Term Visit Pass In-Principle Approval (LTVP IPA) issued by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), will be allowed entry if they have an Approval Letter for Entry (ALE) issued by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
- Passengers with a Student's Pass (STP) or a Student's Pass In-Principle Approval (STP IPA), will be allowed entry if they have an Approval Letter for Entry (ALE) issued by the Ministry of Education (MOE) or the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
Passengers with a new or existing work pass are only allowed to enter Singapore with the Ministry of Manpower's (MOM) prior approval. They are required to show the Ministry of Manpower's (MOM)'s approval letter to airline staff upon check-in and before boarding and to the Immigration & Checkpoint Authority (ICA) officers upon arrival in Singapore.
Passengers entering Singapore, including Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and passengers with a Long-Term Pass (LTP), must submit a health declaration. This can be done via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service (https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard) or via the mobile application (to be downloaded from Apple AppStore or Google Play).
Short-term visitors will be allowed entry into Singapore if they have an Approval Letter for Entry (ALE) from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) or the Ministry of Health (MOH). They could still be subjected to the prevailing health screening requirements upon entry. Possession of an Approval Letter for Entry (ALE) does not guarantee the issuance of a Visit Pass to enter Singapore.


10.04.2020 06:12: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
- This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or passengers with a Long-Term Pass (including passengers with a Work Pass, Student's Pass, Dependent’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.
- Passengers with a Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP) or a Long-Term Visit Pass In-Principle Approval (LTVP IPA) issued by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), will only be allowed entry if they have an Approval Letter of Entry (ALE) issued by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
- All passengers with a Student's Pass (STP) or a Student's Pass In-Principle Approval (STP IPA), will only be allowed entry if they have an Approved Letter for Entry (ALE) issued by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
Passengers with a new or existing work pass are only allowed to enter Singapore with the Ministry of Manpower's (MOM) prior approval. They are required to show the Ministry of Manpower's (MOM)'s approval letter to airline staff upon check-in and before boarding and to the Immigration & Checkpoint Authority (ICA) officers upon arrival in Singapore.
Passengers entering Singapore, including Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and passengers with a Long-Term Pass (LTP), must submit a health declaration. This can be done via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service (https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard) or via the mobile application (to be downloaded from Apple AppStore or Google Play).
Short-term visitors with an Approval Letter of Entry (ALE) from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) or the Ministry of Health (MOH), will not be subjected to the above restrictions. They could still be subjected to the prevailing health screening requirements upon entry. Possession of an Approval Letter of Entry (ALE) does not guarantee the issuance of a Visit Pass to enter Singapore.


05.04.2020 17:48: imposed forced isolation for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, France, India, Indonesia, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam.
All returning residents, with travel history to Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, France, India, Indonesia, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Switzerland, Thailand, USA, United Kingdom or Viet Nam in the last 14 days, are required to serve out their mandatory 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN) at dedicated hotels.
Flight and cabin crew of foreign airlines, who are Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or long-term pass holders entering Singapore, will be issued with a Stay-Home Notice (SHN). Such crew with travel history to Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, France, India, Indonesia, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Switzerland, Thailand, USA, United Kingdom or Viet Nam within the last 14 days must serve the SHN at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport. Those who do not have travel history to the listed countries within the last 14 days may serve the SHN at their residence in Singapore. The SHN must be served until their next departure flight out of Singapore or for 14 days, whichever is earlier.
Flight and cabin crew of foreign airlines, who are not Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or long-term pass holders, will not be allowed to enter Singapore, or transit through Singapore. This does not apply to flights that require a layover due to flight time limitations or an aircraft-on-ground (AOG) situation in Singapore. In this case, airlines may layover their flight and cabin crew at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport. They will be issued with an SHN which shall be served until their next departure flight out of Singapore.


31.03.2020 20:22: updated quarantine policy for passengers who arrive from or have been in China.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
- This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or passengers with a Long-Term Pass (including passengers with a Work Pass, Student's Pass, Dependent’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.


31.03.2020 20:22: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or Long-Term Pass Holders(including holders of Work Pass, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.
This does not apply to passengers with a letter titled "WAIVER OF RESTRICTION ON SHORT-TERM VISITORS FROM ENTRY INTO SINGAPORE BASED ON MEDICAL GROUNDS" issued by the Singapore Ministry of Health. The waiver must be valid for 14 days from the date of approval and is valid for one time use only. Those passengers are still subject to the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA)’s prevailing entry requirements and screening at the checkpoints.
Long-Term Visit Pass (issued by Immigration and Checkpoints Authority) holders and Long-Term Visit Pass In-Principle Approval (issued by Immigration and Checkpoints Authority) holders, will only be allowed entry if they have an Approval Letter of Entry (ALE) from Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
All Student's Pass holders and Student's Pass In-Principle Approval holders, will only be allowed entry if they have an Approved Letter for Entry (ALE) from the Ministry of Education (MOE).
New and existing work pass holders are only allowed to enter Singapore with the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) prior approval. They are required to show the MOM’s approval letter to airline staff upon check-in and before boarding, as well as to the Immigration & Checkpoint Authority (ICA) officers at the immigration checkpoint upon their arrival in Singapore.
Short-term visitors with an Approval Letter of Entry (ALE) from either Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), or the Ministry of Health (MOH), will not be subjected to the above restrictions. However, they may still be subjected to the prevailing health screening requirements upon arriving at a Singapore airport. Possession of an Approval Letter of Entry (ALE) does not guarantee the issuance of a Visit Pass to enter Singapore.
All travellers entering Singapore, including Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long-Term Pass (LTP) holders, must submit a health declaration before proceeding with immigration clearance. They will have to do so via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service, at https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard or the mobile application that can be downloaded for free from Apple AppStore and Google Play.


31.03.2020 20:22: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
- This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or passengers with a Long-Term Pass (including passengers with a Work Pass, Student's Pass, Dependent’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.


30.03.2020 08:14: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or Long-Term Pass Holders(including holders of Work Pass, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.
All LTVP and STP In-Principle Approval (IPA) holders, whose IPAs are issued by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), will only be allowed entry if they have an Approved Letter for Entry (ALE) dated on/after 25 March 2020. All previously issued ALEs have been suspended. This policy does not apply to passes issued by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
New and existing work pass holders are only allowed to enter Singapore with the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) prior approval. They are required to show the MOM’s approval letter to airline staff upon check-in and before boarding, as well as to the Immigration & Checkpoint Authority (ICA) officers at the immigration checkpoint upon their arrival in Singapore.
Short-term visitors with an ALE from ICA, regardless of date issued, will not be subjected to the above restrictions. However, they may still be subjected to the prevailing health screening requirement upon arriving at a Singapore airport. Possession of an Approved Letter for Entry does not guarantee the issuance of a Visit Pass to enter Singapore.
All travellers entering Singapore, including Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long-Term Pass (LTP) holders, must submit a health declaration before proceeding with immigration clearance. They will have to do so via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service, at https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard or the mobile application that can be downloaded for free from Apple AppStore and Google Play.


28.03.2020 20:02: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or Long-Term Pass Holders(including holders of Work Pass, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.
New and existing work pass holders are only allowed to enter Singapore with the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) prior approval. They are required to show the MOM’s approval letter to airline staff upon check-in and before boarding, as well as to the Immigration & Checkpoint Authority (ICA) officers at the immigration checkpoint upon their arrival in Singapore.
Short-term visitors with an ALE from ICA, regardless of date issued, will not be subjected to the above restrictions. However, they may still be subjected to the prevailing health screening requirement upon arriving at a Singapore airport. Possession of an Approved Letter for Entry does not guarantee the issuance of a Visit Pass to enter Singapore.
All travellers entering Singapore, including Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long-Term Pass (LTP) holders, must submit a health declaration before proceeding with immigration clearance. They will have to do so via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service, at https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard or the mobile application that can be downloaded for free from Apple AppStore and Google Play.


28.03.2020 20:02: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or Long-Term Pass Holders(including holders of Work Pass, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.
All travellers entering Singapore, including Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long-Term Pass (LTP) holders, must submit a health declaration before proceeding with immigration clearance. They will have to do so via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service, at https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard or the mobile application that can be downloaded for free from Apple AppStore and Google Play.


27.03.2020 07:54: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or Long-Term Pass Holders(including holders of Work Pass, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.
All travellers entering Singapore, including Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long-Term Pass (LTP) holders, must submit a health declaration before proceeding with immigration clearance. They will have to do so via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service, at https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard or the mobile application that can be downloaded for free from Apple AppStore and Google Play.


27.03.2020 07:54: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or Long-Term Pass Holders(including holders of Work Pass, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.
New and existing work pass holders are only allowed to enter Singapore with the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) prior approval. They are required to show the MOM’s approval letter to airline staff upon check-in and before boarding, as well as to the Immigration & Checkpoint Authority (ICA) officers at the immigration checkpoint upon their arrival in Singapore.
Passengers with an Approved Letter for Entry from ICA will not be subjected to the above restrictions. However, they may still be subjected to the prevailing health screening requirement upon arriving at a Singapore airport. Possession of an Approved Letter for Entry does not guarantee the issuance of a Visit Pass to enter Singapore.
All travellers entering Singapore, including Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long-Term Pass (LTP) holders, must submit a health declaration before proceeding with immigration clearance. They will have to do so via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service, at https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard or the mobile application that can be downloaded for free from Apple AppStore and Google Play.


23.03.2020 17:50: imposed forced isolation for passengers who arrive from or have been in China.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or Long-Term Pass Holders(including holders of Work Pass, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.


23.03.2020 17:50: extended entry restrictions.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or Long-Term Pass Holders(including holders of Work Pass, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.
New and existing work pass holders are only allowed to enter Singapore with the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) prior approval. They are required to show the MOM’s approval letter to airline staff upon check-in and before boarding, as well as to the Immigration & Checkpoint Authority (ICA) officers at the immigration checkpoint upon their arrival in Singapore.
Passengers with an Approved Letter for Entry from ICA will not be subjected to the above restrictions. However, they may still be subjected to the prevailing health screening requirement upon arriving at a Singapore airport. Possession of an Approved Letter for Entry does not guarantee the issuance of a Visit Pass to enter Singapore.


23.03.2020 17:50: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers traveling as short-term visitors are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or Long-Term Pass Holders(including holders of Work Pass, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.


21.03.2020 20:40: updated entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.), Spain.
This does not apply to returning residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or Long-Term Pass Holders(including holders of Work Pass, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass)). If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) within the last 14 days, they will be quarantined for 14 days upon entry into Singapore. For others, they will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) upon entry into Singapore.
Passengers with an Approved Letter for Entry from the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority will not be subject to the above restrictions. However, they may still be subjected to the prevailing health screening requirement upon arriving at Singapore airport. Possession of an Approved Letter for Entry does not guarantee the issuance of a Visit Pass to enter Singapore.


21.03.2020 20:40: cancelled ban entry for passengers who arrive from or have been in Cruise ship "Diamond Princess".
Passengers and crew members who were on the cruise ship "Diamond Princess" are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore from 19 February 2020 to 29 March 2020.


21.03.2020 20:40: extended quarantine policy.
Passengers who have not been in China (People's Rep.), France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Spain in the last 14 days will be issued a 14-day SHN upon entry into Singapore. In addition, they will have to provide proof of the place where they will serve the 14-day SHN, such as a hotel booking covering the entire period, or a place of residence they or their family members own.
This does not apply to passengers who are transiting in Singapore without leaving the airport transit area.
New and existing work pass holders (including dependants and foreign domestic workers) are allowed to enter Singapore, subjected to the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) prior approval. They are required to show the MOM’s approval letter to airline staff upon check-in and before boarding, as well as to ICA officers at the immigration checkpoint upon their arrival in Singapore.
Passengers with an Approved Letter for Entry from the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority will not be subject to the above restrictions. However, they may still be subjected to the prevailing health screening requirement upon arriving at Singapore airport. Possession of an Approved Letter for Entry does not guarantee the issuance of a Visit Pass to enter Singapore.


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