Travel advisory

Travelling to Singapore

Updated as of 15 September 2022

Travellers entering Singapore should comply with the Entry Requirements listed below to ensure a smooth journey.

Public Health Requirements

1. Yellow Fever Requirements

Travellers who have visited any country/region in Africa or Latin America identified by WHO to be at risk of Yellow Fever transmission 6 days before arrival in Singapore must produce an International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.

Travellers must serve a 6-day quarantine on arrival if they cannot meet the requirement. Quarantine also applies to individuals aged 1 year and below or have medical contraindications to Yellow Fever vaccination. Non-residents who refuse quarantine will be turned away and returned to their place of origin or last port of embarkation.

Countries/regions with risk of yellow fever transmission (as of 7 February 2022)


Latin America



Burkina Faso



Central African Republic



Cote d’lvoire

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Equatorial Guinea














Sierra Leone

South Sudan









French Guiana






Trinidad and Tobago


For more information on Yellow Fever Requirements in Singapore, please visit this website.

2. COVID-19 Requirements

For Fully Vaccinated Travellers

Travellers born on or after 1 January 2010 (i.e. aged 12 and below by year of birth) are exempted from COVID-19 border measures.

Travellers born on or before 31 December 2009 (i.e. aged 13 and above by year of birth) may enter Singapore as per normal without testing or quarantine, only if they have taken the minimum WHO-EUL vaccine dosage listed below at least two weeks before arrival in Singapore, and can show proof of vaccination.

WHO-EUL Vaccine

  1. One dose of CanSinoBIO/Convidecia or Janssen/J&J vaccine; OR
  2. Two doses of AstraZeneca, Covaxin, Moderna/Spikevax, or Covishield vaccine administered at least 24 days apart; OR
  3. Two doses of Novavax/Covovax/Nuvaxovid, Pfizer/BioNTech/COMIRNATY, or Sinopharm vaccine, administered at least 17 days apart; OR
  4. Two doses of Sinovac vaccine, administered 13 days apart; OR
  5. Mixture of any two doses of vaccines listed in points 1-4, administered at least 17 days apart; OR
  6. Any of the vaccination combinations listed in points 1-5 and subsequently recovered from COVID-19; OR
  7. At least one dose of any WHO EUL approved vaccines listed in points 1-4, taken at least 28 days after a COVID-19 positive diagnosis 

Vaccination proof

The following types of vaccination proof in English or translated to English are accepted if they contain personal identification details (e.g. name, date of birth, ID number) that matches against the traveller’s passport:

For Non-Fully Vaccinated Travellers

Pre-Departure Test (PDT)

Within two days before departure, take any of the following COVID-19 tests:

  • COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction test; or
  • Antigen Rapid Test (ART) administered by a trained professional, or self-administered ART that is remotely supervised by an approved ART provider in Singapore [for Singapore citizens, PRs and Long-Term Pass Holders (including In-Principle Approval holders) only]

The Pre-Departure Test (PDT) report, which shows a negative test result, must be in English (or accompanied by a notarised English Translation), and clearly states the traveller's name, date of test, as well as the traveller's date of birth or passport number per the passport used to travel to Singapore.

A PDT is not required only if you tested positive for COVID-19 between 14 to 90 days before your date of departure for Singapore. You can use this tool to check if the pre-departure test can be waived, and the documentation required to prove your first infection or recovery.

COVID-19 Travel Insurance

Short-term visitors must ensure they have travel insurance covering COVID-19, with at least $30,000 of medical coverage. Read the COVID-19 insurance and medical treatment page for details.

General Entry Requirements

1. Immigration Requirements

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

Passport Validity

Have minimum 6-month passport validity if you are not a Singapore Passport holder


  • Short term travellers holding a passport or travel document from a visa-required country/region must apply for a Visa.
  • Visa-required travellers can use the Visa-Free Transit Facility for stay of less than 96 hours in Singapore, if eligible.

SG Arrival Card (SGAC)

  • All travellers must fill in the SGAC declaration up to 3 days before arrival.
  • Only Singapore citizens, Permanent Residents and Long-Term Pass Holders who are fully vaccinated with COVID-19 WHO EUL vaccines and entering via land checkpoints do not need to fill in the SGAC.

Security and Immigration Processes on Arrival

  • Ensure that you do not bring prohibited items into Singapore
  • Familiarise yourself with immigration/customs clearance procedures, including whether you are eligible for automated clearance
  • 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.
  • 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.

2. Domestic COVID-19 Measures

Domestic measures to control COVID-19 within Singapore are still in place, including mask wearing, recovery protocols, and use of the TraceTogether app in high risk settings. Please read the Ministry of Health Advisory on latest COVID-19 measures within Singapore for more details.

Refer to MOH's FAQs on how to maintain your vaccination status in Singapore. These include:

For more information, please visit