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.
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)
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
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.
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:
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.
1. Immigration Requirements
To enter Singapore, travellers must meet the following immigration requirements:
Have minimum 6-month passport validity if you are not a Singapore Passport holder
SG Arrival Card (SGAC)
Security and Immigration Processes on Arrival
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 www.ica.gov.sg