Travelling to Singapore
Travellers entering Singapore can do so with the new Vaccinated Travel Framework from 26 April 2022, 2359h. Singapore’s border measures are categorised according to travel history to countries/regions in the General Travel or Restricted Category, as well as vaccination with WHO Emergency Use Listing COVID-19 vaccines**
**To be considered fully vaccinated, travellers must have taken at least one dose of Janssen/J&J, or at least 2 doses of AstraZeneca, Covaxin, Moderna/Spikevax, Covishield, Novavax, Pfizer/BioNTech/COMIRNATY, Sinovac or Sinopharm. Mixtures and boosters of these WHO EUL vaccines, and recovery from COVID-19 with vaccination, are also acceptable. For full definition of acceptable vaccinations and dose intervals for entry to Singapore, refer to the section BELOW on acceptable COVID-19 vaccinations for entry.
There are no Restricted Category countries/regions today; all countries/regions come under the COVID-19 General Travel Category. For the detailed entry and health protocols, click on the checklist that best describe your traveller profile:
Border measures under the Vaccinated Travel Framework
If your 7-day travel history consists only of countries in the General Travel Category, you will be subject to the following border measures.
|General Travel Category Countries/Regions
||Summary of Travel Requirements
|Traveller Fully Vaccinated with WHO EUL COVID-19 Vaccines and Travellers Aged 12 and Below
||Non-fully Vaccinated Travellers
||[For arrivals from 26 Apr 2022]
COVID-19 pre-departure test is not required except for:· Non-Malaysian Work Permit Holders (WPHs) holding an In-Principle Approval (IPA) in the Construction· Marine Shipyard and Process (CMP) sectors
|1. Any of the following COVID-19 test, within 2 days before departure for Singapore:
o COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction Test (PCR Test)
o Antigen Rapid Test (ART) which is professionally administered, or administered remotely
2. 7-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN) at declared place of accommodation
3. SHN-exit PCR test
Accepted COVID-19 Vaccinations for Entry
All travellers aged 12 and below do not need to be vaccinated for entry to Singapore. Travellers aged 13 and above are only considered “fully vaccinated” for purposes of entry to Singapore if they meet either of the following conditions at least 2 weeks before arrival in Singapore, if not they are considered “non-fully vaccinated”:
- Received the full regimen of WHO EUL Vaccines in the list of accepted vaccinations below and met the minimum dose interval period, OR
|Manufacturer / Name of Vaccine
||Dose(s) Required and Minimum Interval between Doses
|2 doses at least 24 days apart
Bharat Biotech BBV152 COVAXIN®
mRNA-1273 / Spikevax
|Serum Institute of India
|2 doses at least 17 days apart
BNT162b2/COMIRNATY Tozinameran (INN)
SARS-COV-2 Vaccine (VeroCell), Inactivated (InCoV)
COVID-19 Vaccine (Vero Cell), Inactivated/CoronavacTM
|2 doses at least 13 days apart
|Any of the above WHO EUL vaccines (mixed)
||2 doses at least 17 days apart
- Contracted COVID-19 before being vaccinated and received at least one dose of any WHO EUL Vaccines (listed above) at least 28 days after their first diagnosis of a COVID-19 infection. (E.g., if traveller was first diagnosed with COVID-19 on 1 March, the vaccination should only be taken from 29 March onwards.) Travellers must produce acceptable proof of their first positive COVID-19 diagnosis.
Delegates may visit the Safe Travel website for more details on ATP and VTL arrangements.
All Information credits to: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/
Safe Management Measures
APSIC 2022 follows all guidelines and regulations from the Singapore Tourism Board. For more information, please visit https://www.stb.gov.sg/content/stb/en/home-pages/advisory-for-MICE.html#MICE.
Simplified COVID-19 Measures
• Optional in all settings except for healthcare facilities*, residential care homes (including welfare and sheltered homes for the aged, as well as adult disability homes) and ambulances, and public transport. Click here for more details.
• Even as mask-wearing is removed in most settings, individuals are encouraged to wear masks when in crowded places, or when visiting or interacting with vulnerable persons.
*refer here for the listing of hospitals and national specialty centres. Mask-wearing is required in all indoor premises of these facilities including at retail or F&B establishments located within the building.
No group size limits.
Dine-in is allowed with no group size limits, for all fully vaccinated individuals. There is no dining-in for unvaccinated individuals.
Local COVID-19 Developments
Delegates may visit the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority’s website for the latest information on travelling to Singapore. Travellers should also check with their airlines or the embassy / high-commission of their destination country for the latest travel advisory before their flights.
For more information about COVID-19 developments, please refer to the official Singapore Ministry of Health website.
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Updated as of 3 May 2022