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Singapore Travel Requirements (Updated June 2022)

Singapore Entry Requirements

Singapore Travel Requirements

2022 Singapore Travel Requirements 

According to the Bloomberg COVID Resilience Ranking, Singapore is one of the safest travel destinations in the world. Singapore is open for travel while maintaining conservative COVID measures.

Singapore Travel Requirements
Singapore Travel Requirements

Mask-wearing protocols in Singapore are only required and adhered to for indoor settings, for persons 6 years old and above, and outside of their homes. Mask-wearing is optional in outdoor settings but is highly encouraged for crowded outdoor areas. In private settings where mask-wearing is mandatory, first-time offenders who violate this mask-wearing protocol may be fined $300, and repeat offenders will face higher fines or prosecution in court for egregious cases.

List of Travelers Allowed to Enter

  1. Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents
  2. Long-Term Pass Holders
  3. Short-Term Visitors and Work Permit Holders
  4. Only the following travelers are required to secure entry approvals:
    • Non-Malaysian Male Work Permit Holders in the Construction, Marine, and Process Sectors
    • Dormitory-Bound Work Permit Holders
    • Unvaccinated/Partially Vaccinated Long-Term Pass Holder
    • Unvaccinated/Partially Vaccinated Short-Term visitors

List of Singapore Travel Requirements

For Fully Vaccinated Travelers

  1. COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  2. Registration to TraceTogether application three (3) days prior to departure (via
  3. Valid Visa (for Visa-required passengers)
  4. SG Arrival Card three (3) days prior to departure to Singapore (via
  5. PH Bureau of Immigration Declaration Form (here)

For Unvaccinated or Partially Vaccinated Travelers

  1. Negative RT-PCR Test Result/Professionally Administered Rapid Antigen Test from any DOH-accredited laboratories or Rapid Antigen Test supervised by licensed Singapore providers within two (2) days before departure
  2. Short-Term visitors who are partially vaccinated are required to have travel insurance for COVID-19-related medical treatment and hospitalization costs at a minimum coverage of SGD 30,000
  3. Submit an application for Entry Approval (via
    • Entry Approval is not required for the following:
      • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
      • Long-Term Pass holder, including In-Principle Approval holders, born between 2005 and 2010 (inclusive), and arriving before 1 Jul 2022 only. Entries from 1 Jul 2022 will require entry approvals.
  4. Registration to TraceTogether application three (3) days prior to departure (via
  5. Valid Visa (for Visa-required passengers)
  6. SG Arrival Card three (3) days prior to departure to Singapore (via
  7. PH Bureau of Immigration Declaration Form (here)

List of Quarantine Requirements

  1. Travelers must undergo a 7-day Stay Home Notice (SHN) at any pre-booked accommodation upon arrival.
  2. After completion of Stay Home Notice, travelers must undergo an RT-PCR Test
  3. Effective April 01, 2022, all Fully Vaccinated travelers can enjoy quarantine-free travel in Singapore.

Note per Immigration and Checkpoints Authority Singapore:

  1. Fully Vaccinated Status is granted to visitors who:
  • At least two weeks before arrival in Singapore, the traveler must minimally have taken the following WHO EUL vaccines:
    1. One (1) dose of CanSinoBIO/Convidecia vaccine; OR
    2. One (1) dose of Janssen/J&J vaccine; OR
    3. Two (2) doses of AstraZeneca, Covaxin, Moderna/Spikevax, or Covishield vaccine, administered at least 24 days apart; OR
    4. Two (2) doses of Novavax/Covovax/Nuvaxovid, Pfizer/BioNTech/COMIRNATY, or Sinopharm vaccine, administered at least seventeen (17) days apart; OR
    5. Two (2) doses of Sinovac vaccine, administered thirteen (13) days apart; OR
    6. Mixture of any two (2) doses of vaccines listed in points a-e, administered at least seventeen (17) days apart; OR
    7. Any of the vaccination combinations listed in points a-f and subsequently recovered from COVID-19; OR
    8. At least one (1) dose of any WHO EUL approved vaccines listed above, taken at least twenty-eight (28) days after the first COVID-19 positive diagnosis if the traveler was not vaccinated before their first infection.
  1. Travelers are considered Non-Fully Vaccinated if they do not satisfy the conditions above, which include:
    1. Only vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccines not listed above; OR
    2. Did not complete the minimum dosage of the vaccines mentioned above; OR
    3. Recovered from COVID-19 but did not complete the minimum dosage of the vaccines mentioned above; OR
    4. Medically certified to be ineligible for any of the WHO EUL COVID-19 vaccines mentioned above.

Travel Requirements to Singapore (source: Cebu Pacific)

Updated as of June 13, 2022

As per Government regulations, guests bound for Singapore must present printed copies of the following travel requirements upon check-in:

For fully vaccinated guests:

  • Proof of Full Vaccination showing a full course of a WHO-approved vaccine.
    • For guests vaccinated in Singapore: Retrieve your vaccination status from Trace Together or from HealthHub; or obtain a Vaccination Acceptance Letter using the Vaccination Check Portal. You can also present a hard copy of your Vaccination Certificate issued by the Ministry of Health.
    • For guests vaccinated outside Singapore: Use the Vaccination Check Portal to verify that your Digitally Verifiable Vaccination Certificate (DVC) is recognized by Singapore authorities. The VCP will issue a Vaccination Acceptance Letter if the verification is successful. If you don’t have a DVC, ensure that your Vaccination Certificate is in English (or accompanied by a notarized English translation) and it includes your name (per travel document), date of birth or passport number, country of vaccination, name of vaccine(s) administered, and vaccination dates.
    • Note that CanSinoBIO has been added to the list of accepted COVID-19 vaccines for entry into Singapore. This is a one-dose regime. The vaccinated status will take effect 14 days after the dose is taken.
  • There are additional travel requirements for the following guests. Click here for more information.
    • Non-Malaysian Work Permit In-principle Approval holders Employed in the Construction, Marine Shipyard, and Process Sector (CMP worker)
    • Long-Term Pass and in-principle approval (IPA) holders
    • Foreigners without a Singapore Long-Term Pass
    • Drivers of Foreign-Registered Vehicles Entering by land
    • Arriving in Singapore from countries/ regions in Africa and Latin America with Yellow Fever Risk
  • Fill out the Singapore Arrival Card up to three (3) days before arrival.

Fully vaccinated guests entering Singapore are not required to submit a pre-departure COVID-19 test.

For guests who are not fully vaccinated:

  • Entry Approvals are not required for the following passenger types:
    • Singapore Citizens
    • Permanent Residents
    • Long Term Pass Holders (including In-Principle Approval Holders) aged 13 to 17
    • Click here for additional travel requirements for guests who need to submit Entry Approval.
    • Note that children born in or after 2010 (i.e., aged 12 and below by year of birth) may enter Singapore without quarantine, testing, or entry approval.
  • Negative RT-PCR from an internationally accredited or recognized medical facility / professionally administered Rapid Antigen test result, conducted within two (2) days before departure. This is required for all guests born before 2020 (i.e., above two years old).
    • Self-administered ART may be accepted if remotely supervised by licensed Singapore providers and only for Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Long Term Pass holders.
    • The pre-departure test must be written in English (or accompanied by a notarized English translation) with the traveler’s name, date of birth / Passport number, and it should reflect the date and the result of the COVID-19 test.
    • This is not required for guests who tested positive for COVID-19 between 7 to 90 days before Singapore’s departure date. Click here for guidelines and requirements for recently recovered travelers.
  • Stay-Home Notice (SHN) Accommodation for at least 7 days – show proof of booking
  • Fill out the Singapore Arrival Card up to three (3) days before arrival.

Children who are 12 years old and below shall follow the travel guidelines for their fully vaccinated adult companions.

Click here for more information on entry regulations for Singapore.

All guests exiting the Philippines are required to print and fill out the Bureau of Immigration form before your flight. Click here to download the form and have it ready upon check-in.

These are the requirements as of the date indicated. Singapore Travel Requirements may change from time to time without prior notice. Please continue checking with the Singapore government for the latest updates.

Read: 5 Helpful Things Philippine Passport Holders Should Know Before Booking An International Flight For The First Time

Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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