Singapore overview

57,965

cases

28

DEATHS

57,844

recovered

0.0%

Fatality Rate

99.8%

Recovery Rate

travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in Singapore

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in Singapore:

1. 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. 2. 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). 3. 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). 4. 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. 5. 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. 6. 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. 7. Airlines are requested to inform passengers at the various touchpoints (e.g. at check-in and before boarding at point of departure, in-flight) to submit their health declaration via the SGAC e-Service prior to their arrival in Singapore. 8. The paper-based embarkation/disembarkation card will be discontinued. As such, all airlines operating into Singapore can stop distributing these cards for all flights with scheduled time of arrival (STA) into Singapore on or after 27 March 2020, 0900 hours. 9. 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. 10. 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. 11. 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.

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