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:

Travellers who are… Travel Checklist

– Fully vaccinated with WHO Emergency Use Listing Vaccines; or

– Aged 12 and below (i.e., born in or after 2010) regardless of vaccination status)

Checklist for Fully Vaccinated Travellers

– Aged 13 and above (i.e., born before 2010 and not fully vaccinated with WHO Emergency Use Listing Vaccines; or

– Certified medically ineligible for COVID-19 vaccinations

Checklist for Non-Fully Vaccinated Travellers Aged 13 and Above

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
All countries/regions [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”:

  1. 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
Astrazeneca
AZD1222-Vaxzeveria (ChAdOx1_nCoV-19)
2 doses at least 24 days apart
Covaxin
Bharat Biotech BBV152 COVAXIN®
Moderna
mRNA-1273 / Spikevax
Serum Institute of India
Covishield (ChAdOx1_nCoV-19)
Novavax
NVX-CoV2373/Covovax/Nuvaxovid
2 doses at least 17 days apart
Pfizer/BioNTech
BNT162b2/COMIRNATY Tozinameran (INN)
Sinopharm
SARS-COV-2 Vaccine (VeroCell), Inactivated (InCoV)
Sinovac
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
  1. 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

Mask-wearing
Mask-wearing is now optional outdoors. When indoors, mask-wearing is still mandatory, except when eating or drinking.
No Group Restrictions
Social gatherings are allowed, with no group size limits.
Dine-in
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.

For further queries, please contact the Congress Secretariat at info@apsic2022.com.

 

Updated as at 27 April 2022