Starting from 1 April 2022, Singapore welcome all fully vaccinated visitors (fully vaccinated people age 13 and above and non-fully vaccinated children age 12 and below), with no entry approvals, pre-departure tests, on-arrival tests and quarantine required.
COVID-19 Travel Guidelines
While it is really fuss-free to visit Singapore now, there is a pre-departure checklist for fully-vaccinated visitors that is easy to follow:
Upload your vaccination certificate to the Vaccination Check Portal
Book your flight to Singapore
Download the TraceTogether app and register your profile
3 days before your flight departure: Submit your SG Arrival Card and e-health declaration on the official Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) website.
If you’re a non-fully vaccinated visitor, you’re generally not allowed to enter Singapore unless you have a valid entry approval (e.g. for compassionate reasons). Get the official details here.
Wearing of Face Masks
You are only required to wear a mask for indoor settings and it is optional (but encouraged) for outdoors.
There is no group size limit for social gatherings nor household visits, safe distancing is not required as well.
As the requirements might adjust according to the COVID-19 situation in Singapore, you can get the most updated official info at Ministry of Health Singapore.
Where to Stay in Singapore
Depending on your budget and travel itinerary, Singapore has a wide range of accommodations that will suit your requirements:
Where to Eat in Singapore
You’ll get some of the world’s best street food served at hawker centres to fine dining with no lack of Michelin stars.
Fine Dining Restaurants
Top Attractions in Singapore
For first-time visitors, these are the iconic places to visit in Singapore:
Jewel Changi Airport
Gardens by the Bay
Marina Bay Sands – Skypark Observation Deck
Singapore Botanic Gardens + National Orchid Garden
Explore these neighbourhoods:
Maxwell Road/Neil Road/Tanjong Pagar Road/Cross Street
Global Events to Catch in Singapore:
F1 Singapore in October 2022
What happens if you’re unwell or test positive for COVID-19 in Singapore
Nobody wished to get COVID-19, but if you happened to be tested positive, you’re advised to follow these Health Protocols here. If you’re tested positive and require medical assistance please call MOH COVID-19 General Enquiries Hotline: 1800 333 9999.
Where to go for PCR/ART tests before you return to your country
Ready to return to your home country? This is the official list of MOH (Ministry Of Health)-approved COVID-19 test providers, if you are required to be tested negative before boarding your flight back home.
After leaving Singapore, you’re encouraged to keep the TraceTogether app on your phone for 21 days before deleting it. This gives our government enough time to complete contact tracing in case of possible Covid exposure.
I hope this guide will serve you well for your visit to Singapore. If you’d like me to add more information, please email me your feedback.
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