The traveller must be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident.
2. No Approvals or Inbound Pre-Departure COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction Test (“PCR Test”) Required for Entry into Singapore
Singapore Citizens (SC) and Permanent Residents (PR) can return to Singapore without applying for entry under any SafeTravel Lane. There is also no need for returning SC/PRs to take an inbound PCR test within 72 hours before arrival in Singapore.
3. Check Border Health Requirements
Please familiarise yourself with the indicative border health requirements including Stay Home Notice (SHN) duration and swab requirements which depend on your travel history in the past 21 days prior to arriving in Singapore, via this table here. You may click the links to find out more about SHN, SHN in dedicated facilities and COVID-19 swabs, including details on costs and payment procedures.
The border health requirements may be subject to change, and the prevailing border health requirements will be applied to the traveller at the point of arrival.
4. Pre-Departure to Singapore
|Up to 3 calendar days before planned date of entry into Singapore
|Submission of Pre-trip Health/Travel History Declarations and Installation of Mandatory Mobile Applications
|| Travellers should monitor their health and avoid travelling if feeling unwell. If travellers are fit for travel, they should:
- Electronically submit their pre-trip health and travel history declarations via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-service here; and
- Register and pre-pay for their post-arrival COVID-19 PCR test here, depending on the traveller’s recent travel history to countries/regions listed in the Summary Table on SHN and Swab Requirements for Travellers to Singapore here. Travellers who have yet to pay for their post-arrival COVID-19 PCR test will be required to pay on the spot; and
- Install and activate the TraceTogether and WhatsApp mobile applications on their mobile phones.
5. Arrival in Singapore
|Day of entry into Singapore
|Immigration clearance and Imposition of Health Control Measures
||Travellers can proceed with immigration clearance per normal.
Depending on the traveller’s travel history prior to arrival in Singapore, a Stay-Home Notice (SHN) may be served.
Travellers may refer to this table to find out which border health measures they woud be subjected to upon arrival.
|Transport from Checkpoint to Accommodation
||For travellers on self-isolation/serving Stay Home Notice (SHN) at a place of residence/self-sourced (non-residential) accommodation, they must take private transportation, taxi, or private hire car from the immigration checkpoint to the declared place of accommodation immediately after their on-arrival COVID-19 PCR test. The use of public transport is not allowed.
For travellers serving SHN at an SHN Dedicated Facility (SDF), dedicated transport will be provided.
|Up to 21 days after arriving in Singapore
||For travellers eligible for on-arrival PCR test with self-isolation until test results are out within 48 hours, they can leave their declared accommodation only after they are notified of their negative result.
For travellers who are required to serve 7 or 21-day SHN at place of residence or SDF, please find more information about serving SHN or serving SHN at dedicated facilities here.
Travellers tested positive for COVID-19 will be accorded medical treatment at their own expense.
|After completion of isolation
|Safe Travel within Singapore
||All travellers are to abide by prevailing local public health requirements and safe distancing measures and encouraged to use TraceTogether and SafeEntry so that the authorities can identify close contacts to be quarantined if a positive COVID-19 case arises.