Australia: Quarantine-Free Travel for Fully Vaccinated Singapore Citizens

November 2, 2021

Key Points 

  • Quarantine-free travel will be introduced for fully vaccinated Singapore citizens and permanent residents beginning Nov. 21, 2021 

Overview

The Australian government announced quarantine-free travel arrangements for fully vaccinated Singapore citizens and permanent residents (PR) beginning Nov. 21, 2021. Under this arrangement, fully vaccinated citizens of Singapore will be allowed to travel to Australia without quarantine if they can present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure. Click here for guidance regarding entrance into Australia as a fully vaccinated traveler. 

What are the Changes?

Under this change, fully vaccinated Singapore citizens and PRs will be allowed to enter Australia after presenting a negative PCR test.

Looking Ahead

This change will allow Australia to begin welcoming travelers from a top tourist host location and create an easier pathway for fully vaccinated Singaporeans and PRs to travel to Australia. Currently, participating jurisdictions include New South Wales and Victoria. Continue to check the government of Australia’s website and Envoy’s website for additional information and updates. 

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Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative. 

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