[Updated]: Singapore: Reopening Measures

April 27, 2022 Jessie Butchley

This article was originally published on 28 March 2022 and was updated on 26 April 2022 to reflect new information.  

26 April 2022 Update: The government of Singapore announced that it would reduce COVID-19 related entrance measures beginning 26 April 2022. Fully vaccinated travelers entering by land will no longer be required to undergo pre-departure or on-arrival COVID-19 testing requirements. Fully vaccinated travelers entering Singapore from air or sea will need to undergo a pre-departure test within two days of departure for the country.  

Beginning 1 May 2022, fully vaccinated non-Malaysian Work Permit Holders (WHPs) will no longer be required to apply for entry in order to enter Singapore.  

For more information, check here.  


Key Points  

  • Singapore will reopen to fully vaccinated travel lanes beginning 1 April 2022 

Overview 

The government of Singapore will reopen land borders to all fully vaccinated travelers and introduce a new Vaccinated Travel Framework on 1 April 2022. Under the Vaccinated Travel Framework, all fully vaccinated travelers from any country or region will be permitted to enter Singapore without undergoing quarantine so long as they have not visited a Ministry of Health (MOH) restricted category country or region in the past seven days. Currently, no countries or regions are listed under the restricted categories list.  

Fully vaccinated travelers entering Singapore will no longer be required to apply for pre-entry approval or to travel via a Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP) or Air Travel Pass (ATP) to enter the country.  

For additional information, click here. 

The government of Singapore will also reopen land borders for fully vaccinated Malaysian travelers beginning 31 March 2022. All fully vaccinated travelers entering the country will not be required to undergo border health measures. As such, travelers will not be required to undergo pre-departure testing or rapid antigen testing prior to arrival.  

What are the Changes? 

The government of Singapore announced that the country will reopen to international travelers on 1 April 2022. International travelers will not be required to undergo pre-arrival testing requirements or testing measures when arriving in Singapore.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Singapore’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  


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This article was published on 28 March 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

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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Jessie is Envoy's Global Immigration Writer.

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