Flag-carrier Air India on Sunday issues a fresh set of advisory and travel requirements for its passengers travelling to Singapore in Vande Bharat Mission flights.
Recently, Air India announced that it will operate additional flights between India and Singapore from 1st January to 27th March’ 21. These additional flights will operated between Delhi-Singapore( Via Bengaluru).
In the revised advisory/travel requirements for passengers, Air India said that; All travelers arriving in Singapore must submit the Health Declaration via the SG Arrival Card E-Service.
SG Arrival Card
✔ The SG Arrival Card is an e-Service provided by the ICA to facilitate the electronic submission of personal information, trip details and health declaration (i.e. electronic arrival card) by foreign visitors (including travellers enrolled in the Frequent Traveller Programme).
✔ With this e-Service, foreign visitors can submit their electronic arrival card here or via the “SG Arrival Card” mobile application, which can be downloaded for free from either the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).
✔ Please click here for more information about entry and visa requirements.
✔The SG Arrival Card is not a visa. The use of the SG Arrival Card e-Service is free of charge.
Other than Singapore citizens and PR holders, all inbound passengers traveling to Singapore should obtain Letter of Entry approval from Singapore effective 17th November 2020, all inbound travelers, except those with travel history to the lower-risk countries/regions in the last 14 days prior to their entry to Singapore, will be required to take a COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours before departure for Singapore and present a valid negative COVID-19 test for entry to Singapore.
The test result memo must be from recognized laboratories that are internationally accredited or government recognized. It must also be in English and should state the following:
- The test result.
- The date that the test was taken.
- Minimum of two personal identifiers as stated in the Passport (i.e. name and either date of birth or passport number) Travelers aged 12 or below are not exempted from the PCR test requirement.
Every Traveler entering Singapore will be required to serve a 14-day SHN (Stay Home Notice) at a dedicated Quarantine facility. Travelers are also required to have a negative COVID-1 9 test before the end of SHN.
For queries refer to Singapore Ministry of Health FAQs at https://www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19/faqs
For more information on Singapore’s entry requirements, refer to the Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) website: https://www.ica.gov.sg/covid-19
The PCR Test requirement does not apply to
- Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.
- Travelers with travel history to listed low-risk countries/regions, who transited in a non-low risk countries/region.
- Travelers transiting/transferring through Singapore, except those with travel history to India, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
- Pre-approved Business Pass holders.