As you may already know that last week Singapore has announced that it will remove the travel restriction on passengers from India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka starting from 26th October 2021.
However, passengers from these countries will have to serve a 10-day, stay-home notice period at a dedicated facility on their arrival in Singapore.
Here are some guidelines for passengers traveling to Singapore from India;
Singapore Travel Guidelines
Effective 26 October 2021, 2359 hours (Singapore time), the following passenger categories will be allowed entry into Singapore:
- Long-Term Pass holders or holders of In-Principle Approval (IPA) letters, with an Approval Letter of Entry (ALE) issued by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), or the Ministry of Education (MOE), or the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), or a Safe Travel Pass (STP) issued by the Safe Travel Office (STO); and
- Short-term visitors with an ALE issued by ICA or a STP issued by STO.
All passengers traveling from India must:
- Present a valid Negative COVID-19 PCR Test report taken within 48 hours of departure. The PCR test memo must be in English from a laboratory which is internationally accredited or recognized by the Indian authorities.
- The test memo must have name, date of birth, nationality and passport number of the passenger as indicated in his/ her passport, the date that the test was taken (sample/swab collection must be within the approved window of 48 hrs.) and the test result.
- Register and make payment at https://safetravel.changiairport.com before departing for Singapore, to expedite the COVID-19 PCR test at the airport.
- Short-term visitors entering Singapore with an ATP are required to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at the airport. (except children below three years of age. Age is calculated based on calendar year – those born in or after 2019, are not required to take COVID-19 PCR test prior to departure for Singapore)