COVID-19: Border measures, testing requirements to be relaxed

25 Apr 22

SINGAPORE

The Singaporean government has announced that it will relax its border measures and testing requirements for all travelers.

Key Points: 

  • Beginning April 26, fully vaccinated travelers and those ages 12 and under who are arriving in Singapore through air or sea ports of entry will no longer be required to take COVID-19 tests before departure or upon arrival.
  • Beginning May 1, fully vaccinated non-Malaysian Work Permit Holders (WHPs) will no longer need to apply for entry approval to enter Singapore.
  • Travelers over the age of 12 who are not fully vaccinated and able to enter Singapore must still take a COVID-19 test within two days before departure, undergo a seven-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN), and take a PCR test on the last day of their SHN.
  • Entry permissions are not required for Singaporean nationals, permanent residents and Long-Term Pass (LTP) holders ages 13 to 17. LTP holders ages 18 and above and Short-Term Visitors (STV) ages 13 and above are not allowed to enter Singapore unless they meet an entry exemption listed here.

Additional Information: More information regarding the current and upcoming changes to Singapore’s entry and health requirements is available here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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