Singapore and Indonesia recently announced the implementation of a reciprocal green lane for cross-border travel.

Key Points:

  • The new reciprocal green lane between the two countries will be for essential business and official purpose cross-border travel.
  • Travelers may apply to use the reciprocal green lane beginning Oct. 26. Singaporean citizens and residents and Indonesian citizens are eligible to apply.
  • Travelers who are approved to use the green lane must follow COVID-19 prevention and public health measures established by Singapore and Indonesia. These measures include pre-departure and post-arrival COVID-19 swab tests conducted at health institutions recognized by both countries.
  • Additional details on the green lane are expected soon.

Background: Singapore agreed to implement a reciprocal green lane with Malaysia in August.

Analysis & Comments: The new reciprocal green lane between Singapore and Indonesia will allow limited travel between the two countries. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries.

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