The Singaporean government and the African Union have announced that they will mutually recognize each other’s COVID-19 vaccination certificates.

Key Points: 

  • Beginning May 23, fully vaccinated travelers from Singapore or countries in the African Union who have digital COVID-19 vaccination certificates will be able to enter each other’s countries without have to quarantine or test upon arrival.
  • Travelers from countries in the African Union must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate that was issued by the Trusted Travel and Trusted Vaccines platforms and upload them through the Vaccination Check Portal or the Singapore Arrival Card.
  • Singaporean travelers must upload their COVID-19 vaccination certificates on the African Union’s Trusted Travel and Trusted Vaccines platforms.
  • More information regarding Singapore’s COVDID-19 entry requirements for travelers from other countries 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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