The Ministry of Manpower announced that, as of March 1, work pass holders are no longer required to have COVID-19 vaccinations.

Key Points:

  • Prior to March 1, work passes were only issued after COVID-19 vaccination records were verified and updated with the National Immunisation Registry.
  • As of Feb. 13, 2023, the Singaporean government lifted all COVID-related entry requirements for those traveling to the country.
  • MOM said it still encourages COVID-19 vaccinations for work pass holders to minimize severe illness and risk of transmission.

Additional Information: Singapore’s Ministry of Health noted, “Around 80% of our population have achieved minimum protection, and around half are up to date with their vaccinations. … We should be able to manage these subsequent waves with an appropriate level of measures that does not deviate significantly form the new norm.” Information on COVID-19 vaccination locations in Singapore is available here.

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