Date Updated

01/03/2022

  • COVID-19 Testing Requirements Vaccinated or Recovered Travelers

    • Excluding those entering under VTL arrangement (required to undergo multiple Covid-19 PCR tests in lieu of Stay Home Notice) , countries/regions will generally be classified in one of four categories, each with differentiated border measures, premised on the traveler's 14-day travel history prior to their entry into Singapore. The most stringent category out of all the countries/regions visited (excluding transit) will apply.

    • From January 7, 2022, 2359 hours, all non-VTL travelers entering Singapore from Category II (nonVTL), III and IV countries/regions will no longer be required to undergo a Covid-19 PCR test on arrival.

    • Additional requirements may apply to Long Term Pass holders with passes issued by Ministry of Manpower. Non-vaccinated Travelers

    • Under RGL, travelers must:
    - Take a COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction Test ("PCR test") within 72 hours before departure for Singapore at a testing facility designated by the country of departure, and test negative for COVID-19;
    - Take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Singapore; Under ATP, travelers must have:
    - Pre-Departure professionally administered ART or PCR test within 2 days
    - On-Arrival PCR Test.


  • • For pass holders who are unable to return to Singapore to complete the renewal process, the authorities advise employers to re-apply for work and related passes when the situation stabilizes.

    • From February 1, 2022, applicants for new work passes and applicants for renewals must be fully vaccinated. Children below the age of 12 and those who are medically ineligible for vaccination will be exempted. Travel Restrictions Vaccinated or Recovered Travelers

    • General entry ban for all short-term visitors from anywhere in the world (short-term visitors are those without Singapore resident status), except for travelers who have obtained approvals under available travel schemes/arrangements.

    • An individual is considered fully vaccinated after at least 14 days after receiving the full regimen of WHO EUL vaccines. Vaccines requiring two doses must be completed either using the same brand or different brands (must meet requirements of accepted mixed vaccine regimes) and taken based on recommended intervals between each dose.

    • Entry approval required for:
    - Work pass holders of all nationalities, their dependents and those with In-Principle Approvals (IPAs) entering Singapore require entry approval under one of the schemes:  Work Pass Holder General Lane (WPHL);  Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA) scheme;  Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL); or  Ministry of Manpower, depending on the circumstances prior to traveling to Singapore.  Work and related pass holders who arrive in Singapore without the required approval will have their passes revoked and the company's work pass privileges suspended.  Student Pass and Holders of LongTerm Visit Pass issued by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), and those with IPAs entering Singapore require entry approval from the ICA.  Pass holders who arrive in Singapore without the entry approval may have their passes canceled and barred from entry into Singapore. Fully vaccinated travelers traveling from the following countries/regions can apply for a Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP) via the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) to travel to and enter Singapore. Short-term visitors and Long Term Pass holders (i.e. Work or related passes, Long Term Visit Pass, Student Pass etc.) who meet the criteria are eligible to apply. Travelers must obtain the VTP to travel on designated VTL flights. Vaccinated travelers under the VTL must undergo multiple Covid-19 PCR tests in lieu of Stay Home Notice. Suspension of all new ticket sales for VTL flights and buses between December 22, 2021 to January 20, 2022 (23:59 local time). This does not apply to passengers who already hold a VTL flight or bus ticket and meet all other VTL requirements. VTL quotas and ticket sales for travel after January 20, 2022, will also be temporarily reduced.

    • All pass holders entering with Entry Approvals obtained via Work Pass Holder General Lane must be fully vaccinated. The following groups of pass holders do not need to be vaccinated before entering Singapore.
    - Pass holders below 18 years old on the date of entry: Unvaccinated pass holders between 12 to 18 years old must satisfy vaccination requirements after entering Singapore.
    - Pass holders who cannot be vaccinated due to medical conditions: Employers must submit a request for their pass holders to be exempted from the requirement. The request must be supported by a doctor's memo. Approval must be obtained before submitting the entry approval application. Non-vaccinated Travelers

    • General entry ban for all shortterm visitors from anywhere in the world (short-term visitors are those without Singapore resident status), except for travelers who have obtained approvals under available travel schemes/arrangements.

    • Short term visitors who have been to the following countries for 14 consecutive days.

    • Entry approval required for:
    - Work pass holders of all nationalities, their dependents and those with In-Principle Approvals (IPAs) entering Singapore require entry approval under one of the schemes:  Work Pass Holder General Lane (WPHL);  Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA) scheme;  Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL); or  Ministry of Manpower, depending on the circumstances prior to traveling to Singapore.
    - Work and related pass holders who arrive in Singapore without the required approval will have their passes revoked and the company's work pass privileges suspended.
    - Student Pass and Holders of Long-Term Visit Pass issued by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), and those with IPAs entering Singapore require entry approval from the ICA.
    - Pass holders who arrive in Singapore without the entry approval may have their passes canceled and barred from entry into Singapore. Residents on short term essential business and official travel from the following countries may be allowed entry by applying for permission through the Reciprocal Green Lane (RGL) process:
    - Brunei;
    - Mainland China (Chongqing, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Tianjin and Zhejiang);
    - All short-term visitors (business or leisure purposes) who have been in the following countries for 14 consecutive days before departing Singapore, traveling on a direct flight, can seek entry into Singapore by applying for an Air Travel Pass (ATP):  Hong Kong SAR;  Macau SAR;  Mainland China; and  Taiwan.


  • • Yes, limited up to 2 distinct persons per property per day (with social distancing and wearing masks).
  • Yes for Jan 2022 onwards (full capacity for Dec 2021 check-in)
  • Yes.
  • Updating Vaccination Records Individuals who have received their vaccinations overseas must update their vaccination records in the National Immunisation Registry (NIR) within 2 weeks after completion of SHN in Singapore. To do so, they will need to show documentrary proof of their full vaccination records from overseas and a positive serology test taken at any government approved clinics . https://www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19/vaccination/faqs---post-vaccination-matters
  • Operating as normal.
  • Household Goods

    Survey (Video/In-person)
    • Yes, both

    Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
    On 24 Sept 2021, the Multi Task Ministry Task force announce further tightening of community safe management measures during the stabilization period starting Sept 27 to Oct 24, 2021. Operations at Allied, business as usual. We can still proceed with day to day operations at client residence as long as we take all precaution measures and ensure crew vaccinated. For Dining in at all F& B outlet they only allowed 2 person and must be fully vaccinated people. Same applicable to household social gathering maximum 2. For more details please refer to mccy.gov.sg

    Freight Availability/Cost
    Air - Omicron spread is impacting the airfreight market with many flight cancellations

    Sea - Congestion in Singapore causing some issues with import and export cargo being accessed at the terminal. Need to plan and book up to 6 weeks in advance to get the contract rates. Spot market to Europe starting to open up with reductions in freight.

    Road Availability
    • Normal at present

    Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
    • No

Entry Restrictions

Entry Prohibited

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