Singapore Electronic Arrival Card and Health control requirements

In order to enter Singapore for Tourist and Buiness purposes, Travelers need get Singapore Electronic Arrival Card before arrival.

Health control requirements in Singapore

All travellers are required to comply with the prevailing public health regulations and requirements in Singapore. These may include taking a Covid-19 PCR test upon arrival in Singapore, serving Stay-Home Notice (SHN) and taking another post-arrival Covid-19 PCR test before the end of the SHN period.

On-arrival Covid-19 test

- Passengers aged six and below (based on calendar year);
- Ship crew;
- Work Permit and S-Pass holders from the Construction, Marine and Process (CMP) sectors 
- Foreign Domestic Workers and Confinement Nannies 
  • Travellers are strongly encouraged to register and pre-pay for their on-arrival Covid-19 PCR test prior to departing for Singapore at Changi airport.

Stay-Home Notice (SHN)

Travellers who are exempted from SHN Requirements
The following group of travellers are also exempted from the SHN requirement:

Post-Stay Home Notice (SHN) Covid-19 test

For more information on SHN requirements and Covid-19 swab test, please refer


Transiting through Singapore Changi Airport

Find out if you are eligible to transit by checking our latest list of regulatory-approved itineraries. You may also wish to learn about changes to Your transit experience.

Do note that transfers are only allowed between the Singapore Airlines Group (Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Scoot). In addition, SIA has interline agreements with Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Air Niugini, Garuda Indonesia, Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines which allows their customers to transit through Singapore Changi Airport from approved cities to destinations in the SIA Group network currently operated by Singapore Airlines and SilkAir. You should ensure your flights are booked on the same ticket, and check that you meet the requirements to enter your final destination.

All travellers who have had a travel history to South Africa or the United Kingdom within the last 14 days will not be allowed to transit through Singapore. This does not apply to travellers who are travelling out of the United Kingdom under the same-plane-service scheme. 

Travellers who have had a travel history to *India, Indonesia, Philippines and the *United Kingdom within the last 14 days prior to departure are required to present a valid negative Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test result, taken within 72 hours before the flight. This is required upon departure in order to transit through Singapore. This requirement does not apply to Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents or children aged 6 and below.

*Please note that India and the United Kingdom are not on the list of approved transit cities.

Covid-19 Test Result Memo

The Covid-19 PCR test result memo must be obtained from an internationally accredited laboratory. It must also be in English, and state the following:

  1. a negative test result;
  2. test date;
  3. the name of the traveller as indicated in his/her passport; and
  4. at least one other detail of the traveller such as:

If the details are not stated in the passport, you should have the relevant identification document on hand for verification.

Please note that transit passengers from other destinations are not required to undergo a Covid-19 PCR test in Singapore.

Passengers transiting through Changi Airport are reminded to wear their masks while in transit and observe safe distancing measures. 

Same-plane service for passengers departing from the United Kingdom to Australia or New Zealand
Singapore Airlines has received approval to carry passengers from London Heathrow Airport to Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth or Auckland via Singapore. These transfer passengers will remain in the aircraft while in Singapore before continuing on to either Australia or New Zealand. Transfer and non-transfer passengers will be seated separately, and customers are required to stay in their designated seating zone throughout the flight. The expected ground time in Singapore is about 90 minutes, except for flights to Adelaide where the layover in Singapore will be 3 hours and 35 minutes. During this time, customers may approach our crew if they require refreshments. Please note that passengers are not allowed to change their seat during this time to comply with regulatory requirements. Due to regulatory requirements for entry into New Zealand and Australia, customers must also have taken a Covid-19 PCR test within 72 hours prior to the scheduled departure time of their flight and received a negative test result to be accepted for boarding.


For all other destinations
You can view the latest travel regulations for your destination below. You should also check with relevant local authorities for additional guidance before you plan your trip.

Travellers departing from Singapore, and flying to a destination which requires them to produce a negative Covid-19 PCR test result prior to entry, may apply for the pre-departure test.

For travellers departing from other countries, and are required to undertake the Covid-19 PCR test as a condition of entry for their planned destination, please refer here.
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