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  • SINGAPORE

    Global Employer Services Newsletter March 2020

Update on travel into Singapore in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

Existing EP/DP Holder travelling from the following countries:

  • Mainland China
  • South Korea
  • Iran
  • Italy
  • France
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • Japan
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • ASEAN Countries (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam)

Before confirming flights to Singapore to:

  1. Request for MOM’s Pre-Approval
  2. Must include in Pre-Approval Form an address you are staying upon return to serve the 14-day Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) as MOM makes surprise visit to your accommodation as part of routine check.
  3. Must include in Pre-Approval Form a contactable Singapore telephone number as MOM makes video call to you as part of routine check.
  4. Arrange for transport directly from the airport to your accommodation to serve the 14-day SHN.

Fully comply with the following during SHN period:

  • Do not leave your accommodation
  • Download WhatsApp on phone and reply to MOM’s calls, WhatsApp or SMSs within 1 hour.
  • Do not have visitors to your residence and minimise contact with others
  • Must maintain a record of persons in close contact with

MOM Audit  

You may received a request from MOM to declare your travel history.

Short Term Visitors

Travellers from Mainland China, South Korea, Iran, Spain, Germany, France and Italy are banned from entering Singapore.

Travellers from:

  • Japan
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • ASEAN Countries

Will be issued with 14-days SHN.

  • Provide address SHN will be carried out in (e.g. hotel booking, family residence)
  • May be swabbed for testing, even if asymptomatic

During SHN period, fully comply with the following:

  • Do not leave your accommodation
  • Download WhatsApp on phone and reply to MOM’s calls, WhatsApp or SMSs within 1 hour.
  • Do not have visitors to your residence and minimise contact with others
  • Must maintain a record of persons in close contact with

Wu Soo Mee
[email protected]