#From 9 April 2020, 2359 hours, all Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long Term Pass holders entering Singapore will be required to serve a 14-day self-isolation at dedicated Stay-Home Notice (SHN) facilities as part of enhanced Stay-Home Notice requirements. This is in addition to the existing requirement for all returnees from the UK, US, ASEAN countries, France, India and Switzerland to serve a 14-day self-isolation at dedicated SHN facilities.
For more information, please contact the SHN Helpline at 6812-5555.
The Singapore-China Fast Lane for Essential Travel
Singapore and China have agreed to create a fast lane to facilitate essential business and official travel between six Chinese provinces and municipalities (Chongqing, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Tianjin and Zhejiang) and Singapore. The fast lane will be launched on 8 June and is open to residents in Singapore and China. The arrangement will be gradually expanded to other Chinese provinces and municipalities.
For inbound travel to Singapore, business or official travellers sponsored by government agencies may submit applications through their respective sponsors from 8 June 2020. Applications for company-sponsored travellers can be submitted in a later phase.
Fast lane travellers will be required to adhere to various pre-departure and post-arrival measures including having to undergo Covid-19 swab tests . Travellers must also follow a pre-declared controlled itinerary for the first 14 days of stay post-arrival.
For further details on the application process and the key arrangements for fast lane travellers, please refer to: https://www.mfa.gov.sg/Newsroom/Press-Statements-Transcripts-and-Photos/2020/06/20200603-SG-CHINA-Fast-Lane-Essential-Travel
Electronic Health Declaration
With effect from 27 March 2020, 0900 hours, all travellers entering Singapore, including Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long-Term Pass (LTP)/ In-Principle Approval (IPA) holders, must submit a health declaration before proceeding with immigration clearance. They will have to do so via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service, at https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard, or the mobile application that can be downloaded for free from Apple AppStore and Google Play.
Mandatory Safety Measures for Inbound and Outbound Passengers
With effect from 10 May 2020 2359hrs, all passengers arriving in and departing from Singapore on Singapore Airlines, Scoot, SilkAir and Jetstar Asia will be required to wear a mask and observe safe distancing measures throughout the flight. All passengers on flights to Singapore will also be required to undergo a verbal health declaration and temperature checks before boarding the aircraft at the point of origin.
Screening of Inbound Passengers
Passengers on all arrival flights at Changi Airport are subject to temperature screening. Healthcare teams will be at the aerobridges for selected flights to identify passengers who look unwell because fever may not be present for all cases. Those who meet the clinical suspect case definition will be conveyed to the hospital for follow-up.
MOH points out that the Infectious Diseases Act (IDA) requires a person who has reason to suspect that he is a case or carrier of COVID-19, or a contact of a person with COVID-19, to act in a responsible manner so as to not expose other persons to the risk of infection by the disease.
For the latest updates by MOH, please refer to https://www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19