In light of the evolving situation on COVID-19, Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has issued the following travel advisory for passengers arriving in Singapore:
New visitors with travel history in mainland China
i. From 1 February 2020, 11:59 pm, all new visitors with recent travel history to mainland China within the last 14 days will not be allowed entry into Singapore or transit through Singapore.
ii. With immediate effect, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority will suspend the issuance of all forms of new visas to those with PRC passports. Singapore’s status as a visa-free transit facility for those with PRC passports will also be suspended.
iii. Previously issued short-term and multiple-visit visas for those with PRC passports will also be suspended. During this period of suspension, they will not be allowed entry into Singapore.
Returning residents and long-term pass holders with travel history in mainland China
With immediate effect, the following returning groups will be issued an advisory for them to be placed on a 14-day leave of absence from the day of their return from China:
i. Residents (Singapore Citizens/PRs) with recent travel history to mainland China within the last 14 days; and
ii. Long-term pass holders (including Work Passes and Permits, Student Pass, Dependent Pass and Long-term Visit Pass) with recent travel history to mainland China within the last 14 days.
i. Passengers on all arrival flights at Changi and Seletar Airports are subject to temperature screening.
ii. For inbound flights from China, healthcare teams will be at the aerobridges to identify passengers who look unwell because fever may not be present for all cases.
iii. Passengers who feel unwell should report to the health screening stations located in each terminal.
For the latest updates by MOH, please refer to www.moh.gov.sg/2019-ncov-wuhan
For information on the enhanced precautionary measures in Changi Airport being undertaken to minimise the spread of COVID-19, please click here.