TRAVELLING FROM
SINGAPORE TO AUSTRALIA

Information accurate as of 21 December 2021

Fully vaccinated travellers* can now travel to Australia from Singapore without any restrictions on the purpose of the trip and need not serve quarantine, nor adhere to stay-home-notice requirements or a controlled itinerary.

*Travellers must fulfil the following eligibility requirements:

  • Eligible travellers include Australian citizens / permanent residents, immediately family members and Singapore citizens 
  • All travellers must be fully vaccinated with a completed dosage of a vaccine approved or recognised by Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)

Information on the Singapore Travel Pilot with Australia can be found here.

SCHEDULED FLIGHTS

For more information on the VTL flight schedule and latest airfare deals, click on the links below. 

Flights on Jetstar

              

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Flights on Qantas

                

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Flights on Singapore Airlines

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Flights on Scoot

              

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GUIDE TO YOUR FLIGHT

Application Apply for travel Visa (if required)
Pre-departure preparation
  1. Book a designated VTL flight from Singapore
  2. Take a pre-departure covid-19 test within 72 hours of departure. Children aged 4 and below are exempt from the pre-departure testing requirement.
  3. Complete the Australia Travel Declaration at least 72 hours before departure
  4. Arrange for on-arrival PCR tests in Australia. More information on testing facilities can be found here:

For the latest information on arrival requirements, please visit:

Departing Singapore Changi Airport

Present the following documents at check-in: 

  1. Valid travel documents
  2. Valid Visa (if required)
  3. Vaccine certificate as proof of full Covid-19 vaccination status (electronic or printed copy) 
Arriving in Australia

Travellers should always wear a mask at the airport and respect social distancing measures.

Upon arrival in Australia, clear arrival immigration with valid travel documents and proof of vaccination status.

During your stay 

Observe local regulations and comply with social distancing measures. Download a contact tracing app to visit venues and facilities:

Preparing to return to Singapore
  • Take a COVID-19 PCR test at approved centres within 48 hours before the designated flight to Singapore and to produce a negative test result. More information on testing facilities can be found here:
    - New South Wales
    - Victoria
  • Book and pre-pay your On-Arrival COVID-19 PCR test to be done at Changi Airport.
  • Submit your SG Arrival Card within three days before your arrival in Singapore
Departing Australia

Travellers are advised to arrive early at the airport as there may be a longer check-in or waiting time due to Covid-19 regulations. Prepare the following to check-in with the airline:

  • Valid travel documents
  • Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination
  • Proof of negative COVID-19 test result taken within 48 hours before departure

For more information and latest update of airport procedures, please visit Melbourne Airport or Sydney Airport’s website.

Arriving in Singapore

Take the COVID-19 PCR test at the airport and immediately take private transportation, taxi, or private hire car from the airport to the declared place of accommodation. Remain isolated at the accommodation until the test result is confirmed to be negative. Travellers will receive test results in 12 hours. After being notified of their negative test results, travellers will be allowed to go about their activities in Singapore.

Children aged 2 and below in the calendar year (i.e. in the year 2021, those who are born in or after 2019) are not required to undergo an on-arrival COVID-19 PCR test.

TRAVEL INSPIRATION

Need some inspiration on where to go in Australia and tips on how to plan your trip?

 

Battle of the cities: Sydney vs Melbourne

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5 Dream destinations voted by you

                      

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Stay connected while travelling

       

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TRAVEL PACKAGES

Find all the trip planning a hassle? Travel agencies in Singapore now offers all-in guided tours or Free and Easy packages to Australia

so that you can travel with a peace of mind.

 

Chan Brothers

Discover the bustling cities of Melbourne and Sydney, or chill with a glass of wine at award winning vineyards. For something different, choose a campervan tour!

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Dynasty Travel

Explore the Great Ocean Road in Victoria or enjoy the sun, sand, and sea in Sydney. 

                                                                                                    

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EU Holidays

Experience fabulous Melbourne or the best of Sydney and beyond.

 

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FAQs

Singapore to Australia 

From 1 November
Fully vaccinated Australian citizens, permanent residents, their immediate family members and those in the exempt category can enter Australia without serving quarantine. 

From 21 November
Only fully vaccinated Singapore citizens can enter Australia without serving a quarantine. A valid visa is required.

Unvaccinated children aged 12 and below can travel to Singapore via the VTL if accompanied by a fully vaccinated VTL traveller.

  • Singapore citizens must depart from Singapore
  • Be fully vaccinated with a TGA recognized vaccine and present a digital or paper certificate issued by Ministry of Health. This can be obtained via Notorise.
  • Present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure. Children aged 4 and below are exempt from the pre-departure testing requirement.
  • Hold a valid visa
  • Complete the Australia Travel Declaration at least 72 hours before departure
  • On-arrival tests are required


For more information on arrival requirements, please visit:
New South Wales
Victoria

Only Singapore citizens can travel to Australia on a VTL flight from Singapore.

There is no requirement to have spent 14 days in Singapore prior to travel.

The quarantine-free travel arrangements are currently in place with participating jurisdictions including New South Wales and Victoria.

There will be scheduled flights on Singapore Airlines, Scoot and Qantas to Melbourne and Sydney. More details to be available on the airlines’ pages soon.

No, there are currently no quarantine-free travel arrangements between Western Australia and Singapore. 

For more information on entry requirements into Western Australia, please visit here.

Borders between New South Wales and Victoria are open to the fully vaccinated. 

You can travel interstate; however, each state/territory has different entry requirements.

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)
New South Wales (NSW)
Northern Territory (NT)
Queensland (QLD)
South Australia (SA)
Tasmania (TAS)
Victoria (VIC)

The Australia Health Direct website also provides information on all border restrictions.

Yes, it is mandatory to check-in when visiting venues in Autralia. Each state uses a different contact tracing app:

ACT: Check In CBR
NSW: Service NSW
NT: The Territory Check In   
QLD: Check In QLD 
SA: SafeWA
TAS: Check In TAS
VIC: Service Victoria

Mask wearing is required in most situations especially in indoor settings, observe social distancing of 1.5m, check-in is mandatory when visiting venues and facilities.

Each state/territory has different restrictions, please visit the Australia Health Direct website for more information.

There is a current one-way quarantine-free travel arrangement from New Zealand to participating jurisdictions in Australia. Travellers to New Zealand will have to observe quarantine measures. For more information, click here.

Australia to Singapore 

From 8 November, fully vaccinated travellers from Australia can enter Singapore through the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) without quarantine. You must apply a Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP) before departure and meet various conditions.

Australian travellers must be fully vaccinated by a vaccine accepted by Singapore for at least two weeks before arrival in Singapore, and must have a valid proof of vaccination issued in any VTL country/region or Singapore. 

Unvaccinated children aged 12 and below can travel to Singapore via the VTL if accompanied by a fully vaccinated VTL traveller.

Apply for a Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP) between 7 and 60 days before intended date of entry to Singapore.

Arrive in Singapore on a designated VTL flight and have only travelled to / transited via any VTL countries/regions and/or Singapore, in the last 14 consecutive days before departure for Singapore.

Present a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 48 hours before departure for Singapore. 

Book and take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Singapore and remain in self-isolation until a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken in Singapore is received (typically within 24 hours).

Purchase mandatory travel insurance for COVID-19 related medical expenses for a minimum coverage of SGD$ 30,000.

Download and register their profile on the TraceTogether app to aid contact tracing.

For full information see the ICA Safe Travel website.

To enter Singapore quarantine-free under the VTL scheme, travellers must fly on designated VTL flights. Some airlines may operate both VTL flights and non-VTL flights on the same routes, so it is important to select your flight carefully.

Travellers must not have any travel history outside of Singapore and the VTL countries in the past 14 days to be eligible for the VTL flights. 

Travellers who are travelling on a VTL flight entering into Singapore will be required to take two Covid-19 PCR tests:

  • A pre-departure test within 48 hours before flight departure.
  • An on-arrival test at Changi Airport. 

Infants aged 2 and below will be exempted from all PCR tests.

The on-arrival test at Changi Airport will cost S$160 (inclusive of GST). Book your arrival test on Safe Travel Concierge.

It is mandatory for all persons who are 6 years old and above to wear a mask when leaving their homes. 

You can remove your mask to eat, drink, or take medication.

The latest advisory on Covid-19 safety measures can be found here

For General information please see here.

For information on the transit experience please see here. For transiting purposes Australia is classed as category II.

Short-term visitors are required to download and register their profile on the TraceTogether app to aid contact tracing.

For information on which countries are in which travel categories (which determines quarantine requirements when returning to Singapore). Visit our ‘Transiting through Changi Airport’ webpage.

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