Fully vaccinated travellers from Singapore are allowed to enter United States of America (the US) and return to Singapore without the need to serve quarantine at both destinations.

All travellers must be fully vaccinated and have remained in Singapore for at least 14 consecutive days prior to departure. 


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Book a designated VTL flight for the return journey from the US to Singapore

Apply for an electronic travel authorisation (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation or ESTA in short) at least 72 hours prior to departure, if required

Pre-departure Preparation

Take a Pre-Departure Covid-19 test no more than 1 day before scheduled flight, at a recognised institution and test negative for Covid-19.  Tests accepted include: ART1, NAAT, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR or TMA.

Children under 2 years old are exempted from Pre-Departure testing. 

Mandatory to confirm in the form of an attestation that the information they present is true.

Purchase Covid-19 travel insurance (recommended).

Check-in at Singapore Changi Airport

Present the following documents at check-in: 

  1. Valid travel documents 
  2. Acceptable proof of vaccination or documentation of recovery from Covid-19 in the past 3 months before boarding a flight to the US (electronic or physical copy) 
  3. Proof of negative pre-departure Covid-19 test result (electronic or physical copy) 
  4. Valid ESTA (if required)

Travellers who do not meet any of the above requirements may be refused boarding by the airline.

Arriving in the US

Travellers must wear a mask at the airport.

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

During your stay in the US

Singaporeans are reminded to carry a photo ID at all times. 

Laws in the US and safety guidelines vary from state to state. Some things to look for are:

  1. A coronavirus cases-by-county map
  2. The state’s masking guidelines
  3. In some states, additional rules are being made at the city or county level, so do check the local government website too
  4. Many museums, aquariums, and zoos have restricted access or are closed during the pandemic. And many recreational areas including National Parks have Covid-19 restrictions and mask-wearing rules. Check with your destination for the latest information

Test with a viral test 3-5 days after travel, but uploading of test results are not necessary. Travellers have the option of using nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) and antigen tests, which can be self-tested or performed in a laboratory or at a testing site. If tested positive, isolate and inform close contacts. Please refer here to the protocols.

Departing from the US

Pre-departure Preparations:

  1. 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 
  2. Book and pre-pay the On-Arrival Covid-19 PCR test to be done at Changi Airport
  3. Submit SG Arrival Card within three days before arrival in Singapore

Present the following documents at check-in: 

  1. Physical or electronic copy of the Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP) for the specified period of entry
  2. Mobile device with the TraceTogether app with an activer user profile
  3. Valid visa (for visa-required visitors)
  4. Valid travel documents
  5. Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination
  6. Proof of negative Covid-19 test result taken within 48 hours before departure

Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents need only present 4-6 above. Travellers who do not fulfil the above may be denied boarding.

Arrival in Singapore Changi Airport
  1. Take the Covid-19 PCR test at the airport
  2. Immediately take private transportation, taxi, or private hire car from the airport to the declared place of accommodation for self-isolation
  3. After being notified of negative test results, travellers will be allowed to go about their activities in Singapore. Results may take up to 12 hours
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