[PHONE SCAM ALERT] Unsolicited calls have been made to some individuals asking for bank account numbers to claim a prize in the 'Be A Changi Millionaire' promotion. Changi Airport Group (CAG) is committed to protect our customers' information. We will not ask for confidential information like bank account or credit card numbers. Should you receive calls claiming to be from CAG or our representatives regarding Changi Millionaire, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org or +65 9651 8330.
[ADVISORY] The HSBC Rain Vortex will be closed for regular maintenance works from 6 to 14 January 2020. During this period, the Light & Sound show will not be available and there will be restricted access to the Shiseido Forest Valley. Operations will resume on 15 January, 8am for the Shiseido Forest Valley and 9am for the HSBC Rain Vortex display.
Under Singapore law, it is mandatory for arriving travellers to pay taxes to bring in cigarettes, tobacco products and all goods exceeding the duty-free concession and Goods and Services Tax (GST) relief. For more details, please refer to Singapore Customs.
If you are bringing dutiable goods into Singapore, declare them at the Red Channel as you exit the baggage claim area. Do not proceed to the Green Channel.
If you fail to make an accurate and complete declaration of any goods with you that exceeds duty-free concession and GST relief, including goods carried on behalf of other persons, you can be fined and prosecuted in court.
A 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST) is levied on all goods imported into Singapore. If you are a visitor, tourist, returning citizen or permanent resident of Singapore, you will be granted tax relief for all new purchases (excluding liquor and tobacco) under these conditions:
Period away from Singapore
Value of Goods Granted GST Relief*
48 hours and above
Less than 48 hours
*GST is applicable on the value of goods in excess of the respective relief limits.
Tax relief is offered to work-permit, employment, student, dependent or long-term pass holders for personal use, and not for commercial purposes.
Enjoy duty-free concession if:
You are 18 years old or above;
You have spent 48 hours or more outside Singapore immediately before arrival;
You are not arriving from Malaysia;
The liquor is for your own consumption and not prohibited from import into Singapore.
Items that may affect community health, public safety and animal life also require an import license or authorisation from the respective authorities for entry into Singapore. Here are some controlled items categorised under the respective authorities:
Animals, birds and their by-products
Food of any kind, both raw and cooked (e.g., meat, seafood, fruits, vegetables, eggs and processed food products)