Singapore started to allow vaccinated travelers on specific flights and countries to enter in 2021. There have been few changes and delays to the program, although it has never been suspended.
Singapore has now eased some restrictions to enter the country utilizing the VTL recognizing for the first time visits that have recently been diagnosed with the Covid-19.
You can access Singapore’s page for Covid-19 and enter the country here.
Here are the updates valid from 2359 on January 23, 2022:
All travellers will only be required to undergo daily unsupervised self-administered ARTs from Day 2 to Day 7 of their arrival if they need to leave their place of accommodation, in addition to fulfilling pre-departure and on-arrival testing requirements.
There is no longer a need to have two supervised ART tests over the six days.
Those who test positive on the unsupervised self-administered ARTs no longer need to undergo a confirmatory PCR test but should instead abide by the relevant COVID-19 recovery protocol.
Need to test 72 hours after positive test using ART and is free to roam again if negative.
Fully vaccinated recovered travellers may qualify for exemption from COVID-19 tests. Please refer to this page for more information.
There is no need for Covid-19 tests for travelers who have recovered from the coronavirus 7 to 90 days before arriving in Singapore.
Here’s the checklist for vaccinated and recovered visitors:
Singapore’s approach to Covid-19 has been somewhat rational once they got over the fact that it was not going away anytime soon.
Singapore and Hong Kong were planning the first-ever Travel Bubble that was delayed and burst twice before it began. It was eventually buried, as HK SAR has aligned its eradication goal with the Mainland.
It seems that they don’t throw visitors to Covid-prisons in Singapore, but you can self-isolate at a hotel until you test negative or 7 days from the positive test, whichever is sooner.