Travel advisory

Updated as at 6 January 2022

Travelling to Singapore
Travellers entering Singapore can do so with a Safe Travel Lane arrangement. Each traveler's Safe Travel Lane arrangement would depend one his/her travel profile and history, and determine the corresponding entry requirements and health controls he/she would need to take.

Determine your Safe Travel Lane arrangement to enter Singapore here:
https://www.checkfirst.gov.sg/c/747b8567-273f-4193-a46e-fa1d06f47c16
(no information will be stored by this tool)

The above link will direct you to a self-help tool and advise on the specific health requirements (I.e. Stay Home Notice, COVID-19 tests, etc) corresponding to your Safe Travel Lane.

Singapore has implemented special travel arrangements with the following countries/ regions to facilitate travel while safeguarding public health:

Air Travel Pass (ATP)

For short-term visitors from these countries/territories
Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL)

For travellers who have been fully vaccinated in their VTL country/region of departure or Singapore and any accompanying unvaccinated children below 12 years old.

For arrivals by flight only. Arrivals by Land are currently not allowed.
Reciprocal Green Lane

For short-term visitors from these countries/territories
Conditions of ATP
https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/atp/conditions

(No controlled itinerary within Singapore)
Conditions of VTL (Air)
https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/vtl/conditions
Conditions of RGL

(Controlled itinerary within Singapore, business and official travel only)
Hong Kong
Macau
Mainland China
Taiwan
VTL Countries
Australia
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
Canada
Denmark1
Fiji
Finland
France2
Germany
India
Indonesia
Italy
Malaysia
Maldives
the Netherlands3
the Republic of Korea
Spain4
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Switzerland
Thailand
Turkey
the United Kingdom5
the United States6

Deferred until further notice
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
the United Arab Emirates

1.Includes the Faroe Island and Greenland

2.Includes all overseas departments and regions (DROM), overseas collectivities (COM), overseas territories (TOM) and New Caledonia

3.Includes Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, and all special municipalities

4.Including the Canary Islands

5.Includes the Crown Dependencies (Guernsey, Isle of Man, and Jersey), and all British Overseas Territories

6.Includes the US territories of American Samoa, Northern Marina Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and US Virgin Islands
With effect from
22 December 2021 2359hrs (SGT)
to
20 January 2022, 2359hrs (SGT)

No new ticket sales for designated VTL (Air) flights for entry into Singapore from all VTL countries

With effect from
21 January 2022

VTL (Air) flight tickets into Singapore resume
Brunei Darussalam
Mainland China
(only for travelers from Chongqing, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Tianjin and Zhejiang)

Delegates may visit the Safe Travel website for more details on ATP and VTL arrangements.

Information credits to: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/arriving/overview#social

Travel Process
Subject to delegates’ eligibility to enter Singapore, delegates can expect the travel process to be generally as follows:

  1. Obtain an acceptable proof of vaccination
  2. Submit applications for Air Travel Pass or Vaccinated Travel Pass (Air)
  3. Submit applications for Visa (if applicable)
  4. Secure tickets for a designated VTL flight
  5. Purchase mandatory COVID-19 travel insurance with a minimum coverage of S$30,000
  6. Secure self-isolation accommodation serve out isolation period for 1–2 days while waiting for PCR test result upon arrival in Singapore.
  7. Take a pre-departure COVID-19 PCR test within 2 days* before departure
  8. Submit an SG Arrival Card (SGAC) with their pre-trip health and travel history declaration, within 3 days before arriving in Singapore
  9. Register and pre-pay for your on-arrival COVID-19 PCR test
  10. Download and register profile on the TraceTogether app to aid contact tracing while in Singapore
  11. Take on-arrival PCR test
  12. Commute directly to their declared self-isolation accommodation
  13. Serve out self-isolation period in (6)
  14. After a negative result of the COVID-19 test taken on arrival in Singapore is conveyed, welcome to Singapore!

COVID-19 Related Travel Costs
The below table provides estimated travel costs for travelling to Singapore:

S/N Item Estimated Cost Remarks
1 PCR test at departure country before arriving in Singapore Dependent on respective countries
2 Mandatory COVID-19 Travel Insurance S$60 List of recommended insurers here.
3 On-arrival PCR test (Singapore) S$125 Book PCR test here.
4 On-arrival isolation accommodation (48 hours) Dependent on delegate’s choice of hotel While waiting for PCR test results in (3). Recommended hotels here.

Safe Management Measures
WC2022 follows all guidelines and regulations from the Singapore Tourism Board. For more information, please visit https://www.stb.gov.sg/content/stb/en/home-pages/advisory-for-MICE.html#MICE.

Local COVID-19 Developments
Delegates may visit the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority’s website for the latest information on travelling to Singapore. Travellers should also check with their airlines or the embassy / high-commission of their destination country for the latest travel advisory before their flights.
For more information about COVID-19 developments, please refer to the official Singapore Ministry of Health website https://www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19.

For further queries, please contact the Congress Secretariat at info@wc2022.org.