Updates to border controls

06 May 2021

INDIA

Ministry of Health (MOH) Public Health Advisory

 

With effect from 22 April 2021, 2359hours, until further notice, all long-term visit pass holders and short-term visitors with recent travel history (including transit) to India within the last 14 days will not be allowed entry into Singapore, or transit through Singapore. This will also apply to all those who had obtained prior approval for entry into Singapore. Only Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents of Singapore will be allowed entry.


Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents travelling from India are not required to take a COVID-19 PCR before departure. However, a
ll travellers, other than children age 6 or younger, are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival in Singapore. In addition, from 22 April 2021, 2359 hours, all travellers from India are subject to a 21-day SHN at a SHN Dedicated Facility (SDF) and additional COVID-19 PCR tests on day 14 and before the end of their 21-day SHN period.

 

Travellers may also wish to refer to the SafeTravel website and the Changi Airport COVID-19 Information Hub for updates on the latest border control measures and to the MOH COVID-19 website for updates on the latest precautionary measures implemented to further reduce the risk of importation of COVID-19 to Singapore. These include travel advisories and further restrictions on travellers coming into Singapore. 

 

Travel Restrictions in India

In view of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, international airline operations remain suspended, except for international repatriation flights under India’s Vande Bharat Mission

With effect from 22 February 2021, travellers arriving in all destinations in India will be required to undergo a RT-PCR test no more than 72 hours prior to departure. Passengers are advised to visit 
SafeTravel website for more details on RT-PCR testing prior to departure.

 

More information on the COVID-19 situation in India can be found at https://www.mohfw.gov.in.

 

Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, you may wish to refer to the official website of the India Ministry of Home Affairs at https://www.mha.gov.infor detailed information on COVID-19 restrictions in different states in India. You may also wish to refer to the official website of the Indian Bureau of Immigration at https://boi.gov.in/

 

NEPAL

 

Ministry of Health (MOH) Public Health Advisory

Please refer to the MOH COVID-19 website for updates on the latest precautionary measures implemented to further reduce the risk of importation of COVID-19 to Singapore. These include travel advisories and further restrictions on travellers coming into Singapore.

In view of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the Government of Nepal has suspended all international flights into Nepal until 14 May 2021.

 

You may also wish to refer to the official website of the Nepal Department of Immigration at http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/for information on entry requirements. As entry restrictions may change at short notice, you are advised to contact your travel agency, or the nearest Embassy of Nepal, to ensure that you have accurate information for your specific purpose prior to departure.

 

We advise Singaporeans travelling or living in Nepal to take the necessary precautions and exercise personal responsibility at all times. While the Singapore High Commission in New Delhi is accredited to Nepal, Singapore has no physical diplomatic presence in Nepal. 

 

BHUTAN

Ministry of Health (MOH) Public Health Advisory


Please refer to the 
MOH COVID-19 website for updates on the latest precautionary measures implemented to further reduce the risk of importation of COVID-19 to Singapore. These include travel advisories and further restrictions on travellers coming into Singapore.

 

In view of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, all incoming tourists will be denied entry into Bhutan, until further notice.

 

You may also wish to refer to the website of the Ministry of Health, Royal Government of Bhutan, at https://www.health.gov.bt/ for information on entry restrictions affecting travellers from Singapore. As entry restrictions may change at short notice, we advise you to contact your travel agency, or the nearest Embassy of Bhutan, to ensure that you have accurate information for your specific purpose prior to departure.

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