MFA@SG app enhancement
MFA has enhanced its MFA@SG smartphone application to include a safety check feature. The MFA@SG app currently provides Singaporean travellers with convenient access to real-time updates of consular information and services, including eRegister and Travel Notices. With the new safety check feature, Singaporean travellers who register with MFA can easily send an update on whether they are safe or require help during crisis situations.
This application can be downloaded for free on iTunes and Google Play.
Overseas Travel – Be Informed & Be Safe [18 November 2017]
In 2017, there have been various attacks on civilian targets which affected areas popular with tourists and locals. Widely-reported incidents in recent months include the attacks in Lower Manhattan in New York (31 October 2017), at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas (1 October 2017), at Las Ramblas street in Barcelona (17 August 2017), at the London Bridge and Borough Market in London (3 June 2017), and at the Drottninggatan street in Stockholm (7 April 2017).
As a precaution during this holiday travel season, we advise Singaporeans of the following:
In the event that you require consular assistance, please call the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24-hours) at +65-6379 8800/8855, or get in touch with the nearest Singapore Overseas Mission.
Information for Travellers to Singapore