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 [8 November 2018]
In view of the upcoming holiday travel season, Singaporeans planning overseas travel are reminded to take necessary precautions, including being prepared to deal with accidents, natural disasters or terrorism. In 2018, disasters such as earthquake, tsunami, volcanic eruption and typhoon struck our region and beyond, which affected a number of popular tourist destinations. In addition, threats of terror attack at tourist destinations cannot be ruled out. It is important for Singaporeans to be informed and be safe while travelling.
For those planning to travel, here are some tips:
In the event that you require consular assistance, please contact the nearest Singapore Overseas Mission or call the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at +65 6379 8800/8855.
Information for Travellers to Singapore