Travel Notice for the UK
19 September 2017
On 15 September 2017, a terror attack on a Tube train at Parsons Green Station resulted in a number of injuries. The British government has assessed that the terror threat level in the UK is “severe”. This means that an attack is highly likely but not imminent.
Singaporeans travelling to or residing in the UK are advised to be vigilant particularly when in public places. They should follow the instructions of local authorities and remain alert to local security developments. They should also purchase comprehensive travel insurance and be familiar with the terms and coverage.
Singaporeans are encouraged to eRegister with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (via https://eregister.mfa.gov.sg/ or the MFA@SG App) so that we can contact you should there be a need. Singaporeans are also advised to stay in touch with your family and friends so that they know you are safe. Those in need of urgent consular assistance may contact our High Commission in London or the 24-hour MFA Duty Office.
Ministry of Health (MOH) Public Health Advisory
Travellers should refer to the ICA website for the latest information on travelling to/from or transiting through Singapore. Residents of Singapore intending to depart Singapore are strongly advised to check the latest MOH Travel Advisory for outbound travel. For the latest updates on Singapore’s COVID-19 situation, please refer to the MOH website at https://www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19.
In view of the COVID-19 situation, travellers visiting the United Kingdom should be prepared for updates to entry requirements. Please visit the Travel Guidance website for the Government of the United Kingdom (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-to-england-from-another-country-during-coronavirus-covid-19) for the latest information. There is separate guidance for Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Please visit the links below for more information.
Guidance for Entry into Wales:
Guidance for Entry into Scotland:
Guidance for Entry into Northern Ireland:
Wales – Official Information on COVID-19
Scotland – Official Information on COVID-19
Ireland – Official Information on COVID-19