Travellers entering Singapore with effect from 2 December 2021, 2359hrs, SGT, will be required to undergo supervised COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Tests (ART) at a Quick Test Centre (QTC) or Combined Test Centre (CTC) on Days 3 and 7 of their arrival in Singapore.
Travellers entering Singapore with effect from 6 December 2021, 2359hrs, SGT, will also be required to undergo self-administered COVID-19 ARTs using self-procured ART kits on Days 2, 4, 5 and 6 of their arrival in Singapore. This is in addition to the supervised ARTs on Days 3 and 7.
S Pass and Work Permit holders in the Construction, Marine shipyard or Process (CMP) sector, or who will be staying in dormitories will not be allowed to apply for a Vaccinated Travel Pass (Air) [VTP (Air)]. This does not apply to Malaysians and female work pass holders. Those who have obtained prior approval will still be allowed to enter Singapore. Please click here for more information.
The Vaccinated Travel Lane (Air) [VTL (Air)] allows quarantine-free travel to Singapore via air. Travellers intending to utilise the Vaccinated Travel Lane (Land) to travel from Malaysia to Singapore via the Causeway should apply for a VTP (Land) Pass. Approvals are not interchangeable . A separate application for VTP (Air) is required if travelling by Air.
Travellers holding an existing valid entry approval letter under other SafeTravel Lanes but wish to apply for entry under the Vaccinated Travel Lane (Air/Land) should write in via the SafeTravel Enquiry Form for assistance.
On this page, you will find the following key information on the VTL (Air):
Travellers intending to leave Singapore to a VTL (Air) country/region, must check with the authorities of their desired destination on the prevailing entry requirements of the destination, and to exercise care and caution, especially when travelling with children. For all departure-related advisories, please visit the "Departing from Singapore" page .
1. VTL (Air) Countries/Regions
Travellers may only have travelled to or transited via “Active VTL (Air) Countries/Regions” within the past 14 days, based on their date of entry into Singapore. The effective dates for VTLs which have yet to commence are stated below. For instance, travellers entering Singapore on or after 14 December can have travel history to Thailand within the past 14 days. Those entering Singapore prior to 14 December may not have travel history to Thailand.
Active VTL (Air) Countries/Regions
Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Denmark1, Finland, France2, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, the Netherlands3, the Republic of Korea, Spain4, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom5 and the United States6
1Including the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
2Including all overseas departments and regions (DROM), overseas collectivities (COM), overseas territories (TOM), and New Caledonia.
3Including Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, and all special municipalities.
4Including the Canary Islands
5Including the Crown Dependencies (Guernsey, Isle of Man, and Jersey), and all British Overseas Territories.
6Including the US territories of American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands.
For entry into Singapore from 13 Dec 2021, 2359hrs, SGT
For entry into Singapore from 15 Dec 2021, 2359hrs, SGT
Cambodia, Fiji, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Turkey
Deferred until further notice
Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
Travellers must fulfil the following basic criteria and conditions of the VTL (Air) to enjoy quarantine-free travel, otherwise they may be turned away by airlines/immigration, or be subject to the prevailing health requirements and quarantine. Travellers not eligible for the VTL (Air) should explore other Safe Travel Lanes at the Travelling to Singapore page.
From 4 Dec 2021, 2359 hours, these groups of travellers are not allowed to apply for entry under the Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTLs):
Non-Malaysian male Work Permit or S Pass workers in the Construction, Marine shipyard or Process (CMP) sector
Vaccination certificate(s) issued by the Singapore Ministry of Health; or
a.c. For Long-Term Pass Holders or Short-Term Visitors with records in Singapore’s National Immunisation Registry, successful verification of their records on the Vaccinated Travel Pass (Air) application porta
European Union Member States or non-EU countries* that have joined the EU DCC system (listed here):EU Digital COVID Certificate (EU DCC) of vaccination. One certificate, showing the final dose in the series (i.e. 1/1 or 2/2).
* Travellers must continue to fulfill all VTL conditions, including travel history requirements, and must arrive in Singapore on a designated VTL flight.
Malaysia: Digital Certificate for COVID-19 Vaccination downloaded or shown on the MySejahtera app
Republic of Korea: Static vaccination certificate QR code on the COOV app or COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate issued by the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) downloaded from the KDCA website
Physical vaccination record and a letter signed by the state, local health authority or vaccination provider to attest to the passenger’s vaccination status. The attestation letter should contain:
the passenger’s name and at least one other personal identifier such as the date of birth or passport number corresponding exactly with the information in the passenger’s passport used for entry into Singapore;
the name of the vaccine administered for each dose; and
the date when each dose was administered.
For entry into Singapore from 13 Dec 2021, 2359hrs:
Thailand: International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate issued by the Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
For entry into Singapore from 15 Dec 2021, 2359hrs:
Cambodia: COVID-19 Vaccination Card issued by the Ministry of Health / Ministry of Defence in Cambodia
Fiji: COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate issued by Republic of Fiji
Maldives: COVID-19 Digital Certification downloaded from the Health Protection Agency Maldives’ website
Sri Lanka: Certificate of COVID-19 Vaccination issued by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health
Have only travelled to / transited via any VTL (Air) countries/regions, Category I countries/regions (Hong Kong, Macao, Mainland China, Taiwan), and/or Singapore, in the last 14 consecutive days before departure for Singapore.
Arrive in Singapore on a designated VTL (Air) flight (list available in the in the VTL (Air) Traveller’s Checklist). Travellers should note that not all flights departing from the VTL (Air) countries/regions are designated. They are strongly encouraged to consult their airlines to confirm the flight numbers and days of operation of the designated VTL (Air) flights.
3. Application for Travel under the VTL (Air)
All SC/PRs and unvaccinated children aged 12 and below in the current calendar year do not need to make any applications under the Vaccinated Travel Lane. However, SC/PRs must also comply with all the requirements stated in theVTL (Air) Traveller's Checklist, failing which, the prevailing health control measures will apply, which may include serving a Stay Home Notice.
SC/PRs who are not vaccinated in Singapore are strongly encouraged to submit their overseas vaccination certificate in their health declaration as part of the SG Arrival Card submission, to be submitted within 3 days prior to the date of their arrival in Singapore.
SC/PR travellers will need to present an acceptable proof of vaccination for verification at check-in and arrival immigration. You are strongly encouraged to self-verify your vaccination certificate prior to your trip by referring to the guide here. Those who are vaccinated in Singapore are not required to submit their vaccination certificates as their vaccination records are already captured in the Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) database.
Please note the following when making the application:
VTL (Air) travellers must also refer to this travel checklist and the VTL (Air) conditions to ensure they satisfy all VTL (Air) requirements, otherwise they may be denied entry to Singapore.
Accompanying children aged 12 and below and are unvaccinated do not need to apply.
Applications must be supported with digitally verifiable vaccination certificate QR code(s), if required. Please see our FAQs for more details.
A VTP is valid for 6 calendar days from the traveller’s chosen date of entry.
If you encounter an error upon uploading the QR code on your vaccination certificate onto the VTP application portal, despite meeting the requirements (See Criteria 2 above), please write to the Safe Travel Office using the enquiry form here and provide your vaccination certificate.
Travellers are required to arrive in Singapore on a designated VTL (Air) flight. A VTP (Air) does not guarantee a ticket on one of the designated flights. Travellers are responsible for obtaining their own ticket separately.
4. COVID-19 Tests and Documents Required
Travellers who are eligible for VTL (Air), and have obtained their Vaccinated Travel Pass if needed, should refer to this VTL (Air) traveller checklist for the full list of requirements to complete VTL (Air) travel.
They will need to undergo the following COVID-19 tests:
Pre-departure COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test or professionally administered Antigen Rapid Test (ART) taken within 2 days before departure for Singapore
On-arrival COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at Singapore Changi Airport
Post-arrival supervised COVID-19 ARTs on Days 3 and 7
Post-arrival self-administered COVID-19 ARTs on Days 2, 4, 5 and 6
For their journey to Singapore, travellers must carry along an electronic or physical copy of the documents applicable to them, and be prepared to present them to airline staff and immigration officers. The table below summarises the key documents travellers have to bring along.
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Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
Long-Term Pass Holders
1. Accepted Proof of Vaccination
2. Negative Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test
3. Valid Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP)
4. COVID-19 Insurance Policy
5. Valid Visa (for visa-required visitors)
5. Frequently Asked Questions
Click here for the full list of FAQs, or the links below for specific queries on the following topics: