October 17-21 2022 | Singapore


Updated as at 13 March 2022

Travelling to Singapore

We hope you will be able to join us in this exciting conference physically in Singapore! However, please note the following safe travel requirements, which are subjected to the prevailing COVID19 endemic situation. Overseas conference delegates seeking to enter Singapore need to do so via a Safe Travel Lane arrangement, and the entry requirements and health controls of each Safe Travel Lane may differ depending on the traveller’s profile and travel history.

Please note that safe travel guidelines are subjected to change, according to the COVID19 situation. Do check for updates regularly during the whole process of making travel arrangements.

Self-Help Tool for Safe Travel Lanes

Please click on the self-help tool below, which will help you determine the most relevant Safe Travel Lanes to use, based on your profile. You will then click on the relevant lane to find out about the specific health requirements.

Link to Self-Help Tool: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/arriving/overview#selfhelptool

No information will be stored by this tool. If the tool below does not work in your browser, try opening it in a separate window, or refer to the list of SafeTravel Lanes.

Travelling for Short Term Visitors

If you are making a short-term visit to Singapore for the conference, you may qualify for the lanes below.

Travel Lanes
(Click the links for lane details)
Countries/RegionsAdditional Information
Vaccinated Travel Lane (Air) https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/vtl/requirements-and-processFully vaccinated travellers and any accompanying unvaccinated children below 12 years old, and are departing from the following countries/regions:
• Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Canada, Denmark(1), Fiji, Finland, France(2), Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Maldives, the Netherlands(3), the Philippines, Qatar, the Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Spain(4), Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom(5) and the United States(6)
• From 16 Mar 2022, SGT: Greece and Vietnam
(1) Includes the Faroe Island and Greenland
(2) Includes all overseas departments and regions (DROM), overseas collectivities (COM), overseas territories (TOM) and New Caledonia
(3) Includes Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, and all special municipalities
(4) Including the Canary Islands
(5) Includes the Crown Dependencies (Guernsey, Isle of Man, and Jersey), and all British Overseas Territories
(6) Includes the US territories of American Samoa, Northern Marina Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and US Virgin Islands
Air Travel Pass
• Macao
• Mainland China
• Taiwan
No controlled itinerary within Singapore
Reciprocal Green Lane
• Brunei Darussalam
• Mainland China (Only for travellers from Chongqing, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Tianjin and Zhejiang)
Controlled itinerary within Singapore, business and official travel only

Source: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/arriving/overview#social

General Travel Process

These are the general steps of the whole travelling process:

  1. Travellers must hold an accepted proof of vaccination. More details can be found here: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/vtl/faq#QRcode

  2. Submit applications for Vaccinated Travel Pass (Air): https://go.gov.sg/vtl-portal. A Vaccinated Travel Pass is valid for 13 calendar days from the traveller’s chosen date of entry.

  3. Submit applications for Visa (if applicable).

  4. Refer to the travel checklist (https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/vtl/travel-checklist ) and the VTL (Air) conditions (https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/vtl/conditions)to ensure travellers satisfy all VTL (Air) requirements.

  5. Secure tickets for a designated flight.

  6. Purchase mandatory COVID-19 travel insurance with a minimum coverage of S$30,000. Travellers may be insured with a Singapore or overseas-based insurer: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/health/insurance-and-treatment

  7. Travellers will need to undergo the following COVID19 tests:

    • Pre-departure COVID-19 PCR or professionally administered ART taken within 2 days before departure for Singapore.

    • Travellers entering Singapore from 14 Mar 2022, 2359hrs (SGT) will only need to undergo an unsupervised self-administered ART using self-procured authorised ART kits within 24 hours of arrival in Singapore. Travellers are required to report their test result via https://www.sync.gov.sg before proceeding with their activities in Singapore.

  1. Fully vaccinated recovered travellers may qualify for exemption from COVID-19 tests (https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/vaccinated-recovered ).

  2. In summary, travellers will need to have the following documents:

    • Accepted Proof of Vaccination

    • Negative Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test or Proof of Recovery

    • Valid Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP)

    • COVID-19 Insurance Policy

    • Valid Visa (for visa-required visitors)

For complete information, please visit: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/vtl/requirements-and-process#Application

Recovery Protocols for COVID-19

Travellers who are tested COVID-19 during their stay in Singapore should follow health protocols stipulated by the Ministry of Health: https://www.covid.gov.sg/travellers

Travellers will bear all costs associated with COVID-19 related treatment, testing and recovery in Singapore.