Travel to Singapore from Philippines

Travel to Singapore from Philippines: Singapore Travel Requirements

Ready to use your passport again?
by | March 07, 2022


A melting pot of different cultures, Singapore is a favorite travel destination for Pinoys. Sightseeing, shopping, and restaurant-hopping — these are just some activities we’ve all been missing when going to Singapore. As travel restrictions in many countries ease, international travel for leisure is something we can look forward to this year. 

Ready to see the world again? Here’s everything you need to know for travel to Singapore from the Philippines: 

Can tourists travel to Singapore?

Beginning March 3, tourists will be allowed to travel to Singapore.

Who can travel to Singapore from the Philippines?

  • Fiance/Fiancee of a Singaporean Citizen/Permanent Resident
  • Long-Term Visit Pass holder or Student Pass holder and  immediate family member 
  • Ministry of Manpower (MOM)-issued Pass holder (including IPA) and dependent
  • Short Term Visitor or tourist 
  • Singapore Citizen and immediate family member
  • Singapore Permanent Resident (excluding PR-IPA Holders) and immediate family member 
  • Singapore IPA holder
  • Traveler visiting on compassionate grounds 

Singapore Travel Requirements

Short Term Visitor or Tourist 
    • Beginning March 3, 2022 2359h, VTL (Vaccinated Travel Lane) for travelers from the Philippines will commence, allowing quarantine-free travel for individuals arriving via air. 
    • VTL applies to all travelers except the following work permit holder types: Non-Malaysian male Work Permit holders in the Construction, Marine shipyard or Process (CMP) sector and Work Permit holders staying in dormitories 
    • Accepted Proof of Vaccination 
    • Purchase COVID-19 Travel Insurance with a minimum coverage of S$30,000 against COVID-19 related charges. See Singapore-based travel insurance products here
    • If tested COVID-19 positive in the last 90 days, determine if eligible for the Vaccinated-Recovered Traveller Protocol
    • Confirmed self-isolation accommodation booking 
    • Take Pre-departure COVID-19 PCR Test at an internationally accredited or recognized lab/clinic/medical facility 
    • Health Declaration/SG Arrival Card to be submitted up to 3 days before arriving in Singapore 
    • Take a supervised self-administered Antigen Rapid Test (ART) at a Quick Test Center (QTC) or Combined Test Center (CTC) within 24 hours of arrival in Singapore 
    • Apply for your Vaccinated Travel Pass here.
    • Find more details about the VTL travel checklist here
Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents 
    • Returning SC and PR do not need entry approvals to enter Singapore. 
    • No mandatory vaccination requirement, but travelers vaccinated overseas should have their overseas vaccination records registered into Singapore’s Immunization Registry (NIR). 
    • Check Travel Health Control Measures for arrivals here.
    • Find detailed checklists here
Long-Term Pass Holders 
    • Fully vaccinated LTP holders are no longer required an Entry Approval to enter Singapore 
      1. Entry Approvals are not required if the traveler (a.) holds a Singapore-issued long-term pass (including IPA) and can produce a valid long-term pass and proof of vaccination during entry OR (b.) is unvaccinated/partially vaccinated on medical grounds, and can produce medical proof to be an unsuitable vaccination candidate
    • Proof of vaccination
    • Check Travel Health Control Measures for arrivals here
    • For non-VTL Safe Travel Lanes via Familial Ties, find more information here.
MOM Pass Holders / Work Pass Holder 
    • Only Work Permit and Training Work Permit holders need entry approvals to enter Singapore. Other pass holders still need to comply with entry requirements and travel control measures.
    • MOM passes or IPA letters 
    • Proof of vaccination status or exemption 
    • Find more information here
Student Pass Holder 
    • Applies to Student Pass holders studying in Singapore and their immediate family members
    • Proof of vaccination
    • Find more information here.

Singapore Quarantine Rules

Under the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL), fully vaccinated Pinoys traveling to Singapore no longer need to undergo quarantine upon arrival. 

Do Filipinos need a visa to travel to Singapore?

No visa is required for Filipinos traveling to Singapore as tourists. Ensure to complete all travel requirements, including the Vaccinated Travel Pass.

Current COVID-19 Situation in Singapore

 

For updates, detailed checklists, and more information, visit the following pages: 

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Comments

  • Alan Dymond

    As an ASEAN Member pre-covid Filipinos could enter Visa Free. Does this still apply, if the other conditions are met, please?

    March 3, 2022 at 9:48 pm

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