Singapore

Entry virtually impossible or very difficult. Entry ban for non-vaccinated visitors arriving from certain areas. Test required.
Quarantine required for visitors arriving from certain areas. Vaccinated are exempted from quarantine. Find more details on official websites.

Pre-entry clearance formTravelers might be required to fill out the pre-travel clearance form. Fill the form on official website.

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What is the COVID situation in Singapore?

+766 New COVID cases in Singapore
+9 New COVID deaths in Singapore
% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on December 3, 2021

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

Basic facts about Singapore

Singapore is a country located in South-Eastern Asia. The capital of Singapore is Singapore and the most spoken language is English. The national currency in Singapore is Brunei dollar (BND).

What taxi apps are available in Singapore?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Singapore. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Brunei dollar (BND)Official currency
1 EUR~1.55 BND
1 USD~1.37 BND

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Singapore?

There are 3 common plug types used in Singapore:

Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type G 230 V, 50 Hz  Type M 230 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Singapore?

Currently, citizens of 162 countries can enter Singapore without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

What are visa requirements to enter Singapore?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Singapore.

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

Is it safe in Singapore?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On October 18, 2021, the risk level for Singapore was changed to Level 4: Do Not Travel.

Emergency phones in Singapore

999 Police
995 Ambulance
995 Fire police

How much tobacco and alcohol can you bring to Singapore?

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.

Travelers are eligible to duty-free concessions on alcoholic beverages if they meet the following criteria:

  • you are at least 18 years old;
  • you have spent at least 48 hours outside Singapore immediately before your arrival;
  • you are not traveling from Malaysia;
  • the liquor is for personal use;
  • the liquor is not barred from import into Singapore.

In Singapore, cigarettes and tobacco goods are not duty-free or subject to Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Alcohol

  • 1L of spirits + 1L of wine
  • or 1L of spirits + 1L of beer
  • or 1L of wine + 1L of beer
  • or 2L of wine
  • or 2L of beer

Tobacco

All cigarettes and tobacco products imported into Singapore, including those purchased in Singapore with the 'SDPC' logo, are subject to tax and GST.

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

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