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Singapore entry requirements every traveler needs to know

by Visagov | November 24, 2022
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Are you considering traveling to Singapore soon? Both a city and a state, the sunny tropical island located at the southern tip of Continental Asia and almost the size of New York City, attracts millions of tourists and business executives every year.

Strategically located in the heart of South East Asia, it has become a global hub for business. But that’s not all. From its captivating history and spectacular world heritage-listed Botanic Garden to its unique melting pot of cultures and traditions, Singapore has a lot to offer visitors.  

Let’s review the key travel requirements to Singapore you need to know before traveling so that you can enjoy a smooth and unforgettable trip!

Singapore entry requirements


The Singapore High Commission requires travellers entering Singapore to hold a passport with a minimum of six months validity from their date of arrival into the country. For instance, if you’re planning to travel to Singapore on January 1, 2024, your passport should not expire before June 2, 2024. 

Other Singapore entry requirements include proving that you have sufficient funds to sustain your living expenses during your stay in the country, along with evidence that you will return to your destination, such as a round-trip flight ticket

Singapore Tourist Visa

If you’re planning to visit Singapore for less than 90 days, you won’t need a visa. However, you’ll need to apply for a SG Arrival Card in order to enter the country. Learn how to get a visa for Singapore before traveling. 

Singapore Flyer in Singapore

Travel Insurance

Travellers who are not fully vaccinated with WHO EUL vaccines are required to hold travel insurance covering COVID-19-related medical expenses to enter the country.

If you’ve been fully vaccinated with a WHO EUL vaccine, you’re still strongly encouraged to purchase travel insurance with a policy that covers at least S$30,000 of COVD-19-related medical expenses. Here’s a list of the best travel insurance in Singapore.


The country’s official currency is the Singapore Dollar (SGD). To differentiate the Singapore dollar from other dollar-based currencies, Singaporeans add an “S” in front of the dollar sign. 


If you fly from a country where the risk of yellow fever transmission still exists, you must show proof of vaccination (Vaccination Certificate). It's the only of the Singapore travel requirements that refers to mandatory vaccination.