COVID-19 entry restrictions for Singapore
Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Singapore’s current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.
Travelling from and returning to the UK
Check what you must do to travel abroad and return to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.
If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.
If you’re planning travel to Singapore, find out what you need to know about coronavirus there in the Coronavirus section.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) guidance on foreign travel insurance.
For information about COVID-19 vaccines, see the Coronavirus page.
Drunk and disorderly conduct is treated seriously. Penalties for convicted offenders include fines, imprisonment, and/or corporal punishment (caning). See Local laws and customs
It’s illegal to drink alcohol in public places from 10:30pm to 7am and all day on weekends in specific areas and designated Liquor Control Zones. Offenders will be fined. See Local laws and customs
You cannot bring e-cigarettes and related products into the country. There are also restrictions on tobacco products. See Local laws and customs
Penalties for drug offences are severe and can include the death penalty. Possession of even very small quantities can lead to imprisonment, corporal punishment (caning) or the death penalty.
Terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Singapore. See Terrorism
The offence of ‘outrage of modesty’ (molestation) can result in a fine, imprisonment or corporal punishment (caning). Scams involving false claims of molest are thought to exist. See Local laws and customs
UK health authorities have classified Singapore as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.
There is a risk of dengue fever in Singapore. See Health
You can contact the emergency services by calling 995 (ambulance and fire) or 999 (police).
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
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