Absentee Voting Week is September 27 – October 4

Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4 Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In some states, voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 are as early as October 5th.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory change for Singapore – Level 3 Reconsider Travel Reconsider travel to Singapore due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19  page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) has issued a level 3 Travel Health Notice for Singapore due to COVID-19. Singapore has resumed some transportation options (including limited airport operations …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 51,531 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. Singapore’s Phase Two Re-opening: Measures and Regulations Singapore is currently in Phase Two of its re-opening plan. Many safe-distancing measures and regulations remain in place.   Strict enforcement of these regulations is expected to continue. Phase Two allows for retail and restaurant businesses to re-open, as well as schools, public parks and …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 47,126 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. Singapore’s Phase Two Re-opening: Measures and Regulations Singapore is currently in Phase Two of its re-opening plan. Many safe-distancing measures and regulations remain in place.   Strict enforcement of these regulations is expected to continue. Phase Two allows for retail and restaurant businesses to re-open, as well as public parks and playgrounds. Small group …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 44,122 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. Singapore’s Phase Two Re-opening: Measures and Regulations Singapore is currently in Phase Two of its re-opening plan. Many safe-distancing measures and regulations remain in place.   Strict enforcement of these regulations is expected to continue. Phase Two allows for retail and restaurant businesses to re-open, as well as public parks and playgrounds. Small group …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 40,969 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. “Phase One” Ending and “Phase Two” Beginning: Measures and Regulations To prevent the further spread of COVID-19 in Singapore, Phase One of the post-circuit breaker period started on 02 June 2020. Many strict safe-distancing and other regulations …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location: Singapore Event: Dengue cases are on the rise in Singapore. Already in 2020 there have been more than 10,000 reported cases as of 11 June 2020. This is the largest outbreak recorded in Singapore’s recent history. Symptoms of Dengue: Sudden onset of fever for 2-7 days Severe headache with pain behind the eyes Joint …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 36,922 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. Post-Circuit Breaker “Phase One” Measures and Regulations To prevent the further spread of COVID-19 in Singapore, Phase One of the post-circuit breaker period started on 02 June 2020. Many strict safe-distancing and other regulations remain in place. Strict enforcement of these regulations is expected to continue. The …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event: The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 33,249 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore Circuit Breaker Measures and Regulations The Singapore government’s period of regulatory restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, known as the circuit breaker, are still in effect until 01 June 2020 and further measures may be implemented with little prior notice. U.S. citizens in Singapore …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 28,343 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. Circuit Breaker Measures and Regulations The Singapore government’s period of regulatory restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, known as the circuit breaker, are still in effect until 01 June 2020 and further measures may be implemented …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 18,778 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. Circuit Breaker Measures and Regulations On 02 May 2020 the government of Singapore announced measures to ease some of the circuit breaker restrictions, and over the next two weeks will allow certain services and retail outlets to …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 10,141 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. Extension of Circuit Breaker Measures and Regulations On 21 April 2020  Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong addressed the nation  and declared an extension of the current “circuit breaker” measures implemented to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The current measures have been extended to 01 June 2020 and …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location: Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 4,427 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. U.S. Embassy American Citizen Services office is open Please see a   special message   to U.S. citizens from the U.S. Embassy’s Chief of Mission, Rafik Mansour. The U.S. Embassy American Citizen Services office remains open and continues …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,918 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. Increased enforcement of safe-distancing regulations  The government of Singapore has announced  increased enforcement measures  during this “circuit breaker” period of Safe-Distancing Regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within Singapore. The U.S. Embassy urges all U.S. citizens and members of their households to …

Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  Increased enforcement actions in Singapore related to Safe-Distancing Regulations The government of Singapore has announced that as of 12 April 2020 there has been an increase in enforcement actions related Safe-Distancing Regulations. Please carefully read this Singapore government message to understand the scope of present and future enforcement actions. Violations of Safe-Distancing Regulations include fines …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 2,532 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. The government of Singapore has announced that starting from 09 April 2020, 11:59pm all travelers permitted entry into Singapore must serve a 14-day “stay-home” notice at designated Singapore government facilities. Please see the 08 April 2020 announcement from the Singapore …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore, 07 April 2020 Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 1,375 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. Please see a special message to U.S. citizens from the U.S. Embassy’s Chief of Mission, Rafik Mansour. The U.S. Embassy American Citizen Services office remains open and continues to provide public services for U.S. citizens. Please …

Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore, 05 April 2020 Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 1,189 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. On 03 April 2020 the government of Singapore announced new measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. These heightened safe-distancing measures will be implemented from 07 April 2020 until 04 May …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore, 02 April 2020   Location:  Singapore   Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 1,046 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore.  The U.S. State Department recommends Americans who live in the United States but are currently overseas should arrange immediate return to the United States unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.   …

Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore, 30 March 2020  Location:  Singapore  Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 844 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore.  The U.S. State Departent recommends Americans who live in the United States but are currently overseas should arrange immediate return to the United States unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.   …

Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore, 27 March 2020 Location:  Singapore  Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed 683 cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. The U.S. State Department recommends Americans who live in the United States should arrange immediate return to the United States unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore, 22 March 2020 Location:  Singapore Event:  The Singapore Ministry of Health has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country of Singapore. On 22 March 2020 the Singapore Ministry of Health released a new Notice regarding the potential for COVID-19 in Singapore.  The language of the Notice is available on its …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore (February 14, 2020) Location: Singapore Event: COVID-19 and Singapore’s Disease Outbreak Response System Condition A novel (new) coronavirus known as COVID-19 is causing an outbreak of respiratory illness that began in the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in December 2019. On January 30, 2020 the World Health Organization …

Read More»

VOTING IN 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS

Message for U.S. Citizens VOTING IN 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS Your vote counts! Did you know that many U.S. elections for the House of Representatives and Senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore (February 5, 2020) Location: Singapore Event: Health Alert – Coronavirus and Travel Restrictions The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring the novel coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan, China and subsequently declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health …

Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore (January 30, 2020) Location: Singapore Event: Regional Health Alert – Coronavirus The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that travelers avoid all travel to Wuhan, People’s Republic of China, and all nonessential travel to China in general, due to an ongoing outbreak of respiratory illness caused …

Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Location: Singapore Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

Read More»

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Singapore (November 08, 2019) Location: Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean Event: Tropical Cyclone Season in the South Pacific Ocean begins November 1, 2019 and ends on April 30, 2020. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those in tropical cyclone-prone regions begin preparations for the upcoming seasons now. …

Read More»

Health Alert for U.S. Citizens: Singapore Haze Conditions

Location: Singapore Event:  The National Environment Agency in Singapore has reported unhealthy levels of air pollution at several times over the past week in Singapore. These conditions are usually caused by winds carrying haze from forest fires in the region. Actions to Take: Visit Singapore’s National Environment Agency website on haze conditions for informational updates, …

Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Dengue Fever/Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever in Singapore

Dengue cases are on the rise in Singapore with the total Dengue cases reported this year five times higher than last year.  Already in 2019 there have been more cases of Dengue in Singapore than in the years of 2017 and 2018 combined. Please read below to learn: What are the symptoms of Dengue How …

Read More»

Reminder for individuals traveling to the United States using ESTA

If you are planning to travel to the United States using ESTA, please apply as soon as possible – at least 72 hours before your international flight is scheduled to depart. Don’t risk arriving at the airport without an approved ESTA. For more information, visit  https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/cbp-reminds-travelers-allow-72-hours-esta

Read More»

National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush; Wednesday, December 5, 2018

In accordance with the Presidential declaration of a National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush on 05 December, 2018, the U.S. Embassy Singapore’s office of American Citizens Services will be closed for all routine services and appointments. Please be aware that all appointments for 05 December 2018 have been cancelled. You may …

Read More»

U.S. Embassy Singapore remains open for consular services, including American Citizen Services and visas.

During the lapse in U.S. government appropriations, U.S. Embassy Singapore remains open for consular services, including American Citizen Services and visas.  Questions?  Contact singaporecon@state.gov or singaporeACS@state.gov January 23, 2018 Update: The lapse in U.S. Government appropriations has ended.

Read More»
Show More ∨