COVID-19 Vaccination no longer required for nonimmigrant travel to the United States
The United States ended the COVID-19 vaccine requirements for international air travelers on May 11, 2023. Noncitizen nonimmigrant air passengers no longer need to show proof of being fully vaccinated with an accepted COVID-19 vaccine to board a flight to the United States. CDC’s Amended Order Implementing Presidential Proclamation on Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic is no longer in effect.
Please see: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2023/05/01/the-biden-administration-will-end-covid-19-vaccination-requirements-for-federal-employees-contractors-international-travelers-head-start-educators-and-cms-certified-facilities/
Singapore Entry and Exit Requirements
- Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No
- There are no longer any COVID-19 measures for travellers arriving in Singapore from 13 Feb 2023, regardless of vaccination status or traveller profile. https://www.ica.gov.sg/enter-transit-depart/entering-singapore
- Please refer to the following page for information on entering, transiting, or departing Singapore, including definitions and acceptable proof of vaccination: https://www.ica.gov.sg/enter-transit-depart .
- Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? No
- Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? No
- Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
- ART self-test kits are available in retail pharmacies for approximately $5 USD per test. Administered ART and PCR tests are available at hospitals and clinics throughout Singapore. Costs for administered tests range from approximately $15 USD to $150 USD, depending on the provider and type of test. Travelers bear their own testing costs.
- Test results are typically sent by e-mail within 24 hours, depending on the clinic and the requested service.
- Test centers can be found by street name or postal code at the following website: https://www.gowhere.gov.sg/testcentres
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
- Are vaccines available in Singapore for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes
- The Government of Singapore continues to make vaccines available to all Singaporeans and long-term residents, which includes Singapore Permanent Residents, Employment Pass holders and certain short term pass holders. https://www.vaccine.gov.sg/ ; https://www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19/vaccination. Short term pass holders may also receive vaccinations from private providers: https://www.gowhere.gov.sg/vaccine. For more information on Singapore’s COVID-19 vaccination program, please refer to the website of the Ministry of Health .
- Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.
- Beware of scams: The Singapore Police Force has advised the public to be on guard against scams. While scams are always a risk, the prevalence of such activities has increased during this heightened COVID-19 environment. Scammers may impersonate government agencies, including the Ministry of Health.Exercise good judgment and do not give out any bank details, credit card numbers, One-Time Passwords (OTP), or personal details, to include passport, NRIC, or FIN numbers. Singapore authorities will never send you a recorded message and will not request personal details over the phone. You can find more information at www.scamalert.sg, which explains the different types of scam calls and includes individual stories on the latest techniques being employed by scammers.
- Ministry of Health (MOH) FAQ
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