Singapore Entry Requirements & Eligible Countries

A basic guide to entry requirements for Singapore and list of eligible countries

Entry Requirements for Singapore

Arrival Card

To enter Singapore, it’s mandatory to have an Electronic SG Arrival Card (SGAC), which must be obtained before your arrival. This card is designed to collect vital information about each visitor, such as their name, nationality, and the purpose of their visit. It applies to visitors from both Visa-exempt and Visa-required countries, including but not limited to the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, China, Malaysia, Korea, and others.


The requirement for a Singapore eVisa to enter Singapore depends on various factors such as your nationality, purpose of visit, duration of stay, and whether you need to pass through immigration. Citizens of some countries can enter Singapore for a short visit without a visa, while others may need to apply for a visa beforehand. If you are unsure whether you need a visa, it’s best to check the Visa Requirements & Fees page.

Please note that even if you don’t need a visa, you must have a valid passport and may need to obtain an Electronic SG Arrival Card (SGAC) before entering Singapore.

Countries Requiring Arrival Cards & Eligible to Visit Singapore

Visitors form following countries are permitted to visit Singapore with arrival card. Click on your country name to apply for arrival card.

Passport Requirements

To fill up Singapore arrival card application, you’ll need a valid passport with at least six months of validity and one empty page for border crossing stamps.

Covid 19 Entry Requirements for Singapore

Regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status, all travelers are welcome to visit Singapore. Eligible travelers from specific countries/regions can also use the automated lanes for immigration clearance upon arrival at checkpoints through the Automated Clearance Initiative.

Effective from 13th February 2023, all travelers can enter Singapore without requiring entry approvals, pre-departure tests, on-arrival tests, quarantine, or COVID-19 travel insurance.

Singapore Official Entry Points

With the SG Arrival Card, you can enjoy a single entry into Singapore through the following designated entry points,

  • Singapore Changi Airport – SIN
  • Woodlands checkpoint
  • Tuas checkpoint
  • Singapore Cruise Center
  • Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal
  • Changi Point Ferry Terminal
  • Changi Ferry Terminal

Things to Consider Before You Enter Singapore

The following are some of the things that SG Card holders need to bring with them when arriving in Singapore:

  • Applicant’s passport that was used for the SG Arrival Card online application form with a minimum of six (6) months validity
  • Visa-required country nationals need to carry an approved Singapore visa or Online Visa
  • Proof of means of subsistence, if applicable
  • Confirmed return ticket, if applicable
  • Immigration authorities in Singapore require that visitors have a yellow fever vaccination certificate if they are coming from an infected country.

Read our complete guide about Singapore arrival card before submitting your application