27 – 30 / 9 / 2022
Singapore EXPO

Travelling to Singapore

Travelling to Singapore

IMPORTANT NOTE

Only fully vaccinated attendees (i.e. those who fulfill the public health requirements stated below) will be allowed to enter the Singapore EXPO, and proof of vaccination status from the TraceTogether App will be required to gain entry. Overseas visitors are required to download the TraceTogether App
before arriving in Singapore.

This checklist is for all travellers, including Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents, who enter Singapore from any country/region via air, land, or sea, and fulfil the public health requirements below.

PUBLIC HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

COVID-19 Requirements
Travellers must have taken the minimum WHO-EUL vaccine dosage at least two weeks before arrival in Singapore and can show proof of vaccination: one dose of CanSinoBIO/Convidecia or Janssen/J&J, or at least 2 doses of AstraZeneca, Covaxin, Moderna/Spikevax, Covishield, Novavax/Covovax/Nuvaxovid, Pfizer/BioNTech/COMIRNATY, Sinovac or Sinopharm. Mixed doses and boosters using these WHO EUL vaccines, and vaccination with recovery are also acceptable.

Yellow Fever Requirements
Produce an International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever, if you have visited any country/region in Africa or Latin America identified by the WHO to be at risk of Yellow Fever transmission in the past 6 days before arrival in Singapore.

Visit this page for more details, including what types of vaccination proof are accepted.

From 1 April 2022, all travellers fully vaccinated with WHO EUL COVID-19 vaccines* enjoy quarantine-free travel in Singapore; pre-departure and on-arrival test is not required for these travellers.

Singapore has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccinated Travel Framework to facilitate the resumption of travel. This new travel framework replaces previous SafeTravel Lanes such as the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL), and applies to all travellers entering Singapore, including Singapore Citizens/Permanent Residents. Click here to find out more from the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) – Singapore.

Travellers are strongly advised to follow all the steps in ICA’s Checklist for Fully Vaccinated Travellers to ensure that their journey to Singapore is smooth and that they will be accorded the measures for vaccinated travellers.

*To be considered fully vaccinated, travellers must have taken at least one dose of Janssen/J&J, or at least 2 doses of AstraZeneca, Covaxin, Moderna/Spikevax, Covishield, Novavax, Pfizer/BioNTech/COMIRNATY, Sinovac or Sinopharm. Mixtures and boosters of these WHO EUL vaccines, and recovery from COVID-19 with vaccination, are also acceptable. For full definition of acceptable vaccinations and dose intervals for entry to Singapore, refer to this page.

Useful Mobile App

TraceTogether app

Check-in with the TraceTogether app or token is no longer required, except at larger events with more than 500 people and certain nightlife establishment.

IMPORTANT: When you enter Singapore EXPO, TraceTogether check-in at designated entry points via the TraceTogether app or token is mandatory.

Click here to find out more and download the app before arriving in Singapore.

Visit Singapore Travel Guide app

Learn how to use the Visit Singapore Travel Guide app and discover a city of passion with a swipe of your fingertips. Find out more.

Situated around one degree north of the Equator, Singapore is the most modern metropolis in Southeast Asia, blending Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and English cultures and religions.

Quick Facts

Currency

The Singapore dollar notes in everyday circulation are S$2, S$5, S$10, S$50, S$100, S$1,000 and S$10,000. Coins come in 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents and S$1.

Duties and Goods
& Services Tax

Singapore is generally a free port and applies a Most-Favoured-Nation (MFN) zero-duty to more than 99 percent of its imports, including jewellery.

All goods brought into Singapore are subject to 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Learn about the GST Refund Scheme for tourists in Singapore.

However, goods imported on a temporary basis for the purpose of exhibitions, repairs or other approved purposes, may be granted GST relief under the Temporary Import Scheme (TIS).

Please refer to the Temporary Import Scheme on the conditions and permit procedures for goods imported under the TIS.

Visit the Singapore Customs website for more information.

Entry Visa
Requirements

Click here to check visa requirements to enter Singapore

Language

Most Singaporeans are fluent in English. Many also speak an additional language, usually Mandarin Chinese, Malay or Tamil.

No Smoking
Areas

Smoking is prohibited in all air-conditioned places such as malls and eateries except in designated smoking areas.

Your cigarettes/tobacco products are for personal use only and should not exceed 400g.

More details

Power Plug

The standard electrical current used in Singapore is 220-240 volts AC (50 cycles) and power plugs with three square prongs are used.

Safe Drinking
Water

You can drink water straight from the tap as the water in Singapore passes World Health Organization standards. Bottled water is also easily available.

Tax Refund

Tourists can claim a refund on the 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST) paid on your purchases if you spend more than S$100 at any participating shops.

More details

Tipping

Tipping is encouraged when you experience good service, and this would be above the standard 10 percent gratuity to your bill added by some restaurants and hotels.

Travel Requirements
for Tourists

Find out how you can travel responsibly to and around Singapore.

More details

Useful Numbers

Police 999

Ambulance & Fire Brigade 995

Flight Information 1800 542 4422

Weather

Singapore is hot and humid all year-round, with temperatures usually reaching over 30°C (86°F). You should be prepared for rain at any time, which can be torrential but usually brief.

Wi-Fi &
Connectivity

Visitors can access free Wi-Fi at any Wireless@SGx hotspot with their foreign mobile numbers by downloading the Wireless@SGx App. Overseas charges may apply.

More details

Source:  Singapore Tourism Board website

While in Singapore…

Take advantage of Singapore’s world-class leisure and entertainment options and –
if your schedule allows – explore the city-state’s unique attractions and colourful and rich history.

To know more about Singapore’s tourism offerings, visit Singapore Tourism Board website

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IMPORTANT NOTE TO ALL JGW SINGAPORE PARTICIPANTS

Only the following categories of participants are permitted to access the show venue in accordance with government guidelines:

• Fully vaccinated
• Recovered from COVID-19 with unvaccinated or incomplete vaccinated status within 180 days
• Individuals who are certified to be medically ineligible for all vaccines under the National Vaccination Programme

Please see details in INFORMATION ON VACCINATION-DIFFERENTIATED SAFE MANAGEMENT MEASURES (point 4 in particular)

In addition, if you have visited any country/region in Africa or Latin America identified by the WHO to be at risk of Yellow Fever transmission in the past 6 days before arrival in Singapore, you must also produce an International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.

All participants shall present proof of their vaccination status from the TraceTogether App before entering the halls. Overseas visitors are required to download the TraceTogether App before arriving in Singapore.

See details here.

Look forward to meeting you at JGW Singapore!