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Last verified: Friday, 22. January 2021 at 08:22 AM

Singapore Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Singapore

Local Situation: 3.5 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Singapore. We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.5 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Singapore

There are currently 59,113 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Singapore. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 29 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Singapore.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Singapore

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Singapore.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Singapore from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.5 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Exercise normal precautions in Singapore. 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 1 Travel Health Notice for Singapore due to COVID-19.   While the COVID-19 environment ...

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/singapore-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Singapores lagar är stränga och de övervakas noga. Håll reda på pass och värdeföremål.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/SG

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/singapore

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

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COVID-19 remains a risk in Singapore. All travellers entering Singapore from 25 January 2021 must take a COVID-19 (PCR) test on arrival. All visitors applying to enter Singapore under the Air Travel Pass (ATP) and Regional Green Lanes (RGL) from 1 February 2021 will need to have travel insurance to meet any COVID-19 medical treatment and hospitalisation costs ...

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/asia/singapore

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Denmark

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Vi fraråder alle rejser til hele Singapore for at minimere risikoen for smittespredning med nye COVID-19 varianter. Vi fraråder dermed også erhvervsrejser, men med visse undtagelser.  Information om lokale restriktioner, karantæne- og testkrav kan findes hos den danske ambassade i Singapore. Hvis du kommer hjem til Danmark fra en rejse, opfordres du til ...

Source: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/singapore/

Individual rating changes for Singapore

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Singapore. Most recent events first.

Changes from August 7th 2020

The total rating for Singapore changed from 3.3 to 3.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government increased their existing warning for Singapore to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +3.0).

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Singapore changed from 3.2 to 3.3. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Singapore with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Singapore changed from 2.4 to 3.2. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Singapore to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Singapore to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +3.0).

Changes from March 14th 2020

The total rating for Singapore changed from 1.8 to 2.4. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Singapore with a rating of 4.0.

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Singapore to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from February 26th 2020

The total rating for Singapore changed from 1.5 to 1.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Singapore to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Singapore changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Singapore with a rating of 1.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Singapore with a rating of 1.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Singapore with a rating of 2.0.

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The Danish government issued a new warning for Singapore with a rating of 2.0.

About Singapore

Singapore with its capital Singapore is a country in Asia (South-Eastern Asia), slightly more than 3.5 times the size of Washington, DC (693 km²). The country is located Southeastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia. The climate can be described as tropical; hot, humid, rainy; two distinct monsoon seasons - Northeastern monsoon (December to March) and Southwestern monsoon (June to September); inter-monsoon - frequent afternoon and early evening thunderstorms. The landscape is lowland; gently undulating central plateau contains water catchment area and nature preserve. With a population of about 4.61 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Singapore
Population about 4.61 million
Size 693 km²
Size comparable to slightly more than 3.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Common languages English, Malay, Tamil, Chinese
Currency Dollar (short: SGD)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800/3G
International phone prefix +65
Internet Top Level Domain .sg
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 SG
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 SGP
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 702

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Singapore is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • industrial pollution
  • limited land availability presents waste disposal problems
  • limited natural freshwater resources
  • seasonal smoke/haze resulting from forest fires in Indonesia

Natural hazzards

  • flash floods

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Singapore. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. beverages
  2. chemicals
  3. electronics
  4. entrepot trade
  5. financial services
  6. life sciences
  7. offshore platform construction
  8. oil drilling equipment
  9. petroleum refining
  10. processed food

Agriculture products

  1. eggs
  2. fish
  3. orchids
  4. ornamental fish
  5. poultry
  6. vegetables

Singapore Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Singapore.

Export products

  1. beverages
  2. electronics
  3. equipment (
  4. foodstuffs
  5. machinery
  6. other chemicals
  7. pharmaceuticals
  8. refined petroleum products
  9. telecommunications)

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. consumer goods
  3. equipment
  4. foodstuffs
  5. machinery
  6. mineral fuels

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Singapore?

Singapore is currently rated at 3,5 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 6 official sources. We advise caution when travelling to Singapore.

Is it safe to travel Singapore in 2021?

Visiting the country Singapore is usually fine. The score is at 3,5 Just keep an eye open, obey local rules and you'll most likely be fine.

How many travel advisories do you know for Singapore?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 6 individual sources for Singapore.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Singapore?

There are currently 59,113 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Singapore. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 29 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Singapore.

What is the size of Singapore?

Singapore has a size of 693 km² or 267 mi² which is slightly more than 3.5 times the size of Washington, DC.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.