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SG Arrival Card

The Singapore Electronic Arrival Card, also known as the SG Arrival Card, was introduced by the Singapore government to replace the previous paper-based D/E (disembarkation/disembarkation) card system. Now, travelers can avoid waiting in line when crossing the country's borders.
Instead, with the new system, they can complete their pre-trip arrival card from the comfort of their own home.
When visitors arrive in Singapore, they do not need to fill out any additional paperwork.
The Singapore Arrival Card is electronically linked to the passport used in the online application, allowing for easy travel across Singapore borders.
The SG arrival card requires visitors to provide passport and personal information, travel plans and health declaration.
All visitors to Singapore must present their SG Pass 3 working days before their planned trip. Citizens of some countries can enter Singapore without a visa.
However, they will need to have an electronic arrival card. As the SG Arrival Card is not a substitute for a visa, visitors from non-visa-exempt countries will need to both hold an appropriate Singapore visa and submit the Singapore e-Medical Declaration.

Who must complete the Singapore Electronic Arrival Card

All travelers entering Singapore, including Singapore citizens, permanent residents, long-term pass holders (student pass, dependent pass, long-term visit pass and work pass), registered tourists Regular travelers and foreign visitors must submit a health declaration.
All foreign visitors to Singapore must present their SG Immigration Card for immigration clearance upon arrival.
The requirement to complete a Singapore Immigration Card does not only apply to transit travelers who do not apply for entry clearance.
Fully vaccinated residents when passing through checkpoints on the mainland also do not need to present their card to SG.

Complete the SG Electronic Health Declaration on time

The electronic health declaration for Singapore needs to be completed up to 3 days prior to the planned arrival in Singapore. It may take up to 1-2 days to process the application. The real processing time may differ and is at the total discretion of Singaporean authorities.

Nevertheless, submitting the error-free data in the online application form may ensure quick approval without any unexpected delays.

How to submit the Singapore Arrival Card

Submitting the SG Arrival Card entails only three very straightforward and intuitive steps, including:

  1. Filling out the online form: provide your basic personal data, passport information, and trip details, and make a health declaration.
  2. Covering the service fee: after double-checking your submitted data, use one preferred method of online payment and pay the service fee.
  3. Checking email inbox: go to your email address and receive the confirmation of completing the arrival card.

Please note: Since the completed arrival card will be electronically matched to your passport, there is no need to print it out. Nevertheless, you should save a copy of your card on your electronic device.

Requirements to meet to complete the SG Arrival Card

Foreign nationals submitting their SG Entry Card will need to prepare the following documents to ensure a quick and hassle-free registration process:

  1. a passport valid for at least 6 months from the intended arrival date in Singapore
  2. a valid method of online payment
  3. an active email address
  4. an Internet-connected working electronic device

Applicants will be asked to provide the following information when submitting their online application:

  1. standard personal data (name, surname, nationality, date of birth, etc.)
  2. contact details
  3. travel information
  4. health declaration

Requirements on arrival

Once approved, the SG Arrival Card will automatically be linked to the passport used in the online application.
Travelers may be required to present their passport when crossing the Singapore border. Additionally, border agents may request the following documents:
 
  1. onward travel proof (e.g., a return/onward flight ticket)
  2. entry documents required for the next travel destination
  3. sufficient funds for the entire stay in Singapore
  4. certificate of yellow fever vaccination (only if applicable)

Ports of entry recognizing the SG Arrival Card

Foreign visitors to Singapore can enter with the SG Immigration Card at any of the following entry gates:

  1. Singapore Changi Airport SIN
  2. Tuas checkpoint
  3. Woodlands checkpoint
  4. Singapore Cruise Centre
  5. Changi Point Ferry Terminal
  6. Changi Ferry Terminal
  7. Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal

Frequently asked questions

The SG Arrival Card was implemented as an electronic version of the previously existing paper-based disembarkation/embarkation card. The new electronic arrival card allows travelers to submit their travel and health details prior to their arrival in Singapore.

No, the Singapore Arrival Card is not equivalent to a Singaporean visa. All travelers arriving in Singapore must have the electronic arrival card. Nationals of non-visa-exempt countries will also need to obtain a visa for Singapore along with the arrival card.

Go to the online form, provide the necessary data, cover the service fee, and receive the receipt of the correctly submitted arrival card. Save the electronic copy of your arrival card on your mobile.

All travelers visiting Singapore, including Singaporean citizens, permanent residents, long-term passport holders, foreign visitors, as well as travelers enrolled in the Frequent Traveler Programme, are required to complete a health declaration.

The SG Arrival Card is valid for only one single entry to Singapore. Every application must include the intended arrival date. A traveler needs to complete a new health declaration at any time if they wish to re-enter Singapore.

The health declaration was introduced as an additional precautionary measure to minimize the risk of the spread of the coronavirus within the country. Thanks to the personal and health details, the Singaporean authorities can track the traveler’s movement and take appropriate steps in case of detecting new Covid-19 cases, e.g., imposing quarantine/isolation.

You need to submit the electronic health declaration up to 3 days before your intended arrival in Singapore. Make sure to provide true and up-to-date information to avoid any unnecessary delays in processing your application.

In case of any changes in your health status, you are obliged to resubmit your health declaration and provide the recent data. Submitting a false declaration may result in prosecution under the Infectious Diseases Act.

Visitors to Singapore must possess the SG Arrival Card and a valid visa (if applicable). Moreover, they must meet certain Covid-19 requirements to enter Singapore. Most foreign visitors must hold a certificate confirming that they have received a full regimen of the Covid-19 vaccine. Underage travelers over the age of 13 who do not need to be vaccinated must submit a negative coronavirus test report performed within 48 hours prior to departure time. Alternatively, they can submit recovery proof. Passengers traveling under a VTL must possess a Vaccinated Travel Pass approval letter. They may need to quarantine upon arrival. Please note that Singapore entry requirements may change at short notice.

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