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Singapore to welcome vaccinated GCC tourists next month

Tourists from five additional countries can now visit Singapore without having to quarantine

Singapore has announced that its vaccinated travel lane is set to include tourists from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, India and Indonesia next month.

Fully vaccinated tourists from India and Indonesia will be able to visit Singapore from 29 November 2021, while travellers from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar will be able to visit from 6 December 2021.

To qualify for the ‘travel lane’, visitors must have received a full dose of either Pfizer, Moderna, Oxford-AstraZeneca, Covishield, Janssen, Sinopharm or the Sinovac vaccine.

Travel lane arrivals need to present a negative PCR test result from a test taken within 48 hours of departure and undergo another Covid-19 test on arrival. 

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Tourists wishing to visit Singapore must apply for either short-term or long-term visitor passes at least seven days before they are due to travel.

Applications for those arriving from India and Indonesia will open on 22 November and travellers from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar will be able to apply a week later on 29 November. 

For more information, visit www.safetravel.ica.gov.sg

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