Long-Term Pass / In-Principle Approval Holders
Permission for entry into Singapore
Long-Term pass and In-Principle Approval (IPA) holders must obtain permission for entry from the relevant agencies before they travel to Singapore.
|Pass Type Holders
Long-Term Visit Pass* (LTVP) and IPA for LTVP (issued by ICA)
*Including Dependant's Pass Holder
ICA's permission must be obtained by submitting an application for entry into Singapore.
Student's Pass (STP) and IPA for STP (issued by ICA)
Ministry of Education (MOE)'s permission must be obtained by submitting their applications to their respective institutions, which will then forward their application to MOE.
Work Pass* and IPA for Work Pass (issued by MOM)
*Including Dependant’s Pass and MOM-issued LTVP
Ministry of Manpower (MOM)’s permission must be obtained by the employers or sponsors by submitting the request here.
Those issued with LTVPs by ICA and have Letters of Consent or Pre-Approved Letter of Consent (LOC/PLOC) issued by MOM, will still need ICA's approval of entry.
Holders of LTVPs issued by MOM such as common-law spouses, step-children, handicapped children or parents of an Employment Pass or S pass holder will have to obtain MOM’s approval for entry.
Work Pass holders who are Malaysian citizens/permanent residents may also consider entering Singapore under the Periodic Commuting Arrangement available for application on the SafeTravel website.
Travellers who fail to comply with the requirements may have their passes cancelled and barred from entry into Singapore.
If permission is granted, applicants will be issued an approval letter of entry. They must produce this letter to airline staff upon check-in at the departure airport, and to the ICA officer at the checkpoint upon arrival in Singapore.
Travellers arriving from India
All Long-Term pass and IPA holders with recent travel history to India within the last 14 days prior to entry will be required to take a COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test within 72 hours before departure. These travellers will need to present
a valid negative COVID-19 test result as a condition of approval to enter Singapore.
This requirement will take effect for those arriving in Singapore from 17 September 2020, 0000 hours, and will apply on top of the existing requirements of a 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN) at dedicated SHN facilities and a negative COVID-19 test before
the end of their SHN.
Submission of Health Declaration
All Long-Term Pass and IPA holders are required to submit a health declaration within 3 days prior to the date of arrival. The health declaration can be submitted via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service.
For procedures upon arriving in Singapore, including Stay-Home Notice (SHN) requirements, please click the icons below.