COVID-19 tests when visiting Singapore from England

Find out what tests you'll need to arrange before you depart.

Singapore is not on the UK government red list, and comes under "Rest of world". If you have not been fully vaccinated, you will need to take a pre-departure test to re-enter England (excludes children aged 18 and under), pre-book day 2 and day 8 PCR tests for after your return, and can additionally choose to take a day 5 "Test to release", which, if negative, will mean you can end your self-isolation at that point (you will still need to take the day 8 test, however). If you have been fully vaccinated*, you must simply arrange a day 2 test for after your return from Singapore (these must be booked and paid for before you arrive in the UK)

Before you go, check the entry requirements for getting into Singapore.

We're updating this page regularly, but still strongly advise that you confirm the latest travel requirements at gov.uk.
* Either as part of the UK vaccine roll-out, under an approved vaccination programme in Europe or the US, or with a full course of the Oxford/AstraZeneca, Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna or Janssen vaccines from a relevant public health body in Albania, Australia, Antigua and Barbuda,The Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Dominica, Egypt, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) or Vietnam.
Infographic showing requirements for those arriving into England from non-red-list countries such as Singapore.

COVID-19 statistics in Singapore vs UK

Nestled in the south of Asia, Brits travelling to Singapore can expect to find world-renowned architecture at the Marina Bay Sands and the Gardens by the Bay.

Major tourist attractions:

  • Marina Bay Sands Rooftop
  • Adventure Cove Waterpark
  • Universal Studios Singapore
  • Chinese and Japanese Gardens
  • National Museum of Singapore

Walking trails, parks and beaches:

  • Singapore Botanic Gardens
  • Chestnut Nature Park
  • Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
  • East Coast Park
  • Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Shopping centres and stores:

  • Vivo City
  • Ngee Ann City (Takashimaya)
  • Ion Orchard
  • The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
  • Suntec City Mall

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