According to the Swiss COVID-19 Certificates Ordinance, vaccination and testing certificates issued in Singapore are recognized in Switzerland.
Transit through Singapore
Changi Airport allows transit with authorised airlines. Transit lanes are specifically granted airline-by-airline and are limited in scope. Travellers wishing to transit through Changi Airport are encouraged to contact their chosen airlines directly to ensure they are able to complete their full journey.
Vaccinated travel lane VTL and entry into Singapore from Switzerland
From 7 November 2021, 23h59, travellers departing from Switzerland, can use the Vaccinated Travel Lane VTL to enter Singapore without quarantine.
With effect from 22 December 2021, 23h59, there will be no new ticket sales for designated VTL flights for entry into Singapore from all VTL countries until 20 January 2022, 23h59. Travellers who have booked a ticket on a VTL flight before 22 December 2021, 23h59, will continue to be allowed to enter Singapore under the VTL, provided they meet all VTL conditions.
To learn more about the conditions and the process, please consult the website of the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority. Accompanied unvaccinated children aged 12 and below are also allowed to use the VTL.
As conditions can change, all travellers are invited to consult the website of the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority and work pass holders the Ministry of Manpower before traveling to Singapore for binding information.
Register the Swiss Travel Admin App on your smartphone so that you can be contacted by the relevant Swiss embassy in an emergency.
For any binding flight information, please contact your airline.
The Consular Section continues to be operational. Swiss citizens can visit without appointment during the public opening hours.
Relevant sources of information
Ministry of Health, Singapore
Official push notifications per WhatsApp (Singapore): www.go.gov.sg/whatsapp
MoH general enquiry hotline: +65 6325 9220
Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, Singapore
Ministry of Manpower, Singapore
Federal Office of Public Health, Switzerland
World Health Organization WHO
International Air Travel Association IATA
FDFA Travel Advice, Focus Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
Helpline, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA):
+41 800 247 365
+41 58 465 33 33
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