The Port Authority reminds of the temperature screening measures that have been implemented at all sea checkpoints, including ferry and cruise terminals, PSA terminals and Jurong Port, for inbound travellers.
In addition, they have put up health advisories at the sea checkpoints to inform travellers and ship crew on the precautionary measures to take when travelling, as well as to remain vigilant and adopt good hygiene practices.
When it comes to border restrictions, MPA Singapore states that crew/passengers onboard all arriving vessels that have called at ports in ASEAN countries, mainland China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Spain and the United Kingdom within the last 14 days shall remain onboard the vessels.
Moreover, crew/passengers with recent travel history to ASEAN countries, mainland China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom within the last 14 days shall remain onboard the vessels during the vessels’ stay in port.
With effect from 13 March 2020, Singapore has ceased port calls for all cruise vessels.
All travellers entering Singapore and exhibiting fever (i.e.temperature above 37.5 degree Celsius) and/or other symptoms of respiratory illness may be required to undergo a COVID-19 swab test at the regional ferry terminals, regardless of travel history. They will be issued a 14-day Stay Home Notice or returned to their point of origin.
Short-term visitors who arrive in Singapore without the necessary approval will be denied entry into Singapore.
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