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Entry to SG from UK

Post by rossb9 » Fri, 08 Jan 2021 7:00 am

Hey all

I’m due to fly to Singapore on 22nd Feb to start new role.

I have my work pass granted and flights booked last October.

With the recent Covid numbers here, Singapore has shut boarders from UK travellers.

I do understand this, given the terrible situation at present. But I’m wondering if anyone has any information on when this may be lifted as it doesn’t say.

Bit of a predicament really as I’ve already had Covid so have some level of protection and also wayyyyyy low down on the vaccine list as under 30 years old.

Appreciate there may be no answers and everyone’s guess is as good as mine, but worth an ask! More of a vent if anything.

Hope you’re all well out there and life is beginning to get back to normal

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by therat » Fri, 08 Jan 2021 9:54 am

no one can able to guess

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by Sunjackal » Wed, 03 Feb 2021 7:29 pm

Email ICA. It is possible that they’ll give you special
exemption to enter.

They allowed me to do so - although granted my reason was for my SC wife to give birth.

Doesn’t hurt to ask.

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by Lisafuller » Mon, 08 Feb 2021 12:24 pm

Agree with Sunjackal, if you’re coming for work it doesn’t hurt to ask ICA. Since you’ll be coming for a legitimate reason and not just to vacation they should be relatively open to it as long as you’ll follow the standard testing and quarantine procedure.

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by rossb9 » Tue, 09 Feb 2021 7:40 am

Sunjackal wrote:
Wed, 03 Feb 2021 7:29 pm
Email ICA. It is possible that they’ll give you special
exemption to enter.

They allowed me to do so - although granted my reason was for my SC wife to give birth.

Doesn’t hurt to ask.
Thank you! Just sent an email now fingers crossed!

Glad you were able to get in

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by rossb9 » Tue, 09 Feb 2021 7:42 am

Lisafuller wrote:
Mon, 08 Feb 2021 12:24 pm
Agree with Sunjackal, if you’re coming for work it doesn’t hurt to ask ICA. Since you’ll be coming for a legitimate reason and not just to vacation they should be relatively open to it as long as you’ll follow the standard testing and quarantine procedure.
Hopefully! Have sent them an email, thank you for your reply.

Maybe the fact I had Covid in November means I’m less of a threat as super unlikely to have it again!

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by therat » Tue, 09 Feb 2021 9:38 am

rossb9 wrote:
Tue, 09 Feb 2021 7:42 am
Lisafuller wrote:
Mon, 08 Feb 2021 12:24 pm
Agree with Sunjackal, if you’re coming for work it doesn’t hurt to ask ICA. Since you’ll be coming for a legitimate reason and not just to vacation they should be relatively open to it as long as you’ll follow the standard testing and quarantine procedure.
Hopefully! Have sent them an email, thank you for your reply.

Maybe the fact I had Covid in November means I’m less of a threat as super unlikely to have it again!
not true.
There are cases of reinfection in other countries.

Singapore just have a case of Covid-19 reinfection

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by BrendonJ » Fri, 05 Mar 2021 6:28 pm

Sunjackal do you have the email you used for ICA, it doesnt seem to list one on their website?

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by Sunjackal » Wed, 26 May 2021 8:22 am

Really sorry. I just noticed this question. I emailed using the NCoV address:

ICA_nCOV_Request@ica.gov.sg

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by Lisafuller » Thu, 27 May 2021 11:18 am

rossb9 wrote:
Tue, 09 Feb 2021 7:42 am
Lisafuller wrote:
Mon, 08 Feb 2021 12:24 pm
Agree with Sunjackal, if you’re coming for work it doesn’t hurt to ask ICA. Since you’ll be coming for a legitimate reason and not just to vacation they should be relatively open to it as long as you’ll follow the standard testing and quarantine procedure.
Hopefully! Have sent them an email, thank you for your reply.

Maybe the fact I had Covid in November means I’m less of a threat as super unlikely to have it again!
Not true actually, there have been quite a few reported cases of reinfection.

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by Lisafuller » Thu, 27 May 2021 11:19 am

Sunjackal wrote:
Wed, 26 May 2021 8:22 am
Really sorry. I just noticed this question. I emailed using the NCoV address:

ICA_nCOV_Request@ica.gov.sg
Did you end up making it into Singapore?

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by Lisafuller » Thu, 27 May 2021 11:20 am

rossb9 wrote:
Fri, 08 Jan 2021 7:00 am
Hey all

I’m due to fly to Singapore on 22nd Feb to start new role.

I have my work pass granted and flights booked last October.

With the recent Covid numbers here, Singapore has shut boarders from UK travellers.

I do understand this, given the terrible situation at present. But I’m wondering if anyone has any information on when this may be lifted as it doesn’t say.

Bit of a predicament really as I’ve already had Covid so have some level of protection and also wayyyyyy low down on the vaccine list as under 30 years old.

Appreciate there may be no answers and everyone’s guess is as good as mine, but worth an ask! More of a vent if anything.

Hope you’re all well out there and life is beginning to get back to normal
Also I forgot to mention, if you’re in Singapore there are quite a few private clinics that administer the vaccine, there is no age limit like the government program, you just need to be 18.

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by Sunjackal » Thu, 27 May 2021 2:48 pm

Lisafuller wrote:
Thu, 27 May 2021 11:19 am
Sunjackal wrote:
Wed, 26 May 2021 8:22 am
Really sorry. I just noticed this question. I emailed using the NCoV address:

ICA_nCOV_Request@ica.gov.sg
Did you end up making it into Singapore?
In respect of the above, I was in Singapore from July to December 2020 when our son was born. Our permanent relocation is in two months. Nearly there!
Last edited by Sunjackal on Fri, 28 May 2021 6:14 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Entry to SG from UK

Post by Lisafuller » Thu, 27 May 2021 11:55 pm

Sunjackal wrote:
Thu, 27 May 2021 2:48 pm
Lisafuller wrote:
Thu, 27 May 2021 11:19 am
Sunjackal wrote:
Wed, 26 May 2021 8:22 am
Really sorry. I just noticed this question. I emailed using the NCoV address:

ICA_nCOV_Request@ica.gov.sg
Did you end up making it into Singapore?
In respect of the above, I was in Singapore from July to December 2020 despite when our son was born. Our permanent relocation is in two months. Nearly there!
Good for you! All the best!

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