Singaporeans Allowed Back into Australia from Nov 21!

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Singaporeans will be allowed into Australia without an exemption and without having to quarantine from November 21, but they will need to be fully vaccinated.

Travellers will need to present a negative COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test taken within 3 days of departure unless a medical exemption applies.

They will have to hold a valid visa and may only fly to Sydney and Melbourne at this stage. 

All travellers must be vaccinated with two doses at least 14 days apart of AstraZeneca Vaxzevria, AstraZeneca COVISHIELD, Pfizer/Biontech Comirnaty, Moderna Spikevax, Sinovac Coronavac, Bharat (Covaxin), Sinopharm (BBIBP-CorV) (for ages 18-60 only) or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen-Cilag COVID Vaccine.

Seven days must have passed since the final dose of vaccine in a course of vaccination and mixed dose vaccination will be allowed if both vaccines are on the above list.

Singaporean citizens are not required to be in Singapore before travelling to Australia and may transit in Singapore onto a flight to Australia, they will need to provide a completed Australia Travel Declaration at least 72 hours before departure.

In order to board a flight, travellers will also have to provide proof of vaccination Issued by a national or state/provincial-level authority or an accredited vaccination provider written in English or accompanied by a certified translation.

The proof of vaccination must Contain the person’s name as it appears in the traveller’s passport and either their date of birth or passport number.

“This means within weeks Australia will be welcoming tourists from two of our top ten travel destinations. This is the billion dollar boost that Australia’s tourism industry has been waiting for,” said Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, when announcing the pilot program.

“Step by step, everything that we know and love about Australia is inching back to normal.”