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Singapore citizens, PRs require negative COVID test to return home

Singaporeans and permanent residents (PRs) looking to return to the city-state will also have to present a valid negative COVID-19...


Vaccinations will not be part of compulsory entry requirements, says Singapore Minister Ong Ye Kung

Responding to a question in Parliament today, Singapore Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung said the government has "no plans" to make...


Singapore cleared 80 per cent fewer travellers in 2020, says ICA

According to official data released today, Singapore's Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) cleared more cargo and low-value goods in...


Singapore residents can report change of address online from Oct 1

The new e-Service will be available in the four official languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil).


Incoming travellers serving stay-home notice outside of facilities in Singapore to wear electronic monitoring device

Upon arrival in Singapore, travellers serving their SHN at their place of residence will be issued an electronic monitoring device at the...


12 foreigners deported, barred from re-entering Singapore for non-compliance with safe distancing measures

The authorities will not hesitate to take strong action against anyone who show blatant disregard for our laws, said the ICA and Singapore...


Two Singapore citizens, one foreigner to be charged for breaching their Stay-Home Notices

ICA has decided to charge the three individuals for their respective offences which could invite a fine of up to SGD 10,000, or up to six...


Singaporean man to be charged in court after breaching Stay-Home Notice: ICA

This will be the third such charge levied after two Singaporeans were charged for the same offence last week.


UAE suspends all tourist visas, shuts down tourist attractions and entertainment destinations to break COVID-19 spread

UAE and Oman suspend visas to all foreigners, Dubai and Sharjah shut down tourist attractions and entertainment destinations to break...


ICA seizes 6,000 cartons of contraband cigarettes concealed in game machines

Officers of Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) seized 6,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes concealed in game machines at a...


Singapore extends visa-free transit facility duration to 96 hrs

In a welcome move, Singapore has extended its visa-free transit facility to 96 hours for travellers under certain conditions.


1 killed, 16 injured in bus accident near Tuas Checkpoint in Singapore

One person was killed and 16 injured in a bus accident which took place near Tuas Checkpoint in Singapore early morning today.


Passport application among 15 e-services must be done online in Singapore from 2020

In its march towards the Smart Nation goal, applications for Singapore passports and NRICs will have to be done online as all paper forms...


Driver arrested for trying to smuggle Indian national out of Singapore

A male Malaysian driver attempted smuggle an Indian national out of Singapore by hiding him in the luggage compartment of a bus.


ICA launches electronic arrival card for foreign visitors to Singapore

Foreign visitors to Singapore will soon no longer have to fill in the paper-based disembarkation/embarkation card upon arrival.


3,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized: ICA

The total duty and Goods and Services Tax evaded amounted to about S$298,900 and S$21,900 respectively.


ICA warns against fake visa application webpage

The fake website was phishing for visitors’ visa reference numbers and travel document numbers.


Singaporean man jailed, fined for subletting apartment unit to Chinese overstayer

A Singaporean man was convicted and sentenced to four weeks’ imprisonment and fined SGD16,000 for offences under the Immigration Act and...


Singapore commences iris-scanning at border checkpoints

Singapore has started using iris-scanning technology at some of its border checkpoints, said Immigration Checkpoint Authority (ICA). In a...


Malaysia-registered lorry carrying 4,844 cartons of contraband cigarettes seized

Duty-unpaid cigarettes were seized at Woodlands Checkpoint in Singapore by Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA). The cartoon was...


Mandatory NRIC re-registration for citizens and PRs turning 55 from 1st Jan 2017

It's compulsory for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents to re-register their National Registration Identity Card (NRIC) at the age of...