Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower Reinforces “Fully Vaccinated” Definition

Earlier this month, the Ministry of Manpower (MoM) announced that work pass holders and dependents from higher-risk countries would be allowed entry into Singapore if these individuals can show proof of being fully vaccinated before arrival.
The Ministry of Manpower has since clarified a foreign national is fully vaccinated ONLY if they meet the following requirements:

  • Completed the full regimen of Pfizer-BioNTech/Corminaty, Moderna, or WHO EUL vaccines at least 14 days before arriving in Singapore.
  • The two doses also have to be of the same brand and taken based on the recommended intervals.

Individuals who do not meet the vaccination requirements are not eligible for entry into Singapore, even if they were previously approved to enter by the MoM. Companies are required to cancel the entry approval accordingly.


Erickson Insights

Singapore has maintained strict travel restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19 and has also had a successful vaccination campaign reaching nearly 73% of the population.

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