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Advisories on COVID-19

As we resume activities in phases post-Circuit Breaker, find out what are the current work pass requirements.

Frequently asked questions

Read the FAQs on COVID-19 matters, such as AccessCode, Safe Management Measures, TraceTogether, SGWorkPass, entry approvals, levy rebates and levy waivers.

Latest advisories

These advisories apply to workplaces in general. You should also refer to specific industry-related advisories from other government agencies, where applicable.

Read the latest advisories:

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Requirements for Safe Management Measures at the workplace

Read the requirements for Safe Management Measures at the workplace to find out what you need to do to ensure safety for your employees and visitors when you resume business operations.

These requirements are meant for general workplace settings. Specific workplaces or industries may have to fulfil different requirements and should refer to the various sector-specific requirements for more information.

Migrant Worker Onboarding Centre (MWOC)

All newly arrived Work Permit and S Pass holders from the construction, marine shipyard and process sectors entering Singapore from higher-risk countries / regions will be onboarded at the Migrant Worker Onboarding Centre.

7-day additional testing regime

The 7-day additional testing regime was started to minimise the risk of transmission of imported COVID-19 cases in dormitories.

Ensure your workers go through rostered routine testing

Employers must ensure that your workers go through rostered routine testing (RRT). This applies to:

  • Workers who stay in dormitories
  • Workers in the CMP sectors

Find out how to schedule your workers for RRT.

More info:

TraceTogether token

Employers must ensure that your work pass holders carry their TraceTogether token at all times.

Actions for companies to bring pass holders into Singapore

All pass holders (work pass holders and dependants) must get entry approvals from the relevant government agencies to enter Singapore.

However, those conveying essential services or supplies (e.g. lorry drivers, vegetable supply truckers) coming from Malaysia by land or sea are exempted from the entry approval and SHN requirements.

Find out what are the actions for companies to bring pass holders into Singapore.

Educational resources on COVID-19 vaccination for work pass holders

Download educational resources on COVID-19 vaccination to find out why COVID-19 vaccine is important.

Educational resources on Antigen Rapid Test

Antigen Rapid Test (ART) is a fast and easy swab test which can be self-administered, for individuals to test if they might be infected with the COVID-19 virus.

Health resources for migrant workers, employers and dormitory operators

Find useful resources on mental health and well-being, and infection prevention and control.

Relocating foreign workers to another residence

Employers no longer need to seek MOM’s approval in order to relocate their foreign workers. Find out about the procedures that employers and dormitory operators must abide by for the checking in and out of foreign workers from cleared dormitories.

Movement Restriction Order (MRO)

An Movement Restriction Order (MRO) may be issued to workers who had exposure to potential COVID-19 positive cases, while investigations are carried out.

Helping businesses on manpower issues

MOM has introduced temporary schemes to help companies manage the manpower disruptions caused by COVID-19.

  • Additional temporary relief measures to help companies with immediate effect
  • Temporary scheme to help companies in manufacturing and services sectors manage manpower needs
  • Temporary scheme to allow companies to transfer foreign workers across sectors to manage manpower needs

Work pass holders on SHN will receive SMS or calls from MOM

All work pass holders with recent travel history to, or transited in affected areas will be issued with a 7 or 21 days SHN, and will be contacted by MOM via SMS, video calls or inspections to ensure they are complying with the SHN requirements.

You must use FWMOMCare to report your health status to MOM 3 times per day.

Verify that the call is not a scam

MOM conducts voice and video calls with foreign workers to ensure that they’re at home and comply with SHN requirements. We may also contact you on matters such as your worker’s COVID-19 vaccination and rostered routine testing.

MOM will not ask for your financial information over the phone.

You can verify whether the call is not a scam before you provide any personal information.

Give feedback on SHN

You can give us your feedback on SHN, including update of particulars:

For foreign workers on SHN, submit your feedback at

Second job arrangements

Read the guide on second job arrangements for employees.

Sending your foreign workers home

Employers must follow certain steps to send your foreign workers home safely.