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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 and worksites.

What is it

To minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission at dormitories or worksites, the Multi-Ministry Taskforce (MTF) extended the 7-day additional testing regime to work pass holders who are:

  • Entering Singapore from higher-risk countries, or regions subject to a 14-day SHN, AND
    • Are from the Construction, Marine shipyard and Process sectors.
      OR
    • Staying in dormitories.

With effect from 23 June 2021, 2359hrs, the 7-day additional testing will start after the Stay-Home Notice (SHN).

Work pass holders who are currently serving their SHN from before 23 June 2021 will receive further instructions by email.

Male Work Permit and S Pass holders from CMP sectors Undergo additional 7-day testing regime as part of their stay at MWOC.
Female Work Permit and S Pass holders from CMP sectors Undergo additional 7-day testing regime at designated facilities.
Work Permit and S Pass holders from services and manufacturing sectors, and staying in dormitories Undergo additional 7-day testing regime at designated facilities.

Update your work pass holders' addresses

After successful application of entry approval, you must register or update your workers’ addresses.

Pass types For existing pass holders For IPA holders
Work Permit holders OFWAS OFWAS
S Pass holders EP Online Submit declaration form
EP holders EP Online Submit declaration form
  • Inform the Controller via a declaration form of the new address within 5 days from your worker’s arrival in Singapore, and submit the completed form to the SHN dedicated facility (SDF).

If your worker’s address after the 7-day additional testing regime is different from the address declared during entry approval application, you must continue to:

  • Update the new intended place of stay via OFWAS or EP Online within 5 days of any change in residential address.

Receive email from MOM

You will receive an email from MOM if your workers need to go for additional 7-day testing regime before moving to designated facility.

You should inform your workers that they need to go for the additional 7-day testing.

Cost and payment

You will receive an email from no-reply@pay.gov.sg containing a link and instructions for making payment using a credit card.

Meals

Your workers will get daily meals at the MWOC and designated facilities.

Transport

The Government will arrange for your workers to be transported to the designated facility or MWOC after they have completed their SHN at dedicated facilities.

Upon completion, you must arrange for transportation to pick up your workers from the designated facility or MWOC and transport them to their place of stay. You can pick up your worker between 2:30pm and 8pm.

Penalties for non-compliance

MOM will not hesitate to take enforcement measures if you do not comply with the requirements or make false declarations. This include criminal proceedings, work pass revocations and withdrawal of work pass privileges.

Get help

If you need to contact your workers who are already in the designated facility, or have any queries during the 7-day testing regime, you can contact the designated facilities’ managing agents stated in the notification email.