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COVID-19 precautionary measures for Work Holiday Pass holders

Actions to be taken by Work Holiday Pass (WHP) holders if they wish to enter Singapore from overseas.

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

All pass holders must obtain MOM’s entry approval before they can enter Singapore. Upon entry, they need to serve a 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN).

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

Before you can enter Singapore, you must: 

  1. Ensure you can fulfil the additional responsibilities for WHP holders to enter Singapore. This includes paying for your COVID-19 test and 14-day stay at the dedicated SHN facility, if applicable.

  2. Request for MOM’s entry approval before you can enter Singapore.

    Use our entry approval calculator to plan when to submit your request.
    Requests received from 12:01pm today to 12pm tomorrow are for arrivals within 30 days after tomorrow.

    If you are arriving in Singapore on 1 August 2020, you can submit your entry approval request from 12:01pm, 1 July 2020 to 12pm, 31 July 2020.

    If you submit your request Get outcome
    By 12pm Today 
    After 12pm Tomorrow 
  3. Wait for MOM’s approval before confirming your flight and starting your journey to Singapore.

More on Work Holiday Pass (under Work and Holiday Visa Programme)