Vaccinated Travel Lane

 

With effect from 22 December 2021, due to the latest news from Singapore government to contain and assess the emerging Omicron variant spread, Thai Airways will stop accepting new bookings for Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) flights into Singapore from 22 December 2021 2359h to 20 Jan 2022 2359h

 

However, do note the following:-

 

1)Travellers holding existing tickets previously booked on flight TG403 before 22 December 2021,can continue to travel under VTL if they fulfill eligibility criteria.

 

2)Travellers who have previously booked their flight on TG403 before 22 December 2021, may rebook their dates. Please email our ticketing/reservations team at:- ticketing@thaiairways.com.sg

reservations@thaiairways.com.sg


Flight Schedule from 02 January till 20 January 2022

 

VTL flight TG403 - Operating every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. (only applicable for existing passengers with bookings made before 22 December 2021)

 

There are no changes to the VTL entry or testing requirements. 


Eligibility
1)Travellers must fulfill the following basic criteria and conditions of the VTL (Air) to enjoy quarantine-free travel. Travellers not eligible for the VTL (Air) should explore other Safe Travel Lanes at the Travelling to Singapore page.
2)Travellers must be fully vaccinated with WHO EUL vaccines at least two weeks before arrival in Singapore. Unvaccinated travellers who are 12 and below in this calendar year can travel to Singapore via the VTL (Air) if accompanied by a fully vaccinated VTL (Air) traveller.
3)Travellers must hold an accepted proof of vaccination. Travellers must obtain vaccination certificates in any of the following formats:
4)Travellers must hold an accepted proof of vaccination in any of the following formats, depending on what is available in the traveller’s locality. More details can be found in our FAQs.

• Singapore:
a. Vaccination on the TraceTogether or HealthHub app
b. Vaccination certificate(s) issued by the Singapore Ministry of Health; or
c. a.c. For Long-Term Pass Holders or Short-Term Visitors with records in Singapore’s National Immunisation Registry, successful verification of their records on the Vaccinated Travel Pass (Air) application portal

• Thailand: International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate issued by the Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand

View more acceptable vaccination certificates here.

Travellers must:
• Have only travelled to / transited via any VTL (Air) countries/regions, Category I countries/regions (Hong Kong, Macao, Mainland China, Taiwan), and/or Singapore, in the last 14 consecutive days before departure for Singapore.
• Arrive in Singapore on a designated TG VTL (Air) flight.
• Travellers are required to arrive in Singapore on a designated VTL (Air) flight. A VTP (Air) does not guarantee a ticket on one of the designated flights. Travellers are responsible for obtaining their own ticket separately.

 

Application for Travel under VTL (Air)

Singapore Citizens (SC)/Permanent Residents (PR)

All Singapore Citizens/PRs and unvaccinated children aged 12 and below in the current calendar year do not need to make any applications under the Vaccinated Travel Lane. However, SC/PRs must also comply with all the requirements stated in the VTL (Air) Traveller’s Checklist, failing which, the prevailing health control measures will apply, which may include serving a Stay Home Notice.

SC/PRs who are not vaccinated in Singapore are strongly encouraged to submit their overseas vaccination certificate in their health declaration as part of the SG Arrival Card submission, to be submitted within 3 days prior to the date of their arrival in Singapore. Please note that the physical arrival card (“white card”) is no longer accepted.

SC/PR travellers will need to present an acceptable proof of vaccination for verification at check-in and arrival immigration. You are strongly encouraged to self-verify your vaccination certificate prior to your trip by referring to the guide here. Those who are vaccinated in Singapore are not required to submit their vaccination certificates as their vaccination records are already captured in the Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) database.

Foreign Visitors (e.g Short-Term Visitors/Long Term Pass Holders)
Foreign visitors (Short-term visitors and Long-Term) pass holders must apply for a Vaccinated Travel Pass (VTP) online between seven and 60 days prior to their intended date of entry into Singapore. Children aged 12 and below (as of calendar year) do not need to apply for a VTP.

VTP application for Thailand will commence from 7 December 2021. Click here to apply

Please note the following when making the application:
• VTL (Air) travellers must also refer to this travel checklist and the VTL (Air) conditions to ensure they satisfy all VTL (Air) requirements, otherwise they may be denied entry to Singapore.
• Accompanying children aged 12 and below and are unvaccinated do not need to apply.
• Applications must be supported with digitally verifiable vaccination certificate QR code(s), if required. Please see our FAQs for more details.
• A VTP is valid for 6 calendar days from the traveller’s chosen date of entry.
• If you encounter an error upon uploading the QR code on your vaccination certificate onto the VTP application portal, please write to the Safe Travel Office using the enquiry form here and provide your vaccination certificate.
• Travellers are required to arrive in Singapore on a designated VTL (Air) flight. A VTP (Air) does not guarantee a ticket on one of the designated flights. Travellers are responsible for obtaining their own ticket separately.

Test and Requirements
Travellers who are eligible for VTL (Air), and have obtained their Vaccinated Travel Pass if needed, should refer to this VTL (Air) traveller checklist for the full list of requirements to complete VTL (Air) travel.

Travellers will need to undergo the following COVID-19 tests:
• Pre-departure COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test or professionally administered Antigen Rapid Test (ART) taken within 2 days before departure for Singapore
• On-arrival COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at Singapore Changi Airport. Pre-book and pay for your on-arrival test here
• Post-arrival supervised COVID-19 ARTs on Day 3 and 7. For Day 3 and 7, you are required to undergo a supervised self-administered ART at a combined test centre or quick test centre. You will be provided a link via your contact details to book these tests.
• Post-arrival self-administered COVID-19 ARTs on Days 2, 4, 5 and 6 at your place of accommodation and upload test results online using the link sent to you after arrival in Singapore. Singapore approved self-test kits can be purchased at most clinic pharmacies, retails and e-commerce platforms.
• You should not leave your place of accommodation prior to receiving your negative PCR test results on Day 1. You may only leave your place of accommodation prior to receiving your negative PCR test results on Day 1. You may only leave your place of accommodation after self-administering your ART on Day 2. During the 7 day period, other than on days when you are required to go out for your supervised tests, travellers must test negative on their self-administered ART before going out for activities on the day.

-All short-term visitors travelling to Singapore under VTL (Air), must purchase a suitable travel insurance with a minimum coverage of S$30,000 against COVID-19 related medical charges. Travellers may be insured with a Singapore or overseas-based insurer. For the list of available travel insurance products offered in Singapore, click here.

- Foreign short term visitors holding travel documents that require a visa to enter Singapore, must apply for a visa. Travellers who are unsure if they require an entry visa or wish to apply for a visa should click here for more details

To view the full set of VTL requirements and health measures, please click here.