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Immigration for ships with last port of call in China

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    3 February 2020

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From 1 February 2020, 2359 hrs, all new visitors with recent travel history to mainland China within the last 14 days will not be allowed entry into or transit through Singapore. The issuance of all forms of new visas and visa-free transit facility to those with PRC passports will be suspended with immediate effect.

The above measures are applicable to all travellers including crew members arriving with vessels and crew members who are signing on/off vessels calling Singapore.

Vessels that depart from China and proceed directly to Singapore are still able to enter Singapore harbour limits for their intended operations, such as loading of stores, provisions, bunkering, loading, discharging cargo operations. However, such vessels' entire crew on board will be issued a Not To Land (NTL) status by immigration. NO SIGN-OFF WILL BE PERMITTED in Singapore if vessel's last port of call was from China.

For further details and updates, as well as information about operations in Singapore, contact GAC Singapore at singapore@gac.com