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COVID-19: Updates



COVID-19: Updates

Updated on 29 August 2022

1. Entry into Italy

2. Entry into Singapore

3. Entry and Exit from Brunei 


1. Entry into Italy

From June 1st 2022, the Green Pass (or equivalent vaccination certification) is no longer required to entry or return to Italy.

There is no longer the obligation to show the so-called "Green Pass" to access restaurant or hotel services, or to access other businesses. For more details, please refer to the Decree-Law 24 March 2022, n. 24.

Until 30 September 2022, it is mandatory to wear FFP2 type respiratory protective equipment on public means of transport (trains, ships, ferries, buses and other means of public transport), excluding airplanes.

For more information:

2. Entry into Singapore (effective from 29/08/2022)

Travellers born on or after 1 Jan 2010 (i.e. aged 12 and below by year of birth) are exempted from COVID-19 border measures.

Travellers born on or before 31 Dec 2009 (i.e. aged 13 and above by year of birth) may enter Singapore as per normal without testing or quarantine, only if they have taken the minimum WHO-EUL vaccine dosage at least 2 weeks before arrival in Singapore, and can show proof of vaccination.

The following types of vaccination proof in English or translated to English are accepted if they contain personal identification details (e.g. name, date of birth, ID number) that match against the traveller’s passport:

1. Digital vaccination apps clearly indicating vaccination doses taken; or

2. Hardcopy certificates clearly indicating vaccination doses taken; or

3. Acceptance letter from the Vaccination Check Portal if you hold a digital vaccination certificate

All travellers must:

1. fill in the SGAC declaration up to 3 days before arrival using the following link:

2. download and activate (upon arrival) the TraceTogether app (

From Aug 29th 2022 Not Fully Vaccinated travellers can enter Singapore presenting the following:

1. The Pre-Departure Test (PDT) showing negative result - PCR or ART administered by a trained professional ( or self-administered ART that is remotely supervised by an approved ART provider in Singapore only for Singapore citizens, PRs and Long-Term Pass Holders -including In-Principle Approval holders only) conducted within two days before departure.

2. Travel insurance covering COVID-19, with at least $30,000 of medical coverage (applicable only to short term visitors).

For more information click here.

Further information

The procedure to follow by the vessels arriving in Singapore is indicated here. Starting from September 1, 2021, crew changes for cargo ships are permitted under the conditions indicated here.
For more information on the containment measures of Covid-19 adopted by Singapore authorities, please visit the website of the local Ministry of Health

An update WhatsApp Channel on the situation in Singapore is also available.


3. Entry and exit from Brunei  15/09/2022

As the COVID-19 situation in Brunei Darussalam is relatively stable, Brunei Darussalam has further relaxed its travel measures.

Entry in Brunei

- Pre-departure COVID-19 tests are not required;
- Travellers do not need to obtain Entry Travel Pass approval and Exit approval;

Effective 15 September 2022:

• Brunei Darussalam does not impose vaccination requirement for inbound travel into and outbound travel from Brunei Darussalam.
• Tavellers are not required to complete Arrival Declaration Form (ADF) before departure to Brunei Darussalam.
• Non-fully vaccinated travellers are not required to undergo post-arrival COVID-19 tests.
Short-term visitors (Foreign nationals) must ensure they have obtained Travel Medical Insurance with COVID-19 coverage, with at least BND$20,000 coverage. The insurance must be valid for the duration of their stay in Brunei Darussalam.

More information on the documents to be submitted are available here.

Exit from Brunei

- Brunei Citizens and Permanent Residents intending to travel for a short trip must ensure they have obtained Travel Medical Insurance with COVID-19 coverage, with at least BND$20,000 coverage. The insurance must be valid for the duration of their stay in the destination country.

- To allow ease of communication in the event that assistance is required during emergency or crisis, Brunei Citizens and Permanent Residents must ensure they register their travel itinerary via e-Register on Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) website:

For the latest updates on the measures adopted by Brunei authorities, please visit: