Vaccination Stickers (For Short-term Visitors)

Short-term visitors who have entered Singapore prior to 21 Aug 2021 and were fully vaccinated1 overseas with a WHO-Emergency Use Listing (WHO-EUL) vaccine can request for vaccination stickers to be affixed to their passports. These stickers will allow visitors to be eligible for vaccination-differentiated safe management measures during their stay in Singapore and are valid to 30 Sep 2021.

From 25 Aug 2021 to 9 Sep 2021, short-term visitors can request for the stickers at Level 2 Information Counter, at ICA Building between 8:00am to 4:30pm on weekdays and 8:00am to 12:30pm on Saturdays. They will need to produce their passports and the original vaccination certificates for verification.



1Fully vaccinated is defined as 14 days after the final dose of the vaccine

WHO-EUL listed vaccines+ 

• Pfizer-BioNtech/Comirnaty
• Moderna
• Johnson & Johnson/Janssen
• Oxford-AstraZeneca/Vaxzevria
• Serum Institute of India/Covishield
• Sinopharm
• Sinovac

+
All WHO-EUL vaccines require two doses of the same type of vaccine except for Johnson & Johnson/Janssen, which requires only one dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

I am a Singaporean/ Permanent Resident/ Long-term Pass holder. Can I obtain the vaccination sticker from ICA?

A:

No, vaccination stickers are only issued to short-term visit pass holders who have entered Singapore prior to 21 Aug 2021. If you were vaccinated overseas, you will have to take a serology test at a clinic at the following link (go.gov.sg/clinicsforserology) to have your vaccination records ingested into the National Immunisation Registry (NIR). Following this, your vaccination status will be reflected in your TraceTogether app.

 

Is there a validity date for the vaccination sticker? What if I need to stay in Singapore after expiry of the sticker?

A:

The vaccination sticker is valid from now until 30 Sep 2021. Short-term visitors who are staying in Singapore beyond 30 Sep 2021, or plan to remain in Singapore beyond 30 days, will need to take a serology test at a clinic at the following link (go.gov.sg/clinicsforserology) to have your vaccination records ingested into the National Immunisation Registry (NIR). Following this, your vaccination status will be reflected in your TraceTogether app.


 I was unable to fulfil the 14-day fully vaccinated requirement when I arrived at the checkpoint. Now that I have fulfilled the 14-day requirement, can I obtain a vaccination sticker from ICA HQ?
 A:

Yes, short-term visitors who entered Singapore and are fully vaccinated*, can visit Level 2 Information Counter, at ICA Building, to request for a vaccination sticker. The requester’s passports and vaccination certificates (original) must be produced for ICA officers’ assessment.

* An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the full regimen of Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty, Moderna or other WHO EUL vaccines

 

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced vaccination stickers will be issued at ICA checkpoints upon arrival from 21 Aug 2021. Can I still obtain a vaccination sticker if I had arrived before 21 Aug 2021 and have been fully vaccinated overseas?

A:

Yes, short-term visitors who entered Singapore prior to 21 Aug 2021, and are fully vaccinated*, can visit Level 2 Information Counter, at ICA Building, to request for a vaccination sticker. The requester’s passports and vaccination certificates (original) must be produced for ICA officers’ assessment.

* An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the full regimen of Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty, Moderna or other WHO EUL vaccines.

 

What is the eligibility criteria to collect the vaccination sticker from ICAB?

A:

The traveller must be the rightful holder of the overseas-issued vaccination certificate, both digital or hardcopy are acceptable (i.e. name matches biodata shown in the passport). The date of the last dose of vaccination administration is at least 14 days before the date of sticker collection.

Types of vaccine used must be on the World Health Organization Emergency Use Listing (WHO-EUL) list and the same type of vaccine is used for both doses* (i.e. no mixing of vaccines):

i.               Pfizer-BioNtech/Comirnaty
ii.              Moderna
iii.             Johnson & Johnson/Janssen
iv.             Oxford-AstraZeneca/Vaxzevria
v.              Serum Institute of India/Covishield
vi.             Sinopharm
vii.            Sinovac


* All WHO-EUL vaccines require two doses of the same type of vaccine except for Johnson & Johnson/Janssen, which requires only one dose.

 Besides the overseas vaccination certificate and passport, what other documents do I need to bring along for collection of the vaccination sticker?
A:The traveller must furnish their passport and a valid, English-language vaccination certificate.

 Where is the venue and what is the operating hours for collection of vaccination stickers?
A:
Short-term visitors can approach Level 2 Information Counter, at ICA Building, to request for a vaccination sticker, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (Mondays to Fridays), 8:00 am to 12:30pm (Saturdays).

 Must I turn up in person to receive the vaccination sticker? Or can I authorise someone else to do so?
A:
The requester need not turn up in person. His family or friends can receive the vaccination sticker on his behalf, if they produce his passport and overseas vaccination certificate (original) must be produced to ICA officer. In view of the COVID-19 situation, members of the public are encouraged to limit the number of accompanying visitors to ICA Building.

 My overseas vaccination certificate is not in English, can ICA accept it?
A:No, ICA is unable to process overseas vaccination certificates that are not in English.

 I have translated my overseas vaccination certificated into English. Can ICA accept it?
A:
For vaccination certificates that are not in English, the traveller will be required to furnish both the original and translated copies. The certificate can be translated into English by the embassy or a public notary.

 Can I remove the sticker by myself after 30 Sep 2021 when the sticker expires?
A:
Yes, you may wish to remove the sticker as it will no longer be valid for use in Singapore.
 Do I need to make an appointment or can I walk in?
A:
No appointment is required.

 How long will it take for the issuance of sticker?
A:
The issuance of the sticker is expected to be completed within 10 mins.

 Does having the sticker means the status will be reflected in TraceTogether?
A:
For individuals vaccinated overseas, a serology test is required to have the vaccination status reflected in TraceTogether.

 If my vaccination status is reflected in TraceTogether, does that mean for future visits to Singapore, I will not need to furnish any vaccination certificate to prove my vaccination status?
A:
Travellers who are vaccinated overseas and have tested serology positive in Singapore may produce their TraceTogether app in lieu of vaccination certificate as proof of their vaccination status for future visits to Singapore.

 What is the vaccination window to qualify for the sticker? E.g. I was vaccinated more than 6 months ago, am I eligible for the sticker?
A:

At the moment, all fully vaccinated* individuals will qualify for the vaccination sticker.

*
 An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the full regimen of Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty, Moderna or other WHO EUL vaccines.