As Singapore gradually re-opens our borders for more international travel, the charging policy for the Stay Home Notice (SHN) at dedicated facilities, post-SHN Swab test and medical expenses depends on considerations such as the traveller type, and the date of departure from Singapore.

Here’s a breakdown.

 

 

Charging Policy

Traveller Type

Stay Home Notice (SHN) at Dedicated Facilities

Post-SHN Swab test

Medical Expenses

Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents

Departed Singapore before 27 Mar 2020: Government to cover until further notice

 

Departed Singapore from 27 Mar 2020 in disregard of prevailing travel advisory: Traveller

 

Departed Singapore before 27 Mar 2020: Government to cover until 31 Aug 2020

Departed Singapore from 27 Mar 2020 in disregard of prevailing travel advisory: Traveller

 

Departed Singapore before 27 Mar 2020:

Government to cover

 

Departed Singapore from 27 Mar 2020 in disregard of prevailing travel advisory:

Traveller to pay at unsubsidised rates for inpatient stay at public hospitals and will not be able to claim from MediShield Life/Integrated Shield Plan, if admitted for COVID-19 or have onset of symptoms within 14 days of returning to Singapore

 

Departed Singapore from 7 Aug 2020 under permitted travel arrangements (e.g. Green/Fast Lanes)

Eligible for Government subsidies and MediShield Life/Integrated Shield Plan coverage if onset of symptoms develop within 14 days of the traveller’s return to Singapore

 

Long-Term Pass Holders

 

Comprising the following pass types:

  • Work Pass Holders
  • Long-Term Visit Pass Holders
  • Student Pass Holders
  • Dependent Pass Holders

Traveller

Traveller

Departed Singapore before 27 Mar 2020:

Government to cover

 

Departed Singapore from 27 Mar 2020 in disregard of prevailing travel advisory:

Traveller to pay at unsubsidised rates for inpatient stay at public hospitals if admitted for COVID-19 or have onset of symptoms within 14 days of returning to Singapore

 

Departed Singapore from 7 Aug 2020 under permitted travel arrangements (e.g. Green/Fast Lanes)

Traveller to pay at unsubsidised rates for inpatient stay at public hospital if admitted for COVID-19 or have onset of symptoms within 14 days of returning to Singapore. Travellers can check with their usual financing arrangements (e.g. insurance) if they are eligible for claims/assistance since such travel would not be in disregard of travel advisory

 

Short-Term Visit Pass Holders

Traveller

Traveller

Traveller to pay at unsubsidised rates for inpatient stay at public hospital

 

Notes:

  1. Where the costs are indicated as being borne by the traveller, this may also be paid by the traveller’s employer/sponsor/host where applicable.