[Article updated on 5 May 2021]

Smoking offences in Singapore

Underage smoking
Smoking under the age of 21 is an offence in Singapore. 

Penalty:
Convicted persons are liable to a fine of up to $300 

To report:
Contact the Tobacco Regulation Branch
T: 6684 2036, 6684 2037
E: hsa_trb@hsa.gov.sg

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Prohibited areas 
Smoking is not allowed in most indoor locations in Singapore. However, certain premises have designated areas for smoking. 

Penalty:
Smokers are liable to a composition sum of $200 if caught smoking in prohibited places, or up to $1,000 if convicted in court. 

To report:
  • Smokers are liable to a composition sum of $200 if caught smoking in prohibited places, or up to $1,000 if convicted in court.
  • For public places where there is no management to deal with violators, contact the National Environment Agency (NEA) via the Online Feedback Form or myENV mobile application. Alternatively you may contact NEA at 6225 5632.

Places where smoking is prohibited

For more information on where smoking is prohibited, please visit NEA's website: https://www.nea.gov.sg/our-services/smoking-prohibition/overview.