Carrying physical currency and bearer-negotiable instruments into Singapore
If you’re entering Singapore with more than SGD20,000 or its foreign currency equivalent in cash, you must submit a completed NP727 form to:
- the Customs Red Channel on your arrival at Singapore’s Changi Airport, or
- the immigration counter on your departure from Singapore.
Collect the NP727 form at any major checkpoint, Neighbourhood Police Centre (NPC) or, Neighbourhood Police Post (NPP). Alternatively, you can download it from the websites of the Commercial Affairs Department.
If you’re departing from or changing planes in Singapore:
- Liquids, aerosols and gels purchased from duty-free shops, located after the security screening point at Changi Airport, are allowed on board.
- These items must be packed in a transparent, sealed plastic bag, which includes the original receipt(s).
- If you’re changing planes in Singapore, duty-free purchases made on another sector of your journey must be packed in a transparent, sealed plastic bag, which includes the original receipt(s).
- If you’re flying to Australia or the US, duty-free liquids, aerosols and gels are allowed provided they’re purchased on board your flight or delivered by Changi Airport’s duty-free personnel to the gate-hold room in a transparent, sealed plastic bag, which includes the original receipt(s).
- If you’re changing planes in Singapore on your way to Australia or the US, you cannot carry duty-free items purchased from another sector of your journey.
- Items that are not permitted will be disposed at the boarding gate.
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