- Brisbane* (Queensland)
- Melbourne (Victoria)
- Perth (Western Australia - from 4 Feb 2022)
- Sydney (New South Wales)
Those eligible for quarantine free arrival into Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney will need to adhere to the relevant testing and isolation requirements for each state:
- Information for arrivals to Melbourne (Victoria)
- Information for arrivals to Sydney (New South Wales)
Singapore Airlines will also fly two Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) facilitated flights from Singapore to Darwin (Northern Territory) in January 2022 for Australian citizens, permanent residents, and their immediate family members.
Eligible fully vaccinated passengers can return to Singapore via Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) flights.
*Customers looking to travel to Brisbane from Singapore are advised to ensure they meet prevailing eligibility requirements before making a booking.
For Eligible Passengers Only (FEPO) flights
To book this flight, all passengers must be fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated criteria for FEPO flights follows that set by the Australian authorities. Travellers must complete the full course of a TGA approved or recognised vaccine at least seven days prior to departure to Australia. Travellers with mixed vaccines are also accepted on these flights.
Unvaccinated passengers who meet the Australian Government’s exemption criteria, including unvaccinated children under 12, Australian children aged 12 to 17 who are not fully vaccinated, as well as those with medical exemptions, are also eligible to take the flights. However, they will be subjected to varying health control measures upon arrival, depending on the state or territory. If you cannot have a Covid-19 vaccination for medical reasons, learn more here. Valid reasons for not being vaccinated can be found here.
To board FEPO flights, passengers must:
• Present a valid vaccination certificate in English, i.e. either the Australian Government issued International Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate (ICVC) or a paper or digital vaccination certification1 issued by a national or state/provincial level authority or accredited vaccination provider.
• Present a negative result for a PCR test taken within 3 days prior to flight departure.
• Complete the Australia Travel Declaration at least 72 hours before flight departure.
• All travellers flying to Melbourne will also need to complete an International passenger arrival permit and download the Service Victoria app.
• Singapore citizens do not need a travel exemption but must hold a valid Australian visa or an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)2.
• Non-residents of Australia who are not Singapore citizens must hold a either an eligible visa, or other accepted forms of visa together with a travel restriction exemption3.
For passengers with existing bookings and those who do not meet the FEPO requirements, please contact your local Singapore Airlines office so we can assist you with booking an alternative flight.
Travel advisories may change, travellers should always check the latest entry requirements from Australia and the Australian States/Territories they seek to enter prior to departure.
• Australian Capital Territory
• Northern Territory
• New South Wales
• South Australia
• Western Australia
Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents, their immediate family members, and non-Australians with valid visas and travel exemptions can learn more here, while Singapore citizens can learn more here.
1Travellers carrying a Cambodian vaccination card must have their names stated (in English) and their passport number reflected on the card. Please see our FAQs for more information.
2Application for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) can only be completed via a mobile device using the Australian ETA app, which is available on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
3Non-residents of Australia who hold eligible subclass visas, including economic and student visa holders, will be able to enter without a travel restriction exemption.
Designated FEPO flight schedule
Customers with existing bookings
If you have an existing booking to Sydney or Melbourne departing Singapore on or after 1 November 2021 and meet all FEPO requirements, no action needs to be taken by you.
If you have an existing booking and are ineligible for a FEPO flight, please contact Singapore Airlines so we may assist you. Any ineligible customers who arrive at the airport for FEPO flights may be denied boarding if caps are unavailable.
Is my non-Australia issued proof of vaccination accepted for FEPO?
Yes, your vaccination certificate must be issued by a national/state-level public health authority or an accredited vaccination provider. It needs to be in the form of a digital or paper certificate. A letter will not be accepted.
The certificate must be in English or accompanied by a certified translation. A stamp or membership number of a professional translation association will need to be provided for translations.
Your certificate must show:
o The brand of the vaccine
How would a passenger’s proof of vaccination be verified for FEPO flights?
For passengers vaccinated in Australia, they will need to hold an AU Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) issued International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate (ICVC), the QR code on your ICVC will be scanned using the DFAT "reader app". Your passenger details will be verified through the app. For passengers vaccinated in other countries, a legally binding attestation that your vaccination certificate is authentic and that states that you are fully vaccinated will be required as part of your Australian Travel Declaration (ATD). This must be submitted 72 hours before flight departure. Your proof of vaccination will also be required at check-in.
What if an ineligible passenger shows up at the airport with a booking on a FEPO flight?
If you have an existing booking on a FEPO flight, but do not meet the FEPO criteria, please contact your local Singapore Airlines office and we will assist you with your booking. Any ineligible passenger who arrives at the airport for a FEPO flights will be denied boarding.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Facilitated Flights
To board the Facilitated Flights from Singapore to Darwin (Northern Territory) in January 2022, all passengers must meet the following requirements:
- Only Australian citizens, permanent residents, or immediate family members of an Australian citizen who holds a valid visa and exemption to enter Australia are eligible.
- No unaccompanied minors are allowed on this flight.
- A negative Covid-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test result, taken 3 days prior to flight departure from Singapore, must be presented at check-in. For passengers transiting through Singapore, a PCR or ART test needs to be taken within two days before departure for Singapore.
- Undergo a 14-day quarantine at the Howard Springs Quarantine Facility in Darwin at the passengers’ own cost.
- One piece of 30kg checked baggage allowance and 7kg of carry-on allowance per passenger, regardless of cabin class, will be strictly enforced at check-in. Purchase of excess baggage is not allowed on this flight.
Additionally, all passengers must consent to Singapore Airlines sharing their personal contact information with DFAT to facilitate further information sharing, prior to arrival into Darwin. DFAT will contact all passengers to assess their eligibility to undertake 14-days quarantine at Howard Springs. DFAT has the right to reject any bookings deemed not suitable. Passengers must ensure they meet the entry requirements of the state or territory which they are travelling to.
Please note that you do not need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 to board this flight.
You can connect to a DFAT Facilitated Flight from another flight operated by Singapore Airlines or a partner airline within our network. However, all flights must be booked on a single itinerary.
DFAT Facilitated Flights Schedule
Singapore – Darwin
SQ249 is operating as the designated DFAT Facilitated Flights from Singapore to Darwin.
|Singapore – Darwin|
|15 January 2022|
|SQ249||Saturday||10:00am – 4:30pm||Airbus A350-900|
|24 January 2022|
|SQ249||Monday||10:00am – 4:30pm||Airbus A350-900|
*All times are local
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