This Death & Critical Illness Emergency Visit (DCEV) Lane caters to all foreign travellers who are seeking urgent entry into Singapore to attend to the death or critical medical condition of an immediate family member in Singapore. A maximum of two travellers may be granted entry per case. Singapore Citizens (SC) and Permanent Residents (PR) in a similar predicament can return to Singapore without the need to apply for an entry approval via this lane; click here for more details.
Summarised below is a quick overview of the key lane features and requirements. Travellers who are ineligible for travel via this lane may refer here for a list of available Safe Travel options.
||Non-Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents (capped at two travellers per eligible case) who are unable to enter Singapore via a Safe Travel lane, but require urgent entry to attend to the death or critical medical condition of an immediate family member.
|Required Country/Region of Departure
||All countries/regions allowed.
|Who Can Apply
|How to Apply
||Submit a request via this form.
Aside from selecting “Appeal for entry into Singapore under Compassionate Reasons” in the form, travellers must also submit the following:
- Death certificate or any other documents as proof of death of the immediate family member (for death cases) or Doctor’s letter to support critically ill cases (for critically ill cases);
- Official documents to prove familial connection;
- Passport biodata page of all travellers;
- Intended date or period of entry; and
- Any other supporting documents.
||Travellers will be informed once entry approval is granted.
|Travel Health Control Measures
(e.g. Stay Home Notice duration, swabs to be taken)
|Travel health control measures are generally applied based on the traveller's 14-day travel history before arriving in Singapore.
CLICK HERE for the travel health control measure (e.g. Stay Home Notice, swab tests) categories and their applicable country/region. Prevailing health measures will apply but special arrangements can be made for the traveller to visit the funeral/hospital during the SHN period if need be.
|Frequently Asked Questions
||Click here for the full list of FAQs, or the links below for specific queries on the following topics:
For issues related to Visa or Visit Pass validity, please visit the ICA webpage for more information.
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