No need for passport stamps when exiting Singapore

TTN Worldwide | April 18, 2019

Starting from April 22, foreign travellers will no longer need to get their passports stamped when they depart Singapore.The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced on April 17 that it will stop issuing departure immigration endorsements, which include stamps of departure dates, on travel documents.According to the authority, the decision will help facilitate more “efficient departure immigration clearance”.Previously, all foreigners departing Singapore would have their passports stamped with the date of their departure by the immigration officer at the manned counters.The ICA said that since September 2016, foreign travellers whose fingerprints have been enrolled via the BioScreen system upon their arrival into Singapore are eligible to use automated lanes when they leave Singapore.

Spotlight

The global hospitality sector has been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. Restaurants, hotels,
casinos, and sporting venues have stood empty for months as governments and public
health authorities acted to contain the spread of the coronavirus. These organizations
moved swiftly to mitigate the impact on their business, furloughing staff, reducing costs,
pivoting online, and more, until given the green light to reopen.

Spotlight

The global hospitality sector has been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. Restaurants, hotels,
casinos, and sporting venues have stood empty for months as governments and public
health authorities acted to contain the spread of the coronavirus. These organizations
moved swiftly to mitigate the impact on their business, furloughing staff, reducing costs,
pivoting online, and more, until given the green light to reopen.

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