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Local laws and customs (E-cigarettes and smoking) - factual update on the minimum age for the purchase, use, possession, sale and supply of all tobacco products in Singapore

Around 450,000 British tourists visit Singapore every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

Drunk and disorderly conduct is treated seriously. Penalties for convicted offenders include fines, imprisonment, and/or corporal punishment (caning). See Local laws and customs

It’s illegal to drink alcohol in public places from 10:30pm to 7am and all day on weekends in specific areas and designated Liquor Control Zones. Offenders will be fined. See Local laws and customs

You can’t bring e-cigarettes and related products into the country. There are also restrictions on tobacco products. See Local laws and customs

Penalties for drug offences are severe and can include the death penalty. Possession of even very small quantities can lead to imprisonment, corporal punishment (caning) or the death penalty.

Terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Singapore. See Terrorism

The offence of ‘outrage of modesty’ (molestation) can result in a fine, imprisonment or corporal punishment (caning). Scams involving false claims of molest are thought to exist. See Local laws and customs

UK health authorities have classified Singapore as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

There is a risk of dengue fever in Singapore. See Health

Haze can affect air quality in Singapore. You should monitor the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) updates and health advisories from the Singapore government. See Health

You can contact the emergency services by calling 995 (ambulance and fire) or 999 (police).

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.


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