Overseas Travel – Be Safe and Informed
In view of travel during COVID-19, Expat / Traveler planning overseas trips are reminded to take necessary precautions, including being prepared to deal with any medical isolation quarantine for specified period of time by the immigration authorities. Expat’s are also reminded to be familiar with your destination’s local laws and customs restrictions, including immigration procedures and entry requirements. Expact travelling to and from the Country, in particular via the land checkpoints, are reminded to ensure that your passport is presented to an immigration officer and stamped correctly before leaving the country immigration booth. Failure to do so is an immigration offence in any country and the penalties can be severe, including detention, a fine, and a ban from future entry into the country.
For those planning to travel, here are some tips:
Familiarise yourself with our network of overseas missions.
Purchase comprehensive travel insurance and be familiar with the terms and coverage.
Equip yourself with research about your destination’s current situation, local laws and customs.
Access Visa Application Center on our website (VisaFAN.com/secure/user/) so that you can submit application for your required visa.
Always take care of your personal safety, and remain vigilant and alert to local weather news, advisories, and security developments.
Exercise caution around large gatherings and avoid locations known for demonstrations or disturbances.
Be prepared for possible delays and last-minute changes in travel plans especially during unforeseen events such as natural disasters or terror attacks.
Stay connected with your friends and family. Inform them of your whereabouts and provide them with your overseas contact details.
In the event that you require visa assistance, please contact us VisaFAN.com/contact-us/
When You Travel Overseas Stay Informed, Stay Connected, Stay Safe!
Update yourself to COVID19 Situation:
- Check and be informed of the COVID-19 situation in each cities, especially in affected or high risk areas before planning your trips.
- Avoid or postpone any unnecessary trips to COVID-19 highrisk cities.
- Purchase health insurance that covers medical expenses for COVID-19, which is needed for traveling, as well as treatment for complication that progress from the diseases.
- People with underlying disease or complications that may have a high risk or may increase the length of hospital stay following COVID-19 infection such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic obstructive, bronchitis, kidney disease, organ transplantation, patients with life-threatening obesity (Morbid obesity; BMI>40], congenital heart disease, etc.
- Perform hand hygiene frequently by washing your hands with soap and water or alcohol based sanitizers,maintain social distancing of 1 meter and wear a mask at all times.