In June 2012, the Myanmar Government declared a state of emergency in Rakhine State in Myanmar, which remains in place. Singaporeans are advised to avoid non-essential travel to Rakhine State. Travellers to Myanmar are advised to monitor local news and developments, take necessary precautions for personal safety, and purchase comprehensive travel and medical insurance. Travellers are also advised to avoid crowded public areas and be vigilant at all times.
Singaporeans travelling to Myanmar should also eRegister with MFA at http://eregister.mfa.gov.sg/ to facilitate contact in an emergency. Singaporeans who require any consular assistance should contact the Singapore Embassy in Yangon or MFA Duty Office (24 hours) at:
Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Myanmar
238 Dhamazedi Road, Bahan Township, Yangon
Fax: 001-95-1-559-002,001-95-1-559-921 (Visa)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24 hours)
Tel: 6379 8800, 6379 8855 (24 hours)