MFA Spokesperson’s Comments on the Situation in Washington D.C., USA

There were reports today of unrest in downtown Washington D.C., particularly in the vicinity of the Capitol as well as reports of protests in a number of other US states. We are monitoring the situation closely, and the Singapore Embassy in Washington D.C., Singapore Consulate-General in San Francisco, and the Consulate of the Republic of Singapore in New York are in close contact with the Singaporean community in the US.

 

In view of the fluid situation, Singaporeans in the US are advised to remain vigilant, monitor the local news closely, and follow the advice of local authorities. Singaporeans should take the necessary precautions for their personal safety, and avoid areas where demonstrations are occurring. Singaporeans are strongly encouraged to eRegister with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at https://eregister.mfa.gov.sgso that they can be contacted should the need arise. Those in need of consular assistance should contact the Singapore Embassy in Washington D.C. or the nearest Singapore Overseas Mission in the US or the 24-hour MFA Duty Office at:

 

Singapore Embassy in Washington D.C.:

Tel: +1 202 537 3100

Emergency Tel (after hours): +1 202 537 3100 ext 140, +1 202 436 4777, +1 202 412 0074

Email: singemb_was@mfa.sg

 

Singapore Consulate-General in San Francisco:

Tel: +1 415 543 4775

Emergency Tel (after hours): +1 415 290 9000

Email: singcg_sfo@mfa.sg

 

Singapore Consulate in New York:

Tel: +1 212 223 3331

Emergency Tel (after hours): +1 917 293 4540

Email: singcon_nyc@mfa.sg

 

Singapore Honorary Consulate in Miami:

Tel: +1 305 858 4225

Emergency Tel (after hours): +65 6379 8000

Email: sgreen@sg-miami-consulate.org

 

MFA Duty Office (24 hrs):

Tel: +65 6379 8800/8855

 

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SINGAPORE

7 JANUARY 2021

 

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Singapore