21 February 2019
There have been disruptive demonstrations and strikes in Barcelona and other areas of Catalonia in recent months. Most recently, a major demonstration took place in Barcelona on 16 February 2019
Singaporeans travelling to or already in Barcelona and other areas of Catalonia should take the necessary precautions for their personal safety, heed the instructions of the local authorities, and closely monitor the local news. Singaporeans should remain vigilant and avoid public gatherings and crowded places. They should also purchase comprehensive travel insurance and be familiar with the terms and coverage.
Singaporeans are strongly encouraged to eRegister with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at https://eregister.mfa.gov.sg/ so we can contact you should the need arise. They should also stay in touch with family and friends so that they know you are safe. Those in need of consular assistance should contact the 24-hour MFA Duty Office at:
MFA Duty Office in Singapore
Tel: +65 6379 8800/8855