Who has to do NS
Sun, Dec 20, 2009
The Straits Times


  • The Enlistment Act stipulates that all male Singapore citizens and permanent residents (PRs) must register for National Service (NS) upon reaching 16 years old.
  • They will serve two years' full-time NS at 18 years old, followed by 10 years in the Operationally Ready status.
  • First-generation PRs are exempted from NS. Such PRs include professionals, skilled workers or investors.

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