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NS pre-enlistees who have travelled to China will be given 2 weeks' leave of absence; NSmen will have ICT deferred

SINGAPORE — National Service (NS) pre-enlistees who have travelled to China and are due for enlistment will be given a mandatory leave of absence for up to 14 days, said the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in a joint media statement on Tuesday (Jan 28).

For full-time NS men who have travelled to China, in-camp training (ICT), individual physical proficiency test (IPPT) and health screening programme (HSP) appointments will be rescheduled.

For full-time NS men who have travelled to China, in-camp training (ICT), individual physical proficiency test (IPPT) and health screening programme (HSP) appointments will be rescheduled.

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SINGAPORE — National Service (NS) pre-enlistees who have travelled to China and are due for enlistment will be given a mandatory leave of absence for up to 14 days, said the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in a joint media statement on Tuesday (Jan 28).

For NSmen who have travelled to China, in-camp training (ICT) will be deferred, while individual physical proficiency test (IPPT) and health screening programme (HSP) appointments will be rescheduled.

All non-essential travel for SAF and Home Team personnel to China will be also deferred. 

Those currently in service and have travelled to China will have to follow the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Manpower which include monitoring their health closely for two weeks upon return to Singapore and seeking medical attention promptly if they feel unwell.

Pre-enlistees and NS men can submit their declarations and documentary proof of travel on the NS portal.

They may also follow the instructions in the text message that will be sent to them prior to their enlistment, ICT, IPPT or HSP.

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