Hi guys , i failed my TP yesterday.. and if i rebook , it will be during my bmt .. possible for us to take time off ??
Please call the 24/7 NS hotline at 1800-3676767 to speak to a customer service officer.
You should be able to take weekends off starting from your 3rd week in NS. However, this may vary for different Uniformed Services and it's best to check with your officer.
As an NSF, you are eligible for 14 days of vacation leave per year.
You can take medical leave if it is authorised by your unit’s Medical Officer (MO) / Dental Officer (DO), a government doctor or a registered private practitioner. Don’t forget to get your medical certificate (MC), without it you cannot get the medical leave approved.
Your Commanding Officer (CO) can grant up to 3 days of compassionate leave per year (without having to expend your annual vacation leave) for the following circumstances:
As an NSF, you may be granted full pay unrecorded leave if you are selected to represent Singapore in a major regional or international sporting event.
You can have a one-on-one interview sessions with your officer to highlight any problems you may have. If you have a personal or family problem that need to be addressed, do let the officer know — he may be able to give you some advice or time off to settle your problems.
You will also have access to Orientation Officers who may be able to help you if the need arises.
We also have counselling hotlines for you to call if need arises. The counsellors are experienced professionals. You can call them at the following counselling hotlines: