In commemoration of 55 years of National Service (NS55), the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will be giving out an NS55 Recognition Package (RP) to thank past and present national servicemen for their contributions to Singapore’s defence and security. Eligible national servicemen will receive a hardcopy letter from mid-June 2022 to inform them of their eligibility for the NS55 RP.

The NS55 RP consists of $100 worth of credits that will be digitally disbursed via the LifeSG mobile application, and can be spent at any online/physical merchant accepting payment by “Scan and Pay” via PayNow UEN and/or NETS QR. This includes heartland shops, hawkers, and e-commerce merchants, and making payments to government agencies and educational institutions.

In addition, NSmen who have served or are currently serving Operationally Ready National Service (ORNS) will receive a year of complimentary SAFRA/HomeTeamNS principal membership. This will allow national servicemen and their family members1 to enjoy recreational facilities and lifestyle services offered by SAFRA and HomeTeamNS.

1Separate fees may apply. Please refer to SAFRA/HomeTeamNS websites for more details.

Eligibility

Eligibility will be based on national servicemen’s NS status as of May 2022.

Eligibility Flowchart

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Accessing the NS55 Credits

The NS55 credits will be disbursed progressively in batches to eligible past and present national servicemen through the LifeSG mobile application, by 31 Jul 2022. An SMS notification will be sent from July 2022 to notify that the NS55 credits have been disbursed, or you may check again at the end of July. National servicemen can access the credits via the ‘Benefits and support’ module of the LifeSG application. The credits can be spent at any online/physical merchant accepting payment by “Scan and Pay” via PayNow UEN QR or NETS QR, including heartland shops, hawkers, and e-commerce merchants, and making payments to government agencies and educational institutions.

The NS55 credits are disbursed digitally for an enhanced and more convenient experience. Should you face difficulty in accessing or redeeming your credits, you may approach digital ambassadors at the following locations here.

Hardcopy vouchers will be made available for those who have exhausted all means of assistance to digitally access the credits. Please call the NS55 Call Centre to request for hardcopy vouchers.

Find out more about LifeSG at go.gov.sg/LifeSG-NS55.

Download the LifeSG app from Apple App Store or Google Play Store at https://go.life.gov.sg/FP7q.

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Collaborations

As a show of support for NS, merchants will be offering additional discounts and promotions when national servicemen redeem their NS55 credits and show the LifeSG mobile app at their shops.

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Shopee

Up to $10 off Electronics, F&B, Home & Living, Sports Categories. Valid from 01 Jul 2022 to 30 Jun 2023.

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Malls of Frasers Property

Receive a $10 Frasers Property Digital Gift Card with a min. $100 spend at participating malls of Frasers Property. Limited to the first 2,000 redemptions. Valid from 12 Jul to 30 Sept 2022.

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Giant

$5 return voucher when you use your NS55 credits (while stocks last). Valid from 1 Jul to 31 Oct 2022.

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Lazada

  • New Customers: $7 off with min. $15 spend. First 500 redemptions monthly.
  • Existing Customers: $6 off with min. $60 spend. First 500 redemptions monthly. Valid from 1 Jul 2022 to 30 Jun 2023.
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Best Denki

Up to 48% off selected electronics. Valid from 1 Jul 2022 to 30 Jun 2023.

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BHG

Additional 10% worth of BHG vouchers when you purchase BHG vouchers with your NS55 credits. Valid from 1 Jul 2022 to 30 Jun 2023.

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Klook

10% off with min. $50 spend (capped at $10). Limited to the first 1,000 redemptions. Valid from 1 Jul 2022 to 30 Jun 2023.

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Eu Yan Sang

'NS55 Wellness Appreciation Pack @ $128 (U.P. $166.20) including Vitality Plus, 33 Multi Grains Cereal 20'S, Essence of Chicken Traditional and Heat Expulsion. Valid from 1 Jul to 31 Aug 2022.

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Copthorne King's Hotel

Up to 22% Off The Flexible Rate With Breakfast. Valid from 1 Jul to 30 Nov 2022.

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Sushi Express

$2.50 off every 20 plates. Valid from 1 Jul to 31 Oct 2022.

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Merchants

The NS55 credits can be spent at any online or physical merchant accepting payment by “Scan and Pay” via PayNow UEN QR or NETS QR. This includes heartland shops, hawkers, and e-commerce merchants, and making payments to government agencies and educational institutions.

List of Merchants that accept Payment via PayNow UEN QR and NETS QR (as at 25 Jul 2022):

  • Amazon
  • Lazada
  • Qoo10
  • ShopCorlison
  • Shopee
  • TotallyHotStuff
  • Singapore Cable Car
  • Singapore Discovery Centre
  • Singapore Flyer

Note: This list is not exhaustive. Other than what is listed, you can spend your credits at any merchant accepting payment via PayNow UEN QR or NETS QR.

Registering for SAFRA / HomeTeamNS membership

NSmen can register for the one-year complimentary SAFRA/HomeTeamNS membership via the QR code or link provided in the notification letter, which will be sent from mid-June onwards.

FAQ

For enquires on the NS55 Recognition Package, please contact the NS55 Call Centre:

For MINDEF/SAF national servicemen Call 1800 723 6755 or email contactus@ns55.com.sg.

For MHA/Home Team national servicemen Call 6708 6660 or send in your request via https://hometeamnshelp.zendesk.com.

You may also visit the customer service counters at any SAFRA or HomeTeamNS clubs. Alternatively, you may visit the FAQs page to self-help.

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