Frequently Asked Questions - SAFRA Membership

Am I eligible to join SAFRA?

SAFRA Membership is open to all Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Operationally Ready National Servicemen (NSmen), full-time National Servicemen (NSFs), SAF regulars and their dependents.

Membership categories depend on your NS status:

ORDINARY (A) MEMBERSHIP
For: All SAF Operationally Ready National Servicemen (NSmen) who have completed full-time National Service, as well as full-time National Servicemen (NSFs).

Applicants must be Singapore citizens or permanent residents.

Ordinary (A) Members will be converted to Ordinary (B) Members upon completion of their National Service liability (at the age of 50 years for officers and 40 years for other ranks).

ORDINARY (B) MEMBERSHIP
For: All SAF National Servicemen who have completed full-time National Service and are no longer liable for National Service.

Applicants must be Singapore citizens or permanent residents.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP
For: All serving members of the SAF, i.e., SAF Regulars and Defence Executive Officers.

VETERAN LEAGUE MEMBERSHIP
Please contact SAF Veterans’ League Membership at 6355 4507.

DEPENDENT MEMBERSHIP
For: The female spouse and children aged between 5 to 20 years of SAFRA members (except those who are full-time National Servicemen, i.e. NSFs).

The membership for dependents run concurrently with the principal SAFRA Membership. Its validity and related privileges shall lapse when the principal SAFRA member resigns or ceases to be a SAFRA Member, or is suspended when his Membership fee is outstanding. Dependent Membership for children shall lapse when they reach 21 years of age.

Applicants can be Singapore citizens, permanent residents or foreigners.

For queries on SAFRA Membership, email mship_svc@safra.sg or call 1800 377 9800 (9am - 6pm from Monday to Friday and 9am - 1pm on Saturdays, excludes Public Holidays).

How much does a SAFRA Membership cost?

SAFRA membership fees are competitively priced to give you real value-for-money. Take advantage of our bulk rates and sign up for a longer membership period to enjoy substantial savings.

For the latest and exclusive SAFRA Membership promotions available, click here.

Type 2- Year 5 - Year  10 - Year
Ordinary A (Operational Ready SAF NSmen and NSF) /

Ordinary B (Former NSmen: former SAFRA members)
$80 $155

(U.P. $200)
$270

(U.P. $400)
Dependent of Ordinary A /

Ordinary B (Former NSmen: former SAFRA members) /

Life members
$40 $77

(U.P. $100)
$135

(U.P. $200)
Ordinary B (Former NSmen: New applicant) /

Associate (Regular Servicemen and DXO)
$120 $232

(U.P. 300
$405

(U.P. $600)
Dependent of

Ordinary B (Former NSmen: New applicant) /

Associate
$60 $116

(U.P. $150)
$202

(U.P. $300)

I am an SAFVC member, how do I apply for SAFRA Associate membership?

Please note that SAFRA Membership application for SAFVC Volunteers (SVs) is strictly by invitation only, as such applications over the counter or by any other means without the official invitation are not accepted. Eligible SVs will receive an invitation from SAFRA via mail for a 2-year SAFRA Associate Membership. SVs can choose to sign up for SAFRA Associate Membership as well as Dependent Membership for his/her dependents. SVs will need to write in to SAFRA Membership Services if they missed the initial invitation and SAFRA will review the SV's application. Upon the SV's Associate Membership expiry, a renewal invitation will also be sent to the SVs who are still eligible for SAFRA Membership.

How do I apply for SAFRA Membership?

1) Online

mySAFRA (click mySAFRA Step-By-Step Guide - Add Dependent for "Add Dependent" guide) 

mSAFRA mobile app

 

2) SAFRA Clubs

Visit us at SAFRA clubs from 9am - 9pm

 

Supporting documents required for new SAFRA membership: 

• 11B, NS booklet, SAF SmartCard or Certificate of Conduct for Ordinary (A) Membership (for Operationally-Ready SAF NSmen and Full-time National Servicemen)

• 11B or payslip for Associate Membership (for SAF Regulars and Defence Executive Officers)

• Marriage certificate and/or birth certificate (for Dependent Memberships)

How long must I wait to receive my SAFRA Membership Card?

Applicants who sign up for a SAFRA Membership at any of SAFRA Club (Jurong, Mount Faber, Punggol, Tampines, Toa Payoh or Yishun Country Club) will receive their membership card on the spot.

For mail or online applications, your SAFRA Membership Card will be sent to you in 3 weeks.

SAFRA Membership: Renewals, Waivers & Terminations

How do I renew my SAFRA Membership?

Renewal of your membership can be done using the following channels

 

1) Online

mySAFRA 

mSAFRA mobile app

 

2) SAFRA Clubs

Visit us at SAFRA clubs from 9am - 9pm

 

3) GIRO payment

 

Your SAFRA Membership may also be renewed from deductions via Ministry/Statutory Board salary, National Service Make-Up Pay or SAFRA DBS Card.

How much does it cost to renew my SAFRA Membership?

Renewal fees depend on your member category:

Ordinary A member$40 a year
Ordinary B members
(previous SAFRA members)
$40 a year
Ordinary B members/Associate members$60 a year
Dependent Members of Ordinary A members (female spouse and children)$20 each a year
Dependent Members of Ordinary B members (female spouse and children)$30 each a year

Renew your SAFRA Membership with our Advance Payment Scheme to enjoy savings of up to $195.

For the latest and exclusive SAFRA Membership promotions available, click here.

Types of Membership5-YearsSavings10-YearsSavings
Ordinary A (SAF NSman) /
Ordinary B : Former SAFRA members
$155$45$270$130
Dependent of Ordinary A /
Ordinary B: Former SAFRA members
$77$23$135$65
Ordinary B (New) /
Associate (SAF Regulars & DXOs)
$232$68$405$195
Dependent of Ordinary B (New) / Associate$116$34$202$98

For queries on SAFRA Membership, email mship_svc@safra.sg or call 1800 377 9800 (9am - 6pm from Monday to Friday and 9am - 1pm on Saturdays, excludes Public Holidays).

I would like to terminate my membership. How do I go about it?

If you wish to terminate your SAFRA Membership, please email mship_svc@safra.sg and include your name and Membership number. Alternatively, you can write in to us and mail to SAFRA Membership Services Division, 2 Telok Blangah Way, Singapore 098803.

I am going overseas. Is there a way to put my membership on hold or waive my fees?

Of course! You may apply to be placed on the list of Absent Members if you are leaving Singapore for a continuous period of one year. The membership fees will be waived for the listed period of absence (maximum 3 years).

To apply, please email mship_svc@safra.sg with your supporting documents (e.g. exit permit, letter from your employer or educational institute) at least one month before your departure.

 

SAFRA Membership: Benefits

What benefits can I expect as a SAFRA Member?

SAFRA members enjoy a host of benefits to cater to their lifestage and lifestyle needs.

SAFRA members enjoy:

  • Access to six clubhouses conveniently located at Jurong, Mount Faber, Punggol, Tampines, Toa Payoh and Yishun.
  • Exclusive members’ rates at all SAFRA facilities, SAFRA-organised activities and interest groups.
  • Special privileges and discounts at over 3,000 partnering merchant outlets island-wide on a wide variety of products and services leveraging on SAFRA and DBS Credit/ Debit Card’s network of partners.

Visit www.safra.sg/promotion for more information.

Do Ordinary B, Associate, Dependent and Life Members enjoy the same benefits as Ordinary A Members?

Yes, they do enjoy the same benefits except the right to vote.

May I bring my family and/or friends to use the facilities at SAFRA clubs?

SAFRA clubs are open to members and their family and friends for most SAFRA-managed facilities. Do visit our website on the various club facilities for more information.

As a SAFRA member, do I have to pay to use the facilities at EnergyOne or to join the Interest Groups?

SAFRA Members are welcomed to join EnergyOne Gyms or Interest Groups at nominal rates. Please view the entrance fee and membership fee charges for EnergyOne here

Please view the membership fees for interest groups here.

How do I keep up with all the happenings and events at SAFRA clubs?

Simply sign up for a mySAFRA account and personalise your profile. We will send you alerts and updates based on your interests and preferences.

Alternatively, keep up with SAFRA club happenings via:

SAFRA Membership: Change of address, lost cards

I have moved. How do I update my address with SAFRA?

You may update your address using the following channels:

 

mySAFRA online account

mSAFRA mobile app

• Walk-in: Any SAFRA Club

Is my SAFRA Membership card transferable?

Your SAFRA Membership is exclusive to you and is non-transferable. Do remember to present your membership card when using SAFRA club facilities. Any misuse of SAFRA Membership may result in memberships being revoked.

How do I replace my SAFRA card if it's lost or damaged?

If your SAFRA Membership Card is lost or damaged, please visit any SAFRA club (Jurong, Mount Faber, Punggol, Tampines, Toa Payoh and Yishun) to apply for a replacement card. A replacement fee of $10.70 (after GST) is chargeable for lost cards while damaged cards will be replaced at a fee of $3.21 (after GST).

For lost or damaged SAFRA DBS Credit/Debit card, please block your card immediately using DBS online services and request for a replacement instantly.

You can download your e-card via the mSAFRA mobile app to access your benefits and privileges prior to obtaining your replacement card.

Contact information

Who can I contact for more information?

For SAFRA Membership queries, please email mship_svc@safra.sg or call our Membership Hotline at 1800 377 9800. Our operating hours are 9am - 6pm from Monday to Friday and 9am - 1pm on Saturdays, excludes Public Holidays.

 

For club activities and bookings, you may contact the respective clubs for information.

• SAFRA Mt Faber - 6278 6011 | mtfaberclub@safra.sg

• SAFRA Jurong – 6686 4333 | jrclub@safra.sg

• SAFRA Tampines – 6785 8800 | tmclub@safra.sg

• SAFRA Toa Payoh – 6259 4000 | tpclub@safra.sg

• SAFRA Yishun – 6852 8200 | ysclub@safra.sg

• SAFRA Punggol – 6585 8718 | pgclub@safra.sg