NS55 Recognition Package

What is the NS55 Recognition Package?

To commemorate 55 years of National Service, MINDEF and the MHA will offer the NS55 Recognition Package to past and present national servicemen to thank them for their contributions to Singapore’s defence and security.

The NS55 Recognition Package consists of $100 worth of credits for eligible past and present national servicemen, as well as one year of complimentary SAFRA/HomeTeamNS membership for national servicemen who are serving / have served Operationally Ready NS.

Who are eligible for the NS55 Recognition Package?

Eligibility for the NS55 Recognition Package will be determined based on service status as of May 2022. Full-time national servicemen (NSFs) who enlist by 31 Dec 2022 will also be given the NS55 Recognition Package after they enlist. Eligible national servicemen will receive a notification letter from MINDEF/MHA from mid-Jun 2022 onwards.

How and when will I get my NS55 Recognition Package?

From mid-Jun 2022, the NS55 Recognition Package notification letter will be mailed directly to your registered address.

Where can I find more information on the NS55 Recognition Package?

For more information on the Recognition Package, please visit go.gov.sg/NS55RP or call the NS55 call centre at 1800 723 6755 (1800SAFNS55).

NS55 Complimentary One-Year SAFRA Membership

How do I register for the complimentary one-year SAFRA membership?

To obtain the complimentary SAFRA principal membership, please register by scanning the QR code or using the link (go.gov.sg/ns55rp-registerSAFRA) provided on the NS55 Recognition Package notification letter.

I have an active SAFRA membership, will I be required to register for the complimentary membership?

Yes. Existing SAFRA members are required to register for the complimentary one-year SAFRA membership.

How long does it take to process my registration for the complimentary SAFRA membership?

Once the registration has been done, the one-year complimentary SAFRA membership will be processed within 6 weeks.

How will I be notified after my complimentary SAFRA membership has been processed?

An email notification will be sent together with details on accessing your member benefits using the SAFRA membership e-card on the mSAFRA mobile app.

For those who have not registered for an online account previously, one will automatically be created for you.

Will the complimentary membership be added on to my existing SAFRA membership?

Yes. Registration for the complimentary membership under the NS55 Recognition Package will extend your existing membership by one year. You may check the updated membership expiry date via the mSAFRA mobile app.

NS55 Credits

How will I be informed of the NS55 Credits disbursement?

You will receive the $100 NS55 credits from Jul 2022. An SMS will be sent to your registered mobile number upon disbursement.

Where can I get the NS55 Credits?

The NS55 credits will be disbursed via the LifeSG mobile application from Jul 2022.

You are required to download the LifeSG application from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. You will need to sign in with your Singpass and the NS55 credits can be found under the ‘Benefits and Support’ module of the LifeSG application.You may refer to the step-by-step guide on the NS55 website at go.gov.sg/NS55RP

More information on LifeSG can be found on go.gov.sg/NS55-LifeSG

What can the NS55 Credits be used for?

The NS55 credits can be used to make payment at any online/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.

Can I request for an extension of credit validity beyond 12 months?

There will be no extension of credit validity unless stated otherwise.

I cannot find the LifeSG Application on the Huawei AppGallery. How can I download the LifeSG Application?

The LifeSG application is only available for download from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. It is not available on the Huawei AppGallery. If you are unable to access the LifeSG application from your phone, you may use your friend or family member’s mobile phone, which can download the LifeSG application to access your credits.