Singapore Public Holidays (Updated 2021)

January 25, 2021

Singapore Public Holidays 2020 and 2021


Mark your calendars – the Singapore Ministry of Manpower has just released their official list of public holidays in 2021!

While 2020 hasn’t turned out how we’ve anticipated, it’s not too early to start planning for 2021.

Even if travel restrictions haven’t fully lifted then, you’ll still have annual leave to clear!

So plot your potential leave dates around these public holidays, and you’ll have a few long, restful breaks to look forward to 🙂

ResumeWriter Tip: Quick quiz: how many public holidays are there in Singapore? If you’re covered under Singapore’s Employment Act, you’re entitled to 11 paid public holidays each a year. Know your rights as an employee – if you’re asked to work on a public holiday, you are entitled to an extra day’s salary OR off in lieu.

Singapore Public Holidays – 2021

HolidayDateDay
New Year’s Day1 Jan 2021Friday
Chinese New Year12 & 13 Feb 2021Friday & Saturday
Good Friday2 Apr 2021Friday
Labour Day1 May 2021Saturday
Hari Raya Puasa13 May 2021Thursday
Vesak Day26 May 2021Wednesday
Hari Raya Haji20 July 2021Tuesday
National Day9 Aug 2021Monday
Deepavali4 Nov 2021Saturday
Christmas Day25 Dec 2021Saturday

Singapore Public Holidays – 2020

HolidayDateDay
New Year’s Day1 Jan 2020Wednesday
Chinese New Year25 & 26 Jan 2020 (27 Jan)Saturday & Sunday (PH on Monday)
Good Friday10 Apr 2020Friday
Labour Day1 May 2020Friday
Vesak Day7 May 2020Thursday
Hari Raya Puasa24 May 2020* (25 May)Sunday (PH on Monday)
Hari Raya Haji31 July 2020Friday
National Day9 Aug 2020*Sunday
Deepavali14 Nov 2020Saturday
Christmas Day25 Dec 2020Friday

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