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

Holiday Date Day
New Year’s Day 1 Jan 2021 Friday
Chinese New Year 12 & 13 Feb 2021 Friday & Saturday
Good Friday 2 Apr 2021 Friday
Labour Day 1 May 2021 Saturday
Hari Raya Puasa 13 May 2021 Thursday
Vesak Day 26 May 2021 Wednesday
Hari Raya Haji 20 July 2021 Tuesday
National Day 9 Aug 2021 Monday
Deepavali 4 Nov 2021 Saturday
Christmas Day 25 Dec 2021 Saturday

Singapore Public Holidays – 2020

Holiday Date Day
New Year’s Day 1 Jan 2020 Wednesday
Chinese New Year 25 & 26 Jan 2020 (27 Jan) Saturday & Sunday (PH on Monday)
Good Friday 10 Apr 2020 Friday
Labour Day 1 May 2020 Friday
Vesak Day 7 May 2020 Thursday
Hari Raya Puasa 24 May 2020* (25 May) Sunday (PH on Monday)
Hari Raya Haji 31 July 2020 Friday
National Day 9 Aug 2020* Sunday
Deepavali 14 Nov 2020 Saturday
Christmas Day 25 Dec 2020 Friday

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