Working mothers who are in employment of at least 3 continuous months are lawfully entitled to either 16 weeks of Government-Paid Maternity Leave or 12 weeks of maternity leave, depending on whether your child is a Singapore citizen and other criteria.

Eligibility and Entitlement

CriteriaMy child is a Singapore citizen.I am legally married to the child’s father.My child is born or has estimated delivery date (EDD) on or after 1 January 2017.I have worked for my employer or have been self-employed for at least 3 continuous months before the birth of my child.Leave Eligibility (Weeks)
1YYYY16
2YYNY16
3YNYY16
4YNNY12
5NYYY12
6NYNY12
7NNYY12
8NNNY12
9YYYN0
10YYNN0
11YNYN0
12YNNN0
13NYYN0
14NYNN0
15NNYN0

 

How to apply or claim

For instructions on applying for leave or claiming reimbursement, you can use any of the following:

Other Parental Leaves

Paternity Leave
Shared Paternity Leave

 

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