Singapore’s 2022 Public Holidays

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The President of Singapore can declare any day to be a public holiday, although every major race and religion usually receives two public holidays each.

If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following day is usually declared a public holiday, unless the Monday itself is already a public holiday. If a public holiday falls on a Saturday, the government will declare a school holiday the following Monday. 

Employees who have to work on a public holiday will be entitled to an extra day’s salary at the basic rate. Alternatively, employers, with the consent of the employee, can substitute the employee’s day off with another working day.

Singapore’s public holiday schedule for 2022

The Ministry of Manpower’s (MoM) dates for the 2022 public holidays are:

New Year’s Day

  • January 1

Chinese New Year

  • February 1-2

Good Friday

  • April 15

Labor Day

  • May 1

Eid-al Fitr

  • May 3 (subject to change)

Vesak Day

  • May 15

Eid-al Adha

  • July 10 (subject to change)

National Day

  • August 9


  • October 22

Christmas Day

  • December 25

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