Working fathers will be entitled to that additional week if their employers voluntarily agree to provide that Leave and if you meet all criteria listed below:
- Your child is a Singapore citizen.
- You are or had been lawfully married to the child’s mother between conception and birth.
- For employees: you have served your employer for a continuous period of at least three months before the birth of your child.
- For self-employed: you have been engaged in your work for a continuous period of at least three months before the birth of your child, and have lost income during the paternity leave period.
Source: Central Provident Fund Board’s website, 7 September 2015
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