SINGAPORE- Singaporeans and permanent residents can apply for tickets to the National Day Parade (NDP) and its preview from Friday to May 17.
Applicants can ballot for two, four or six tickets to the NDP Preview on Aug 1, or the parade on Aug 9. Those who apply for fewer tickets will have a higher chance of getting them, said the NDP executive committee.
Applicants can ballot for tickets at the Padang, Floating Platform or "either location". Those who choose either location will receive all allocated tickets for only one venue.
Applications can be submitted via SMS, the official NDP website (www.ndp.org.sg) or at SAM and AXS stations.
To apply via SMS, details in a set format,
For the Padang, applicants should press the number "1".
For The Float, applicants should press the number "2".
For either location, applicants should press the number "0".
Each NRIC holder is limited to one application. Tickets will be allocated by an electronic ballot system, and each ticket admits one spectator to the parade.
Children and infants must also have a ticket.
Successful applicants will be notified from June 1 to June 5 via the contact number provided in their applications.
Tickets can be collected from June 5 to June 14 from 10am to 10pm at the Marina Square Shopping Mall Atrium, where the NDP exhibition will be held. All successful applicants in last year's eBalloting exercise will not be eligible this year.