Advisory on COVID-19

06 January 2022

The well-being and safety of the NAFA community is the academy’s top priority. In the best interests of our staff and students, NAFA has put in place precautionary measures to safeguard our community against COVID-19. These measures are aligned to the guidelines set by Singapore’s Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health.

Full-time foundation/diploma/degree students are to check their emails and Canvas regularly for the latest updates.

If you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Office of Student Affairs (OSA) at [email protected] or
Office of Student Care (OSC) at [email protected].

Art Galleries
The Galleries at NAFA are open to the public with safe management measures, in line with the Government's regulations. We seek your cooperation and understanding during this time as we play our part to ensure a safe, comfortable, and undisrupted viewing experience. The following take effect from 1 January 2022.

Contact tracing and declarations
All visitors are required to register via TraceTogether when entering the campus, before accessing the Galleries.

Personal health and safety
All visitors are required to wear a mask at all times. Hand sanitisers are provided at the entrances for use. Door handles are regularly cleaned and disinfected at regular intervals.

Group size and limits
Visitors are encouraged not to visit in large groups.
Maximum number of visitors per group: 5
Maximum of visitors permitted in Ngee Ann Kongsi Galleries 1 & 2: 92
Maximum of visitors permitted in Lim Hak Tai Gallery: 56

We seek your cooperation to wait in queue at the designated queue area when directed by our gallery duty personnel when the gallery reaches full capacity.

Safe distancing
A safe distance of 1 metre between persons and between groups must be observed. The persons within the groups must not intermingle and congregate.

Entry points
Please note there will be one point of entry and exit maintained for each gallery.
  • Entrance to Ngee Ann Kongsi Galleries 1 & 2 at Level 1 (opposite Finance Office)
  • Entrance to Lim Hak Tai Gallery at Level 1, turn right after Wing A Lift lobby (opposite Toast Box)
Vaccination Requirements
with effect from 1 Jan 2022

In groups of 5:
  • Vaccinated individuals
  • Recovered individuals
  • Medically ineligible individuals
  • Children 12 years and below
    • For children below 12, in the group of 2 persons, both children must be from the same household.
Visitors are to show their vaccination status upon request. Unvaccinated individuals with a negative pre-event test (PET) result are not allowed to enter.

We are closely monitoring the situation and will evaluate and refine the precautionary measures as the situation evolves. Let’s stay vigilant and play our part in being socially responsible while practicing good personal hygiene.

Should you have further enquiries, please call our dedicated hotline at:
+65 6512 4275 (available Mon to Fri, 9am to 6pm)

Health & Travel Advisories
All staff and students are required to follow advisories issued by the academy. Overseas study trips have been cancelled or postponed, while student activities and CCAs are suspended till further notice.

Quarantine Order, Stay-Home Notice, Leave of Absence, Home Recovery

For more information on Singapore’s current status of Quarantine Order (QO), Stay-Home Notice (SNH), Leave of Absence (LOA), and Home Recovery arrangements, please refer to the Ministry of Health’s latest updates, available here:

Ministry Advisories & FAQs

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Education

Safeguarding our Community
Access to our campus buildings will be controlled. All students, staff and visitors are required to pass through designated temperature screening stations and are to check-in via TraceTogether. Those who do not pass the screening will be denied entry.


NAFA has been awarded the SG Clean quality mark. Cleaning frequency at common areas and classrooms has been ramped up, and surfaces with high touchpoints such as lift buttons, door handles and handrails are disinfected regularly.

Cleaning frequency at common areas and classrooms has been ramped up, and surfaces with high touchpoints such as lift buttons, door handles and handrails are disinfected regularly.

Supporting our Community
What else can we do as a community?

SGUnited: Learn about how Singapore has banded together in the face of adversity. Want to contribute and support community efforts? Find out more at this link.

Singapore COVID-19 Symptom Checker: Should your friends and loved ones be unsure if they are displaying COVID-19 symptoms, you may recommend them to use the Checker to decide on their next steps.

Need Assistance?
NAFA aims to help our community to the best we can – we are here for you. Should you require assistance beyond our services, check out the following schemes:

The Courage Fund: Set up by the National Council of Social Service, the fund is for affected households (Singapore citizens or Permanent Residents) due to individuals contracting COVID-19 or serving QO, SHN or mandatory LOA. Find out more here.

If you require further support, please reach us at the Office of Student Care (OSC) at [email protected].