Change of Name in Singapore
We do not process Deed Poll application to be signed overseas. We require the applicant to be in Singapore to sign the formal Deed Poll in the presence of one of our lawyers.
However, if you are currently overseas and intend to return to Singapore soon (temporarily or permanently), you may apply for a Deed Poll […]
You should apply for a replacement identity card within 28 days after you have changed your name by way of a Deed Poll.
The new IC will be produced and issued to you within a day.
[Note: subject to policies of authorities]
Payment of our charges is to be made at our office when you attend to sign the Deed Poll and by Cash only. There is no NETS or Credit Cards payment facilities at our office. There are several ATM machines in the vicinity of our office.
If you are an Adult, please bring along your original Singapore Pink Identity Card (NRIC) / Passport / NS Green IC, or Singapore Blue Identity Card (for Singapore PR).
For Minor (child under 21 years), the Parent who is signing the Deed Poll has to bring his/her IC or Passport, […]
Upon receipt of your submission, we usually require about 1 to 3 working days (depending on office workload, etc). Once you have submitted, you may contact (65-6338 1810) our office during our office hours to schedule an appointment. Our staff will also contact you to schedule an appointment.
Appointments are strictly subject to the availability of […]
Subject to the number of appointments at the time and availability of lawyers, typically, the whole process usually takes about 15 to 30 mins.
The Singapore Embassy or Consulate Office overseas are unable to assist in these matters. By Singapore law, an IC holder who changes his name should apply for a replacement identity card within 28 days. Registrants can choose to register online via Singapore IC Online.
Alternatively, Applicant can call in person at:
Immigration & Checkpoints […]
When you sign seal and deliver the Deed Poll in the presence of our lawyer, we will affix a small red circle adhesive paper (or sticker) next to your signature to signify your “seal”. In the past, the seal is required to be in the form of red wax seal, but it is no longer […]