Permanent Residents


IC Registration at 15 yrs old


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Overview
Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents who reach the age of 15 must register for their Identity Cards (IC).

Documents Required
For ALL
  • Foreign/Singapore Birth Certificate 
  • Citizenship Certificate, if any 
  • Student Identification Pass, if any 
  • Photocopy of both parents' ICs 
  • 1 recent passport sized colour photograph which meets the following requirements: 
    • The photograph image must be taken within the last 3 months 
    • The photograph should be in colour, must be taken against a white background with a matt or semi-matt finish 
    • The photograph image must show the full face and without headgear (headgear worn in accordance with religious or racial customs is acceptable but must not hide the facial features) 
    • The photograph cannot be taken in uniform 
  • Baptism/Religious certificate for insertion of religious name, if applicable 
  • Deed poll for change of name, if applicable (Note: Parents must execute the deed poll if the registrant is below 21 years of age)
Additional Documents Required for Permanent Residents: 
  • Entry & Re-Entry Permits 
  • Expired & valid passports 
  • Certificate of Identity, if any 
  • Malaysian IC, if applicable
Procedure

  • The parents of the registrant may update the registrant's particulars (if any) on the pre-printed form sent to the parents of the eligible registrants. The form, along with a notification letter, is typically sent two weeks before the registrant’s fifteenth birthday informing them of the registration exercise.
  • Submit the updated application form together with a recent photograph and the registration fee to IC Section, Citizen Services Centre:

 

IC Section
Citizen Services Centre
3rd Storey, ICA Building
10 Kallang Road
(Next to Lavender MRT station)
Singapore 208718

Operating Hours:
Monday to Friday : 8.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Saturday : 8.00 a.m. to 12.30 noon

  • The registrant is required to come in person, but his/her parents are not required to be present on the day of registration.

For Registrants in Government/Government Aided Schools:

  • Collect the IC from the registrant’s school on the 3rd week of the following month
For Non-schooling Registrants/Registrants in Private Educational Institutions: 
  • Collect the IC (in person or by proxy) at IC Section, Citizen Services Centre seven working days after registration.

Fees
Singapore Citizens: S$10
Singapore Permanent Residents: S$50

Please make payment by NETS or CashCard

Processing Time
For Registrants in Government/Government Aided Schools:
  • Collect the IC from the registrant’s school on the 3rd week of the following month
For Non-schooling Registrants/Registrants in Private Educational Institutions: 
  • Collect the IC (in person or by proxy) at IC Section, Citizen Services Centre seven working days after registration
Peak Periods to Avoid
  • Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, school holidays, eve and the day after public/school holidays 
  • After 2.30 pm on weekdays 
  • After 11.00 am on Saturdays and school holidays
There is generally a larger crowd in March, end May, June, end November and December

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Last updated on 11 Oct 2012