Permanent Residents


Re-registration at 30 yrs old

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» Overview
» Documents Required
» Procedure
» Fees
» Processing Time
» Peak Periods to Avoid

Overview
Identity Card (IC) Re-registration is required for all Singapore IC holders who have reached 30 years of age on or after 1 Jan 2002 and who have not been issued with a replacement IC within the last 10 years before reaching the age of 30.

Documents Required
For Registrants via iC Online 
  • Visa or MasterCard Credit Cards/MasterCard Debit Cards for online payment 
  • One recent digital passport-sized colour photograph that meets the following specifications: 
    • Image file in JPEG format ('jpg' extension) with a file size of not more than 60 kb 
    • The photograph 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 
  • Existing identity card (front and back) 
  • Registrant’s name in ethnic characters (i.e. In Chinese, Jawi or Tamil Characters)

For Registrants at the Counter or by Post 

  • Current Identity Card
  • One recent passport size photograph that meets the following specifications:
    • 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 or Religious certificate for insertion of religious name, if any
  • *Deed poll for change of name, including ethnic name, if any 
  • *Marriage Certificate for insertion of married name, if any
*Bring along the original document and a photocopy. If mailing, send in the photocopy and bring along the original for collection.

Additional Documents Required for Permanent Residents 
  • Entry & Re-Entry Permits 
  • Expired & valid passports 
  • Certificate of Identity, if any 
  • Malaysian IC, if applicable
Procedure
A pre-printed notification letter with an application form will be sent to eligible IC holders two weeks before their 30th birthday.

Registrations via iC Online 
  • Submit the application online at the iC Online website. 
  • Wait for the e-mail notification on the collection of the new IC,

OR

  • Check the status of your application at the iC Online website
  • Come in person to IC section, Citizen Services Centre with the required supporting documents (as stated in the collection notice) to collect the new IC. 

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

Note: Your identity will be authenticated via thumbprint matching at the collection counters.

Registrations by Post
  • Complete the application form
  • Send the completed application form along with the supporting documents to IC Section, Citizen Services Centre:

IC Section
Citizen Services Centre
3rd Storey, ICA Building
10 Kallang Road
Singapore 208718

  • Wait for an acknowledgement card with information for collection of the new IC 
  • Come in person to IC section, Citizen Services Centre with the required supporting documents (as stated in the collection notice) to collect the new IC.

    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

Note: Your identity will be authenticated via thumbprint matching at the collection counters.

Registrations at the Counter 
  • Complete the application form
  • Come in person to IC section, Citizen Services Centre with the required supporting documents to register for the new IC.

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

Note: Your identity will be authenticated via thumbprint matching at the collection counters. 

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

Registrations via iC Online
Please make payment online by VISA or MasterCard Credit Cards or MasterCard debit card.

Registrations at the Counter or by Post
Please make payment by NETS or CashCard upon collection of the new IC.

Processing Time
Registrations via iC Online
3 days

Registrations by Post
2 weeks

Registrations at the Counter

Registration would be on the spot and the new NRIC can be collected on the same day. However, the waiting time for the collection of the NRIC would be longer.

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 31 Aug 2009