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A Singapore citizen below the age of 21, who is also holding a foreign passport, may apply for a Right of Entry (ROE) endorsement on the foreign passport to facilitate clearance using the foreign passport when entering or leaving Singapore through the Singapore immigration checkpoints.


Eligibility

Singapore citizen aged below 21 who is holding foreign passport(s).


Documents Required
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You will need to provide original documents and official translations (for documents in languages other than English), as well as copies of the documents for ICA to retain.

ICA accepts:

  • Translations provided by the embassy of the country that issued the document
  • Translations produced by a notary public in Singapore or the country that issued the document
  • Privately created translations attested by the embassy of the country that issued the document, or notarised by a notary public in Singapore or the country that issued the document.

ICA does not endorse any private translation companies or entities. Insufficient documentation may result in non-acceptance of your application. You may be required to provide additional documents to support your application.


You will need the following documents:

Requestor’s documents:

  • Completed Right of Entry (ROE) Endorsement Form;
  • The requestor’s Singapore Identity Card (For children aged below 16, requestors can either be a Parent of the child or a Proxy appointed by the Parents. Children aged 16 and above can represent themselves as requestors.);
  • If requestor is an appointed proxy, a letter of authorisation is required.

Child’s documents:

  • Child’s Singapore Birth Certificate / Singapore Citizenship Certificate / Singapore Identity Card;
  • Child’s foreign passport;
  • Deed poll or religious certificate if there is a change of name (The name reflected on the foreign passport must match ICA’s records for the ROE to be issued on the foreign passport. If the child is a Singapore Identity Card holder, please approach IC unit to change the name in ICA’s records before obtaining the ROE).

Procedure

To obtain an ROE endorsement, please visit:

Registry of Citizens
Citizen Services Centre
ICA Building
10 Kallang Road, Level 6 (next to Lavender MRT station)
Singapore 208718

Operating hours are 8.00 am to 4.30 pm on Mondays to Fridays, and 8.00 am to 12.30 pm on Saturdays.

Longer-than-average waiting times are to be expected on the following peak times:

  • Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays
  • The day before or after a public holiday

Note: Applications for children aged below 16 are to be done by a parent or a proxy appointed by the parents.


Fees

There is no fee for an ROE endorsement.


Processing Time

The endorsement will be issued on the same day if all the required documents are produced.