Documents Required and Procedure
Please submit your application through this form
You will need to provide the following documents/information for the online application:
- NRIC of both parents (or foreign passport and FIN card for foreigners)
- Letter of consent duly signed by the other parent (who is named in child’s birth certificate)
Note: If there is no consent letter from the other parent, the applying parent has to produce a court order stating that the applicant has the full control and rights to change the child’s particulars unilaterally without the other parent’s consent.
Applicant may also be required to submit other supporting documents (where applicable).
Upon approval, your child’s digital birth certificate which was issued previously will be cancelled and a new digital birth certificate reflecting the child’s new name will be issued.