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Identity Card (IC) holders must re-register when they reach the age of 30 (before their 31st birthday) and again when they reach the age of 55 (before their 56th birthday), if they have not been issued with a replacement IC within the last 10 years.

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 to prepare digital images of the following documents when you apply online using the e-Service:

    • Baptism or religious certificate to include a religious name (not applicable to Singapore permanent residents)
    • Deed poll for a change of name (not applicable to Singapore permanent residents)
    • Marriage certificate (if you want to include your married name)
    • Your recent passport-sized, digital, colour photograph taken within the last three months. Please click here for photo guidelines.

    If you are a Singapore permanent resident, you will also need to provide the following additional documents:

    • Digital image(s) of the page(s) of your current passport which contains your personal particulars (bearing new name if applicable^)

    ^Singapore permanent residents with a change of name must first update the name on their current passport and provide a copy of the passport bearing their new name as a supporting document to change the name on the Singapore IC. 

    Procedure

    You will receive a notification letter from your 30th/55th birthday if you are required to re-register. 

    You can submit your application online and check its status using the e-Service. The processing time is three working days.

    View below for multilingual video guides on online identity card re-registration via MyICA.

    You can view the video guide in different languages (English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil) by clicking on the playlist menu located at the top of the video screen.


    Fees

    You will need to pay the following fees:

    • S$10 for Singapore citizens
    • S$50 for Singapore permanent residents.

    For online applications, payment can be made using:

    • Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card or,
    • American Express (AMEX) credit card or,
    • Internet Direct Debit (DBS/POSB, OCBC, UOB, Standard Chartered Bank and Citibank Internet Banking accounts in Singapore).
    Collection

    Make an e-Appointment to inform us when you would like to collect your IC.

    If you had applied for your IC using the e-Service, a collection notice will be emailed to you in three working days upon successful processing.

     

    Selected Post Offices

    ICA is working with a commercial service provider to provide collection services at alternate sites. There will be a service fee payable to SingPost for the successful collection of each ICA document at designated post offices. A list of participating SingPost offices is available here.

    You are not eligible to use this service if you:

    • Have a 11B/Home Team National Service IC (full-time personnel)
    • Have lost or damaged your current IC
    • Have fingerprints that are faint, scarred or excessively dry or wet
    • Do not have two sets of fingerprints enrolled in ICA’s database. 

     

    Self-Service at iCollect

    iCollect is a self-service machine housed on the ground floor of the ICA Building. Collection has to be done in person.

    You are not eligible to use this service if you:

    • Are a 11B/Home Team National Service IC (full-time personnel) holder
    • Have lost or damaged your current IC
    • Have fingerprints that are faint, scarred or excessively dry or wet
    • Do not have two sets of fingerprints enrolled in ICA’s database

     

    ICA Building

    You can also collect your new IC personally at:

    IC Unit
    Citizen Services Centre
    10 Kallang Road
    ICA Building, Level 3 (next to Lavender MRT station)
    Singapore 208718

    Operating hours are from 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
    • School holidays
    • The day before or after a public holiday.

    Make an appointment to collect your IC using e-Appointment.