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Identity Card (IC) holders may apply for a replacement if they wish to change their particulars/photographs.

Those whose identity cards are damaged or defaced are required to apply for a replacement within 14 days from the date of damage/defacement.


Apply Online Documents Required
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For Singapore citizens, you will need to provide the following documents in digital images:

  • Baptism or religious certificate to include a religious name (if applicable)
  • Deed poll for a change of name (if applicable) 
    • If the applicant is a minor, both birth parents' consent must be sought for a change of name.
    • If only one parent/legal guardian consents, he/she must submit an Order of Court empowering him/her to unilaterally change the minor's particulars in the online application, where possible. Alternatively, please email a copy of the Order of Court, together with the completed declaration form, to ICA_IC_Unit@ica.gov.sg after the application has been submitted.
  • Marriage certificate (if you want to include your married name)
  • Your recent passport-sized, digital, coloured photograph taken within the last three months. Please click here for photo guidelines.  

For Singapore permanent residents, you will need to provide the following documents in digital images:

  • The page(s) of your current passport which contains your personal particulars (bearing new name if applicable^)
  • Marriage certificate (if you want to include your married name)
  • Your recent passport-sized, digital, coloured photograph taken within the last three months. Please click here for photo guidelines.

^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

Login to our e-Service using your Singpass to complete the online application form.


Fees

You will need to pay a S$60 fee using:

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

Processing Time

We will process your application within three working days. This may take longer during peak periods. Your application will be delayed if your photograph (click here for our photo guidelines) and/or supporting document (if applicable) do not meet the requirements.

Once your application has been approved, you will be notified via SMS and email. Please make an appointment to collect your IC within three months of your approval.