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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) 
  • 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 2FA 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, Standard Chartered Bank and Citibank Internet Banking accounts in Singapore)
  • PayNow.

Processing Time

The processing time for an IC is three working days. It may take longer during peak periods. Your application will be delayed if your photograph does 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.