Confirmation of Singapore Citizenship Status

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You can request a formal letter for confirmation of Singapore citizenship status.


Any person who requires a confirmation of his/her Singapore citizenship status.

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:

  • Applicant’s Foreign Passport / Birth Certificate / Singapore Citizenship Certificate / Singapore Identity Card; 
  • If Requestor is an appointed proxy, a letter of authorisation and the Requestor’s Singapore Identity Card will be required.
    (For Children 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)


You can request a formal letter for Confirmation of Singapore Citizenship status in the following modes:

In Person

  • Singapore Overseas Missions, or
  • Walk in to:

    Visitor Services Centre
    ICA Building
    10 Kallang Road, Level 4 (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


A S$20 fee can be made using either:

  • NETS or NETS FlashPay,
  • Visa or MasterCard credit / debit card,
  • Apple Pay / Google Pay / Samsung Pay, or
  • DBS PayLah! / OCBC Pay Anyone / UOB Mighty.

Processing Time

For requests submitted via:

  • Registry of Citizens at ICA Building, you will be able to collect your letter of confirmation on the same day if you have provided all the required documents.
  • Singapore Overseas Missions, the Mission will contact you once the letter is ready for collection.