The Government may reject the renunciation of Singapore citizenship by a male citizen if he has enjoyed citizenship privileges, including possession or use of the Singapore passport, and has outstanding National Service (NS) obligations.
You will need to upload certified true copies* of the following Documents:
You will also need to return the following documents to ICA:
*Note: These documents must be duly notarized by a Notary Public, Justice of the Peace or Commissioner for Oaths (with his/her Official Seal/ Stamp affixed / Appointment letter) or Consular Officer of Singapore. Documents that are not printed in the English language must be officially translated into English. For translations, ICA accepts translations provided by any Notary Public or the Embassy of the document-issuing country or a privately translated copy certified by the Embassy of the document-issuing country or notarized by a local Notary Public.
You can submit your application via the online application portal. It will take you approximately 30 mins to complete. As there is no save function, please ensure you have prepared all the required certified true copy documents and mandatory forms before you begin. You may refer to the step-by-step user guide.
You will need to complete the following mandatory forms to be uploaded as part of your online application. You are recommended to complete them before you start the online application.
**Note for Statutory Declaration – Document must be duly notarized by a Notary Public, Justice of the Peace or Commissioner for Oaths (with his/her Official Seal/ Stamp affixed / Appointment letter) or Consular Officer of Singapore
Once you have submitted the online application, please return the originals of three mandatory forms along with your Singapore Identity Card, Valid Singapore Passport and/or Singapore Citizenship Certificate (where applicable) to:
The processing fee is S$35. All processing fees will be collected online when you apply. You can pay via:
The general processing time is approximately three months from receipt of all required documents. Some applications may take a longer time to process. If you have selected a cooling off period, the processing time will be longer.
For CPF withdrawal procedures, please contact the CPF directly or visit their website at https://www.cpf.gov.sg/
*The addresses of the nearest Singapore Overseas Mission:
The Government of the Republic of Singapore is not responsible for any document lost in the mail or transmitted through courier services.