Registration as Overseas Elector

16 Mar 2020

1            The updated Registers of Electors have been prepared and are open for public inspection from 14 Mar 2020 to 27 Mar 2020.

2            The Registers contain the names of all qualified electors[1] based on the cut-off date of 1 Mar 2020 (the prescribed date).

Re-registration as overseas elector

3          If you are a qualified elector and have resided in Singapore for an aggregate of at least 30 days during the 3-year period between 01 Mar 2017 and 29 Feb 2020, you may apply to register as an overseas elector to vote at one of the 10 designated overseas polling stations[2].

4          If you have earlier registered as an overseas elector, you are still required to re-register at Voter Services using your SingPass if you meet the qualifying criteria and wish to remain as an overseas elector. 

5          Application for registration as an overseas elector is open all-year round. However, in accordance with the law, we will not be able to process applications during the period from the 3rd day after the Writ for an election is issued until the Polling Day for the election.

6          For more information on the preparation of the Registers of Electors, please visit the Elections Department website.


[1] You are qualified as an elector if you are a Singapore Citizen, 21 years old and above, not disqualified as an elector under any written law and have a Singapore residential address or Local Contact Address, which is a contact address in Singapore that you have registered with ICA for voting purpose.  For more information, please visit here.

[2] New York, Washington DC, San Francisco, London, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Canberra and Dubai

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