If you are a Singapore permanent resident (PR) who wishes to apply for Singapore citizenship for yourself, your spouse and your children, these are the application requirements.
Download and complete the citizenship application form and annex for yourself and your spouse (if any). Affix one recent passport-sized colour photograph of the applicant to the completed citizenship application form.
You are required to provide several documents to support your application. For a full list of documents required, please refer to the ICA website.
Singapore Citizenship Applications can be submitted via the internet or by completing an application form and submitting it to ICA in-person. Application forms sent by post will not be accepted. With effect from 1st June 2016, all applications must come with an appointment through the following means:
Fees: $100 (NETS and CashCard only)
An interview officer will verify your submitted documents against your application form. You will make a declaration before the interviewing officer, stating that all information provided in your application is true and correct.
If you are applying as the spouse of a Singapore citizen, your spouse (the sponsor) must be present during the interview.
The child must be present at least once during the interview stage or collection of citizenship certificate at the ICA or Embassy / High Commission of Singapore.
You will be notified of the outcome of your Singapore citizenship application by post. The notification will indicate the appointment date for you to register for Singapore citizenship at the ICA.
You will also be advised to renounce your foreign citizenship at the relevant embassy or High Commission in Singapore.
Visit the relevant embassy or High Commission in Singapore with your passport. You will be issued with letters stating the renunciation of your citizenship, and the surrender of your passport. Note: This step is not compulsory for applicants below age 21 and whose nationality is “stateless”.
Prepare these documents:
On the day of your appointment, proceed to:
Citizen Services Centre
Citizenship Unit, Counter 7 or 8
6th storey, ICA Building
10 Kallang Road (beside Lavender MRT)
Mon–Fri: 8.00 am–4.30 pm
No citizenship registration on Saturday
Closed on Sunday and public holidays
Obtain a queue number to complete the registration of your citizenship and apply for your identity card and Singapore passport.
You will have to pay the following fees (NETS and CashCard only):
After paying the fees, you will take the “Oath of Renunciation, Allegiance and Loyalty” before the Commissioner of Oaths.
You will be required to attend a citizenship ceremony at a later date. (applicants below 6 years of age are exempted from the ceremony.) A citizenship folder comprising your citizenship certificate and identity card will be presented to you at the citizenship ceremony.
If you need other official confirmation of your citizenship status, you can request for a letter of confirmation from the ICA. For more information, please visit the ICA website.