When to register
It is required by law for all deaths occurring in Singapore to register the death within 24 hours of occurrence, regardless of citizenship.
- Certificate of Cause of Death issued by doctors or Authorised Officers (i.e. Forensic Death Investigators) from the Ministry of Health
- Deceased’s identification documents (e.g. IC & Passport) for cancellation
- Informant’s identification documents (e.g. IC or Passport)
Free of charge
|Place||Address & Contact||Opening Hours||Processing Time|
|Citizen Services Centre, ICA Building||3rd floor, ICA Building
10 Kallang Road S(208718)
Tel: 6391 6100
|8am – 5pm (Mon – Fri) 8am – 1pm (Sat)||30 minutes|
|Police Divisional Headquarters, Neighbourhood Police Centre, Neighbourhood Police Post||List of Neighbourhood Police Centres||24 hours for NPC||45 minutes|
Also read: What to do when a death occurs: 4 key steps
To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
– J.K. Rowling