Re-registration at 30 years old
Identity Card (IC) Re-registration is required for all Singapore IC holders who have reached 30 years of age on or after 1 Jan 2002 and who have not been issued with a replacement IC within the last 10 years before reaching the age of 30.
You can re-register your IC online while you are abroad.
Child born overseas to Singapore citizens
If your child is born overseas, you can submit an application for Singapore citizenship for your child within the first year of birth.
Click here for more details on citizenship application for your child.
Singapore citizens below 21 years old, with Dual Citizenship
If you should have a child overseas and your child acquires dual citizenship because he was born overseas, he has to decide if he wants to apply for Singapore citizenship once he reaches 21. This is because Singapore doesn’t recognise dual citizenship.
Upon applying for Singapore citizenship, your child will be required to:
Renounce his foreign citizenship
Take the Oath of Allegiance and Loyalty to Singapore.
If your child is male, he has to:
Enlist for National Service (NS) when he reaches 16 1/2 years of age
Serve 2 years of NS when he reaches 18.
Embassies and Missions
Singapore maintains diplomatic relations with more than 180 countries.
Singapore's resident missions overseas include: 7 High Commissions, 19 Embassies, 2 Permanent Representations to the United Nations, 13 Consulates-General and 4 Consulates.
There are also 38 non-resident High Commissioners / Ambassadors based in Singapore.
In addition, Singapore has appointed 29 Honorary Consuls-General / Consuls abroad.
Find your nearest Overseas Mission here.