How to Change My Name in Singapore?
The simple answer is – In order to change your name in Singapore or if you want to make effect a change of name in Singapore you need to have a DEED POLL done.
What is a Deed Poll?
Deed poll is the document required for the change of name.
Before changing your name in your identity card, you would require a deed poll.
A deed poll essentially says:
The use of your previous name has been abandoned;
Your new name will be used at all times;
All persons are required to address you by your new name only.
A deed poll cannot be used to get your birth certificate changed to your new name.
A deed poll does not change the name provide in a birth certificate.
The cost of the deed poll would only be S$70.00. For on the spot/immediate deed poll, it would cost S$100.00.