How do I get a deed poll in Singapore?

Either a Baptism certificate or a religious certificate should be produced for ICA to process the change. A deed poll will have to be drafted by a lawyer, who will also witness your execution of the deed poll. Our Find a Lawyer service can help you find a suitable deed poll lawyer to assist you in this process.

How do I get a deed poll in Singapore?

Either a Baptism certificate or a religious certificate should be produced for ICA to process the change. A deed poll will have to be drafted by a lawyer, who will also witness your execution of the deed poll. Our Find a Lawyer service can help you find a suitable deed poll lawyer to assist you in this process.

What is a deed poll example?

A deed poll may also be used (in England and Wales) for clergy of the Church of England to relinquish their holy orders. Bonds, powers of attorney, and wills are also good examples of deed polls as they are made by grantor alone.

How do I get a certified copy of deed poll?

Deed Poll Office doesn’t provide a certified copy service. However, if you’ve got your original document, you can easily make a certified copy by taking a photocopy of it to any solicitor or magistrate and asking them to certify it for you.

Is a deed poll a legal document?

A deed poll is a type of legal document. While most legal contracts bind two parties to following a course of action, a deed poll is an expression of intention of a single party rather than a promise. Nowadays, the most common use for a deed poll is to officially change your name.

Can you do a deed poll yourself?

To create your own deed poll, you’ll need to clearly state both your old name and your new name and indicate that you are changing it permanently going forward. You will also need to include your address as well as the names and addresses of your witnesses.

Can I change name without deed poll?

In some cases you won’t need a deed poll to change your name. When you change your name you must formally document the change of name in some way, but you may be able to use a document or certificate that you already have.

Can you write your own deed poll?

You need to be 16 or over to make your own deed poll. Some organisations may not accept a deed poll you’ve made yourself as proof of your new name. Ask the organisation you’re dealing with (for example your bank) if they need an ‘enrolled’ deed poll instead.

What do I do if I have lost my deed poll?

You need to apply for a new Deed Poll to replace your original one. The quickest way to do this is by filling in an application form online. After which you should receive your new Deed Poll in a matter of days. When entering your details, remember that you are replicating your lost Deed Poll.

Does Passport Office accept certified copy of deed poll?

Will HM Passport Office accept my deed poll? Yes, your deed poll will be accepted by HM Passport Office. However, note that your passport application will be rejected if: you are changing your child’s name, and you have not supplied written consent from everyone with parental responsibility.

Can anyone witness a deed poll?

Your witness must be independent of you. As such, your witness can be a friend, neighbour or colleague, but they may not be a relative, your partner, or someone you live with.

Is deed poll accepted by passport office?

How to do a deed poll in Singapore?

You simply complete this form, attend one of our offices to sign the document in the presence of a lawyer, and then submit the completed deed poll document to the ICA at Kallang. If you can find a cheaper, more efficient deed poll service in Singapore, please let us know.

How do I apply for a deed poll if I am overseas?

If you are currently overseas and intend to return to Singapore soon, you may apply for a Deed Poll via our online submission form first, and inform us of your intended date of return. However, if you are unable to return to Singapore to change your name, a deed poll may be executed with a foreign lawyer.

How do I change the name on my deed poll?

To change your name, you will have to get a lawyer to draft the deed poll, then go down to the lawyer’s office so that he or she can witness your signing of the deed poll. Such signing is referred to as the “executing” of the deed poll.

What is the price of a deed poll?

What is the price of a deed poll? If you complete your deed poll submission via our simple form we are able to process your deed poll for $40 [if over 21] and $70 [if under 21]. We charge slightly extra for under 21 due to the additional work required.