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1. With effect from 17 May 2021, the Charity Portal e-Services will be enhanced to prepopulate the list of key governing board members such as President, Secretary and Treasurer with data from Registry of Societies.

2. Societies-charities should ensure their governing board members are updated accurately with ROS by 12 May 2021. This is to ensure that their details will be updated in the enhanced Charity Portal.

3. Societies-charities requiring any assistance or further clarification on Charity Portal related matters, please send your queries to MCCY_Charities@mccy.gov.sg or contact the Helpdesk at 6337 6597.


With effect from 19 June 2020, ROS' counter will be open from Mondays to Fridays, 8am to 12pm to attend to members of public with prior appointment only. Please write in to mha_ros_feedback@mha.gov.sg to request for an appointment for urgent matters only. Where possible, members of public are strongly encouraged to use ROS' digital services and/or contact ROS via hotline or email.



1. The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures)(Alternative Arrangements for Meetings for Registered Societies) Order 2020 (the "Alternative Arrangements Order") (see Annex A) was issued on 27 April 2020 to help societies conduct general meetings and governing bodies' meetings through alternative arrangements while complying with prevailing safe distancing measures.

2. The Registry of Societies has prepared the following for the societies' reference:

(i) Guidance on the conduct of meetings and governing bodies' meetings of registered societies during control period (see Annex B);

(ii) Guidance on virtual meetings for registered societies (see Annex C); and

(iii) FAQs on holding of meetings for registered societies (see Annex D).

For more information related to COVID-19 such as time-limited exemption, permitted services, safe management requirements, news and advisories, please visit covid.gobusiness.gov.sg or call Enterprise Infoline at 68981800 from Mondays - Fridays, 8.30am - 5.30pm and Saturday, 8.30am - 1pm (excluding public holidays).
1) Our website will be undergoing maintenance from 2100hrs, 7 Jan 2022 to 0500hrs, 8 Jan 2022. During this period, our digital services would be unavailable. 2) We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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