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Note: From 11 April 2021, the login process for Corppass has been changed to verify the user's identity via Singpass first before accessing and transacting with government digital services. While Singpass is used for logins, Corppass will continue to be the one-stop authorisation system for entities to authorise or remove their employees' access to government digital services on their behalf.


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.



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 on 7 August 2022, from 0001hrs to 0800hrs. During this period, our digital services would be unavailable. 2) We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Terms and Conditions

Thank you for using the Registry of Societies' website (" this website ").

By accessing and using any part of this website, you shall be deemed to have accepted to be legally bound by these Terms & Conditions of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms & Conditions of Use, please do not use this website.

1. General

These Terms & Conditions of Use may be changed from time to time. All changes will be posted on this page, and your use of this website after such changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms & Conditions of Use and all of the changes. You should therefore read this page carefully each time you visit this website.

2. Proprietary Rights

This website is owned and operated by the Government - Registry of Societies (hereinafter "ROS").
The materials located on this website, including the information as well as any software programs available on or through this website ("the Contents"), are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of proprietary rights. All rights, title and interest in the Contents are owned by, licensed to or controlled by ROS.

3. Restrictions on use of Materials

Except as otherwise provided, the Contents of this website shall not be reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or otherwise distributed in any way, without the prior written permission of ROS.

You may download one copy of any information provided in this website onto a single computer for your own personal non-commercial use provided that you keep intact all accompanying copyright and other proprietary notices.

Modification of any of the Contents or use of the Contents for any other purpose will be a violation of ROS' copyright and other intellectual property rights. Graphics and images on this website are protected by copyright and shall not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without the written permission of their respective copyright owners.

4. Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by law, ROS does not warrant and hereby disclaims any warranty that the Contents available through this website or any functions associated there with will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that defects will be corrected or that this website and the server is and will be free of all viruses and/or other harmful elements.
The Contents on this website do not constitute financial or other professional advice. If financial or other professional advice is required, services of a competent professional should be sought.

5. Right of Access

ROS reserves the right to update or modify this website from time to time. ROS further reserves all rights to deny or restrict access to this website to any particular person, or to block access from a particular Internet address to this website, at any time (whether or not that person or Internet address has been given access earlier), without ascribing any reasons whatsoever.

6. Links from this website to other websites

This website contains hyper-links to websites which are not maintained by ROS. ROS is not responsible for the contents of those websites and shall not be liable for any damages or loss arising from access to those websites. Use of the hyper-links and access to such linked websites are entirely at your own risk.

All hyper-links to other websites are provided as a convenience to you as a user of this website. In no circumstances shall ROS be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on websites to which this website is linked.

7. Links to this website from other websites

Except as set forth below, caching and links to, and the framing of this website or any of the Contents are prohibited.
Linking to the Home Page - You may link to the Home Page of this website, upon notifying ROS in writing.

Hyper-Linking to an internal page of this website (not being the Home Page)-You must make a specific request for, and secure permission from ROS prior to hyper-linking to, or framing, this website or any of the Contents, or engaging in similar activities. ROS reserves the right to impose conditions when permitting any hyper-linking to, or framing of this website or any of the Contents.

Your linking to, or your framing of this website or any of the Contents constitute acceptance of these Terms & Conditions of Use. This is deemed to be the case even after the posting of any changes or modifications to these Terms & Conditions of Use. If you do not accept these Terms & Conditions of Use, you must discontinue linking to, or framing of this website or any of the Contents.

In no circumstances shall ROS be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any trade or service marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on websites that link to this website or any of the Contents.

ROS reserves all rights to disable any links to, or frames of any site containing inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topics, names, material or information, or material or information that violates any written law, any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights.

ROS reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other site reached by links to or from this website or any of the Contents.

8. Refund

Refunds will only be processed if you had made an overpayment. Applications for refunds may be made by sending the following to the Registry of Societies at "10 Kallang Road, ICA Building, Level 6, Singapore 208718" :
    a) Refund Application Form (PDF, 0B)
    b) Direct Credit Authorisation Form (PDF, 0B)
    c) Receipts of payments or credit card statement
    d) Front and back copy of Identity card
    e) First page of bank book

9. Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed and construed in accordance with laws of Singapore.
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