Application for Inheritance Certificate

Application for Inheritance Certificate

Information/Documents required

  • Death Certificate of the deceased
  • Supporting documents showing relationship of the applicant beneficiary to the deceased
  • Details of the lawful potential beneficiaries (Full name and NRIC/ID No.)
  • For law firms, a letter of authorisation showing that you are instructed to make the application.
  • For MUIS, court or authority, a letter of authorisation showing that your officer is authorised to make the application.


You must submit your application online via the SYC Portal using SingPass (for individual applicants) or CorpPass (for law firms, MUIS, court or authority). If you are an individual who is a foreigner and do not have a SingPass, you may apply for SYCPass to make the application.  

You may download the SD template  from the SYC Portal after verification of the supporting documents, complete the required information in the SD, and affirm the SD before a Commissioner for Oaths. Thereafter, you must upload the affirmed SD in the SYC Portal for verification before making payment. You may refer to the sample SD here.

Your application will be processed within 3 working days of submission and is valid for 30 days. All required steps must be completed within 30 days of submitting the application. Payment must be made within 7 calendar days of approval of the application and at least 1 day before expiry of the application, whichever is earlier. If payment is not made at least 1 day before the end of the 30-day validity period of the application, you must submit a new application if you still wish to obtain an Inheritance Certificate.

The Inheritance Certificate will be issued through the SYC Portal in downloadable PDF format. It is available for download only for 14 days from the date of issuance. 


SGD $34.00
Payment can be made via PayNow or eNETS/ Credit Card.