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Setting up SingPass 2FA
Managing 2FA and account details
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Top 5 Most Popular FAQs
How do I set up SMS 2FA?
If you are a new SingPass user, please register your mobile number with SingPass upon your first login to activate your SMS 2FA instantly.
If you are an existing SingPass user, you can log into your account at
> Select the '
Set Up 2FA
' icon on the scroll bar. A PIN mailer will then be sent to your address within 5 working days for activation.
If you need on-site assistance, you can visit any
in-person with your original NRIC/FIN card and mobile phone to set up SMS 2FA.
If you already have a OneKey Token and would like to register SMS 2FA, click
Who is eligible for SingPass?
The minimum age requirement is 15 years old.
The following groups of users are eligible to apply for SingPass:
Singapore Citizen and Permanent Resident
Employment Pass and Personalised Employment Pass holders
Dependant Pass holders (of EP, PEP, EntrePass and S-Pass holders)
Long Term Visit Pass-Plus (LTVP+) holders
Long Term Visit Pass holders
Selected Work Permit Holders who require SingPass to access government digital services. Visit
WPOL Enquiry Service
to check your status.
Can I set up SMS 2FA only?
Yes. You can choose to set up SMS 2FA, OneKey Token, or both.
What are the different 2FA options that I can choose from? Can I have more than one mode of 2FA?
To better protect your personal data, you can choose to set up SMS 2FA, OneKey Token, or both.
allows you to receive One-Time Passwords (OTPs) via SMS.Only Singapore-registered mobile numbers can be used to register for SMS 2FA. If you provide your mobile number upon your first login to SingPass, you will be instantly activated for SMS 2FA.
allows you to generate OTPs via a physical token.
for the step-by-step guides on how you can set up SingPass 2FA easily online!
I am living in Singapore. How do I register for a SingPass account?
Before you register for a SingPass account
, please complete these two steps:
Check that you fulfil the following eligibility requirements:
You are at least 15 years old,
You are a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident / an Employment Pass holder / an eligible Work Permit holder (click
to check your eligibility)
Ensure that the address stated on your NRIC/FIN card is correct. Click
if you need to update it.
Refer to our
for step-by-step instructions on how to register for a SingPass account.
If you need on-site assistance, there are dedicated SingPass counters island-wide. Click
to see the list of the counter locations and required documents to bring along.
If you are unable to find an answer to your query, please submit your
to let us know how we can help you.
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