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MPP FAQs

MPP FAQs

Q1: Do I have to inform my spouse of my MPP application?
  • MPP application is a personal and confidential decision
  • Applicants can decide whether to inform their spouse at any time
 
Q2. Do I require a lawyer for MPP?
  • MPP is a parenting programme that occurs before the divorce application is filed in court
  • MPP can be accessed via an online self-service portal regardless whether applicants have hired a lawyer or not
  • However, applicants must personally attend MPP at one of the DSSAs
 
Q3: What documents are required for the online application?
  • NRIC, Passport and a valid contact address
  • Your personal details
 
Q4: How do I get help with computer access/translation?
Community touch points such as Community Justice Centre, DSSAs, SCWO (by appointment only) and MSF’s office can guide and assist applicants
 
Q5: Can I access the MPP client portal on my handphone?
We recommend applying for MPP on your desktop or laptop
 
Q6: I have difficulty accessing the online portal for the Mandatory Parenting Programme, what should I do?
You may wish to:
  • Use Google Chrome or Internet Explorer as your browser
  • Clear your cache before the next attempt
  • Use a laptop or desktop instead of a mobile device like phone or iPad.
 
Q7: Do I have to pay for the online application?
No
 
Q8: Can my friends/lawyer apply and attend on my behalf?
  • MPP is accessed through personal SingPass only
  • Applicants have to personally attend MPP at one of the DSSAs
 
Q9: What if I am stationed overseas?
Special arrangements will be provided by DSSAs to facilitate MPP
 
Q10: Is the MPP session free?
The one-time consultation is provided free at the DSSAs
 
Q11: Can I choose my counsellor or DSSA?
  • You will be allocated to the nearest DSSA based on your listed address
  • You will be assigned to a counsellor based on availability
 
Q12: Can I be excluded from MPP?
  • Exclusion is based on the criterion of mental incapacity only
  • Valid documents must be submitted to support the application
 
Q13: How do I apply for exclusion?
Instructions will be given via the MPP portal when an applicant opts for an exclusion during the application
 
Q14: Can I change my mind after I apply for MPP online?
You can log into the portal to withdraw the application for MPP if it has not been processed yet
 
Q15: What if I don’t want to attend?
  • If you are an applicant, you will not be able to file for divorce
  • If you are a respondent, you will not be able to make a counterclaim during the divorce
 
Q16: I am not eligible for MPP, but would like to attend. What should I do?
You may email dssaprogrammes@msf.gov.sg to schedule a session
 
Q17: Is MPP conducted in a group setting?
MPP is a 1-1 consultation with a counsellor If you would like to attend MPP with your spouse, please email dssaprogrammes@msf.gov.sg with your request
 
Q18: Can I attend MPP with a private service provider?
No, MPP is conducted by MSF-appointed agencies only
 
Last Reviewed On Tue, Dec 20, 2016