​​Procedures for the Appointment of a Deputy

You may apply to the court to seek a court order to be appointed as a Deputy. 

Anyone above 21 years of age can apply to be a Deputy. A Deputy is usually a family member or close friend who would act in the best interest of the person who lacks capacity.

Click here for more information on how to apply to be a Deputy.

Applicants may approach the following organisations for guidance for their deputyship application.

​Simplified process​
​Standard process
Movement for the Intellectually Disabled Singapore (MINDS)

11 Jalan Ubi, Blk 3 #01-21

Kembangan-Chai Chee Community Hub

Singapore 409074


Tel: 6547 8503


Email: css@minds.org.sg


Website: www.minds.org.sg 

Community Justice Centre (CJC)

1 Havelock Square

State Courts Towers B1-6/7/8

Singapore 059724


Tel: 6557 4100


Email: help@cjc.org.sg


Website: https://www.cjc.org.sg/

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2022