In view of the COVID-19 situation, appointments to meet an Officer from the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) at 20 Lengkok Bahru #04-02 Singapore 159053 can be arranged upon request.

We recommend submitting your Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) to OPG via mail. Alternatively, you may submit it in the drop box located outside OPG's office.

We encourage all donors, donees and replacement donees to comply with the advisories issued by the Ministry of Health, and practise safe distancing measures with Certificate Issuers and respective witnesses when making the LPA.

For submission of deputy reports, please send your completed reports, along with the supporting documents, via one of the following options:
i.   By email; or
ii.  By filing an online deputy report at our E-services. Please note E-services require a valid Singpass for access. 

If you need further assistance or wish to make an appointment to meet an officer, please call 1800-111-2222 (MSFCares Hotline - to reach the Office of the Public Guardian, say "OPG" when prompted by the virtual assistant to do so), or email us at

Alternatively, you may reach OPG at 1800-226-6222, which operates from Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 6pm, Saturday: 8.30am to 1pm.

The Office of the Public Guardian

The Office of the Public Guardian (“OPG”) works towards protecting the dignity and interests of individuals who lack mental capacity and are vulnerable as well as encouraging proactive planning for an eventuality of losing one’s mental capacity.

The OPG is a Division of the Ministry of Social and Family Development (“MSF”). The Office supports the Public Guardian in carrying out his functions.

The Public Guardian

The Public Guardian carries out various functions towards enabling and protecting persons who lack capacity. These functions include:

  • To set up and maintain a register of Lasting Power of Attorney ("LPA") and to set up and maintain a register of court orders that appoint deputies,
  • To supervise deputies,
  • To receive reports from donees and deputies,
  • To investigate any alleged violation of any provision in the Mental Capacity Act, including complaints about the way in which donees and deputies are exercising their powers.



Last Updated: 4 Jun 2020