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How Do I Become a Deputy

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.

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
Community Justice Centre (CJC)
1 Havelock Square
State Courts Towers B1-6/7/8
Singapore 059724
Tel: 6557 4100