The LPA is a legal document which allows a person who is at least 21 years of age ('Donor'), to voluntarily appoint one or more persons ('Donee(s)') to make decisions and act on his/her behalf if he/she loses mental capacity one day. A Donee can be appointed to act in the two broad areas of personal welfare and property & affairs matters.
Infographic on how to make an LPA
You are also encouraged to make an Advance Care Plan (ACP), and appoint your Donee as your Nominated Healthcare Spokesperson. Visit the ACP website for more information.
OPG has extended the LPA Form 1 application fee waiver for Singapore Citizens to 31 March 2026, to encourage more Singaporeans to plan ahead and apply for an LPA.
Click here for the LPA Fees Table. Please note that no refund will be given once the LPA application is submitted to OPG regardless of the application outcome, including rejection.
Applicants are required to pay a professional fee to engage an LPA Certificate Issuer to witness and certify their LPA. View the list of most visited LPA Certificate Issuers here.
98% of Singapore Citizens who have made an LPA used the LPA Form 1.
*This refers to a Singapore solicitor qualified to practise Singapore law in a Singapore law practice.
Access OPGO here to make your LPA.
You may submit a hardcopy LPA only under the exception situations listed in Section 11(2a) of the MCA. The acceptance of hardcopy LPAs is subject to the Public Guardian’s approval. Please use the 2022 version of the hardcopy LPA form in your submission; older versions of the form may be rejected by OPG.
Should you require further assistance on making an LPA online via OPGO, please approach your Donee(s) or family members for help. Alternatively, you may direct your enquiry to the OPG hotline at 1800-111-2222, or visit any Citizen Connect Centre or ServiceSG centre.
For enquiries on all other transactions using OPGO, please contact OPG hotline.