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Registering as an Employer and Knowing your ResponsibilitiesRegistering as an Employer and Knowing your Responsibilities<p>​Congratulations on setting up your company! Learn how you can start to pay CPF contributions for your employees and your responsibilities as an employer.</p>TrueTrueTrueResources;#Others;#



UnderstandHow do I start contributing CPF as a new employer?<p>You should <a href="" target="_blank">apply for CPF Submission Number</a> as soon as you intend to hire your first employee. To apply, you will need your Singpass and entity’s <a href="" target="_blank">Unique Entity Number (UEN)</a>. </p><p>Once your application is approved, you will be notified via email. You will also receive a hardcopy welcome letter which contains your CPF Submission Number (CSN) and a Direct Debit Authorisation form. </p><p>Please quote your CSN when transacting with the Board e.g. paying CPF contributions or corresponding with us.</p><p>The due date for CPF contributions is on the last day of the calendar month. Enforcement action would be taken against employers who fail to pay by the 14th of the following month (or the next working day if the 14th falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Public Holiday). This includes imposing late payment interest charged at 1.5% per month commencing from the first day after the due date.<br></p><p>After your payment has been processed, you will receive an email notification to view the Record of Payment (ROP) from our website. Please note that a hardcopy ROP will not be sent. </p><p>Please check your ROP and inform the Board immediately of any discrepancy. The ROP should be kept for future reference. </p>677677
UnderstandWhat is the CPF Submission Number (CSN)?<p>​You have to use the CPF Submission Number (CSN) to transact with us. The CSN comprises your UEN and CPF Payment Code, except in these cases:​</p><ul><li><p>For employers who are individuals hiring local employees such as a personal driver, gardener and local domestic worker, the CSN is the 'NRIC/Foreign Identification Number (FIN) + CPF Payment Code'; and</p></li><li><p>For individuals hiring foreign domestic workers or individuals who are self-employed, the CSN is the individual's NRIC/FIN.</p></li></ul>678678
EvaluateWhat are my responsibilities as an employer?<p>​You can find out more information on your responsibilities as an employer at the following pages:</p><p> <a href="/Employers/EmployerGuides/employer-guides/hiring-employees/cpf-contributions-for-your-employees">CPF Contributions for your Employees</a></p><p> <a href="/Employers/EmployerGuides/employer-guides/paying-cpf-contributions/cpf-contribution-and-allocation-rates">CPF Contribution and Allocation Rates</a></p><p> <a href="/Employers/EmployerGuides/employer-guides/paying-cpf-contributions/cpf-submission">CPF Submission</a><br></p> <p> <a href="/Employers/EmployerGuides/employer-guides/paying-cpf-contributions/direct-debit-and-other-payment-modes">Direct Debit and Other Payment Modes </a></p><p> <a href="/Employers/EmployerGuides/employer-guides/hiring-employees/skills-development-levy-(sdl)">Paying Skills Development Levy (SDL)</a></p><p> <a href="/Employers/EmployerGuides/employer-guides/hiring-employees/foreign-worker-levy-(fwl)">Paying Foreign Worker Levy (FWL)</a></p><p> <a href="/Employers/EmployerGuides/employer-guides/hiring-employees/contributions-to-self-help-groups-(shgs)-and-share-donations">Contributions to Self-Help Groups and SHARE donations for your Employees</a></p><p> <a href="/Employers/EmployerGuides/employer-guides/compliance-matters/cpf-compliance-and-enforcement-of-cpf-contributions">CPF Compliance and Enforcement of CPF Contributions</a></p><p>Alternatively, you can <a href="" target="_blank">register for our Employer Classroom</a> for an introductory course on roles and responsibilities for employers. </p>679679
EvaluateWhen does an employer need to inform CPF Board of any changes to the entity’s particulars?<p>Employer needs to inform CPF Board when there are changes to the following:</p><ol><li> <strong>Change of Company’s Principal Place of Business (PPB) / Contact Details</strong> <p>Employers can inform CPF Board of the change via an <a href="">online application</a> with Singpass. Please note that P.O. Box or V Box addresses will not be accepted.</p><p>For companies with foreign workers, the Ministry of Manpower would be informed of the change once the address had been updated with CPF Board.<br></p></li> <br> <li> <strong>Change in Business Entity</strong> <p>Employers are required to apply for CPF EZPay and a new CPF Submission Number (CSN) via the <a href="">online application</a> with Singpass.<br></p><p>After the application is processed, we will email the new CSN and CPF EZPay approval to the employer. We will also send a hardcopy "Welcome Letter" and a Direct Debit Authorisation (DDA) form with pre-printed CSN.<br></p><p>Employers must complete the DDA form and send it back to the Board for processing. The hardcopy form is also available online: <a href="/Assets/Employers/Documents/FORM_DDA_BIZ.pdf" target="_blank">"Direct Debit Authorisation form" FORM DDA (BIZ)</a> (PDF, 0.5MB)</p></li> <br> <li> <strong>Change in Company’s Name</strong></li><p>Employers are required to inform CPF Board at <a href="/writetous"></a> and attach either the:</p><ul><li>Instant Computer Information (Business Profile); or </li><li>Certificate of Incorporation on Change of Name of Company</li> <br> </ul><p>The above information can be obtained from the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).</p></ol> <br>680680



















Apply for CPF Submission Number<a href="" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">Apply for CPF Submission Number</a><p>This form allows you to apply for a CPF Submission Number to contribute as a new employer. The e-Service may take you 10 minutes to complete. </p>00
Change of Employer’s Principal Place of Business and Contact Details <a href="" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/ichtm.gif">EncryptQueryString.asp</a><p>​This form allows you to update your company’s Principal Place of Business / Contact Details with CPFB. The e-Service may take you 5 minutes to complete.</p>00
Pay Employees’ CPF Contributions as an Employer using Direct Debit Authorisation<a href="/Assets/employers/Documents/FORM_DDA_BIZ.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png">FORM_DDA_BIZ.pdf</a><p>FORM DDA (BIZ)</p><p>This form allows an employer to apply for Direct Debit arrangement to make CPF Contributions for his employees.</p>00PDF, 0.5MB



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