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CPF Nomination SchemeCPF Nomination Scheme<p>A CPF nomination provides you with the option to specify who will receive your CPF savings, and how much each nominee should receive, upon your demise.<br></p><table cellspacing="0" width="100%" bgcolor="white"><tbody><tr bgcolor="white"><td style="border-width:1px 1px 3px;border-style:solid;border-color:#d2d2d2 #d2d2d2 #48750a;width:25%;padding:15px;">You can make a nomination online using your Singpass. <p></p><p> <a class="cpf-btn-p" href="/MakeCPFNom" target="_blank" style="color:white;">Make Nomination Online</a><br></p><p style="font-size:12px;"> <em>(Requires Singpass login)</em></p><p>View this <a href="" target="_blank">video on how to make a CPF nomination online</a>.</p></td></tr></tbody></table> <br> <p>You are encouraged to make a CPF nomination so that your loved ones can receive your CPF savings swiftly and conveniently. Without a nomination, your CPF savings will be distributed by the Public Trustee’s Office (PTO) to the legally entitled beneficiaries (who are usually family members and next-of-kin) under the Intestate Succession Act or the Inheritance Certificate (for Muslims). The PTO charges a fee for the distribution of your un-nominated CPF savings. You can visit <a href="" target="_blank">PTO’s website</a> for more information.</p>TrueTrueTrueForms;#Others;#



UnderstandWho can make a CPF Nomination and when should you consider making one?<p>All CPF members aged 16 and above can make CPF Nominations. </p><p>You should make a CPF nomination as soon as you start accumulating savings in your CPF accounts. You are also encouraged to review your nomination regularly and ensure that it continues to fit your intentions. For instance, you may wish to revise your nomination following a change in circumstances such as:</p><ul><li><p>Marriage;</p></li><li><p>Child birth;</p></li><li><p>Divorce; or</p></li><li><p>Death of nominee(s).</p></li> </ul>CPF Nomination Scheme15301530
UnderstandWhat does a CPF Nomination cover?<table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#d2d2d2"><td width="50%" align="center"> <b class="fontbold">Covered under CPF Nomination</b></td><td width="50%" align="center"> <b class="fontbold">Not covered under CPF Nomination</b></td></tr><tr align="left" valign="top"><td><ol><li style="margin-bottom:8px;">CPF savings* in your Ordinary, Special, MediSave and Retirement Accounts </li><li style="margin-bottom:8px;">CPF LIFE premium balance<br></li><li style="margin-bottom:8px;">Discounted Singtel shares</li></ol><p style="margin-bottom:8px;">​* CPF savings cannot be included in your Will. They also do not form your estate and are protected from creditor claims on any outstanding debts.</p></td><td><ol><li style="margin-bottom:8px;">Properties bought using your CPF savings </li><li style="margin-bottom:8px;">Payout from Dependants’ Protection Scheme (DPS)</li><li style="margin-bottom:8px;">Investments made under CPF Investment Scheme (CPFIS)</li></ol> Find out more about <a href="" target="_blank">estate planning</a> at the MoneySENSE website.</td></tr></tbody></table>CPF Nomination Scheme15411541
UnderstandIf I have made a CPF nomination, how will my CPF savings be paid to my nominee(s)?<p>By default, your nominee(s) will receive the CPF savings due to them in cash via cheque or GIRO. </p><p>If you have made a CPF nomination, you can check your <a href="">details</a> to find out how your CPF savings will be distributed to your nominee(s).</p><p> </p><p><strong>Special Needs Savings Scheme (SNSS)</strong></p><p>Parents can nominate their children with special needs to receive the CPF savings due to them on a monthly basis. Find out more about <a href="">SNSS Nomination here</a>.</p><p>Please contact the Board if you have any enquiries on the above.</p> CPF Nomination Scheme15431543
DecideWhat do you have to decide when making a CPF nomination?<ol><li>Decide on your nominee(s) and the percentage of your CPF savings each nominee should receive.<br><br></li><li>Consider if you wish to authorise specific person(s) to obtain your CPF account information upon your demise. The Board, upon request from the authorised person(s), will disclose your CPF statement(s) of account in and after the year of your death and your nomination details to your authorised person(s).<br><br></li><li>Appoint two witnesses and inform them of your intention to make a nomination.<br><br></li></ol>CPF Nomination Scheme19191737
ApplyHow can you make a CPF Nomination?<p> <strong>Online</strong></p><ol><li>Get ready: <ul><li>Your Singpass</li><li>Your nominees’ NRIC particulars (Name, NRIC No., Mailing address<sup>1</sup>, Email address)</li><li>Two witnesses’<sup>2</sup> NRIC particulars (Name, NRIC No., Mailing address<sup>1</sup>, Email and/or Singapore-registered Mobile Phone Number)<br><br></li></ul></li><li>Log in to <em> </em> <em>my cpf</em> Online Services with your Singpass to <a href="">make an online nomination</a>.</li></ol> <p style="margin-left:15pt;">You can also refer to our <a href="" target="_blank">video guide</a> on the online nomination process.<br></p><p> <strong>In-Person at CPF Service Centres</strong></p><ol><li style="margin-bottom:5pt;">Please book an <a href="/appt">appointment</a> at least one working day before visiting us as our counter services are available by appointments only. </li><li style="margin-bottom:5pt;">Complete your CPF Nomination in the presence of our Customer Service Executives (CSEs). They can act as your witnesses and clarify any questions you may have. Please bring along your identification card/passport. You are also encouraged to bring along photocopies of your nominee(s)’ identification documents (such as NRIC or foreign identification document) indicating their particulars.</li></ol><p> Please also note that your CPF savings will be distributed in cash to your nominee(s) unless you have given the Board specific instructions. </p><p> <sup>1</sup>Mailing Address is required for foreigners only. For Singaporeans and PRs, their mailing address will be based on the address registered with the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA).</p><p> <sup>2</sup>Your witnesses should each have a valid Singpass.</p>CPF Nomination Scheme15471547
ApplyHow can you check your nomination details?<p>We strongly encourage you to check your nomination details online using your Singpass:<br></p><p> <strong>Online using <em>my cpf </em>Online Services</strong></p><ol><li style="margin-bottom:5pt;">Login with your Singpass. </li><li style="margin-bottom:5pt;">Click on My Requests > Nomination Details > <a href="">View My Nomination Details</a>.</li><li style="margin-bottom:5pt;">If you are not able to view your nomination details, please submit an online request via My Requests. After your request has been processed, you will receive an email to inform you that you can view your nomination details online. Requests will be processed within 4 working days.</li></ol> <p>As your nomination details are confidential, we cannot reveal them through other channels such as phone, email and third parties. </p>CPF Nomination Scheme15441544







Your guide to making a CPF Online Nomination<a href="" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">4S-WoAS6LaA</a>Watch this video for a guide to making a CPF Online Nomination<a href="/Assets/common/Documents/ResourceThumbnails/Nom_Video_thumbnail.png"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpng.gif">Nom_Video_thumbnail.png</a>





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Losing a Loved One: A Guide to CPF MattersLosing a Loved One: A Guide to CPF Matters<a href="/Assets/members/PublishingImages/CPFInfographic_LALO.jpg" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif">CPFInfographic_LALO.jpg</a><p>(JPG, 1.3MB)</p> <p>​View the infographic on "Losing a Loved One: A Guide to CPF Matters"</p><a href="/Assets/common/Documents/ResourceThumbnails/LALO_thumbnail.png"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpng.gif">LALO_thumbnail.png</a>
CPF Nomination: A guide to planning the distribution of your CPF savingsCPF Nomination: A guide to planning the distribution of your CPF savings<a href="/Assets/members/Documents/A_guide_to_Nom_Scheme.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png">A_guide_to_Nom_Scheme.pdf</a><p>(PDF, 1.6MB)</p><p>Read the online brochure for key information on CPF nomination matters</p><a href="/Assets/common/Documents/ResourceThumbnails/NOM_Planning_distribution_thumbnail.png"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpng.gif">NOM_Planning_distribution_thumbnail.png</a>



Application for Online Nomination<a href=""><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icgen.gif">Home</a><p>​This online nomination allows you to nominate your loved ones to receive your CPF savings in cash and authorises the CPF Board to disclose your CPF information upon your death. The e-Service may take 10 minutes to complete.</p>00



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