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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>TrueTrueTrueOthers;#

 

 

UnderstandHow do I start contributing CPF as a new employer?<p>You should <a href="https://www.cpf.gov.sg/eSvc/Web/Schemes/ApplicationForSubmittingCpfContributionDetails/" target="_blank">apply to e-submit your CPF contribution details using CPF e-Submit@web</a> as soon as you intend to hire your first employee. To apply, you will need your SingPass/CorpPass and entity's <a href="https://www.uen.gov.sg/ueninternet/faces/pages/admin/aboutUEN.jspx?_afrLoop=2283744430330806&_afrWindowMode=0&_adf.ctrl-state=xpynh1o0v_21" 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>You have a grace period of 14 days to pay the CPF contributions after the end of the month for which CPF contributions are due. If the last day of the grace period falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Public Holiday, CPF must be paid by the next working day.</p><p>After your payment has been processed, you will receive an email notification to view the electronic Record of Payment (eROP) from our website. Please note that a hardcopy ROP will not be sent.</p><p>Please check your eROP and inform the Board immediately of any discrepancy. The eROP should be kept for future reference. If you have misplaced the ROP and need a re-print, a <a href="https://www.cpf.gov.sg/Employers/AboutUs/about-us-info/service-charges" target="_blank">service charge</a> is payable.</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-e-submission">CPF e-Submission</a></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="https://www.cpf.gov.sg/eSvc/Web/Seminar/EmployerEvents" 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 <a href="http://www.cpf.gov.sg/eSvc/Web/Services/ChangeOfAddress/CoverPage">online application</a> with SingPass/CorpPass. 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.</p><p>For enquiries, please call CPF Call Centre at 1800-227 1188 or email us at <a href="mailto:employer@cpf.gov.sg">employer@cpf.gov.sg</a>.</p></li><li> <strong>Change in Business Entity</strong> <p>Employers are required to apply for CPF e-Submit@web and a new CPF Submission Number (CSN) via the <a href="http://www.cpf.gov.sg/eSvc/Web/Services/ChangeOfAddress/CoverPage">online application</a>.</p><p>Upon successful application, an email will be sent to inform the employers of their new CSN and CPF e-Submit@web approval.</p><p>A hardcopy “Welcome Letter” and a Direct Debit Authorisation form with pre-printed CSN will be sent to the employers.</p><p>Employers should complete the <a href="/Assets/Employers/Documents/FORM_DDA_BIZ.pdf" target="_blank">Direct Debit Authorisation form</a> (PDF, 1.1MB) and send it to CPF Board for processing.</p><p>For enquiries, please call CPF Call Centre at 1800-227 1188 or email us at <a href="mailto:employer@cpf.gov.sg">employer@cpf.gov.sg</a>.</p></li><li> <strong>Change in Company’s Name</strong></li><p>Employers are required to inform CPF Board in writing and attach the Instant Computer Information (Business Profile) or Certificate of Incorporation on Change of Name of Company, which are obtainable from the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).</p><p>For enquiries, please call CPF Call Centre at 1800-227 1188 or email us at <a href="mailto:employer@cpf.gov.sg">employer@cpf.gov.sg</a>.</p></ol>680680

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Application for Submitting CPF Contribution Details Application for Submitting CPF Contribution Details /Tools/online-demos/online-demos/employer-services/online-applications189MP4, 1.6MB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Application for Submitting CPF Contribution Details<a href="https://www.cpf.gov.sg/eSvc/Web/Schemes/ApplicationForSubmittingCpfContributionDetails/Index" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/ichtm.gif">EncryptQueryString.asp</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="/Assets/employers/Documents/FORM_CPF3.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png">FORM_CPF3.pdf</a><a href="https://www.cpf.gov.sg/eSvc/Web/Services/ChangeOfAddress/CoverPage" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/ichtm.gif">EncryptQueryString.asp</a><p>​FORM CPF/3</p><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>00PDF, 0.2MB
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, 1.1MB

 

 

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