Lasting Power of Attorney

How to Make a LPA?

By November 6, 2016 No Comments

All Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”) must be registered with the Office of the Public Guardian in Singapore

To register the LPA, you will need to do the following:

  1. Complete the LPA Forms available here.
  2. Sign the LPA Forms before a certificate issuer (lawyer, medical practitioner, registered psychiatrist);
  3. Send the completed LPA Forms, NRIC copies of donor, donee(s) and replacement donee(s) to the Office of the Public Guardian by post.

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Please ensure that:

  1. The LPA application is submitted to the Office of the Public Guardian within 6 months form the date of the donor signs the LPA Form.
  2. Ensure all information provided is complete and all parts are signed and dated correctly before submitting to Office of the Public Guardian.
  3. The donor signs every page of the LPA form.
  4. Signatures of the donor, donee(s) or replacement donee(s) should be consistent and clear.
  5. The donor should not delete or amend any part of the LPA Form.

 

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