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Fully and conditionally registered doctors whose Practising Certificates (PCs) are expiring on 31 December 2016 can apply for online renewal from 2 September 2016 onwards.

Renewal Criteria
Doctors who wish to apply for renewal must fulfil the following conditions:

  • Have met the required Continuing Medical Education (CME) points during the validity period of your current PC;
  • Voted in the SMC Election or paid the fine for not voting.


CME Points
The CME points required for the following duration of practice are as follows:

Doctors holding two-year PC
Obtained at least 50 CME points accumulated within your current PC validity period of which 20% or 10 points are based on each of your registered specialty and/or in Family Medicine; 

Doctors holding one-year PC
Obtained at least 25 points accumulated within your current PC validity period of which 20% or 5 points are based on each of your registered specialty and/or in Family Medicine. 

Online Submission
Please renew online at Login for Doctors & Providers using your SingPass and 2-factor Authentication (2FA) or SMC’s User ID and Password.

Late Renewal
The last date for submission of your application is 30 November 2016.  For application that is made after this date, a late application fee of $80 will apply.

Notice of Renewal
With effect from 1 January 2016, the SMC has ceased sending out hardcopy notices. You will be notified via email when your PC is due for renewal. As such, please ensure that your email address is updated in your PRS account.


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Last Updated :  01 Sep 2016 10:01