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Fully and conditionally registered doctors whose Practising Certificates (PCs) are expiring on 31 December 2017 can apply for online renewal from 2 September 2017 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(s) 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
PC renewal applications will be done online via the Professional Registration System (PRS). Doctors MUST have their SingPass Username and password ready and must ensure that their SingPass 2-Step Verification (2FA) has been set up before applying for PC renewal.

Please submit your application online at Login for Doctors & Providers (best viewed using Internet Explorer 8.0 or above) using your SingPass and password, as well as the One-Time Password generated (OTP) via 2-factor Authentication (2FA).

Late Renewal
Please submit your application latest by 30 November 2017.  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 :  28 Aug 2017 17:00