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Registration Procedures

Online Application

This online registration will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Documents required

Before you commence online registration, please ensure you have ready the soft copies of the supporting documents, as required by the respective type of registrations:




(must be translated into English if the original is in a Foreign language)





3 years or more

Visiting Clinicians


Copy of the basic dental qualification (and additional qualifications, if any


Copy of letter from issuing authorities on all undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications (if certificate of dental qualifications are not available at time of application).



Copy of Certificate of Registration or current practising licence from the Dental Council/ Licensing Authority in the last country of practice.



Copy of letter of offer of employment from prospective employer in Singapore.


Copy of certificate of good standing from the licensing authority in the last country of practice (with validity period of 6 months or less).

*Council requires original Certificate of Good Standing to be sent directly from the dental council/licensing authority to SDC.



Curriculum vitae (including postgraduate experience and testimonials on postgraduate experience or names and addresses of referees).




Two letters of character reference from two referees who should be members of the teaching staff of Faculty of Dentistry in the University, College or institution where the applicant has received his training in dentistry or any two references from medical/dental professionals.



Copy of certificate or letter of fitness to practice dentistry from a local Medical Practitioner.


Copy of local laboratory report with information on Hep B antibody level and antigen status.


One passport-size photograph (Size of photograph is 400 X 514 pixels).


Original letter of undertaking from sponsor/employer stating purpose of application and period of registration required




Copy of identity card/passport.


Foreign applications are required to submit a copy of their State/Regional Board Certificate as part of registration requirements. Applicant must pass the relevant State/Regional Board licensing examination in the country which they attained their basic dental degree.

(n) Copy of completed Supervisor Letter of Undertaking and Supervisor CV. (Refer to "Roles and Responsibilities" section under Information for Dentists for more information)


1.    Please submit the application along with the necessary supporting documents. Kindly note that documents must be in JPEG (.jpeg) or PDF (.pdf) format and should be smaller than 1MB.

2.     For overseas qualification, SDC’s secretariat will conduct source verification on qualification with awarding body before it is forwarded to Committee for its assessment.

To assist in verification, you are required to download Authorisation for Release of Information Forms 1 and 2 from the SDC’s website. Kindly upload forms 1 and 2 in your online application.

3.     Processing time for application – at least 2 weeks starting from date when:

  • all necessary documents are received and duly verified with relevant authorities
  • when payment for above-mentioned fees are received  

4.     Formal Registration for approved applicants – instructions for document verification will be given after the application has been approved.


·         $300 (non-refundable) for Full/Conditional Registrations

·         $100 (non-refundable) for Temporary Registration

There will be no refund and no pro-ration of fee.

Mode of payment

The fee may be paid through online e-payment.


Please click here to register.