The Secretariat of healthcare Professional Boards (SPB) is a single Secretariat team to be formed on 1 January 2020 to support the secretariat and operational functions of the healthcare Professional Boards of Singapore, namely, Singapore Medical Council, Singapore Dental Council, Singapore Nursing Board, Singapore Pharmacy Council, Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners Board, Optometrists & Opticians Board, Allied Health Professions Council, Specialists Accreditation Board, Dental Specialists Accreditation Board, Pharmacy Specialists Accreditation Board and Family Physicians Accreditation Board.

The registration and regulation of healthcare professionals will continue to be governed by the professional councils and boards.  The councils and boards will retain autonomy and independence over professional and statutory matters, as provided for under their respective professional registration Acts.

For more information, please refer to the circular on “Provision of Shared Services by the Secretariat of healthcare Professional Boards (SPB) to all Healthcare Professional Boards” dated 15 November 2019.  

To access the Professional Registration System, you will need SingPass 2FA or CorpPass to login:

·         For SingPass Eligible User: Click  here [PDF, 560KB] for more information on how to setup your 2FA

·         For Non SingPass Eligible User: Click  here [PDF, 1MB] for more information on how to apply for the OneKey token

·         For HR personnel/CPE Providers: Click here for more information on how to apply for CorpPass

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List of Medical Qualifications recognised by SMC:

Services available at SMC office at 81 Kim Keat Road, Level 8:

For medical registration - Stricly by appointments only

Verification of original documents or certificates, e.g. identification card or passport. (Strictly by appointment only)

Services available at SMC office at 16 College Road (College of Medicine Building), Level 1

For lodging a complaint against a doctor

  • Making a Statutory Declaration (by appointment only)


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