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Update Particulars

Nurses/Midwives are required to inform SNB of any changes in particulars within 28 days of the change.
[ Nurses and Midwives Act (Chapter 209) Section 13 (3) ]

Nurses and Midwives may log in to update your particulars.  For login instructions, please refer here.

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(A) For changes to your Marital Status and/or Religion

The above updates are not screened by SNB staff and hence please ensure accuracy when updating all your particulars, especially your residential address.   

(B) For changes to your Contact details

Updates to contact details such as Contact numbers, Residential Addresses (Other Address in Singapore and Foreign Address) and Preferred Mailing Address are not screened by SNB staff.

It is therefore important to ensure that you key in the correct information, especially your residential address and preferred mailing address. Your preferred mailing address will be used in correspondences sent via mail.

For Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents, please proceed to the police station or Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) to update the address on your NRIC. After updating your address on your NRIC, your address in SNB record will be updated directly through the One-Stop Change of Address Reporting Service (OSCAR). However, please allow some time for system updates and check via your SNB login account that both your new address and your preferred mailing address are reflected correctly.

Do note that OSCAR will only inform the new address to SNB for nurses/ midwives who have already updated their residency status and NRIC number with SNB.

For Foreigners currently working in Singapore, please login via SNB website to update your residential address under the “Administration/Update Particulars” section. Please enter your residential address under “Other Address In Singapore” and to select your “Preferred Mailing Address” as “Other Address In Singapore”.

(C) For changes in Nationality and Residency Status

You must attach the certified true copy of your NRIC when submitting your online application.

Once you have submitted the application for Update of Particulars, you may check the status of that application via "Enquire Application".  If the status of your application is indicated as "Pending Outstanding Documents", please follow up with the necessary documents as indicated and upload them online to your application.

We will assess each application individually and once approved, your records will be updated accordingly.

(D) For change in Name

You are required to come personally to SNB Operating Office to request for the change in name.

You must bring along the following documents when you come to SNB Operating Office:

    1.    Current SNB Practising Certificate

    2.    NRIC; or Passport and Work Pass

    3.    Deed Poll; or Marriage Certificate; or Divorce Certificate (whichever is applicable)

    4.    Foreign Nursing License (if applicable)

    5.    Other Documents (if applicable)

Please note that there is a fee chargeable for request for change in name.

(E) For changes in Employment Details

This is applicable only for nurses/midwives on FULL registration. Applications submitted for any change in employment details will need to be approved by SNB. Processing time will take around 5 working days. Please refer to Full Guide on Update of Employment [PDF, 5MB] for more information.

For Nurses who are on CONDITIONAL registration/ enrolment, please refer here.

Before you proceed to update employment, please note the following:

1) Definitions of Activity Status

Activity Status Description
Working Full-time in Singapore * Working Full-time in Singapore as a Nurse/Midwife or in a position that requires a trained Nurse/Midwife.
Working Part-time in Singapore * Working Part-time in Singapore as a Nurse/Midwife or in a position that requires a trained Nurse/Midwife.
Working in other fields in Singapore Working in a non-nursing position in Singapore either in Healthcare or non-Healthcare related places
Residing in Singapore, but not working Residing in Singapore but not working.
Working Full-time Overseas Working Full-time Overseas as a Nurse/Midwife or in a position that requires a trained Nurse/Midwife.
Working Part-time Overseas Working Part-time Overseas as a Nurse/Midwife or in a position that requires a trained Nurse/Midwife.
Working in other fields Overseas Working in a non-nursing position Overseas either in Healthcare or non-Healthcare related places
Residing Overseas, but not working Residing Overseas but not working.

* - These work activities denotes practising as a nurse / midwife

2) Definitions used within the Update Particulars application

i) Current Employment - refers to your existing employment. You can only update as "Current Employment" when you have already joined the employer.

ii) Proposed Employment - refers to a new employer which you have not yet joined (i.e. future date). You can only update as "Proposed Employment" when you have not joined the employer.

iii) Principal Practice Place - this should be the same as your "Current Employment". If you do not have a Current Employer, then it should be the same as "Proposed Employment".
 
If you want to update
  • Current Employment Details (first employment)
    Applicable for: Those who have already commenced practice with employer and who do not have any previous employment records. Please refer to user guide Update Current Employment Details (First Employment) [PDF, 818KB].

  • Current Employment Details (subsequent employment)
    Applicable for: Those who have already commenced practice with the new employer and who need to update their previous employment record. Please refer to user guide: Update Current Employment Details (Subsequent Employment) [PDF, 1MB].

  • Proposed New Employment Details
    Applicable for: Those who have yet to start practice with the new employer, including those updating first new employment (with future date). Please refer to user guide: To Update Proposed New Employment Details [PDF, 1MB].

  • Nursing Appointment / Designation ONLY
    Applicable for: Nurses who have a change in nursing appointment / designation only. Please refer to user guide Update Nursing Appointment / Designation [PDF, 1MB].

  • Employment (Non-Nurse/Midwife role)
    Applicable for: Nurses / Midwives who will not be practising nursing/midwifery (i.e. roles that does not require a nurse / midwife). Please refer to user guide Update Employment (non-nurse/midwife role) [PDF, 1MB].

Once you have submitted the application for Update of Particulars, you may check the status of that application via "Enquire Application".  If the status of your application is indicated as "Pending Outstanding Documents", please follow up with the necessary documents as indicated and upload them online to your application.

We will assess each application individually and once approved, your records will be updated accordingly.

For clarifications, please email us at snb_contact@snb.gov.sg providing your full name, registration/enrolment number and contact number.

Note:

i) Documents that are not in English must be accompanied by an accurate translation in English and certified by Justice of Peace, Notary Public from their country of origin.

ii) Documents certified as ”true copies":

Must be initialled on every page of the document by the authorized officer (Justice of Peace,  Notary Public or your employer, unless otherwise stated)

Must include the name of authorized officer (full name), signature, date of certification and institution’s stamp/seal and the notarization must be made in English.

iii) Photocopies of previously certified documents will not be accepted.

iv) Copies which are not acceptable to SNB will be rejected and this will result in the delay of your application.

Last updated: 23 Aug 2019 12:51