A. A Deed Poll is a document that allows you to change your name. With a Deed Poll, you can change your surname, add names, remove names or rearrange your existing names.
A. Any Singapore citizen or Permanent Resident above the age of 21 can apply to have a Deed Poll prepared.
A. The ICA will reject names it deems to be vulgar or offensive or give the impression that you have been conferred an honourary title, such as “Sir”, “Lord” or “Datuk”.
A. You can change your name as many times as you wish.
A. It is possible for Deed Poll to be prepared for you in Singapore if you are a Permanent Resident for Singapore-related matters. It may be possible to effect a name change in Singapore even if you are not a Permanent Resident, but this will be subject to the laws of your country.
Generally, it would be advisable to check with your Embassy or Consulate Office in Singapore to determine whether the authority in your country will accept a name change made by Deed Poll in Singapore.