LOCAL CONTACT ADDRESS (FOR SINGAPOREANS WITH OVERSEAS ADDRESSES ON THEIR NRICS)
As the Registers of Electors are compiled by electoral divisions based on electors’ NRIC addresses as of the Registers’ cut-off date, the Elections Department will not be able to place an elector’s name in a Register of Elector if he does not have a Local Contact Address (LCA).
Hence, for any Singapore citizen residing overseas who has changed his NRIC address to an overseas address, he will need to register a LCA with the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, in order to have his name entered or retained in the Registers of Electors when the Registers are next revised. He will then be eligible to vote at subsequent elections if he meets the qualifying criteria.
The LCA must either be:
Click on the button below to apply for a LCA using Singpass.Apply LCA