Certificate of Standing

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Singapore solicitors seeking admission to work in another jurisdiction may require a Certificate of Standing from the Law Society of Singapore (“LSS”).

Applications must be made by completing the application form and submitting it together with payment. Requests for inclusion of additional information on top of a standard Certificate of Standing application must be made in writing and/or by e-mail to LSS together with the duly completed application form. Additional administrative fees are payable for such requests.

The application fee for a standard Certificate of Standing is S$200.00 (for members) and S$500.00 (for non-members). The time taken to process a standard Certificate of Standing is 7 working days. A customised Certificate of Standing will cost an additional $107.00 on top of the standard application fee. A copy of the Certificate of Standing Charges may be found here

Please note that as of April 2020, the Law Society no longer accepts payment via Credit Card for the Certificate of Standing. Applicants are encouraged to make payment via internet banking or telegraphic transfer. Details for the Law Society’s Internet Banking/Telegraphic Transfer Account may be found here

Please read the Terms and Conditions set out in page 3 of the application form before proceeding.

Membership Verification

Recruitment agencies, human resource departments and law practices who wish to make enquiries about a solicitor, may do so by submitting a duly completed Membership Verification form

The administrative fee payable is $100.00. The time taken to process a Membership Verification is 7 working days. 

Please read the Terms and Conditions set out in page 3 of the application before proceeding.