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Apply to be a designated workplace doctor

To be a designated workplace doctor, you must be a registered medical practitioner with the Singapore Medical Council. You must also hold the relevant postgraduate occupational health qualifications.

At a glance

Who can apply Applicant
How much it costs No fee required
How long it takes Up to 8 weeks
Validity Lifetime
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Requirements

You need to meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Be a doctor registered with the Singapore Medical Council.

How to apply

To apply, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to apply.
  2. Upload all supporting documents.
  3. (Optional) Log in to check your application status.

You will receive the outcome by mail. If your application is successful, you will also receive the registration card.

Documents required

You will need to submit PDF copies of the following documents:

  • Both sides of your NRIC or work pass.
  • Basic medical qualification that complies with the requirements of the Medical Registration Act (Cap 174) e.g. MBBS - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.
  • Valid Medical Registration Certificate (full registration or conditional registration) issued by the Singapore Medical Council.
  • Valid Practising Certificate (full registration or conditional registration) issued by the Singapore Medical Council.
  • Approved recent postgraduate occupational health qualification e.g. Master of Public Health with specialisation in occupational and environmental health, Graduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (GDOM).
  • (For compressed air environment hazard only) Hyperbaric or underwater medicine qualification e.g. NUMOC (Naval and Undersea Medical Officer Course) or Singapore Hyperbaric and Underwater Medicine Course (SHUMeC).

Note: Recent qualifications are those obtained within the last 3 years before you apply. Qualifications that are out of date will not be accepted.

Last Updated: 27 October 2016