Can a foreigner be a donee in my Last Power of Attorney? (LPA)

Yes, for individuals there are no restrictions whether your donee is a citizen or foreigner, so long as he is above 21 years old.

With the launch of OPGO, all LPAs will be made online instead of using the current hardcopy form, and digitally signed via Singpass. While it is possible for foreigners to apply to have a Singpass, for donees who are not eligible for Singpass, you may use the Hardcopy LPA form as you fall under OPG's definition of exceptional situations[2], subject to the Public Guardian's approval.

[2] Exceptional situations include system unavailability, or where Donor/Donee/Replacement Donee is (i) unable to use OPGO due to physical disability or other circumstances; (ii) ineligible for Singpass account/National Digital Identity or (iii) without an electronic device to access Singpass.

More information is available in Ministry of Social and Family Development website

HOWEVER, LPAs made in Singapore will not be recognized in other countries and vice versa. You should consider making an LPA (or its equivalent in that jurisdiction) in that particular country if needed (e.g. if you stay in that country for long periods of time or have many assets there).

You can book for an LPA appointment through the LPA / AMD function in your platform.

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