For EC, which scheme do I apply under? | eligibility scheme

Public Scheme

You (the applicant) need to form a family nucleus with any of the following:

  • Spouse, and children (if any)
  • Parents, and siblings (if any)
  • Children under your legal custody, care and control (if widowed/^divorced)

^you must obtain his/her written agreement before you can list your children in a flat application if the care and control of your children under the age of 21 is shared with your ex-spouse.

No change of people listed in the application

Applications under this scheme are only valid if there are no changes to the people listed in the application. This means that in the case of a break-up, you are not allowed to subsequently include the name(s) of a new fiancé/fiancée or your parents in the application, even if your ex-fiance/fiancée agrees.

If applying for a dual-key EC as a multi-generation family

A multi-generation family is any of the following:

  • Married/engaged couple and parent(s)/grandparent(s)
  • Widowed/divorced with children under legal custody, care and control^ and parent(s)/ grandparent(s)

^If the care and control of your children under the age of 21 is shared with your ex-spouse, you must obtain his/her written agreement before you can list your children in a flat application.

Fiancé/Fiancée Scheme

You (applicant) form a family nucleus with your spouse-to-be (fiance/fiancee).

Submission of marriage certificate

Under this scheme, you need to submit a photocopy of your marriage certificate to the developer within 3 months* of collecting your keys to the EC unit.

*Applicable for Option To Purchase granted by property developer on or after 1 May 2018

Written parental consent needed if spouse-to-be is 18 years old and above, but below 21

  • That person can only be listed as an essential occupier in the flat application
  • Written consent from that person’s parents/ guardians must be submitted during the EC selection appointment.

Special Marriage Licence needed if spouse-to-be is below 18 years old

Following your flat application, you must obtain a Special Marriage Licence from the Ministry of Social and Family Development and submit it to us during the EC selection appointment.

No change of people listed in the application

Applications under this scheme are only valid if there are no changes to the people listed. That means that, in a case of break-up, you are not allowed to subsequently include the name(s) of a new Fiancé/Fiancée or your parents in the application, even if your ex-Fiancé/Fiancée agrees.

If applying for a dual-key EC as a multi-generation family

A multi-generation family is any of the following:

  • Married/ engaged couple and parents/ grandparents
  • Widowed/divorced with children under legal custody, care and control^ and parent(s)/grandparent(s)

#If the care and control of your children under the age of 21 is shared with your ex-spouse, you must obtain his/her written agreement before you can list your children in a flat application.

Orphans Scheme

You and your siblings (those applying) are orphans and single, i.e. unmarried, divorced, or widowed:

  • All of the siblings that are single must be listed in the same application
  • At least 1 of the deceased parents was a SC or SPR

Please note that under the Orphans Scheme, siblings are not allowed to buy or rent flats separately.

Joint Singles Scheme

You and up to 3 other co-applicants, and all of you :

  • must be Single (unmarried, divorced, or widowed)
  • must be a Singapore Citizens
  • must at least 35 years old
  • Applying jointly as co-applicants

The CPF Housing Grant for singles is not available when buying an EC.

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