# What is IC number in Singapore?

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## How is IC number determined?

For people born in 1968 and after, the first two numbers of the IC is the year the person is born in. The rest of the numbers relate to the number of people born/registered for citizenship in that year (starting from 00000). The last letter is determined by a formula based on the digits.

## How do I get an NRIC number?

The math goes like this:

1. Take for example the NRIC number S1234567. …
2. If the first letter of the NRIC starts with T or G, add 4 to the total.
3. Then you divide the number by 11 and get the remainder. …
4. You can get the alphabet depending on the NRIC type (the first letter in the NRIC) using the code below:

## How do I find my NRIC number Singapore?

The structure of the NRIC number/FIN is @xxxxxxx#, where: @ is a letter that can be “S”, “T”, “F”, “G” or “M” depending on the status of the holder. Singapore citizens and permanent residents born before 1 January 2000 are assigned the letter “S”.

## What is NRIC number for foreigners in Singapore?

A National Registration Identification Card, or NRIC, is the identity document used in Singapore for Singaporeans and permanent resident of Singapore. A Foreign Identification Number, or FIN, is issued to an individual who is a long-term pass holders by the Singapore government.

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## How do I verify my NRIC number?

Singapore – How to Validate the NRIC

1. nric.biz/ Type in the NRIC you want to check. Click Process Query.
2. tools-progtools.rhcloud.com/apps/singapore/nric/validator.jsp. Type in the NRIC you want to check. Click Check NRIC.
3. checknric.com/

## When can we get NRIC in Singapore?

Under the National Registration Regulations, all Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents are required to register for their NRIC in the year the child attains the age of 15 years.

## Is NRIC number confidential?

The NRIC number of an individual is considered personal data as the individual can be identified from the unique sequence of numbers and letters. … Under the updated Guidelines, organisations are generally not allowed to collect, use or disclose NRIC numbers (or copies of NRIC).

## Is Nric same as passport number?

Since 2006, the Singapore passport number has been delinked from the National Registration Identity Card (NRIC) number. While many continue to lament this cumbersome change, this feature actually prevents the use of stolen or fake passports from gaining entry to Singapore.

## What can IC number do?

Now if someone has your IC number, they can look you up on the electoral (voter) roll, or even see if you’re receiving government aid such as Bantuan Prihatin Nasional. … In current times, it’s possible to reverse search someone using their number with apps like TrueCaller.

## How many digits is Nric?

In Singapore, each citizen and permanent resident in Singapore above age 15 is generally required to have a National Registration Identity Card (NRIC). Unique NRIC number comprising 9 alphanumeric characters, which acts as an identifier and is permanent.

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