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Admission Day

Patients who are scheduled for admission (elective admission) by their medical specialist from the Specialist Outpatient Clinic are requested to report to the Admissions Office at the appointed date and time for registration.

In the event of emergency, admission to Singapore General Hospital is arranged through the Accident & Emergency Department.

For more information, download our Handbook for Inpatient

Items To Bring For Admission


For admission registration, you should bring along original copies of the following documents:
  1. Inpatient Admission Authorisation Form
  2. NRIC or Birth Certificate (if the patient is under 15 years old) or Passport (if the patient is a foreigner)
  3. Medical Benefit Identification Documents:
    • Civil Service Card or Medical Benefit Identification Memorandum for Civil Servants
    • For Hospital Identity Card or Letter of Guarantee for Employees of Companies
    • CPF Membership card, valid P, Q, R Pass or Employment Pass and letter from employer for Work Permit or Employment Pass Holder

Personal Items

You should bring along toiletries such as toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, hairbrush /comb and a pair of slippers. Class A1 ward patients will receive a toiletries set comprising of a face towel, shower cap, toothbrush kit and comb presented in a pouch.

For your personal comfort, you may also bring your own pyjamas to wear during your stay at the Hospital and a set of clothing to wear on the day of discharge.  


Deposit payment is required for admission to Class A and B1 and certain procedures in Class B2 or C due to withdrawal limit under the Medisave regulations.

Deposit top-up may be requested if patient’s hospital stay is longer than estimated.

Deposit payment may be exempted if patient produces Hospital Identity Card or a Letter of Guarantee from their employer in Singapore.

For Non-resident, a letter of guarantee from a local firm or insurance company or a banker’s guarantee will have to be furnished.

Frequently Asked Questions on Deposit


For enquiries, please contact
Tel : (65) 6321 4388
Fax : (65) 6221 8104


Admissions Office:

Block 5 Level 1

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday : 7.00am to 7.00pm
Saturday :
7.00am to 3.00pm
Sunday & Public Holidays :
8.00am to 3.00pm

* After opening hours all admissions are handled at the Admissions Counter at A&E Department.

Last Modified Date :09 Oct 2018