Online Divorce in Singapore
If you and your spouse have agreed on the divorce and all the terms (child custody, division of matrimonial assets and maintenance), online divorce is a good option.
Online divorce in Singapore is a fast and cheap way of getting a divorce in Singapore.
Requirements for Online Divorce in Singapore
You will have to meet the requirements to file for divorce in Singapore. This means that you would have to be married for at least 3 years and one of the divorcing parties has to be a Singaporean/ habitually resident in Singapore for at least 3 years.
You will also need to fulfil one of the legal grounds of getting a divorce in Singapore:
- Unreasonable behaviour;
- Separation of 3 years (with consent);
- Separation of 4 years;
- Desertion of 2 years; or
- Divorce by mutual agreement (with effect from 2023).
Online divorce in Singapore is only suitable for uncontested, simplified divorces. If you are unable to come to a full agreement on the divorce and its terms with your spouse, you will not be able to file for an online divorce in Singapore.
How Much Does an Online Divorce in Singapore Cost?
The cost will be S$875 nett.
Do take not that some firms only prepare the divorce papers for you, without actually arranging for you to sign the papers before a Commissioner of Oaths. There are also firms where you are expected to file the divorce papers in Court yourself.
For such law firms offering online divorce services in Singapore, you will actually have to pay separately for the cost of engaging the Commissioner of Oaths and Court filing fees.
Here at Populus Law Corporation, we will arrange for the signing of the divorce papers and file them in Court on your behalf- all within the cost of S$875 nett.
Process of Online Divorce in Singapore
The steps of filing for an online divorce in Singapore are as follows:
Step 1: We will require a copy your children’s birth cert (if any) and marriage cert which can be conveniently sent to us by way of whatsapp. In the same whatsapp message, you may provide the following information of both parties to us:
- Date of birth
- Country of birth and citizenship
- Education level
Step 2: Provide us with the following information by whatsapp:
- How do you plan to divide your house?
- Reason for divorce
- Who will have custody, care and control of child?
- Is there any child maintenance to be provided?
Make payment of S$800 to us by way of paynow to our UEN number in a fast and secured manner. The draft divorce papers will be sent to you within 24 hours upon payment.
Step 3: Let us know if you require amendments and we will amend at no cost. Should both parties consent to the contents provided for in the divorce papers, we will arrange for signing at the Commissioner’s office, where you will attend with your spouse. You may paynow the balance S$75 to the Commissioner of Oaths on the day of signing.
Step 4: We will submit all signed papers to the Court. Court grants the divorce. Divorce completes in 4 to 6 months (estimated).
Is Online Divorce in Singapore recognized?
Yes, absolutely! An online divorce in Singapore is cheaper and faster than a traditional divorce in Singapore, where you arrange to meet a lawyer and pay for his consultation. If all terms are agreed between you and your spouse and no consultation is required, online divorce in Singapore will definitely be a more cost effective solution for all parties involved!
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