In October 2002,  HDB has revised its requirements of submission of the original Power of Attorney (POA) or a certified true copy from the High Court for sale, purchase or subletting of an HDB flat.

The new requirement is to submit to HDB any one of the following documents:-

  Type of Submission to HDB HDB’s Action relating to POA submitted

(1)

original POA (together with a photocopy of the POA), or Returned to Attorney after use
 
(2) certified true copy of the POA by the High Court (together with a photocopy of the POA), or Returned to Attorney after use
 
(3) 2 certified true copies of the POA by an Advocate and Solicitor (together with 2 photocopies of the POA), or Certified true copies of the POA by Solicitor will be retained by HDB
 
(4) certified true copy of the POA by an Advocate and Solicitor together with the computer printout with the High Court seal where PA has been registered via the Judiciary’s Electronic Filing System (EFS) (together with 2 photocopies of the POA). Certified true copy of the POA by Solicitor will be retained by HDB

Important Note: The above table only serves as a general guide, and may not be accurate or correct as at the time of your application. Please note that HDB’s rules and/or procedures may change from time to time or vary from department to department, so it is important that you verify the documents required from the relevant department prior to your application for a POA.