This section provides a summary of the procedures for applying for a Maintenance Order via iFAMS.

Before proceeding to apply for Maintenance Order via iFAMS, you should do the following:

  • Click here to check whether you qualify to apply for a Maintenance Order.
  • Prepare the documents which you need to submit during the application. The list of required documents can be found here.
  • Apply for a Singpass account if you do not have one as you need a Singpass ID to access iFAMS. You can register for one here provided that you are eligible for it.


Steps on Making a Maintenance Order Application through iFAMS

Step 1: Accessing and Completing the Online Form

  • Have your SingPass ID and the required information, as mentioned above, relating to the person seeking the Maintenance Order on hand. 
  • Login to iFAMS and click “Maintenance Order Application” box.
  • Proceed to fill up the online form.
  • Save your work and choose whether you wish to attend at the FJC or an authorised agency (see below).
  • If you do not have Internet access, you can make the application with or without your SingPass ID at the FJC or a nearby authorised agency until further notice.

Step 2: Checking of Information Submitted

  • Attend at the FJC or the authorised agency to complete the application process.
  • Bring the requisite original documents for verification.   

Step 3: Completing the Application Process

  • Your application will thereafter be sent electronically to a Magistrate who will consider your application.
  • The Magistrate may, either in person or through video-conference, ask you questions in relation to your application.
  • If your application is in order, the Magistrate will issue a summons.
  • You will be given a Court date after payment is made.

If you are unable to come personally to the FJC to make or complete the application process, you may go to any of the undermentioned authorised agencies to do so. 


If you are filing an application for a maintenance order or an application to enforce an existing maintenance order, you can submit your draft application to the following agency:


 

Singapore Council for Women Organisations
96, Waterloo Street, Singapore 187967
T: 6837 0611
W: www.scwo.org.sg
E: [email protected]
Opening hours (for PPO application only):
Mon-Thu: 9am-11am, 2pm-4pm


 

If you are filing an application to enforce an existing maintenance order that is related to divorce proceedings, you can submit your draft application to the following agencies:


 

HELP Family Service Centre
Blk 570, Ang Mo Kio Ave , #01-3317, Singapore 560570
T: 64575188
W: www.helpfsc.org.sg
Opening hours:
Mon-Fri: 9am-6pm


 

PPIS AS-Salaam Family Support Centre
Blk 322, Ubi Ave 1, #01-591, Singapore 400322
T: 67455862
E: [email protected]
W: www.ppis.sg
Opening hours:
Mon-Fri: 9am-6pm


You can obtain more information on how to use iFAMS via the iFAMS User Guide (PDF document), click here.

You can also access the Frequently Asked Questions on iFAMS  here.


 

For Maintenance Order Application Enquiries
Tel: (65) 6435 5471
(Only available during office hours: Monday to Thursday from 8.30am to 6pm,
Friday from 8.30am to 5.30pm and Saturday from 8.30am to 1pm)
Email: [email protected]

For iFAMS Technical Support
Tel: (65) 6756 3874
(Only available during office hours: Monday to Thursday from 8.30am to 6pm,
Friday from 8.30am to 5.30pm and Saturday from 8.30am to 1pm)
Email: [email protected]

Last updated on: 23/10/2017 5:02 PM

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