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

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

  • Click here to check whether you qualify to apply for a Protection 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 Protection 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 Protection Order on hand. 
  • Login to iFAMS and click “Protection 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: Counselling

  • At the FJC or the authorised agency, a counsellor may attend to you and provide you with the necessary information that you may require with regard to your safety.

Step 4: 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.  Please contact the agencies for further information:


Blk 410, Bedok North Avenue 2, #01-58, Singapore 460410
T: 6449 9088
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm


Care Corner Project StART
Blk 7A, Commonwealth Avenue, #01-672, Singapore 141007
T: 6476 1482
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 10am-4pm
Mon & Tue: 6.30pm-9.30pm (by appointment only)


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

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


For Protection Order Application Enquiries
Tel: (65) 6435 5077
(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)

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)

Last updated on: 27/7/2017 11:58 AM


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