The Elections Department has announced through a press release on Monday (2 Feburary) that the registers of electors is to be updated no later than 30 April.
This revision was directed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong through the permanent secretary of the Prime Minister Office.
The last update to the registers was in March last year.
In order to qualify as an elector, a person has to be a Singapore Citizen and 21 years old and above as of 1 February, and not disqualified as an elector under any written law.
In addition, the person must have a Singapore residential address registered with the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority as of 1 February so that his or her name can be entered or retained in the register for a constituency.
The Elections Department will be providing more details on how Singaporeans can check the registers in the later part of February.