Advisory Guidelines on the Personal Data Protection Act for NRIC and other National Identification Numbers

These Advisory Guidelines clarify how the PDPA applies to organisations' collection, use and disclosure of NRIC (or copies of NRIC), and retention of physical NRICs by organisations.

The full document is available here.

For a list of the common scenarios where private sector organisations may be required to collect an individual's NRIC or other national identification number under the law, click here.