Singapore Government

Health Promotion Board

National Immunisation Registry

FAQ

FAQ - Update Record
1 How can I update my child's vaccination record?
2 I received a reminder letter asking me to send my child for a vaccination; however the vaccination has already been given. What should I do?
3 I've received a letter asking me to update my child's vaccination record. Could you please call my GP to get the information?
4 My child's vaccinations were all done overseas. How do I continue my child's vaccination in Singapore?
5 My family has just moved to Singapore. How do I update my childıs overseas record in Singapore?
6 My family is currently living overseas. My child's vaccinations are done in that country. Do I need to update his records?
7 Why are some of my child's vaccinations not updated, e.g., Prevenar?
   
1. How can I update my child's vaccination record?
  Please submit a copy of the certificate of vaccination, or the health booklet (immunisation record page) together with a copy of the child's birth certificate or NRIC or FIN or Passport number, parent's NRIC or FIN or passport number to NIR at hpb_nir@hpb.gov.sg or fax: 64381015
 
2. I received a reminder letter asking me to send my child for a vaccination; however the vaccination has already been given. What should I do?
  The reminder letter may have been sent before the notification record was received.

Please inform the NIR of the details to update the registry. Supporting documents should be included for verification.
 
3. I've received a letter asking me to update my child's vaccination record. Could you please call my GP to get the information?
  Yes. Please inform the NIR of your doctor's particulars together with your child's birth certificate number.
 
4. My child's vaccinations were all done overseas. How do I continue my child's vaccination in Singapore?
  Please consult your doctor for the next dose that needs to be given to your child.

If you are planning to bring your child to the polyclinics, you will have to first update your child's records in NIR. After the records are updated, please make an appointment with the respective polyclinic before you bring your child down for vaccination.
 
5. My family has just moved to Singapore. How do I update my childıs overseas record in Singapore?
  Please submit a copy of the immunisation records together with a copy of the child's birth certificate or NRIC or FIN or Passport number, parentıs NRIC or FIN or passport number by fax to (65) 64381015, e-mail: hpb_nir@hpb.gov.sg or post to:

National Immunisation Registry
Health Promotion Board
3 Second Hospital Avenue
Singapore 168937
 
6. My family is currently living overseas. My child's vaccinations are done in that country. Do I need to update his records?
  You can update the National Immunisation Registry when you are back in Singapore.

You can fax a copy of the immunisation records together with a copy of the child's birth certificate or NRIC or FIN or Passport number, parentıs NRIC or FIN or passport number to (65) 64381015, e-mail: hpb_nir@hpb.gov.sg or post to:

National Immunisation Registry
Health Promotion Board
3 Second Hospital Avenue
Singapore 168937
 
7. Why are some of my child's vaccinations not updated, e.g., Prevenar?
  The Registry will receive vaccination records from clinics under the National Childhood Immunisation Schedule.

Should you like the optional vaccines to be updated, you can either forward a copy of the your child's vaccination records in the health booklet or request your doctor to notify NIR.

You can fax the document to (65) 64381015, e-mail: hpb_nir@hpb.gov.sg or post to:

National Immunisation Registry
Health Promotion Board
3 Second Hospital Avenue
Singapore 168937