The Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document which allows you (the donor) to appoint a trusted person (the donee) to make decisions about your personal welfare, properties and affairs on your behalf when you lose mental capacity. This document needs to be signed by a Certificate Issuer, whose role is to certify that you, the donor, understands the implications of your decision to make an LPA.
Anyone who is at least 21 years old and has the mental capacity to make an LPA can do so. If you wish to apply for an LPA due to property and affairs matters, you must not be an undischarged bankrupt.
There are two LPA forms - LPA Form 1 and LPA Form 2.
To make an LPA using Form 1, these are the steps:
Application fees for LPA 1 are waived for all Singapore citizens until March 2021! This is the best time to plan ahead and set up your LPA. At Speedoc, we charge $60 (excl. GST) for our doctors to witness and certify your LPA. This is on top of the house call fees of $200 per person (excl. GST).
As Singapore-licensed doctors, Speedoc’s on-demand doctors are able to act as Certificate Issuers to help you complete the process of setting up an LPA. No need to wait for your turn at a clinic as you can schedule a house visit for when you are free, anytime from 8am to 8pm daily.