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Preparing for Surgery

The prospect of undergoing surgery can be daunting, even for adults. Being well prepared for admission can help you or your loved one feel less anxious about the process.


What to Bring 

Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents

  • NRIC / Birth Certificate if under 15 years old / Passport if not Singapore citizen, and
  • Medical Benefits Documents (if any)

Medisave can be used for surgical procedures such as wisdom tooth removal surgery, dental implant surgery, bone grafting, and gum grafting. If your surgery is Medisave-claimable and you plan to use Medisave to pay for it, the Medisave account holder should bring their NRIC.


Work permit or employment pass holders

  • CPF membership card
  • Valid work pass, and
  • Letter from employer, if applicable


Civil servants or Singapore Armed Forces personnel

  • Civil Service Card (CSC) or
  • Medical Benefits Identification Memo (MBIM)

Employees covered by company medical coverage

  • Hospitalisation Identity Card or
  • Letter of Guarantee



What Not to Bring 

Please leave valuables and excessive cash at home. NDCS will not be responsible for any loss or damage to patients' personal property while on the premises.