Most Singaporeans still use NRIC number as SingPass ID

The option for SingPass users to use a non-NRIC detail as their SingPass ID was introduced in July 2015.
The option for SingPass users to use a non-NRIC detail as their SingPass ID was introduced in July 2015.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM SINGPASS.GOV.SG

SINGAPORE - It has been three years since SingPass users could change their unique online ID from their National Registration Identity Card (NRIC) number, but most have failed to do so, The Straits Times has learnt.

A spokesman from the Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO) revealed the statistic to the ST, but declined to reveal the proportion of users who use non-NRIC details to access their SingPass.

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