On this page, you can access all relevant information related to applications to register a geographical indication. Please refer to the Geographical Indications Infopack (under "Guidelines and Useful Information") for more information on the application process.

Forms & Fees

Please note that only manual (hard copy) forms are available. The forms are not available online at IP2SG. For information on the submission and payment modes, please click here.

Geographical Indication Forms

Form
Description
Fee

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GI1

Application to register a geographical indication

S$1,000

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GI2

i.    Application to amend an application for registration of a geographical indication (other than a change of the name, address or other particulars of the applicant)

ii.   Application by the registrant to rectify an error or omission in the register (other than to the name, address or other particulars of the registrant)

iii.  Request for a qualification of the rights conferred in respect of a registered geographical indication to be entered in the register

S$230

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GI3

i.    Application to renew the registration of a geographical indication








ii.   Request to continue processing an application for registration of geographical indication that was treated as abandoned

Renewal of registration (before expiry):
S$940 in respect of each geographical indication

Renewal of registration (after expiry):
S$1,240 in respect of each geographical indication

Request to continue processing application that was treated as abandoned:
S$180

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GI4

Application, by any person other than the registrant, to:

i.    rectify an error or omission in the register (other than to the name, address or other particulars of that person)

ii.   cancel the registration of a registered geographical indication

S$550

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GI5 Request to appoint, change or remove agent S$8.50

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GI6 Application to change or correct name, address, Singapore address for service, or other particulars of the applicant, agent, registrant or other party
S$13

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GI7 Application by the registrant to cancel the registration of a geographical indication S$30

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GI8 Request to correct a clerical error or an obvious mistake in an application (other than an application for registration of a geographical indication), notice or other document S$50

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GI9 Request for an extension of time for matters not relating to inter partes proceedings
For first and second requests:
No fee

For third and subsequent requests:
S$50

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GI10 Application by the registrant to transfer the registration of a registered geographical indication to another person S$70 in respect of each geographical indication

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GI11 Request for a certified hard copy of an entry in the register or a certified extract from the register S$35 in respect of each certified hard copy or certified extract

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GI12 Request to withdraw an application for registration of a geographical indication No fee

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GI13 Notice of objection or opposition S$550

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GI14 Request for grounds of decision in objection or opposition proceedings S$1,400

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GI15 Notice of attendance at objection or opposition hearing S$715

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GI16

Request to extract Registrar’s certificate of taxation S$110

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GI17 Request for extension of time to file notice of opposition, counter-statement, statutory declaration or other matter in inter partes proceedings S$100

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GI18 Counter-statement S$550

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Continuation Sheets

Continuation Sheet Applicable to the following form
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Word Icon Continuation Sheet 11 GI3

 

General Forms

Description Form

GST Form

Applicable to the following:
  • Purchase of a copy of the Geographical Indications Journal

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Registry Counter Services

Description Fee
Certifying office copies, manuscripts or printed matter

S$12 per document, by way of a written request

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Purchase of a copy of the Geographical Indications Journal

S$12 per issue

Please submit the GST Form together with this request.


Submission of forms and requests

The forms and requests may be delivered by hand or sent by post to the address below:

Address:Registry of Geographical Indications
Intellectual Property Office of Singapore
                                       1 Paya Lebar Link, #11-03
PLQ 1, Paya Lebar Quarter
Singapore 408533

Business Hours:Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday: Closed

Payment Hours:Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday: Closed


For forms and requests with specified fees, please note the following payment methods:

Submission method Payment method
By hand (in person, at the above address)
  • NETS, including NETS QR and NETS Contactless
  • Visa and MasterCard services, including credit cards, debit cards and contactless payments (e.g. Visa payWave, MasterCard Contactless, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Pay)
  • GIRO1
By post
  • GIRO1 only


1 The payer must have an existing GIRO arrangement with IPOS. A written request for GIRO payment should be attached to the form or request. If you would like to apply for GIRO with IPOS, please refer to https://www.ipos.gov.sg/payment. Given the processing time required for GIRO applications, please submit the GIRO application in advance so as not to delay the date on which the form or request is treated as filed or made.


Notes on Refund

Refund may be allowed under the following non-exhaustive list of circumstances:

  • You made duplicate payment for a form.
  • You filed duplicate forms.
  • You submitted a form which cannot be processed.

Please note that:

  • Refund requests can be submitted via https://www.ip2.sg/.
  • Forms which have been processed are generally not refundable.

You are advised to check your forms carefully before submitting them.


Practice Directions

2019

Registries Practice Direction No. 1 of 2019 Excluded Days
Practice Direction No. 1 of 2019 Hours of Business and Excluded Days