On this page, you can access all the relevant documents related to applications to register a trade mark. Please refer to the Trade Marks Work Manual (under "Guidelines and Useful Information") to aid in your registration process.

Forms & Fees

Where possible, you are strongly encouraged to file forms online via IP2SG. Forms that are filed online will be processed more promptly and may possibly be cheaper than a manual (hard copy) submission.

For manual submission, please note that additional Service Bureau charges may apply.

Trade Mark Forms

Form

Description

Fee
Online filing Manual filing

TM4

Application to register a trade mark, collective mark or certification mark

The guide to filling an online Form TM4 is available here.

For class(es) whose specification items are fully adopted from pre-approved database:

S$240 per class

For class(es) whose specification are not fully adopted from pre-approved database:

S$341 per class

S$374 x number of classes

Word Icon TM4 (203KB)

PDF icon TM4 (72KB)

TM8

Request to divide an application for registration

S$280 for each additional application that the original application is divided into

S$280 for each additional application that the original application is divided into + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon TM8 (139KB)

PDF icon TM8 (114KB)

TM10

Filing or amendment of regulations governing the use of a collective mark or certification mark

First time filing of regulations:

S$340 in respect of each trade mark number



Amendments of regulations:

S$70 per form or in respect of each trade mark number

First time filing of regulations:

S$340 in respect of each trade mark number + Service Bureau charges


Amendments of regulations:

S$70 per form or in respect of each trade mark number + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon TM10 (117KB)

PDF icon TM10 (106KB)

TM11

Filing of notice of opposition to:

  1. an amendment of an application for registration of a trade mark which has been published, where the amendment affects the representation of the trade mark or the goods or services covered by the application for registration
  2. the registration of a trade mark, collective mark or certification mark
  3. the removal of any matter from the register
  4. the alteration of a registered trade mark
  5. an application to amend the regulations governing the use of a registered collective mark or certification mark

S$374 per class

S$374 per class + Service Bureau charges


Word Icon TM11 (182KB)

PDF icon TM11 (259KB)

TM19

Application for renewal / restoration of registration

Renewal of registration (before expiry):

S$380 per class



Late renewal of registration:

S$560 per class



Restoration of registration:

S$610 per class

Renewal of registration (before expiry):

S$380 per class + Service Bureau charges


Late renewal of registration:

S$560 per class + Service Bureau charges


Restoration of registration:

S$610 per class + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon TM19 (122KB)

PDF icon TM19 (107KB)

TM23

Filing of statutory declaration

N.A.

Service Bureau charges may apply

Word Icon TM23 (30KB)

PDF icon TM23 (19KB)

TM27

Application to amend a trade mark application or registration (excluding change of name, address, or address for service)

Amendment to the specification, class number or the priority claim of a trade mark application or registration:

S$40 in respect of each class



All other amendments to a trade mark application or registration (excluding change of name, address, or address for service and amendments pertaining to the specification, class number or the priority claim:

S$40.00 in respect of each trade mark number


Entry of disclaimer or limitation to a trade mark registration:

S$35.00 in respect of each trade mark number

Amendment to the specification, class number or the priority claim of a trade mark application or registration:

S$40 in respect of each class + Service Bureau charges


All other amendments to a trade mark application or registration (excluding change of name, address, or address for service and amendments pertaining to the specification, class number or the priority claim:

S$40.00 in respect of each trade mark number + Service Bureau charges

Entry of disclaimer or limitation to a trade mark registration:

S$35.00 in respect of each trade mark number + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon TM27 (126KB)

PDF icon TM27 (107KB)

TM28

Application for revocation, invalidation, or rectification

S$357 per class

S$357 per class + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon TM28 (151KB)

PDF icon TM28 (236KB)

TM48

Request for an extension of time to file notice of opposition to the registration of a trade mark or of a collective mark of certification mark

No fee payable

Service Bureau charges

Word Icon TM48 (147KB)

PDF icon TM48 (234KB)

CM1

Request to appoint, change or remove an agent

No fee payable

Service Bureau charges

Word Icon CM1 (168KB)

PDF icon CM1 (83KB)

CM2

Request to change name, address and Singapore address for service of agent, applicant, proprietor or other interested person

No fee payable

N.A.

CM3

Request to cancel or partially cancel a registered mark

No fee payable

Service Bureau charges

Word Icon CM3 (115KB)

PDF icon CM3 (42KB)

CM4

Request for correction of error

50.00

S$50 + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon CM4 (165KB)

PDF icon CM4 (210KB)

CM5

Request for extension of time

First and second filing:

No fee payable


Third and subsequent filing:

S$50

First and second filing:

Service Bureau charges


Third and subsequent filing:

S$50 + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon CM5 (167KB)

PDF icon CM5 (132KB)

CM6

Application to register, amend or terminate a licence

S$60 in respect of each trade mark

S$60 in respect of each trade mark + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon CM6 (226KB)

PDF icon CM6 (159KB)

CM7

Application to register, amend or terminate a security interest

S$50 in respect of each trade mark

S$50 in respect of each trade mark + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon CM7 (195KB)

PDF icon CM7 (128KB)

CM8

Application to register a transfer of ownership

S$70 in respect of each trade mark number

S$70 in respect of each trade mark number + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon CM8 (182KB)

PDF icon CM8 (359KB)

CM9

Request for withdrawal of application

No fee payable

Service Bureau charges

Word Icon CM9 (102KB)

PDF icon CM9 (32KB)

CM12

Request for certified copy of entry in Register or certified extract from Register

Soft copy:

S$28



Hard copy:

S$35 per copy

Soft copy:

S$28 + Service Bureau charges


Hard copy:

S$35 per copy + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon CM12 (153KB)

PDF icon CM12 (80KB)

CM13

Request for reinstatement of rights

S$100 in respect of each trade mark

S$100 in respect of each trade mark + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon CM13 (127KB)

PDF icon CM13 (107KB)

HC1

Notice to the Registrar of attendance at hearing

S$715 per class

S$715 per class + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon HC1 (155KB)

PDF icon HC1 (78KB)

HC2

Request to extract Registrar's certificate of taxation

S$80 per class

S$80 per class + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon HC2 (143KB)

PDF icon HC2 (75KB)

HC3

Request for extension of time

  • Extension in relation to counter-statement

    First request
  • Extension in relation to evidence
    • If counter-statement filed before 31 January 2017,
      1. First request
      2. Subsequent request
    • If counter-statement filed on or after 31 January 2017,

      First and subsequent requests
  • Extension in relation to taxation matters and others

    First and subsequent requests






No fee payable








No fee payable

S$100 per class






S$100 per class





S$100







Service Bureau charges








Service Bureau charges

S$100 per class + Service Bureau charges





SS$100 per class + Service Bureau charges




S$100 + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon HC3 (167KB)

PDF icon HC3 (141KB)

HC4

Request for ex parte hearing

S$100 in respect of each trade mark

S$100 in respect of each trade mark + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon HC4 (141KB)

PDF icon HC4 (75KB)

HC5

Request for grounds of decision for ex parte hearing

S$700 in respect of each trade mark number

S$700 in respect of each trade mark number + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon HC5 (143KB)

PDF icon HC5 (76KB)

HC6

Counter-statement

S$360 per class

S$360 per class + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon HC6 (147KB)

PDF icon HC6 (78KB)

N.A.

Assent by personal representatives

N.A.

By way of a written request. See sample template below:

Word Icon Template (181KB)

PDF icon Template (159KB)

 

International registration-related forms

Form

Description

Fee
Online filing Manual filing

MP1

Request to transform an international registration into national application

S$341 per class of goods or services

S$341 per class of goods or services + Service Bureau charges

Word Icon MP1 (144KB)

PDF icon MP1 (107KB)

Please also submit the GST Form with the Form MP1.

MP2

Application to record replacement of registered trade mark with international registration

N.A.

No fee payable

Word Icon MP2 (45KB)

PDF icon MP2 (22KB)

MM2(E)

Application for international registration governed exclusively by the Madrid Protocol

The guide to filling an online Form MM2(E) is available here.
  1. Administrative fee (payable to IPOS):

    S$250

  2. Application fees (in Swiss francs, payable to the World Intellectual Property Organization):

    Please calculate the amount payable at WIPO Fee Calculator.

  1. Administrative fee (payable to IPOS):
    S$250 + Service Bureau charges
  2. Application fees (in Swiss francs, payable to the World Intellectual Property Organization):
    Please calculate the amount payable at WIPO Fee Calculator.
To download WIPO official forms, including MM2(E), please click here.

Please also submit the GST Form with the Form MM2(E).

 

Continuation Sheets

Applicable to the following forms Forms
TM4, CM4, CM5, CM6, CM7, CM8, CM12

Word Icon Continuation Sheet 1 (75KB)

PDF icon Continuation Sheet 1 (25KB)

CM1, CM4, CM6, CM7, CM8

Word Icon Continuation Sheet 3 (75KB)

PDF icon Continuation Sheet 3 (26KB)

TM8, TM10, TM19, TM27, CM1, CM3, CM4, CM5, CM6, CM7, CM8, CM9 CM12

Word Icon Continuation Sheet 4 (62KB)

PDF icon Continuation Sheet 4 (21KB)

CM3

Word Icon Continuation Sheet 7 (59KB)

PDF icon Continuation Sheet 7 (19KB)

Addition of "Address for Service" to Form MM2 (manual filing)

Word Icon Continuation Sheet 8 (61KB)

PDF icon Continuation Sheet 8 (22KB)

 

General Forms

Description

Fee

Forms

Service Bureau (SB) Request Form

Applicable for the following:

  • TM8, TM10, TM11, TM19, TM27, TM28, TM48, CM1, CM3, CM4, CM5, CM6, CM7, CM8, CM9, CM121, CM13, HC1, HC2, HC3, HC4, HC5, HC6, MM2(E), MP1
  • Any statutory declaration filed as evidence in inter partes proceedings or any written submission or bundle of authorities, not accompanying any form when filed




S$40 for each form plus 50 cents for each page of accompanying document(s)




50 cents for each page of the document

Word IconSB Request Form (58KB)

PDF iconSB Request Form (381KB)

GST Form (wef 1 Apr 2017)


Applicable for the following:
  • Manual filing of Form MM2(E)
  • Manual filing of Form MP1
  • Purchase of a copy of the Trade Marks Journal

 

Word Icon GST Form (46KB)

PDF icon GST Form (6KB)

1 CM12 filed under Patents Rule 118 is not subjected to SB charges.

Notes:
  • Cover letters included in the attached documents are not subjected to SB charges.
  • Forms not listed in the above table are not filed under the Service Bureau. Hence, SB charges do not apply.

 

Registry Counter Services

Descriptions Forms
For certifying office copies, manuscripts or printed matter

S$12 per document by way of a written request

Word Icon Template (18KB)

PDF icon Template (20KB)

Purchase of a copy of the Trade Marks Journal

S$12 per past issue

Please also submit the GST Form for this request.

Guidelines and Useful Information

Circulars

If you wish to receive our circulars via email, you may subscribe to our mailing list by emailing news@ipos.gov.sg to let us know so that we can keep you informed in future.


2018

14 Sep 2018 Circular No. 4/2018

100% e-Payment with effect from 1 November 2018

8 Aug 2018 Circular No. 3/2018

Decommissioning of Email-Based IP2SG Accounts on 1 September 2018

27 Jul 2018 Circular No. 2/2018

International Classification of Goods and Services
Nice Classification – Eleventh (11th) Edition, Version 2019

27 Jul 2018 Circular No. 2/2018

Concierge services

3 Apr 2018 Circular No. 1/2018

Changes Pertaining to Form CM8 (Application to Register a Transfer of Ownership) with effect from 21 April 2018


2017

17 Nov 2017 Circular No. 10/2017

Training Materials used in “Training Workshop for Trade Marks Application Prosecutors (2017)”

3 Oct 2017 Circular No. 9/2017

Training Workshop for Trade Marks Application Prosecutors (2017)

14 Aug 2017

Circular No. 8/2017

International Classification of Goods and Services
Nice Classification – Eleventh (11th) Edition, Version 2018

5 Jul 2017

Circular No. 7/2017

Unsolicited IP Services – Requests for Payment of Fees

28 Apr 2017

Circular No. 6/2017

Download the Latest Approved List of Goods or Services on IP2SG

13 Apr 2017

Circular No. 5/2017

New/Revised Chapters of Trade Marks Work Manual on Assignment, Collective Marks, Certification Marks and Series of Marks

17 Mar 2017

Circular No. 4/2017

Slides used in Information Sharing Session relating to the Implementation of Goods and Services Tax (“GST”) conducted on 10 March 2017

2 Mar 2017

Circular No. 3/2017

Information Sharing Session relating to the Implementation of Goods and Services Tax (“GST”)

24 Feb 2017

Circular No. 2/2017

Examination Practice with respect to Shape Marks

24 Feb 2017

Circular No. 2/2017

Feedback on the Trade Marks Work Manual Chapters on Assignment, Collective Marks, Certification Marks and Series of Marks

3 Feb 2017

Circular No. 1/2017

Revised Fees, Implementation of Goods and Services Tax and Change in Procedure for Amendment and Correction of Patents documents with effect from 1 April 2017

 

2016

29 Dec 2016

Circular No. 10/2016

Training Materials used in “Training Workshops for Trade Marks Application Prosecutors” conducted in November 2016

1 Nov 2016

Circular No. 9/2016

Removal of Issuance of Acknowledgement Letters for Electronically Filed Trade Mark Applications and Automation of Formalities Check

1 Nov 2016

Circular No. 9/2016

Launch of eAlert Facility in IP2SG

14 Oct 2016

Circular No. 8/2016

Training Workshops for Trade Marks Application Prosecutors

14 Oct 2016

Circular No. 8/2016

“Electronic machines” in Class 9

14 Oct 2016

Circular No. 8/2016

“Data storage”, “Information storage” in Classes 39 or 42

28 Jul 2016

Circular No. 7/2016

International Classification of Goods and Services
Nice Classification – Eleventh (11th) Edition, Version 2017

28 Jul 2016

Circular No. 7/2016

"Providing a website"
"Kits"

1 Jul 2016

Circular No. 6/2016

Training Materials used in “Training Workshops for Trade Marks Application Filers” conducted in June 2016

14 Jun 2016

Circular No. 5/2016

Arranging and conducting of exhibitions

14 Jun 2016

Circular No. 5/2016

Association services

25 Apr 2016

Circular No. 4/2016

Training Workshops for Trade Marks Application Filers

14 Mar 2016

Circular No. 3/2016

Updates to the Trade Marks Work Manual - Priority Claims

1 Feb 2016

Circular No. 2/2016

Feedback on the Trade Marks Work Manual Chapter on Priority Claims

4 Jan 2016

Circular No. 1/2016

Launch of Form MP1 (“Request to transform an international registration into national application(s)”) Online Filing Platform

 

2015

22 Dec 2015

Circular No. 11/2015

Protection of Red Cross Emblems

22 Dec 2015

Circular No. 11/2015

Formalizing of amendments to specification of goods or services

30 Nov 2015

Circular No. 10/2015

Final Published Chapters of Trade Marks Work Manual on International Registrations/Subsequent Designations Designating Singapore, International Applications Where Singapore Is the Office of Origin, Shape Marks and Relative Grounds for Refusal of Registration

30 Nov 2015

Circular No. 10/2015

Amendments to the Trade Marks Rules

30 Oct 2015

Circular No. 9/2015

International Classification of Goods and Services
Nice Classification – Tenth (10th) Edition, Version 2016

13 Oct 2015

Circular No. 8/2015

Request for Reconsideration of Examination Reports

8 Oct 2015

Circular No. 7/2015

Feedback on the Trade Marks Work Manual Chapters dealing with International Registrations/Subsequent Designations Designating Singapore, International Applications Where Singapore Is the Office of Origin and Shape Marks

8 Oct 2015

Circular No. 7/2015

Boolean Search Enhancements – Introduction of Wild Card Characters and Increased Sensitivity to Spacing

8 Oct 2015

Circular No. 7/2015

“Meal replacement”, “dietetic food” and “dietetic beverages” in Class 5, 29, 30, 31, 32 or 33

“Advice, information or consultation services relating to computer or computer hardware” in Class 42

31 Aug 2015

Circular No. 6/2015

ASEAN TMclass – Online consultation tool for classification of Goods and Services in ASEAN

31 Aug 2015

Circular No. 6/2015

Inclusion of list of goods and services acceptable by IPOS under ASEAN TMclass

31 Aug 2015

Circular No. 6/2015

Trilateral List is now known as the TM5 ID List

3 Jul 2015

Circular No. 5/2015

Launch of Trade Marks Similar Mark search facility in IP2SG

17 Apr 2015

Circular No. 4/2015

Updates to the Trade Marks Work Manual - Slogans and International Classification of Goods and Services (ICGS)

17 Apr 2015

Circular No. 4/2015

Tool for verifying list of goods and services

5 Feb 2015

Circular No. 3/2015

Feedback on the Trade Marks Work Manual Chapters dealing with International Classification of Goods and Services (ICGS) and Slogans

20 Jan 2015

Circular No. 2/2015

Revised Published Chapter of Trade Marks Work Manual on Series of Marks

20 Jan 2015

Circular No. 2/2015

New Chapter of Trade Marks Work Manual on Renewal of Trade Mark Registrations

8 Jan 2015

Circular No. 1/2015

Issuance of Certificate of Registration under IP2SG system for Trade Marks

 

For pre-2015 circulars, please click here.

Practice Directions

2018

IP2SG Practice Direction No. 1 of 2018 Electronic Online System (EOS)
Practice Direction No. 3 of 2018 Day of Interruption to the Electronic Online System, IP2SG 
Practice Direction No. 2 of 2018 Day of Interruption to the Electronic Online System, IP2SG
Practice Direction No. 1 of 2018 Day of Interruption to the Electronic Online System, IP2SG

 

2017

Practice Direction No. 1 of 2017  Approved List of Goods or Services
 IP2SG Practice Direction No. 1 of 2017  Electronic Online System (EOS)

 

2015

 Practice Direction No. 2 of 2015  Excluded days
 Practice Direction No. 1 of 2015  Excluded days

 

For pre-2015 practice directions, please click here.