A digital medical certificate (MC) is the online version of a paper medical certificate. Digital MCs can be accessed via a unique link under the main mc.gov.sg domain, for example,
Example of digital MC:
All SingHealth institutions (except NNI@TTSH) that issue MCs or time chits will start issuing digital MCs and time chits from December 2019.
You can contact the healthcare institution you visited to reissue you a paper MC.
Please ensure that the mobile number that you have provided to the healthcare institution is updated.
You can check if your phone number and other personal details are updated via the SingHealth Health Buddy app.
The unique link that is sent via SMS requires that you unlock the digital MC with your date of birth. If it is sent to the wrong person/wrong number, they would not be able to access your digital MC.
Please ensure that the mobile number you have provided to the healthcare institution is updated. You can check if your phone number and other personal details are updated via the SingHealth Health Buddy app.
As most clinics/healthcare institutions would have your mobile phone number registered, the digital MC will be sent via SMS to you.
You can forward the link to your email address.
You may inform them that this is a new initiative by GovTech and point them to this webpage
www.mc.gov.sg for more information.
For further clarifications, your employer can contact GovTech via the
The SMS containing your digital MC link will only be sent to you. You may choose to forward it to your employer or relevant parties.
Please ensure that your mobile number is updated with the healthcare institution so that you receive the SMS with your digital MC link. You can check if your phone number and other personal details are updated via the SingHealth Health Buddy app.
For iOS users, please follow these steps:
You can use the forward SMS feature on your phone to forward the DigiMC link to your employer. Alternatively, you can copy and paste the SMS text into any SMS or messaging app to send the link. If you have no electronic means to send the DigiMC to your employer, you may wish to request for a printed copy of your MC.
For clarifications on medical records or documents, please contact the clinic/healthcare institution that you visited.
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