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Application Process


All applications are submitted online through our eResidency portal. There is an application fee of S$100. Payment is web-based, and incorporated into the application engine and is required before you can complete submission.​

As part of the requirement, you will need to enter the email addresses of up to 4 referees. Details on referee eligibility are listed below. Kindly seek permission from your referees before you enter their details. The system will automatically generate an email to your referee requesting for him/her to fill up a confidential online evaluation form.

Applicants are allowed to apply to a maximum of two clinical specialty tracks.

Eligibility Criteria

To participate in  the Residency Application, you will first need to be offered employment by MOH Holdings Pte Ltd.


  • ​​Anaesthesiology
  • Family Medicine
  • Neurosurgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • ​Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Paediatric Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Hand Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pa​ediatric Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • ​Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pathology
  • Urology​

Referees' Information

1. To aid the residency selection, please furnish the contact details for up to four referees. Referees must have either supervised you, worked with you or have been your personal tutor for a minimum of three weeks. They would also need to fulfil at least one of the following requirements

  • a) A faculty member of your medical school, or
  • b) A Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine​ or Duke-NUS GMS appointed clinical tutor; or
  • c) At least hospital registrar or equivalent, or lecturer or higher.

Referees will be asked to assess various competencies and work attributes deemed important for a Resident that include, but not limited, to clinical skills.

Please note:​

1. Providing false information intentionally or a falsified reference may result in disqualification and removal from the Residency Programmes.

2. Please ensure that you have sought consent from your referees before appointing them. Please provide your referee’s preferred email address.

3. Once you enter the "referee information" fields through the application portal and click the “Submit Link” button, an email with a dynamic link will be sent to your referee’s email.

4. Please ensure that all referee particulars are correct before you click the ‘Submit Link” button. If you have submitted your referees' details without obtaining their agreement, DO NOT cancel. ​Any cancellation will result in an automatically generated email being sent to the referee’s email informing them that they have been withdrawn as a referee.

Residency Programme Interviews

Residency Interviews will be conducted by Individual Sponsoring Institutions. Please visit and get the Application Guide under "Announcements". 

Matching Exercise

After completion of the interviews, MOHH will send you an email to invite you to rank your preferences for the programme(s) you interviewed for.

Please note that candidate ranking is confidential and will not be made known to the Programme Directors.

Any withdrawals from the Residency exercise from this point on will result in a candidate forfeiting his/her chance to participate in the next residency exercise.​​​​​​​​​​​