Voluntary Disclosure Programme

Under the Voluntary Disclosure Programme (VDP), individuals and companies are encouraged to voluntarily disclose their declaration errors and omissions.

Disclosure applies to all types of offences under laws and regulations administered and enforced by Singapore Customs.

Am I Eligible to Make a Disclosure?

You are eligible for this programme if your disclosure is:

  • Complete, with all relevant information submitted and,
  • Made before notification or commencement of audit checks and investigations

There is no fixed time period for making a voluntary disclosure.

How do I Make a Disclosure?

Please make a VDP submission using the Voluntary Disclosure Programme form. Your submission should also include the following supporting documents:

Types of Voluntary Disclosure Supporting Documents Required
All disclosures
  • Permit
  • Invoice
  • Packing list
  • Bill of Lading or Air Waybill
  • Other applicable documents
Disclosure involving Strategic Goods
Disclosure involving rules of origin under Singapore’s free trade agreements

Please note that your submission may be rejected if there is an omission in any information and/or document required.


Contact Us

You can send your queries to customs_vdp@customs.gov.sg.



You may refer to the FAQs on the programme.