Singapore Duty-Paid Cigarette (SDPC) Mark

Since 1 Jan 2009, all individual sticks of cigarettes meant for sale and consumption in Singapore are required to bear the SDPC mark according to specifications in the Customs Regulations.

Mark Specifications

Application Procedure

Importers and manufacturers of cigarettes have to apply and obtain approval from Singapore Customs before the manufacture or import of new brands or products of cigarettes meant for sale and consumption in Singapore.

Please submit the “Application for Approval of Cigarettes Marking” form together with duty-paid samples of the cigarette sticks with the SDPC mark (5 sticks for each product and brand)  to Singapore Customs for our assessment.

You may drop the form and the cigarette samples in a sealed envelope into the “SDPC” box located at  9th floor, Revenue House, 55 Newton Road, Singapore 307987.

We will process your application within 7 working days after the complete submission of all documents.

Contact Us

For queries  on SDPC application procedures, email us at or contact our call centre at 6355 2000.

You may also refer to our media release and FAQs for more information.