Fast and smart way to insure with SingLife! Be an early adopter and get 18% discount!

If you are looking to purchase coverage in a fast and effective way, insuring with Singlife might be the answer. Who is SingLife? They are a new homegrown life insurer.

(As of Jan2018)

Singlife term plan for life coverage and CI is now our number 1 choice!


They are offering a perpetual 18% discount for pioneering group of policy holders. This makes it the cheapest coverage for some age groups. DO not always assume that a group coverage like the MINDEF group term coverage is always the cheapest. Besides CI coverage is safer with a personal term plan.


Singlife application is smart

Their policies are applied, completed and stored the digital way which is totally unique. If you are forward thinking, this is the best way to own a policy. Sometimes they can offer you a straight through processing that can be completed within 20min.

A) If you are without health conditions, follow the application steps and your coverage can be offered instantaneous! No need for a processing time lag by most insurer’s underwriting department.

B) If you have certain health conditions, most insurers will take weeks to offer you a decision on loading/exclusion/acceptance. For most conditions, Singlife’s system can give you an instantaneously answer.



How to start

Send us a whatsapp and we will get in touch with you for an online advised-based application. If you are unsure how much coverage you may need, feel free to ask for some preliminary advice. Continue reading the article.


Premium rate guide for a plan with life/TPD/CI

The table reflects the premium rates with a quick glance. Notice that as the sum assured gets larger, the premium gets comparatively cheaper.

Premiums have not reflected the 18% perpetual discount.


How does a online advised-based application for a SingLife plan work with

Starting the application

We require basic personal information from you. Once it is done, we will complete the basic information portion and send you an email with a SingLife link to do ONLY the health questionnaires


Underwriting the application

The underwriting is dynamic and you will be guided to fill in any past health conditions. Above is a snapshot of the process.


An underwriting outcome is offered once you have completed the health questions. For situations with loading as mentioned above, the outcome will be made known to you immediately which is unlike applications with most other insurers. This saves you the agony of waiting for weeks to know what premium you will be offered. Moreover, we have seen cases for pre-existing conditions of ovarian cyst and epilepsy offered without any loading.


Completing the application

To complete the application, simply adjust the coverage amount and coverage term to your preference and get the related premium INSTANTLY!

Make the premium payment online via credit card and digitally get your IC verified to get coverage started.

Snapshot of an application that was non-standard terms. TPD was not offered but CI coverage is still offered. Person has thyroid condition.


Guaranteed insurability option

This allows you to increase sum assured of base benefit at life stage events without the need for further medical information. The life stage events are

a. Life assured entering marriage

b. The birth of the life assured’s child

c. Life assured’s legal adoption of a child

d. An increase to the life assured’s mortgage by more than 20% and by the reason of a house move or undertaking major home improvement.


Usual questions: Are CI definitions the same?

Yes: same definition as the other insurers in the market. There is also the same clause for Angioplasty & Other Invasive Treatment for Coronary Artery, which has a cap of 10% of the selected sum assured of the supplementary benefit (subject to a maximum amount of SGD25,000).

Early CI riders are not offered with their term plan.




Image credits: SingLife

Josh Tan

I graduated with an Accountancy degree in from Nanyang Technological University but did not join an audit firm. Being keen on investing and personal finance matters, I started a journey in the financial planning industry and have been blessed to share what I am passionate about for the last 10 years. Currently, I practice in Promiseland Independent Pte Ltd, one of the reputable independent financial advisory firms in Singapore As a dad now, I have a new found perspective on financial matters concerning parents. I share many of the concerns that you have and as I search for answers myself, I'll share them through my articles.

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