Section 5: Philately
The Singapore Philatelic Bureau caters to the philatelic needs of stamp collectors and stamps dealers both at home and abroad. At the Bureau's following outlets, customers can buy new and past postage stamp issues, postal stamped stationery, presentation packs and annual stamp albums as well as obtain date stamping service:
- Jurong Point
- Orchard Road
- SingPost Centre
- Woodlands Central
- Tanjong Pagar
Stamp collectors who do not vary their requirements of new postage stamps, first day covers, presentation packs and postal stamped stationery, may find it convenient to subscribe to the Standing Order Deposit Account service.
SODA subscribers need only to maintain a credit account and a set of standing instructions with the Philatelic Bureau (Sales Section). They then receive a regular supply of the new issues together with a statement of account detailing the purchases, the postage, registration fee and service fee, where appropriate, and an advice on the credit balance.
Application forms for SODA service are obtainable from any Post Office.
Stamp collectors may also obtain their requirements of new Singapore postage stamps, first day covers, presentation packs and postal stamped stationery by placing an advance order with the Philatelic Bureau (Sales Section) before the release date of each new stamp issue. This service is suitable for customers who vary their orders from issue to issue and for SODA account holders who wish to make additional orders for any particular issue.
Order forms are obtainable from all Post Offices and customers can also purchase online at www.stampdelight.com
This service allows customers to personalise their special stamp sheet by printing their photos or message in the tab next to an actual stamp.
Customers can choose from a variety of designs of MyStamp sheets for personalisation. The on-the-spot MyStamp service is available at the following selected outlets
Singapore Philatelic Museum
23-B Coleman Street
Tel: 6337 3888
Orders for bulk purchase of Singapore philatelic products and postage stamp sets may be sent by post to the Philatelic Bureau. All orders should be accompanied by the appropriate remittance that should cover the face value of the products as well as the return postage and registration fee, if applicable.
The remittance should be in the form of a Singapore cheque, bank draft, money order or postal order made payable to Singapore Post Ltd and crossed 'Account Payee Only'. Currency notes and foreign cheques should not be remitted. Items ordered are subject to stock availability at the time of receipt of orders. Please allow 3 - 4 weeks for delivery of after receipt of orders.