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Instruction - AI Refund

Instruction - AI Refund

Approved Institution - Refund to the CDA

1. Brief description of service

(a) Approved Person (AP) / Authorised Affiliate (AA) can use this service1 to make a refund to the Child Development Account (CDA) for payment made out of the CDA.

(b) Please have the BC (Birth Certificate number) of the CDA holder ready when using this service.

2. Estimated time

This service will take about 3 minutes to complete for each child and will be processed within 2 weeks.

3. Maximum file size and acceptable file type

Uploading of document is not required for this service. 


1AIs using this service for the first time must submit a one-time DDA (Direct Debit Authorisation) application to the bank through MSF. The DDA form can be downloaded at Refund to the CDA DDA form. Please send the completed form to MSF at the following address:

      Ministry of Social and Family Development​
      Family Services Division
      Baby Bonus and Leave Branch
      20 Lengkok Bahru
      Singapore 159053
      Attention: Enrolment Processing Officer

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