What’s the most common thing we do nowadays when we head out?
Us in unison: Whipping out our phones to scan the SafeEntry QR code.
The process is made more convenient with SingPass Mobile app, as all you need is to tap on the app’s ‘Scan’ function, scan the QR code and voila, you’re checked in.
But lest you’re not aware, the SingPass Mobile app also allows you to access your CPF and NRIC details, as well as other information such as income tax portal, medical appointments, among others.
Yes, this is akin to those laminated photocopied NRIC your parents would’ve made for you when you were younger.
It’s of great help if you need to retrieve information fast, as you no longer need to enter passwords before accessing a page.
But now, there’s one new addition that’ll bring you back to the past.
Access to educational certificates on SingPass Mobile App
The latest update of the SingPass Mobile app also allows one to check their N/O/A-Level grades too.
Flashback to those days where we all wore school uniforms, mugging frantically for that exam in 10 minutes’ time.
A shudder just ran through my spine while recalling my school grades.
If I were to churn out four digits to buy 4D, the numbers will be 3446.
Yes, those were some of my O-Level subject grades.
Ok, back to the article.
To time-travel back to the 90s, you simply need to tap on the ‘Profile’ icon on your SingPass Mobile app and scroll. Depending on individuals, your N/O/A-Level results will be shown right before you.
Now, you can no longer hide your grades during those awkward Chinese New Year gatherings.
Your savvy relative will ask you to show her the results with your SingPass Mobile app.
Reactions from the Public
The new addition to the SingPass Mobile App garnered reactions from the general public. Some netizens’ comments from Hardware Zone forum include:
The convenience of showing one’s school results to a potential employer during interviews, saving the hassle of having to print certificates out.
The fact that one can no longer falsify their school grades as the results can now be verified easily:
In other words? Just like McDonald’s, everyone’s loving it.
How to download the SingPass mobile app
If you’ve the app installed earlier, you’d need to update it to the latest version to travel back in time and reminisce your schooling days.