Support your growing child’s needs
Earn higher interest
Enjoy up to 2% p.a. interest on your child's savings in the Child Development Account (CDA).
Receive CDA benefits
Receive the CDA First Step Grant of S$3,000 into the UOB CDA upon account opening. Every dollar in the CDA is matched by the Government, up to a maximum amount depending on the birth order of your child.
Get started with 3 simple steps
1) Open your new account
Apply with your SingPass via MSF Baby Bonus website. Choose UOB when applying.
2) Receive the First Step Grant automatically
The grant amount of S$3,000 from the Government is automatically credited into the CDA.
3) Get dollar-for-dollar matching
The Government will match every dollar you save, up to a maximum amount depending on your child’s birth order.
Here’s how a CDA can benefit you
- Child order
- First Step Grant
- Dollar-for-dollar matching
|Child order||CDA Benefits from Government||Maximum CDA benefits|
|First Step Grant||Dollar-for-dollar matching|
|3rd & 4th child||S$9,000 each||S$12,000 each|
|5th child onwards||S$15,000 each||S$18,000 each|
You can use the CDA funds anytime from your child’s birth, till 31 Dec of the year your child turns 12. Thereafter, the unused balance will be transferred to their Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) to pay for their tertiary education.
Earn even more savings for your child
Interest rates (p.a.)
|Account balance||Interest rates (p.a.)|
Things you should know
Eligibility and fees
AgeChild: 12 years old and below
Parent/Trustee: 18 years old and above
Parent/Trustee: Singaporean, Singapore PR or Foreigner
Actions or documents required
For Trustees who are Singaporeans/PRs
- Apply for a CDA via Baby Bonus Online
- Register as early as 2 months before the estimated delivery date of your child
For Trustees who are Foreigners/Third Party
Please check with the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) on your child’s eligibility.
After the application has been approved by MSF, you may proceed to any UOB branch for account opening. You will require:
- Authorisation letter from MSF
- NRIC or Passport of parent/third party trustee
- Birth Certificate or Citizenship Certificate or Passport of child
Deposit Insurance Scheme
Singapore dollar deposits of non-bank depositors and monies and deposits denominated in Singapore dollars under the Supplementary Retirement Scheme are insured by the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation, for up to S$75,000 in aggregate per depositor per Scheme member by law. Monies and deposits denominated in Singapore dollars under the CPF Investment Scheme and CPF Retirement Sum Scheme are aggregated and separately insured up to S$75,000 for each depositor per Scheme member. Foreign currency deposits, dual currency investments, structured deposits and other investment products are not insured.
Please refer to UOB Insured Deposit Register for a list of UOB accounts/products that are covered under the Scheme.
Ready to apply? Open your UOB CDA now.
Ready to apply? Open your UOB CDA now.
For Singaporeans / PRs, you can apply for CDA via MSF Baby Bonus website.
For Foreigners / Third Party Trustees, please bring along the Letter of Authorisation sent by MSF to any UOB branch to complete the CDA opening process.
Make banking simpler with these services
Track your CDA on the go
Use UOB TMRW to view, manage and keep track of all your transactions.
Enjoy the convenience of monthly eStatements
Go paperless with 5 years of stored electronic statements from the time you subscribe.
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