# What is the minimum sum for CPF in 2015?

## What is the minimum sum for CPF in 2015?

$155,000

* The Minimum Sum that applies to members turning 55 from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015 is $155,000. Age is the age at which members will receive monthly payouts from their CPF savings. It is currently 63, and is set to be raised to 64 in 2015, and to 65 in 2018.

**What happens if you don’t meet the CPF minimum sum?**

Savings from your Special Account (SA) and/or Ordinary Account (OA) up till your Full Retirement Sum (FRS) will be transferred to your RA. You will receive your monthly payouts based on the amount of savings in your RA from your payout eligibility age. You need not sell your house to receive payouts.

### What is CPF minimum sum requirement?

How does the CPF Retirement Sum affect me?

Type of Retirement Sum | RA savings required at 55 | Estimated monthly payout (from 65 years old) |
---|---|---|

Basic Retirement Sum | $90,500 | $750 – $810 |

Full Retirement Sum | $181,000 | $1,390 – $1,490 |

Enhanced Retirement Sum | $271,500 | $2,030 – $2,180 |

**What is the CPF minimum sum in 2025?**

$106,500

FAQs

55th birthday in the year of | Basic Retirement Sum (BRS) | Full Retirement Sum (FRS) 2 x BRS |
---|---|---|

2022 | $96,000 | $192,000 |

2023 | $99,400 | $198,800 |

2024 | $102,900 | $205,800 |

2025 | $106,500 | $213,000 |

## What is the minimum sum for CPF in 2016?

The Panel noted that CPF members who reach the age of 55 in 2016, can receive the Basic Payout of $650 to $700 per month for life from age 65, if they set aside the Basic Retirement Sum of $80,500 as a premium for CPF LIFE.

**What is minimum sum scheme?**

The Minimum Sum Scheme (MSS) was first introduced in 1987 to ensure that Singaporeans would not squander their savings and would still have money for their retirement. This scheme specified a minimum amount in the CPF account when members reached their retirement age.

### When was CPF minimum sum introduced?

1987

But rising life expectancy increased the risk of members outliving their CPF savings. To address this, the Minimum Sum Scheme was introduced in 1987. This helps members spread out their savings over retirement, by providing monthly payouts.

**Can I withdraw all my CPF at 55?**

Upon turning 55 years old, CPF members have the option of withdrawing part of their CPF savings. 1 From age 55, CPF members have the flexibility to make retirement withdrawals at any time and as often as they like, to pay for immediate cash needs.

## What is the minimum sum for CPF in 2013?

Changes in CPF Minimum Sum, Medisave Minimum Sum and Medisave Contribution Ceiling from 1 July 2013. CPF members who turn 55 between 1 July 2013 and 30 June 2014 will need to set aside a Minimum Sum (MS) of $148,000 in their Retirement Account (RA).

**What is current minimum retirement sum?**

The Basic Retirement Sum for those turning 55 this year is $96,000. The 3.5 per cent increase means that the sum will be $99,400 in 2023, $102,900 in 2024, $106,500 in 2025, $110,200 in 2026, and $114,100 in 2027.

### How many times can I withdraw from CPF after 55?

You can make as many withdrawals as you like from your withdrawable savings. So there’s no need to take everything in one go.

**What is the difference between CPF life and retirement sum scheme?**

The RSS provides CPF members with monthly payouts to support a basic standard of living during retirement until your Retirement Account (RA) savings run out. In 2009, CPF LIFE was introduced in light of increased average life expectancy, to provide lifelong monthly payouts in retirement.

## What is the difference between retirement sum scheme and CPF LIFE?

**What is the full retirement sum for 2024?**

$102,900

The Basic Retirement Sum for those turning 55 this year is $96,000. The 3.5 per cent increase means that the sum will be $99,400 in 2023, $102,900 in 2024, $106,500 in 2025, $110,200 in 2026, and $114,100 in 2027.

### Can withdraw $2000 from CPF?

Yes. You can make some lump-sum withdrawals, while the rest of your savings will be paid out in monthly retirement payouts. All CPF members can withdraw up to $5,000 of their CPF savings from age 55.

**What is the CPF minimum sum in 2012?**

$139,000

Changes in CPF Minimum Sum, Medisave Minimum Sum and Medisave Contribution Ceiling From 1 July 2012. CPF members who turn 55 between 1 July 2012 and 30 June 2013 will need to set aside a Minimum Sum (MS) of $139,000. The MS for 2011 was $131,000.

## What is the difference between basic retirement sum and full retirement sum?

The FRS is two times of BRS, and is meant to provide you with higher monthly payouts that cover rental expenses as well. If you don’t own a property, or wish to receive the full monthly payouts, you can set aside the FRS. The ERS is three times of BRS.

**What is the CPF minimum sum in 2022?**

$96,000

For members who turn 55 in 2022, their Basic Retirement Sum (BRS) is $96,000, their Full Retirement Sum (FRS) is $192,000 and their Enhanced Retirement Sum (ERS) is $288,000. To help you better plan for retirement, your BRS will be made known to you ahead of time.

### When can I withdraw my CPF money?

You may apply to withdraw your CPF money one month before you reach 55 or any time thereafter. On or after 1 Jan 2013, the cash balances can only be withdrawn after setting aside both the CPF Minimum Sum and Medisave Minimum Sum.

**Can a CPF member have more than the minimum sum?**

In fact, under the previous system, a CPF Member is already allowed to have more than the Minimum Sum (but only the amount of Minimum Sum can be used to buy CPF Life and there lies the confusion that the Minimum Sum is actually the Maximum Sum).

## What is the retirement Sum scheme for CPF?

The Retirement Sum Scheme provides CPF members a monthly income to support a basic standard of living during retirement. What is the Retirement Sum Scheme?

**What is CPF Minimum Sum for annuities?**

The sole purpose of the CPF Minimum Sum is to ensure that people have sufficient monthly income for retirement through the CPF Life Annuity. So if you already have an existing annuity policy, you can actually apply for exemption if the amount you get from the annuity is higher than the monthly payment by CPF.