Corruption Practices Investigation Office (CPIB)



Established in September 1952 under the Prime Minister"s Office, the Corruption Practices Investigation Office (CPIB) derives its powers of investigation from the Prevention of Corruption Act (Chapter 241).

Relevant legislation


The CPIB has three departments namely: The Operations Department, The Corporate Affairs Department & The Investigation Department.

Regional offices:


Number of staff: 


Head of organization:

 Wong Hong Kuan

The Director of the CPIB is appointed by the President.

Annual budget:

Major functions:

The CPIB is an independent body dedicated to the investigation and prevention of corruption in the public and private sectors in Singapore. The bureau is responsible for safeguarding the integrity of the public service and encouraging corruption-free transactions in the private sector.

The bureau receives and investigates alleged corrupt practices, and investigates malpractices and misconduct by public officers.

It seeks to prevent corruption by examining the practices and procedures in the public service to minimize opportunities for corrupt practices, and recommending remedial and prevention measures to the heads of departments concerned.

Its officers regularly conduct lectures and seminars to educate public officers on the pitfalls of and the avoidance of corruption.



Wilson KHOO
Senior Executive (International Relations Policy)
Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau
2 Lengkok Bahru
Singapore 159047
Tel: +65-6490-0416
Fax: +65-6270-0320

Last updated on 13 July 2016.


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