The mosque was completed and opened to the public on 7th December 1990.
It was officially opened by Hj Othman Harun Eusofe, Member of Parliament GRC Marine Parade on 13th July 1991 (1 Muharram 1421H).
MDG was built under the Mosque Building Fund (phase 2) program, at a cost of $6.2 million ($0.6m for the land).
Darul Ghufran Mosque received the "Honourable Mention" from the 3rd Singapore Institute of Architects' Architectural design award in 1991.
The mosque was closed and renovated for two years and reopened at the end of 1999.
At that time, all activities were carried out at a musolla which was placed adjacent to the present site.
Also known as Menara Biru (Blue Minaret) among the Tampines Residents. The Minaret stands at 10 stories high (130ft).
It is Singapore's second largest mosque with a capacity to hold 4000 people and floor area of 4,063 sq metres.