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Licenses/ Permits


Accommodation & Food Service Activities

  • Food Shop License
  • Hawker Stall Licence
  • Food Stall License

National Environmental Agency (NEA)


Arts, Entertainment & Recreation

  • Public Entertainment Licence (CAT 1/CAT 2)

Singapore Police Force (SPF)

  • Signage Proposal for a Conservation Building


Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA)


  • Licence to Supply Professional Engineering Services By A Corporation
  • Approval for Change of Use of Premises
  • Plan Approval For Fire Safety Works 
  • Permit for Road Occupation Management

Building and Construction Authority of Singapore (BCA)


  • Registration of Private Institution
  • Edutrust Certification

Council For private Education (CPE)

Electricity, Gas and Air-Conditioning Supply

  • Licence To Occupy And Operate Scheduled Premises
  • Licence To Retail Gas
  • Permit To Buy, Store And Use Hazardous Substances
  • Approval For The Transportation Of Hazardous Substances
  • Licence To Import, Export, Sell Hazardous Substances
  • Licence To Discharge Trade Effluent Into A Watercourse

National Environmental Agency (NEA)

Financial & Insurance Activities

  • Financial Adviser's Licence
  • Insurance Broker's Licence
  • Reinsurer Licence

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)


  • Commodity Licence



Enterprise (IE) Singapore



Meat and Fish Products

Fresh Fruits & Vegetables


Processed Foods


  • Fish Culture Farm
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) permit
  • Import, Export and Transhipment of Meat Products
  • Import and Transhipment of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
  • Egg Importer License
  • Clearance of Processed food items
  • Land Based Farm
  • Registration of Agricultural Pesticides

Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA)



Food (Others)

  • Rice License

International Enterprise (IE) Singapore

Information & Communications

Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (iDA)


** Due to expansive list of products in the Manufacturing sector, contact SME Centre@SICCI for detailed information on the licensing an permits


Mining and Quarrying

  • BCA Stage 1 Pre-Import Test
  • BCA Stage 2 Confirmation Test
  • BCA Stage 3 Random Test

Building and Construction Authority of Singapore (BCA)

Real Estate Activities

  • Application for Temporary Fire Permit / Fire Safety Certificate
  • Fire Certificate

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)


Transportation & Storage  (Freight Transport by Road)

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)


  • Licence To Deal/Manufacture/Store Explosives
  • Licence To Deal/Manufacture/Repair Arms Or Knives

Singapore Police Force (SPF)



Wholesale & Retail Trade

  • Trade Account

Customs Singapore


  • Registration of Agricultural Pesticides


Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA)





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