Home Office Scheme (HO)


What is Home Office Scheme (HO)?

Any small businesses who wish to operate from home can do so by opting for this scheme. It’s necessary to be either the owner, tenant, authorised occupier of a residential property to quality.

The scheme will provide a flexible platform for entrepreneurs to conduct their business from their homes and help save on rental and refurbishment cost as well.

Who is eligible?

To set up a Home Office in a private residential property, homeowners must meet the Terms and Conditions of the Home Office Scheme. The business must satisfy the Home Office Performance Criteria.

How does it work?

There are two types of residential property.

  1. Housing & Development Board (HDB) – You will have to apply to HDB
  2. Private Home – You will have to apply to the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA)

There is an administration fee (non-refundable) of S$20 (inclusive of GST) for each application.

Upon succeSsful registration with URA, a one-time permit for home office use will be granted.



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