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Types of Business Licenses Required For Doing Business Singapore

  1. Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA)

    • Please click here for the list of AVA licences

    Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA)

    • Certificate of Registration of School – Kindergarten (Decommissioned)
    • Child Care Centre Licence (Decommissioned)
    • Early Childhood Development Centre Licence 

    Enterprise Singapore (ESG)

    • Rice Licence
    • Rubber Licence

    Health Sciences Authority (HSA)

    • Tobacco Retail Licence

    Hotels Licensing Board (HLB)

    • Certificate of Registration and Hotel-keeper’s Licence

    Housing & Development Board (HDB)

    • Application for Changes (HDB Commercial Properties)
    • Application for Resale/Transfer of HDB Commercial Properties
    • Home Office Scheme (HDB) 

    Info-communications Media Development (IMDA)

    Certificate of Competency for Ship Station Operators

    • General Operator’s Certificate of Competency
    • Restricted Operator’s Certificate of Competency 

    Licence for The Sale of Telecommunication Equipment

    • Application for Confirmation of Conformity (COFC)
    • Enhanced Simplified Equipment Registration (ESER)
    • General Equipment Registration (GER)
    • General Equipment Registration by Certification Bodies (GER-CB)
    • Simplified Equipment Registration (SER)
    • Telecommunication Dealer’s (Class) Licence
    • Telecommunication Dealer’s (Individual) Licence

    Licence for the Provision of Telecommunication Services

    • Exhibition of Telecommunication Equipment (with Frequency)
    • Exhibition of Telecommunication Equipment (without Frequency)
    • Facilities-based Operations Licence
    • Services-Based Operator (Class) Licence
    • Services-Based Operator (Individual) Licence
    • Technical Trial (without Frequency)
    • Technical Trial (with use of Frequency)

    Licence for the Operation of Radio-communication Station/Network

    • Aircraft Station Licence
    • Amateur Station Licence
    • Experimental Station Licence
    • Fixed Wireless Network
    • General Radio-comm (Mobile Station)
    • General Radio-comm Station (Base or Fixed Station)
    • General Radio-comm Station (Fixed Link or Relay Station)
    • General Radio-comm Station (Radiodetermination Station)
    • Localised Private Network Licence
    • Localised Private Network (Multi-Channel Radiocom Networks and Systems)
    • Localised Radio-Communication Station Licence
    • Public Mobile Network
    • Satellite Communication Station Licence
    • Special Purpose Station
    • Ship Station Licence
    • Temporary Use of Radio Frequency
    • Wide-Area Private Network Licence

    Licence for the Installation of Internal Telecommunication Wiring

    • Telecommunication Wiring Contractor’s (Class) Licence
    • Telecommunication Wiring Installer’s Licence

    Licence for the Provision of Broadcasting Services

    • Computer Online Service Licence 
    • Nationwide TV Service Licence
    • Radio Service Licence
    • Registration for Internet Access Service Providers And Resellers Class Licence
    • Registration Form C for Class Licensable Broadcasting Services
    • Subscription International Television Service Licence 
    • TV Receive-Only System Licence

    Licence for the Distribution / Exhibition of Films

    • Film (Distribution/Exhibition) Licence 

    Licence/Permit for Newspaper & Printing Press

    • Newspaper Permit
    • Printing Press Licence

    Licence for the Provision of Arts Entertainment

    • Arts Entertainment Licence

    Licence for Provision of Postal Services

    • Express Letter Services (Class) Licence 
    • Postal Services Operations Licence

    Licence for Provision of Service of Detecting Underground Telecommunication Cable

    • Telecommunication Cable Detection Worker Class Licence

    Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS)

    • Appraiser’s Licence (Lands and Buildings)

    Land Transport Authority (LTA)

    • Taxi Driver’s Vocational Licence (TDVL) / Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational Licence (PDVL)

    Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS)

    • Asatizah Recognition Scheme
    • Islamic Education Centres And Providers Registration 

    Ministry of Education (MOE)

    • Certificate of Registration of School

    Ministry of Law (MINLAW)

    • Certificate of Exemption (the Moneylenders Act (Cap.188))
    • Moneylender’s Licence
    • Pawnbroker’s Licence

    Ministry of Manpower (MOM)

    • Employment Agency Licence 
    • Factory Notification and Registration 

    Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)

    • Licence for Residential Care Facilities 

    National Environment Agency (NEA)

    • Environmental Control Officer Certificate
    • Food Shop Licence 
    • Food Stall Licence
    • Fumigator Licence 
    • General Waste Collector Licence
    • General Waste Disposal Facility Licence
    • Hazardous Substances (HS) Licence
    • Hazardous Substances (HS) Permit
    • Hazardous Substances (HS) Transport Approval 
    • L1 – Licence to manufacture, possess for sale or deal in ionising irradiating apparatus
    • L2 – Licence to manufacture, possess for sale or deal in radioactive materials
    • L3 – Licence to keep or possess an ionising irradiating apparatus for use (other than sale) 
    • L4 – Licence to keep or possess radioactive materials for use (other than sale)
    • L5 – Licence to use ionising irradiating apparatus (other than sale)
    • L6 – Licence to use, handle, and transport radioactive materials (other than sale)
    • L6A – Licence to handle and transport radioactive materials 
    • L7A/B – Licence to import or export a consignment of ionising irradiating apparatus
    • L8A/B – Licence to import or export a consignment of radioactive materials
    • N1 – Licence to manufacture, possess or deal in non-ionising irradiating apparatus
    • N3 – Licence to use lasers 
    • N4A/B – Licence to import or export a consignment of non-ionising irradiating apparatus
    • R1- Registration as a radiation worker 
    • Supermarket Licence
    • Swimming Pool Licence
    • Toxic Industrial Waste (TIW) Collector’s Licence
    • Toxic Industrial Waste (TIW) Transport Approval
    • Vector Control Operator Certificate
    • Vector Control Technician Licence
    • Vector Control Worker Certificate

    Public Utilities Board (PUB)

    • Written Approval for the Discharge of Trade Effluent into the Public Sewer

    Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF)

    • Application for Temporary Change of Use Permit 
    • Petroleum / Flammable Materials Storage Licence
    • Petroleum / Flammable Materials Transportation Licence

    Singapore Police Force (SPF)

    • Class 5 – Temporary Liquor Licence
    • Liquor Licence (Class 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4) 
    • Liquor Licence – Extension of Operating Hours
    • Massage Establishment Licence
    • Massage Establishment Licence- Employee Registration
    • Notice of Intention to Organise an Event
    • Notification to Police of Exempted Massage Establishment
    • Private Investigation Agency Licence
    • Public Entertainment Licence 
    • Public Entertainment Licence – Notification to Police of Exempted Public Entertainments or Arts Entertainment
    • Security Agency Licence
    • Security Service Provider Licence

    SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG)

    • EduTrust Certification Scheme 
    • Registration of Private Education Institutions

    Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA)

    • Change of Use Approval
    • Home Office Scheme (URA)