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  Pollution Control Licensing System (PCLS)
You may wish to read the information below before accessing the Pollution Control Licensing System.
If you have no enquiry regarding the Pollution Control Licensing System, please click here to access the system.
 
  Licence/ Permit Fees
 
  HS licence/Permit
    a)  New & Renewal of HS Licence fees: $308 (1 year) & $616 (2 years)
    b)  Temporary Licence fee: $77 (3 months)
    c)  New & Renewal of HS Permit fees: $74 (1 year) & $148 (2 years)
    d)  Amendment/Inclusion to HS Licence fee: $33
    e)  Amendment/Inclusion to HS Permit fee: $20 (No Change)
 
  TIWC licence
    a)  New & Renewal of TIWC Licence fee: $152
    b)  Amendment/Inclusion of TIWC Licence fee: $14.80
 
  Modes of payment
  For new applicants, payment can be made through eNets-Debit and eNets-Credit.
 
  Purpose of eService
  PCLS is an internet platform that allows online application for Hazardous Substances Licence, Hazardous Substances Permit, Hazardous Substances Transport Approval, Toxic Industrial Waste Collector's Licence and Toxic Industrial Waste Transport Approval with greater ease.
 
  Users for the PCLS includes:
  (a) Hazardous Substances (HS) Licence
 
  • Any person who wishes to import, use, storage and supply of hazardous substances controlled under the Environmental Protection And Management Act .
  • Any existing HS licence holder who wishes to renew, include/amend HS from his/her existing HS licence.


  • This application may take you about 20 minutes to 1½ hours to fill in.
  • You will need the following information to fill in the application :
    • The company’s Business Reg No. / UEN information
    • Particulars of applicant such as designation, academic qualification and email address
    • Employment pass, if the applicant is a foreigner
    • Clearance on use of industrial premises from Central Building Plan Department (NEA)
    • Types and maximum quantities of hazardous substances use/ store
    • Details of storage area/ facilities
    • Consent from the third-party owner of PCD approved chemical warehouse, if you intend to store hazardous substances at their premises
    • Details of emergency action plan to mitigate a spill/ release of hazardous substances etc.
For help on applying online, please click here. (Acrobat Reader required.)
  (b) Hazardous Substances (HS) Permit
 
  • Any person who wishes to purchase, store and /or use of hazardous substances controlled under the Environmental Protection And Management (Hazardous Substances) Regulations .
  • Any existing HS permit holder who wishes to renew, include/amend HS from his/her existing HS permit.


  • This application may take you about 20 minutes to 1½ hours to fill in.
  • You will need the following information to fill in the application :
    • The company’s Business Reg No. / UEN information
    • Particulars of applicant such as designation, academic qualification and email address
    • Employment pass, if the applicant is a foreigner
    • Clearance on use of industrial premises from Central Building Plan Department (NEA)
    • Types and maximum quantities of hazardous substances use/ store
    • Details of storage area/ facilities
    • Consent from the third-party owner of PCD approved chemical warehouse, if you intend to store hazardous substances at their premises
    • Details of emergency action plan to mitigate a spill/ release of hazardous substances etc.
For help on applying online, please click here. (Acrobat Reader required.)
  (c) Hazardous Substances (HS) Transport Approval
 
  • Any existing HS licence holder who wishes to transport hazardous substances in quantities exceeding those specified in the Environmental Protection And Management (Hazardous Substances) Regulations .
  • Any existing HS transport approval holder who wishes to renew, include/amend HS from his/her existing HS transport approval.


  • This application may take you about 15 minutes to 1 hour to fill in.
  • You will need the following information to fill in the application :
    • Hazardous Substances Licence from PCD
    • Clearance from Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) for the transportation of hazardous substances
    • Hazmat Transportation Drivers Permit from SCDF
    • Details of import/ export and local deliveries routes and also the maximum quantities transported per trip for all hazardous substances
    • Details of chemical containers in small and bulk packaging
    • Certification of bulk containers/ cylinders from approved third party inspection bodies etc.
For help on applying online, please click here. (Acrobat Reader required.)
  (d) Hazardous Substances (HS) Monthly Returns
 
  • For HS licence/permit holders to file monthly returns.
For help on filing monthly returns online, please click here. (Acrobat Reader required.)
  (e) Toxic Industrial Waste (TIW) Collector's Licence
 
  • Any company who wish to collect, treat, reprocess and/or dispose of toxic industrial waste controlled under the Environmental Public Health (Toxic Industrial Waste) Regulations may apply for the licence.


  • This application may take you 20 minutes to 1 hour to fill in.
  • You will need the following information to fill in the application :
    • Your company’s Business Reg No. / UEN information
    • Types of toxic industrial waste you intend to collect
    • Estimated quantity of waste to be collected annually
    • Names of Generator
    • Approved storage area, storage capacity
    • Details of treatment facilities
    • Types of pollution control equipment
For help on applying online, please click here. (Acrobat Reader required.)
  (f) Toxic Industrial Waste (TIW) Transport Approval
 
  • Any company who wish to transport toxic industrial waste in quantities exceeding those specified in the Environmental Public Health (Toxic Industrial Waste) Regulations


  • This application may take you 15 to 45 minutes to fill in.
  • You will need the following information to fill in the application :
    • Types of toxic industrial waste will be transporting
    • Means of packing & capacity of each containers or packaging
    • Tank numbers of each ISO tank and IBC
    • Names and contact numbers during emergency
    • Routes of transportation
    • Safety measures, safety equipment during transportation
For help on applying online, please click here. (Acrobat Reader required.)
  (g) Toxic Industrial Waste (TIW) Monthly Returns
 
  • For TIW Collector's licence holders to file monthly returns.
For help on filing monthly returns online, please click here. (Acrobat Reader required.)
 
  Additional Information
  NEA regulates and controls Hazardous Substances and Toxic Industrial Wastes, which excludes genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Any person who wishes to import and handle GMOs should consult the Genetic Modification Advisory Committee (GMAC). More information on GMAC can be viewed here.
 
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