Apply for Fumigator Licence
National Environment Agency (NEA)
For Individual Users only
This licence is only for individuals with no Unique Entity Number (UEN).
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For individuals who wish to become licensed fumigators (to carry out fumigation by means of Methyl Bromide, Hydrogen Phosphide or Hydrogen Cyanide).
- Do I need to apply for this licence in order to carry out fumigation work?
A Fumigator Licence from the National Environment Agency (NEA) is required to carry out fumigation work in Singapore by means of Methyl Bromide, Hydrogen Phosphide or Hydrogen Cyanide. A Fumigation Permit from NEA will also be required for each fumigation work to be conducted.
- What are the requirements of a licensed fumigator?
The requirements for an individual to apply for a Fumigator Licence are:
a) have undergone a continuous 18-month period of apprenticeship with an established fumigation company;
b) have passed GCE `O' level;
c) be certified medically-fit;
d) be adequately trained in first-aid; and
e) have passed a written examination conducted by the National Environment Agency (NEA).
- What are the approved fumigants in Singapore?
Methyl Bromide, Hydrogen Phosphide and Hydrogen Cyanide are the approved fumigants in Singapore.
- Can foreign fumigator licence being converted to Singapore fumigator licence?
A foreign Fumigator Licence cannot be converted to a Singapore Fumigator Licence. Each individual must comply with the stipulated requirements for a Fumigator Licence issued by NEA, including passing the examination conducted by NEA, before they can apply for a licence
- How much does this licence cost and how long is it valid?
The Fumigator Licence costs $170 per fumigant and is valid for one calendar year.
- What are the payment modes available to make payment for this licence?
Applicants can make payment for licences through the following channels:
a) Card Payment Online in the GoBusiness Portal
b) AXS kiosks, e-Stations and m-Stations
- When can I make payment?
You may make payment after the application is approved.
The Fumigator Licence costs $170 per fumigant