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Application and Update Procedure

Please refer to these instructions to apply for a Licence for Home Office Scheme, or to update your business particulars.


You can apply for your Licence for Home Office Scheme, valid for 5 years, via LicenceOne. A non-refundable administration fee of $20 is required. You will need to prepare the following:

  • SingPass
  • Credit card (Visa or Mastercard) for payment
Upon submission and payment, you or the Third Party Filer should print the approval letter available in the “Correspondence” tab for reference.

Application by a Third Party Filer

A Third Party Filer is a member of a professional firm or filer who is authorised to make a submission on your behalf. In such cases, your Third Party Filer will need the following to make the application via LicenceOne:

  • Your NRIC number
  • A Letter of Authorisation from you
  • SingPass
  • Credit card (Visa or MasterCard) for payment


If you need assistance to complete the online application, please contact the LicenceOne Helpdesk at 6774-1430. 

The operating hours of the LicenceOne Helpdesk are as follows:
Monday to Friday: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am to 2:00pm
Excluding Sunday and Public Holidays

Alternatively, you can send an email to

Income tax

Do note that any income earned or received in Singapore from trade, business, profession, and/ or vocation will be subject to income tax. You can check the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore website for more information on this.

Updates/ changes to your business particulars

If there are any changes in your business activity, you will need to: