BuildSG is a national movement that encapsulates the spirit of collaboration in the transformation of the built environment sector. It underscores the collaboration among the government, unions, trade associations and chambers, industry and institutes of higher learning, all working collectively to realise an advanced and integrated built environment sector with progressive and collaborative firms well-poised for both local and global business opportunities, and providing good jobs for Singaporeans.
Find out more about the regulations pertaining to Singapore’s built environment.
Find out more about the procurement frameworks and conditions of contract for public sector construction-related works.
Find out more about the different aspects of the built environment and how you can play a part in our mission to shape a safe, high quality, sustainable and friendly built environment for everyone.
BUILT ENVIRONMENT SECTOR
Updated on 2 August 2020
| Circular on Launch of HPB Swab Registration System (SRS) on 1 August 2020 -- 30 July
- Infographic on Swab Registration System
| MOM AccessCode
- From 12 July 2020, improved features will be rolled out on SGWorkPass including streamlining the colours of AccessCode (refer to MOM's media release)
- TraceTogether onboarding guides in Bengali, Tamil, English and Chinese.
| COVID-Safe Restart Criteria -- updated on 9 July
| Summary Table of Swab Test Requirements
- BCA will inform individual firms on their workers' swab test schedule within 2 weeks of receiving BCA's approval to resume works. The swab tests will be carried out by Health Promotion Board.
- Meanwhile, all approved workers can be deployed to work while waiting for the swab test arrangements.
| COVID-Safe Training and Worksite Requirements
- Construction workers and Safe Management Officers (SMOs) can start work and complete the training course four weeks from BCA’s approval
- SMOs from construction account works, renovation industry and building works for landed properties need not attend the training.
| Apply for Restart
- Construction Projects & Supply Works
- Construction Account Works
- Facilities Management (L&E)
- Renovation Projects
- Landed Housing Projects
- One-Stop Application for CTQ/TOLQ/FCD
- MOM’s Dorm Clearance Schedule
| BCA-Industry COVID-Safe Restart Webinar Series
- Check out our webinar recordings, slides and Q&As here
| COVID-Safe Training Navigator
- Your one-stop navigator for COVID-Safe training information and requests.
Construction Sector | Renovation Works | Facilities Management (FM) | MCSTs
30 July 2020
- Circular on Launch of HPB Swab Registration System (SRS) on 1 August 2020
- Infographic on Swab Registration System
20 July 2020
- Circular: Clarification on Cohorting Requirements under the COVID-Safe Accommodation Criteria
Updated 21 July 2020
- Circular on Construction Restart Booster to Support Firms and Workers for Sector Restart
27 June 2020
- Media Release: $1.36b Construction Support Package to help firms resume work quickly and safely
26 June 2020
- Latest Updates on the Restart of the Construction Sector
18 June 2020
- Advisory on Re-opening of Sports and Recreational Facilities in Condominiums
13 June 2020
- Media Release on Resumption of All Renovation Projects, Subject to Availability of Workers
- Advisory on Resumption of All Renovation Works from 15 June 2020
- Advisory on Resumption of All Renovation Works from 15 June 2020 (华文版)
MOM | MTI | MOH
| MOM: Foreign Worker Levy Waiver and Rebates Extended for Construction, Marine Shipyard and Process Sectors -- 1 August
- Employers who have paid the 50% levies originally due in July will have the amount refunded to them.
- Full FWL waiver for levies due in August and September 2020 will be provided.
- The FWL waiver will be stepped down to 75% for levies due in October, followed by 50% FWL waiver for levies due in November, and 25% FWL waiver for levies due in December 2020.
- The $375 FWL rebate will be extended for another two months, to August and September 2020. This will replace the existing $90 FWL rebate for each Work Permit holder.
| MOM: 69 more dorms declared clear of Covid-19 -- 21 July
- 69 more dormitories have been cleared of COVID-19 with effect from 21 July
- As of 20 July 2020, about 247,000 workers have either recovered, or have been tested to be free from the virus.
- Some of the workers are pending movement to appropriate accommodations before they can resume work.
- Others can return to work once dormitory operators, employers and workers have made the necessary preparations to complete the three required steps1 that will help minimise the risk of new infections as the workers go to work on a daily basis.
- Refer to MOM's media release for more info.
The Construction Workforce Registration System (CWRS) is an online portal for CoreTrade and Multi-skilling registration and the renewal of Direct R1 eligibility.
ORV allows you to register the workers for Identity Verification and check your registration status online.
Lift and escalator owners, contractors and Authorised Examiners (AEs) can apply for and view applications for Permit to Operate (PTO) here.
The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) is an agency under the Ministry of National Development, whose mission is to shape a safe, high quality, sustainable and friendly built environment. As the lead public agency, we champion transforming Singapore into a future-ready built environment.