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Licence Application Fee

Use the fee calculator to estimate  your licence fee!

Type of licence

Basis of chargeable fee

Rate per year

  • Signboard licence*

Up to 15m2

$50 per licence

Above 15m2

$20 per m2 or part thereof in excess of 5m2

  • Advertisement licence
  • Directional Sign licence
  • Free Standing Signboard licence

Up to 1m2**

$20 per sign

Above 1m2 to 5m2

$90 per sign

Above 5m2 to 10m2

$140 per sign

Above 10m2

$20 per m2 or part thereof per sign

  • Animated Billboard licence

Up to 10m2

$225 per sign

Above 10m2

$30 per m2 or part thereof per sign

  • Skysign licence
  • Balloon Sign licence

Display Area

$40 per m2 or part thereof per sign

*Each business premise is eligible for a one-time aggregate 5m2 signboard exemption. Exemption may be considered upon submission of the declaration form during the online consultation via Advertisement licensing System (ALS).

**All advertisements / directional signs / banners up to 1m2 are classified as small advertisements.

The minimum chargeable period of the licence is one month, subject to a minimum fee of $20.00.

If the licence period is more than a month, this duration will be pro-rated to the next one month. For example, 5 May to 4 June is considered as one month, while 5 May to 5 June is taken as two months.

Permit To Use Fee 

Type

Fee

Temporary Building with statistical gross floor area

$200 for every 100m2

Temporary Building with no measurable statistical gross floor area

$200 per structure


How to make payment

Giro payment is compulsory for annual auto-renewal of licences. If the licence is not automatically renewed the following year, a fresh application needs to be made to obtain a new sign licence.

Payment

Details

e-Nets and credit card

 

Pay online through ALS

 

PayNow

  • Please use BCA PayNow proxy T08GB0005B101 or simply scan the QR Code below.

QR_Paynow T08GB0005B101

  • Indicate Licence Number or Formal Application Number <FA/xxxxx/xxxx/xx/xx> in PayNow reference field.
Note: Payment will only be accepted for new application or licence with renewal/payment notice issued. Licence will not be renewed if renewal/payment notice is not issued.
Internet Bank Transfer
  • Transfer to BCA Bank Account as below –

Account Name: Building and Construction Authority
Account Type: DBS Current Account
Bank Code: 7171
Account Number: <001-021871-9>
DBS Swift Code: DBSSSGSG

  • Once payment is made successfully, submit the payment details through BCA’s Payment Notification via https://go.gov.sg/bcapmt.

Note: Payment will only be accepted for new application or licence with renewal/payment notice issued. Licence will not be renewed if renewal/payment notice is not issued.

Giro

  • Post the completed original copy of the Giro application form to BCA within 1 month from the issuance of the licence
  • Giro applications are subject to bank's approval
  • You will be notified via post about your Giro application status
  • Deduction takes place in the next renewal period after bank's approval

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