If you’re looking to make minor adjustments to the fire safety requirements of your development project, you’ll need to lodge a request under the Singapore Civil Defence Force’s (SCDF) fire safety guidelines. The requirements for submission set by the SCDF are somewhat lengthy, but we’re here to list out all of the necessary steps:

1. Hire A Qualified Person (QP)

First, you must approach a Qualified Person, or QP, to submit the application on your behalf. Under the fire safety and shelter regulations, your QP must be a registered architect, or a civil, mechanical, structural, or electrical engineer. 

2. Minor Addition And Alteration Works Application 

After you acquire the service of a QP, they must fill out the CORENET e-submission before work can commence. A fee of $90 must be paid upon submission. 

3. Stage 1

 After the application has been submitted and the fee has been paid, the SCDF will send your QP a Letter of Notice of In-Principle and a receipt. 

4. Stage 2

Within six months of the initial submission, the QP will have to submit a certificate for fire safety works to the SCDF for approval.

5. Alteration Works Approval

Once your application is approved, you will receive a letter of acceptance that will be issued to your QP.

Find Out More

If you’d like to find out more about the application process, head to the SCDF’s MAA page for further details on their safety and shelter consultation. 

A QP checking if everything is in place under the SCDF fire safety guidelines.

Seamless & Professional Consultancy

At BlueTec, our team of professional engineers are ready to assist you to obtain FSC approval swiftly. We will ensure that everything falls into place perfectly, giving you a smooth journey from start to finish. Our team is well-equipped to make sure all the paperwork, plans, and renovations are in line with the requirements from the relevant authorities.