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​​​​​Infor​mation

  1. The hotel licence to operate a hotel will expire on 31 December every year, regardless of the date of licence issuance. A Certificate of Registration and Hotel-Keeper's licence are required under the Hotels Act to operate a hotel.
  2. Applications for the renewal of the Certificate of Registration and Hotel-keeper's licence and the payment of the fees will be open during the last quarter of the calendar year. Licensees will be notified by post and email on the renewal application process and requirements. ​

Submission of ​​​Applications

  1. Application for the renewal of the Certificate of Registration and Hotel-keeper's licence and payment of the fees are to be submitted online through the LicenceOne Portal at https://licence1.business.gov.sg.
  1. Do take note of the following:
    • Your hotel must have a valid URA Grant of Written Permission (WP), which expires no earlier than 1 January of the following year.  
    • Should there be a change of Hotel-Keeper, change of Hotel-Name or hotel details in the renewal application, these changes will only take effect 1 Jan of the following year.
    • If the changes are to be effected for the current year, please see the requirements as stated under the "Change of Hotel-Keeper" or "Change of Hotel-Name".

Approval​ Process

  1. You will be informed via SMS and/or e-mail if your application has been approved.
  2. The Hotels Licensing Board will send the hotel an email to confirm the renewal of the Hotel-Keeper's licence and details on the collection of the Hotel-keeper's Licence.
  3. The Hotels Licensing Board reserves the right to prescribe additional conditions or waive existing conditions for any application for a renewal of the Certificate of Registration and/or a Hotel-keeper's Licence. ​

Fees Payable

  1. The following fees are to be paid online when submitting the application form:
    • Hotel-keeper's licence fees​ at $100 for ​​​​hotels of all sizes
    • ​​Certificate of Registration:
(i) hotel with 100 rooms and less​​$200
(ii) hotel with 101-299 rooms$300
(iii) hotel with 300 or more rooms$400


For More Information

 

  1. The step-by-step guide to guide you through the submission of the application for a renewal of the Certificate of Registration and Hotel-keeper's Licence can be downloaded here​ 
  2. For further clarification, please email [email protected] or call telephone no. 6736 6622.​