What is URA temporary permission?

Renewal of Use

This applies to existing uses that were approved on Temporary Permission. If you wish to continue the existing approved use, you are required to submit a renewal of use application within two months before the Temporary Permission expires.

Application for Renewal of Use

A renewal of use application is to be submitted within two months before the expiry of the Temporary Permission to continue the approved use at the subject premises. The renewal application is subject to contextual evaluation and may be approved or disapproved.

Who can submit?

A change of use application can be submitted by the business owner, landlord, consultant or a Qualified Person (QP) via GoBusiness Licensing Portal.

How much does it cost?

The processing fees for a change of use application is $535 (inclusive of GST).

Can processing fees be refunded?

Processing fees are collected to account for the efforts done to process the case and are non-refundable.

How long is the processing time?

It generally takes 10 working days to assess your application. More time may be required if the submission is incomplete and if we need to consult other agencies for your application.

What supporting documents do I need to submit?

  • Owner’s consent – Please obtain the property/unit owners’ letter of consent for the proposed change of use. If the premises are leased from the Singapore Land Authority, Housing Development Board of Jurong Town Corporation, please provide their letter of consent as land owner
  • Other supporting documents, if applicable – These include a cover letter and clearances from other Government agencies (e.g. SCDF, LTA, NEA, PUB) relevant to your proposed use

How to apply for renewal of use?

To apply for Renewal of Use, submit the application via GoBusiness Licensing Portal.

LicenceOne is a one-stop business licensing portal that allows businesses to apply for various licences they need to set up a business.

Download this step-by-step guide (PDF, 2.86 MB) on submitting a Renewal of Use application.