Apply for L7A/B - Licence to import or export a consignment of ionising irradiating apparatus
National Environment Agency (NEA)
For Business Users only
This licence is only for business users with a registered Unique Entity Number (UEN).
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This licence is required for applicants intending to import or export ionising radiation irradiating apparatus.
Do I need to apply for this licence?
IMPORTANT NOTE: This licence should be applied through Singapore Customs TradeNet online system. You should only apply for this licence through GoBusiness Licensing if you are unable to do so through TradeNet. This licence is required if you intend to import or export irradiating apparatus. Irradiating apparatus including, but not limited to:
- X-ray equipment (medical or non-medical)
- X-ray equipment (fixed or portable)
- Charged particle accelerator
- Linear accelerator (LINAC)
- CT scanner
- Bone densitometer
- Gamma knife
- OPG or PA
- Ion implanter
- Scanning electron microscope
- What supporting documents do I need to submit?
i. Invoice and packing list of consignment
ii. Airway Bill or Bill of Lading
iii. Brochures/Technical Date/Test Reports etc. of apparatus to be imported/exported
iv. (For Import/export by sea) Approved Cargo Clearance Permit
How soon can my application be processed?
Complete applications with the necessary supporting documents will typically be processed within 10 working days upon reception of the submission. Licence applications that require pre-licence inspections and/or licence applicants who are instructed to sit for a qualifying test may require a longer period of time (4 - 8 weeks or more).
How much does this licence cost and how long is it valid?
The licence costs $40 per consignment. A separate application is required for each consignment.
Who can I contact for further details?
For licensing enquiries, please contact the National Environment Agency Call Centre at 1800-2255632 or 1800-CALL NEA or (65) 6225 5632 (from overseas). You can also email us at contact_NEA@nea.gov.sg.
- How do I change the profile information (e.g. contact details) associated with my radiation licences?
For company: Licence cannot be transferred to a different UEN. To change UEN, existing licences will need to be cancelled and reapplied under the new UEN. To amend your company details (e.g. contact person name, contact number, email address) registered with RPNSD, please email NEA_RPNSD_Licence@nea.gov.sg with the current information to be amended and the updated information.
Where is RPNSD located?
RPNSD (Radiation Protection and Nuclear Science Department) is a department within the National Environment Agency (NEA). Our office is located at the 3rd Storey of the Annex Block of Environment Building at 40 Scotts Road. The nearest MRT station is Newton. Our mailing address is:
Radiation Protection and Nuclear Science Department
National Environment Agency
3rd Storey, Annex Block
40 Scotts Road, Singapore 228231
Licence Fees: $40
- Invoice and packing list of consignment
- Apparatus information
Equipment Brochure / Catalogue / Technical specifications of the equipment to be licensed
- Airway Bill or Bill of Lading
- Approved Cargo Clearance Permit
(For Import/export by sea) Approved Cargo Clearance Permit
- ATA Carnet
ATA Carnet supporting documents
Other relevant supporting documents
ACRA - Registration for Companies / Business
NEA L1 - Licence to manufacture, possess for sale or deal in ionising irradiating apparatus
NEA L3 - Licence to keep or possess an ionising irradiating apparatus for use (other than sale)