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IN-HOUSE EMPLOYERS

You need to register as an In-House Employer with the Police Licensing & Regulatory Department before your company, business entity or a management corporation or MCST (Management Corporation Strata Title) can employ licensed Security Officers or Private Investigators.

 


Types of Applications

Validity

Fees (Non-Refundable)

New In-House Employer Registration

-

-

Withdrawal of In-House Employer Registration

NA

NA

Amendment of existing In-House Employer Registration

NA

NA

De-Registration of In-House Employer Registration

NA

NA

 

New

Your company is required to register as an In-House Employer before employing licensed Security Officers or Private Investigators. Your company will need to appoint a company representative to be the point-of-contact with the Police Licensing & Regulatory Department. This person may be a Human Resource officer or security manager. The appointed representative will represent the In-House Employer on all matters relating to notification of employment and cessation of licensed Security Officers or Private Investigators

Withdrawal

Your company may withdraw the registration to be an In-House Employer at any time before the registration is approved.

Amend Registration Details

Your company can amend the following information of the registered In-House Employer:

a.   Details and representative ofIn-House Employer

b.   Business name

c.    Operating address

d.   Employment or cessation of Security Officer or Private Investigator

e.   Security Officer's employment grade

f.     Individual authorization (not applicable to company)

De-Registration

Your company is permitted to de-register as an In-House Employer at any time.


New

No supporting document is required.

Withdrawal

No supporting document is required.

Amend Registration Details

Your company is required to obtain the following documents before amending the information of the registered In-House Employer.

Information to be amended

Requirements

Fees

Details and representative ofIn-House Employer

No documents required

No fees required

 

Business name

Latest ACRA’s business profile

 

Operating address

Employment or cessation of Security Officer or Private Investigator

 

No documents required

Security Officer's employment grade

Individual Authorization (not applicable to company)

 

De-Registration

No supporting document is required.


New
Processing time is about 14 working days from the receipt of the registration submission and the necessary supporting documents, if required. Any incomplete or incorrect submission will be rejected.
Your company will be notified of the outcome via GoBusiness Licensing.
Withdrawal
Processing time is immediate upon the submission of your withdrawal request.
Amend Registration Details
Processing time is about 14 working days from the receipt of the registration submission and the necessary supporting documents, if required. Any incomplete or incorrect submission will be rejected.
Your company will be notified of the outcome via GoBusiness Licensing.
De-Registration
About 14 working days from the receipt of Request to De-register. Your company will be notified of the outcome via email.


You will be directed to GoBusiness Licensing webpage, which will require you to sign in using your CorpPass

If you require assistance or guidance on the GoBusiness portal, please contact their helpdesk at (+65) 6774 1430 or email licences-helpdesk@crimsonlogic.com.sg

The process may take around 15-20 minutes to complete.

APPLY


To download a copy of your active staff list, login to GoBusiness using your company’s CorpPass and follow the following steps: 

  1. Select “Licensed Entities”
  2. Select “Singapore Police Force” > Enquiry on Existing SPF Licences
  3. At “Licence Type” drop down box, select “In-House Employers”
  4. Select “Active Staff List” from the “Enquiry Type” drop down box
  5. Enter the Licence No. and click the search button

To check on the Security Officer's employment grade and training status, login to GoBusiness using your company’s CorpPass and follow the following steps: 

  1. Select “Licensed Entities”
  2. Select “Singapore Police Force” > Enquiry on Existing SPF Licences
  3. At “Licence Type” drop down box, select “In-House Employers”
  4. Select “Individual Licence” from the “Enquiry Type” drop down box
  5. Enter the licensed Security Officer’s NRIC/FIN No and click the search button
  6. System will display the officer’s particulars
  7. Click “View training records”

To notify on employment of Security Officers or Private Investigators, login to GoBusiness using your company’s CorpPass and follow the following steps: 

  1. Select “Licence Application” > “Amend Existing Licence”
  2. Select Registration of In-House Employer
  3. Select “Notification of Employment” and click the Next button
  4. Enter the licensed Security Officer or Private Investigator’s NRIC/FIN No and select either “Security Officer” or “Restricted Security Officer” from the “Licence Type” drop down box
  5. Click “Add” button to notify employment of more than one licensed Security Officer or Private Investigator
  6. Select “Proceed” to submit the notification.

To notify on cessation of Security Officers or Private Investigators, login to GoBusiness using your company’s CorpPass and follow the following steps: 

  1. Select “Licence Application” > “Amend Existing Licence”
  2. Select Registration of In-House Employer
  3. Select “Notification of Cessation” and click the Next button
  4. Enter the licensed Security Officer or Private Investigator’s NRIC/FIN No and select either “Security Officer” or “Restricted Security Officer” from the “Licence Type” drop down box
  5. Indicate the cessation date of the Security Officer or Private Investigator in the “Cessation Date” box
  1. Click “Add” button to cease employment of more than one licensed Security Officer or Private Investigator
  1. Select “Proceed” to submit the notification.

As an employer of your Security Officers, a registered In-House Employer ought to be familiar with the training requirements and job functions for each staff grade under the Security Progressive Wage Model (PWM).

Security Officers must have attained the relevant training certifications before they can perform certain job functions.

Information on Security Officer’s training requirements can be found here.


Prior to deployment, all licensed Private Investigators are required to pass and submit the statement of attainment for the WSQ module of ‘Perform investigation activities in compliance with legal requirement (PI)’.

Those who have not passed the module will be deemed untrained Private Investigators and if deployed, will be in breach of the Licensing Conditions.

Information on Private Investigator’s training requirements can be found here.


Dear Customers.

 

With effect from 1 August 2021, members of the public who wish to utilise counter services at the Police Licensing & Regulatory Department, Police Cantonment Complex (391 New Bridge Road) would be required to make an appointment in advance.

 

2.           To register for an appointment, please use the following link at www.picktime.com/policelicensing or the below QR code:

 

 

3.           Upon successful registration, members of the public will receive a notification with details of the scheduled appointments.

 

4.           For enquiries, please use our online services at www.police.gov.sg/licence or email us at SPF_Licensing_Feedback@spf.gov.sg.

 

5.           Thank you.

 


If you are familiar with the application requirements and wish to apply now, please click here to proceed to GoBusiness Licensing. CorpPass is required for login to GoBusiness Licensing.




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