Gas Importer Licence

Notes to Applicant

  1. The estimated time taken to complete the form is 20 minutes.
  2. If any information provided by the Applicant is of a confidential or commercially sensitive nature, please identify such information in a separate document by noting the relevant sections and citing reasons why the information is considered confidential or commercially sensitive.
  3. The requirements stated in this application form are subject to changes, due to continual development and evolvement of the industry. You are advised to check with us periodically with regard to the latest licensing requirements.
  4. In the event that the licence is granted, an initial licence fee as well as an annual fee during the term of the licence would be payable.
  5. The Applicant should also seek the necessary approvals, clearances and endorsements (as required) from all relevant authorities in relation to the application and submit all relevant corresponding documents.
  6. All items marked with asterisk (*) are mandatory fields.

For Information

  1. Terms used in form:
    1. Commercial Generation: Generation of electricity to be exported into the grid as set out in the Policy on Gas Import Control;
    2. Firm Contracted Quantity: In respect of a year, the maximum quantity of gas, expressed in either volumetric, mass or energy units, which, pursuant to the gas sale agreement / gas contract between the Applicant and its supplier, the supplier has a firm obligation to deliver to the Applicant during that year;
    3. Maximum Annual Quantity: In respect of a year, the sum of Applicant’s firm contracted quantities or such other quantities approved by EMA;
    4. Non-Commercial Generation and other uses: Any form of electricity generation which is not commercial generation, and any other uses; and
    5. Policy on Gas Import Control: The Information Paper entitled “Policy on Gas Import Control” released by EMA on 26 December 2006 and its addenda.
  2. The Applicant should also seek approval from all relevant authorities, including the Singapore Customs, for the import of natural gas. Please contact the Singapore Customs via email at for more details on the requirements.
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