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Our Energy Story

Overview

Discover how the Singapore Energy Story sets the vision towards a net-zero energy future.

Energy Supply

Gain insights into the four switches that power Singapore’s economy and our daily lives.

Energy Demand

Discover ways to enhance energy efficiency and lower your carbon footprint.

Energy Grid

Explore how EMA ensures a reliable and secure energy supply for everyone.

Energy Market Landscape

Learn about the intricacies of Singapore’s energy market structure and operations.

Consumer Information

Electricity

Get tips on buying electricity and protecting your family from electrical hazards.

Gas

Learn about purchasing gas and safeguarding your family against gas hazards.

Solar

Access information on installing solar panels at your home and selling excess electricity to the national grid.

Regulations & Licences

Regulations

Stay up-to-date with the latest regulations, policies and frameworks governing the energy sector.

Licences

Learn about the licences that EMA issues to different stakeholders in the energy sector.

Regulatory Publications

Read about the Codes of Practice and Circulars that EMA publishes to regulate the energy sector.

Partnerships

Calls for Proposal

Collaborate with EMA in co-creating innovative solutions for the energy sector.

Consultations

Give your comments and feedback on EMA’s policies and regulations.

R&D Partnerships

Discover how EMA works with stakeholders to catalyse new and innovative digital technologies.

Talent Development

Learn about EMA’s efforts in nurturing talent and cultivate interest in the energy sector.

View the latest quarterly electricity tariff revision for the period from April to June 2024.

Worker Licences

Please take a look at our most popular FAQs first to see if you can find the answers to your queries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Electrical worker

You can apply for an Electrical Worker Licence by submitting your application online through the e-Licence Information Services (ELISE) portal.

Before applying for the licence, we encourage you to visit the Electrical Worker Licence page for information on the licence and eligibility criteria.

There are 3 classes of Electrical Worker Licences, namely Electrician, Electrical Technician and Electrical Engineer.

We encourage you to visit the Electrical Worker Licence page for information on the licence and eligibility criteria.

The application fee for a worker licence is $50 (non-refundable). Assuming that your application is successful, you will need to pay the corresponding licence fees of:

  • $30 for Electrician Licence
  • $60 for Electrical Technician Licence
  • $80 for Electrical Engineer Licence

Please visit the  e-Licence Information Services (ELISE) portal if you wish to apply for the licence.

To engage or verify a Licensed Electrical Worker, visit the e-Licence Information Services (ELISE) portal. Under "Search for Licensed Workers", click on "Electrical worker who offers services to consumers".

All Licensed Electrical Workers are issued with licence cards.
 

Gas Service Worker

There are two classes of gas service worker licences, namely the Gas Service Worker and Gas Service Worker (Restricted) Licences.

For Gas Service Worker Licence, applicants must:

  • Hold a Builder Certificate in Plumbing and Pipefitting and a Gas Service Workers Course certificate issued by the BCA Academy, and has at least 2 years of practical experience in Singapore relevant to the work to be performed by a gas service worker; or
  • Hold a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and a Certificate in Gas Technology issued by the BCA Academy, and has at least 2 years of practical experience in Singapore relevant to the work to be performed by a gas service worker; or
  • Hold a Gas Service Workers Course certificate or Certificate in Gas Technology issued by the BCA Academy and has at least 10 years of practical experience in Singapore relevant to the work to be performed by a gas service worker.

For Gas Service Worker (Restricted) Licence, applicants must successfully complete a course in gas service work pertaining to installation, maintenance, repair and testing of gas appliances approved by the Authority, and have:

  • At least 2 years of relevant practical experience in Singapore on town gas or natural gas appliances; and
  • The ability to understand appliance manuals in English.

Gas Service Worker Licence

The Gas Service Worker and Certificate in Gas Technology courses are conducted by BCA Academy. Contact BCA Academy via their online form for more information on the courses.

Gas Service Worker Licence (Restricted)

The Gas Service Worker (Restricted) Course is conducted by City Energy Pte Ltd (as Trustee). 

Visit City Energy website or call 1800 5555 1661 for more information.

Cable Detection Worker

Licence Card and Particulars

Replace Licence Card

You may request to replace your licence card by logging into the e-Licensing Information Services (ELISE) portal with your SingPass. There is a $21.40 replacement fee (including GST).

If you have lost your licence card, do make a police report and submit a copy of the report together with your request.

Update Particulars

You can update your particulars through the e-Licensing Information Services (ELISE) portal. After you have logged into ELISE, click on My Profile > Update Particulars/Replacement of Worker's Licence > Submit

Cancel Licence Card

Write to us via our feedback form with your licence number to cancel your worker licence. Our licensing officer will contact you within 3 business days. You will be required to return your licence.

Find Licensed Workers

To find and verify licensed workers who can carry out electrical, gas service, and cable detection works, use our online Licensed Workers directory.

You are recommended to contact a few workers to compare their fees before engaging one.

Send Your Enquiry

For enquiries on the application of worker licences, please send us an email at ema_lw@ema.gov.sg.

For enquiries related to the e-Licensing Information Services (ELISE) portal, please email to ema_rd_elise@ema.gov.sg.

Our officers will respond to you within 3 working days.