Food Farming

Starting a Coastal Fish Farm

Applying for a Licence for Fish Culture Farm (Coastal Fish Farm)

All coastal fish farms must be licensed and the licence is renewable annually. The fee is S$850.00 per lot of 5,000m2 per annum.

To apply for a Licence for Fish Culture Farm, please submit an application here. Click here for more information on the application for a Licence for Fish Culture Farm.

The list of SFA-licensed Fish Culture Farms can be found here.

Notice:

  1. Please note that all existing licences issued by Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) before 01 April 2019 will remain valid till the stated expiry date; and
  2. Accepting of hard copy or email application for a Licence for Fish Culture Farm will cease from 01 September 2019.
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Registration of a person employed or engaged in any activity on a Fish Culture Farm

All individuals employed or engaged in any activity on a fish culture farm needs to be registered.

To register a person employed or engaged in any activity on a Fish Culture Farm, please submit an application here. Click here for more information on the Registration of a person employed or engaged in any activity on a Fish Culture Farm.

The list of registered personnel with SFA can be found here.

Notice:

  1. Please note that all existing identification card issued by Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) before 01 April 2019 will remain valid; and
  2. Accepting of hard copy or email application for Registration of a person employed or engaged in any activity on a Fish Culture Farm and issuance of physical identification card (S$2.50 per card) will cease from 01 September 2019.
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Applying for Licence for Fishing Vessel Licence servicing Fish Culture Farm

All fishing vessels servicing the fish farm and kelong must be licensed and the licence is renewable annually. The fee payable is S$66.00 per annum

To apply for a Licence for Fishing Vessel, please submit an application here. Click here for more information on the application for a Licence for Fishing Vessel.

The list of SFA-licensed Fishing Vessels can be found here.

Notice:

  1. Please note that all existing licences issued by Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) before 01 April 2019 will remain valid till the stated expiry date; and
  2. Accepting of hard copy or email application for a Licence for Fishing Vessel will cease from 01 September 2019.
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Licensing Conditions

For more information on the Licensing Conditions for the above licences, please refer to the respective attachments below: