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This application is a service of the Singapore Government.

Health Sciences Authority

Target Processing Timelines

*All timelines stated (in working days) are subject to change

Certification/Licensing of Manufacturers and Dealers

Type of application Target Processing Timeline (excluding stop-clock time incurred by the applicant)

Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Certificate

10 working days from date of audit close out

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Certificate

10 working days from date of audit close out

Free Sales Certificate (FSC)

10 working days

Statement of Licensing Status (SLS)

10 working days

Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product (CPP)
 

10 working days

Import Licence for Chinese Proprietary Medicines

10 working days from date of audit close out

Wholesale dealers licence for Chinese Proprietary Medicines

10 working days from date of audit close out

Manufacturer licence for Chinese Proprietary Medicines

10 working days from date of audit close out

Therapeutic products dealers licences (including manufacturer, importer and wholesaler licences) 10 working days from date of audit close out

Form A Poisons Licence

10 working days from date of audit close out

Medical device dealers licences (including manufacturer, importer and wholesaler licences)

10 working days

Evaluation of medical device dealers licences with QMS-CAD submission

10 working days from date of audit close out

Retail Pharmacy Licence

Type of application Target Processing Timeline (excluding stop-clock time incurred by the applicant)

Retail Pharmacy Licence

10 working days from date of audit close out

For more information, please refer to the page.

Psychotropics and Controlled Drugs

Type of application Target Processing Timeline (excluding stop-clock time incurred by the applicant)
Export Licence for Psychotropic Substances

10 working days

Authorisation to import Psychotropic / Restricted Substances

10 working days

Licence to sell controlled drugs by wholesale

10 working days from date of audit close out

Licence to manufacture controlled drugs

10 working days from date of audit close out

Licence to import/export controlled drugs

20 working days

For more information, please refer to this page.