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Licence for Animal Research Facility

The Animals and Birds (Care and Use of animals for Scientific Purposes) Rules came into effect from 15 Nov 2004, which requires any research facilities that intends to use animals for scientific purposes to apply for and obtain a licence from AVA before commencement of work on animals.

The fee payable is as follows:

Application Procedure
S/N Fee Description Total Amount
1 Application/Inspection fee for licence for animal research facilities S$462.00 per application per premises (Inclusive of 7% GST)
2 Licence fee for animal research facilities S$300.00 per licence per annum
3 Inspection fee for renewal of licence for animal research facilities S$462.00 per inspection per premises (Inclusive of 7% GST)

It will take about 10 mins to complete the application form

Licence for Animal Research Facility

For information on the application procedure, please click opens in a new windowhere.

For the application form and the conditions of licensing, please click opens in a new windowhere.

  1. Download the application form.
  2. Complete the form and submit with required documents to kong_yip_seng@ava.gov.sg

It may take between 14 to 21 working days to process and complete an application which includes site inspections.

Reporting of notifiable diseases

Any suspicion or positive detection of diseases listed in the Schedule of the Animals and Birds (Disease) Notification must be reported to the AVA. This includes diseases detected in:

  • Locally obtained samples of animal or bird origin.
  • Imported samples of animal or bird origin.
  • Exported samples of animal or bird origin, regardless if the testing lab is based in Singapore or overseas.

The list of notifiable diseases and a template for reporting can be found opens in a new windowhere.

NACLAR and NACLAR guidelines on the care and use of animals for scientific purposes

For the NACLAR Guidelines, please click opens in a new windowhere.

If you have further enquiries

Please call the Agri Establishment Regulation Group at 6805 2520.
Alternatively, please visit our opens in a new windowContact Info page.

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