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Welcome to CoreTrade Online Registration System

Please read the following information before you begin:
The CoreTrade Online Registration System allows users to carry out the following functions:
a) Submit new CoreTrade application
b) Renew the registration of existing CoreTrade personnel
c) Print the statement of registration
d) Check the status of registration / expiry date of registration
e) Make online request for changes / check the status of request
Documents Required (PDF format)
This online application will take about 4 minutes to complete, if all required documents are readily available. The submission will require approximately between 14 to 28 working days to process, if all information are duly and correctly furnished and required documents submitted appropriately.
For a smooth online registration process, please ensure that you have the following documents, saved in PDF format, in your computer before you proceed.
1) Worker's NRIC (for Singaporean and Singapore PR) or valid work permit/employment pass (for foreigner)(front and back in a single page)
For company application, the name of employer in the application must be similar to the employer stated in the foreign worker’s work pass.
2) Skills Evaluation Certificate (SEC/SEC(K) or approved technical / academic qualification [foreign work permit holders who have obtained their (SEC/SEC(K) previously are not required to attach this certificate)
Click here (for the list of recognised qualifications)
3) Valid Crane Operation Licence issued by the Ministry of Manpower (front and back in a single page).
This is mandatory for all licensed crane operators.
4) Valid Plumber or Electrician Licence.
This is mandatory for all licensed plumber or electrician.
5) Worker's employment details (for work permit holder) obtained via the Ministry of Manpower website (WP Online), to verify applicant’s years of local construction experience.
This is mandatory for all foreign work permit holders.

Click here (to go to MOM WP Online).
Click here (to view sample of the correct attachment and required information).
A non-refundable application fee of $15 is payable for each application submitted.

Please ensure that all required documents submitted are clear and correct. A new application must be made if the earlier submission was not accepted due to incorrect documents.
A Submission Number appears after each successful registration. Please print or note down this number. The "Check Status" function on the menu bar allows user to view the status of their registration with worker’s NRIC/FIN and date of birth.

You may send your enquiries to us by using our online feedback form available at

Click here [to view the list of BCA Approved Training and Testing Centres (ATTC) for the conduct of training and skills assessment]
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