APPLY AS REGISTERED SPECIALIST TRADE CONTRACTORS

Registered Specialist Trade Contractors are applicable for the 10 Designated Trades of -

 
Note: 

  • With effect from 1 April 2019, the Subcontractor Registration Scheme (SRS) has been renamed as the Registered Specialist Trade Contractors Scheme (RSTCS) together with a couple of enhancements. All subcontractors who are registered under the seven trades namely Concreting, Concreting Formwork, Curtain Wall, Demolition, Erection of Concrete Precast Component, Reinforcement Bar Fixing and Scaffolding of the SRS have automatically become Registered Specialist Trade Contractors under the RSTCS and no application is required. All subcontractors who are registered under the remaining trades of the SRS have been retained as Registered Subcontractors under RSTCS and no application is required. All reference to the SRS shall be substituted by the RSTCS with effect from 1 April 2019. For existing construction contracts where subcontractors are required to register under the relevant trades available in the SRS, such subcontractors shall be deemed to have fulfilled that requirement if they are registered under the relevant trades in the RSTCS.
  • The upgrade of plastering trade as the eighth designated trade under the RSTCS takes effect from 1 January 2021. By then, all Registered Subcontractors of plastering trade automatically become Group 1 Plastering Trade Registered Specialist Trade Contractor and no application is required.
  • The upgrade of suspended ceiling and tower crane (erecting, dismantling and altering height)  as the ninth and tenth designated trade under the RSTCS takes effect from 1 April 2022. By then, all Registered Subcontractors of suspended ceiling and tower crane (erecting, dismantling and altering height) trade automatically become Group 1 Suspended Ceiling and Tower Crane (Erecting, Dismantling and Altering Height) Registered Specialist Trade Contractor and no application is required.
  • To enhance the level of integrity management of Registered Specialist Trade Contractors and Registered Subcontractors, the Construction Industry Council added the new registration requirement of ‘Integrity Management’ which will be implemented in phases below (For more details about company integrity policy template and integrity training for top management personnel, please "Click here” to visit ICAC Integrity Charter’s website):
  1. From 1 April 2022 onwards, all applications for registration (including New Application, Renewal of Registration, Change of Registration Status/Designated Trades/Grouping, Inclusion of Additional Trades and Specialties) should be submitted together with the company integrity policy;
  2. From 1 January 2023 onwards, all applications for Renewal of Registration should be submitted together with record of a minimum of 1 hour integrity training taken by at least one top management personnel within the valid registration period.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Submit the application form and supporting documents 
  
  Finish the payment
Acknowledgement of application in 5 working days upon receipt
Vet application by the Committee on Registered Specialist Trade Contractors Scheme of CIC
Notify application result within 25 working days upon receipt of completed application information

Accession to the register



How to Apply

Submit via Online Application System (Please use Google Chrome internet browser)


Code of Conduct Guidance Document and Sample Integrity Policy (Please download Page 6 for Sample Integrity Policy)

Rules and Procedures

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