Plumbers need to be licensed by 2018

PUB Singapore will update the current Licensed Water Service Plumber (LWSP) conspire for handymen from 1 April 2018 which require every clean handyman to be authorized.

From 1 April 2018, just PUB Singapore Licensed Plumbers (LPs) authorized under this reconsidered plan will be permitted to introduce, settle and keep up pipes frameworks for water benefit and sterile works.

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For what reason do we have the update?

The LP conspire expects to overhaul the business’ gauges by streamlining the operations of water benefit and sterile pipes – through preparing, permitting of qualified handymen and implementation against resistance with PUB’s principles and directions.


Snap here for the official statement to find out about this new permitting plan.

For enlistment of preparation and course points of interest, allude to the tables beneath.

Functioning as Plumbers During the Interim

The interval time frame alludes to the term from 1 April 2018 till 30 September 2018.

Existing LWSPs and SPS-enlisted handymen can keep on offering water benefit or sterile pipes benefits up to 30 Sep 2018 while they experience preparing for the new LP permit. For enquiries, do email:

Reference for Homeowners/Service Hirers

Mortgage holders and administration hirers can discover who they can procure amid the break here .

Straightforward Plumbing Works

Jacks of all trades without a permit can do the accompanying straightforward pipes works:

Water Service Works (Potable Water)

Changing of shower hose and showerhead from tap

Changing of interfacing hose from tap (i.e. after terminal fitting) to clothes washer, dish washer

Changing of interfacing hose with spring stacked self-shutting spout from tap/cultivate tap (i.e. after terminal fitting)

Funneling association of immediate water radiators after stop valve

Changing of flushing component inside flushing storage or adaptable hose from ball valve to flushing reservoir

Changing of tap/blender or adaptable hose to tap

Sterile Works (Used Water)

Establishment, substitution or expulsion of any washbasin, sink, bath/shower plate/fenced in area, including establishment or substitution of jug trap/fitting trap beneath the wash bowl/sink, floor squander outlets and related funnels which interface with a current floor trap

Substitution of grinding or front of floor trap or floor squander

Clearing of blockage in floor trap/water storeroom/clean machines

Clearing and flushing of clean pipes and sterile deplete lines/examination chambers

Authorization (2018)

From 1 October 2018, it is an offense for anybody to do water benefit or clean pipes works, publicize or generally put on a show to be a LP without a legitimate PUB LP permit. People in general can coordinate their inquiries or report hones by unlicensed handymen to the building administration or PUB‘s 24-hour Call Center at 1800-CALL-PUB (1800-2255-782).

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