The ECO(SP) Certification of Registration is valid for a period of three years and may be renewed before its expiry. Click here [Search and select “Environmental Control Officer”] to apply or renew an ECO(SP) registration. Click to refer to the Guide for application of ECO(SP) Certificate of Registration.
Applicants who are interested to register as an ECO(SP) or to renew their ECO(SP) registration must fulfil the requirements listed below:
ECO(SP) Registration Application Requirements
ECO(SP) Training Course
Attend and pass the ECO(SP) training course, with the ECO(SP) training course certificate issued within 5 years1 from date of registration application
Highest Educational Qualification or WPLN Certifications:
- WPLN L72 in reading, listening, speaking, writing and numeracy;
- WPLN L62 in reading, listening, speaking, writing and numeracy, with 2 years of relevant working experience3;
- Degree4 of any discipline; or
- Diploma4 of any discipline, with 2 years of relevant working experience3
Relevant Work Experience (If applicable)
Submit a photo ID that meets NEA’s requirement:
- Recent coloured digital photograph with white background
- Dimension of 35 mm wide by 45 mm high
- Showing full face with visible upper shoulders and uniform lighting exposure
- No filter or modification of the face
- Image file in jpg, jpeg or png file extension and no more than 5 MB
Front and back of NRIC/Employment Pass/Work Permit6
Note: Registration fees will be reviewed from time to time.
Other training-related requirements (For renewal of registration only)
Complete an additional course, seminar or conference that is relevant to the work of an ECO(SP)
1 If the training course certificate is more than 5 years ago, applicant may opt to take the assessment or retake the course to obtain an updated course certificate. Please refer to the training partner’s website.
2 Please visit https://www.britishcouncil.sg/exam/wpln for more details on the WPLN assessment
3 Cleaning services, environmental engineering, environmental health, estate management, pest control, waste management or any other area that, in the opinion of the Director-General, is within the scope of an ECO(SP)’s duties under the Environmental Public Health (Registration of Environmental Control Coordinators and Environmental Control Officers) Regulations 2021.
4 Degree/Diploma from Universities/Polytechnics or Institutions of Higher Learning recognised by the Director-General of Public Health (DGPH)
5 You may use testimonial, letter of appointment or other relevant document(s), endorsed by an authorised personnel with a company’s letterhead or stamp, as proof of relevant work experience [i.e. the document should describe the period of work and duties which is relevant to an ECO(SP)].
6 Please provide the SGWorkPass QR details for the application. The applicant should be in the 'service' sector. More information is available at www.mom.gov.sg/sgworkpass. The new SGWorkPass app can be downloaded for free on Google and Apple's app store.
Click to download a sample copy of the electronic ECO(SP) Certificate of Registration.
For registration-related enquiries, you may contact NEA_ECO_Licences@nea.gov.sg.