How to Apply for Land Intensification Allowance (LIA)?

Application Process
  • A building owner who proposes to construct or renovate/extend a building or structure that meets the above qualifying criteria may apply to the EDB for the LIA incentive, if the development application in respect of the construction or renovation/extension works is submitted to the URA on or after 23 February 2010. All applications must be made to the EDB with the completed application form and a copy of the notice of written permission issued by URA. Please refer to Annex B for a flowchart of the application process.
  • Upon approval by EDB, the applicant will receive a letter of offer from EDB, stating the terms and conditions attached to the offer. The approval is subject to the completed building or structure meeting the relevant GPR benchmark.
  • Upon the completion of the construction or renovation/extension of the building, the approved applicant is required to submit a verification form (which will be attached to the letter of offer), within 3 months, to the EDB with a declaration made by a qualified person (either a registered architect or a registered professional engineer) to confirm the GPR of the completed building or structure for which LIA incentive has been offered.

Flow Chart
1. Contact EDB at 6832 6832 or clientservices@edb.gov.sg if you are interested to apply for LIA incentive. 

Submit the completed application form, together with:
  • A copy of the notice of Written Permission (with proposed GPR) issued by URA OR
  • A copy of notice of Written Permission equivalent (with proposed GPR) issued by JTC

2. Upon approval, a letter of offer will be issued to the applicant. Terms and conditions of the award will be set out within the letter.
  • The letter must be retained and submitted to IRAS upon request.

3. Once the Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP) has been issued or once the renovation/extension project has been completed, approved LIA applicant is required to submit a verification form to the EDB not later than 3 months from the completion of the construction or renovation/extension project for confirmation that the building or structure has been built up to the relevant GPR benchmark as stated in the letter of offer.
  • The verification form will be issued to the LIA incentive recipient together with the letter of offer from EDB.

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