Registered Specialist Trade Contractors are applicable for the 7 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.


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

Log-in Online Application System

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(In view of the outbreak of the COVID-19 outbreak and the rapid increase in the number of applications, it may take a longer processing time.  Sorry for the inconvenience caused.  )

Rules and Procedures

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