“The new fees going into effect this month have an increase of 5% across the board.”

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Singapore’s HSA Increases Medical Device Registration Fees

Published on: July 2nd, 2024

Starting July 1st, 2024, Singapore’s Health Science Authority (HSA) has announced that they will increase their review fees in Singapore for all registration routes. The increased government fees are equivalent to about a 5% increase across the board. For a complete list, please visit the HSA’s official revised schedule of fees. Singapore remains a beacon of regulatory efficiency and market entrance for international medical device manufacturers selling in Asia. With a high standard of living and several leading hospitals in the region, Singapore is an important market for all manufacturer serious about establishing their brand in Asia. Prices listed below are in Singapore Dollars (1 USD= 1.36 SGD according to the exchange rate on July 2nd, 2024)

New HSA Government Review Fees in Singapore

The HSA has announced that they will be increasing fees across the board in July 2024. Most fees have increased by about 5%, some of the updated fees can be found below.

Registration RouteClass BClass CClass DClass D w Registrable Drug
Application Fee$560$560$560$560
Immediate Route Fee$1,000$3,340N/AN/A
Abridged Route Fee $2,010$3,900$6,250$10,600
Full Route Fee$3,900$6,250$12,000$75,600
Full Route (Priority Review Scheme* Route 1)$4,420$7,000$13,600N/A
Full Route (Priority Review Scheme* Route 2) $5,660$9,000$17,500N/A

New Change Notification Review Fees in Singapore

The Health Science Authority has also updated the change notification review fees in Singapore by about 5%. The application fee for Change of Registrant is now $880.

The updated change notification fees are as follows:

Change Notification TypeClass BClass CClass D (including devices with a registrable drug)
Administrative Changes$560$560$560
Technical Changes
Review Changes$560N/AN/A

New Retention Fees in Singapore

Singapore’s Health Science Authority requires license holder pay an annual retention fees to maintain the SMDR listing and has also slightly increased these fees.

Device ClassificationOld FeesRevised Fees (effective Just 1st, 2024)
Class B$37$39
Class C$64$67
Class D$128$134
Class D w Registrable Drug$128$134

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