Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it takes for an application to be approved?

  • On average, an application can be approved within 2-3 months. This varies on the complexity of the protocols.

Do we need to fill-in the application form again for renewal?

  • Yes, as renewal application will be reviewed similarly as a new application. However, findings for the past 3 years and justification for the renewal is required. 
  • Additional points to note: To include any amendments made if they are still valid. 

What is risk assessment?

  • Each individual protocol requires risk assessment in relation to the activity proposed to be carried out, and devise measures to manage risks that may arise from the proposed activity. 
  • Please contact your respective RI’s safety office for assistance.