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Public Consultation for Muis Halal Certification Conditions (HCC)

The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) invite its stakeholders to comment on the proposed Halal Certification Conditions (HCC) tabulated below. Stakeholders can submit the comments / feedback via the link https://form.gov.sg/#!/61762c00e45ca10012043b13. Feedback window is open from 1 December 2021 to 31 December 2021.

Tip: As the feedback form does not have an auto-save function or draft mode, it is encouraged to copy and paste your feedback into the form to avoid losing your typed text.

Scheme Type HCC Draft
Eating Establishment (EE) - Category 1 Icon for PDF(PDF, 411KB)
Eating Establishment (EE) - Category 2 Icon for PDF(PDF, 411KB)
Food Preparation Area (FPA) Icon for PDF(PDF, 411KB)
Whole Plant (WP) / Product (P) Icon for PDF(PDF, 411KB)
Poultry Abattoir (PA) Icon for PDF(PDF, 411KB)
Storage Facility (SF) Icon for PDF(PDF, 411KB)
Endorsement (EN) Icon for PDF (PDF, 411KB)

 

Halal Engagement Session 2021 (HES2021)

The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) organised a Halal Engagement Session (HES2021) on 30 November 2021 virtually. The main objectives of HES2021 were to introduce stakeholders to the new Muis Halal Development management team, present the proposed changes to Muis Halal Certification Conditions (HCCs) and provide status updates of the Foreign Halal Certification Body (FHCB) framework review.  Below is the slide deck presented for reference. Please note that no part of these slides shall be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without prior written permission from Muis.

 

Session Dates Slides
Halal Engagement Session - 30 November 2021 Icon for PDF(PDF, 411KB)

 

 

Halal Engagement Series 2019 (HES2019)

The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) organised the Halal Engagement Series (HES2019) between 22 and 26 Jul 2019 at Singapore Islamic Hub.The main objectives of HES 2019 were to provide Muis' stakeholders a better understanding of Muis Halal Certification process and to highlight key areas for a smoother Halal Certification journey. Below are the slides presented during HES 2019 for reference. Please note no part of these slides shall be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without prior written permission from Muis.

Session Dates Slides
Sessions for all certification schemes (22 Jul to 25 Jul) Icon for PDF (PDF, 411KB)                         
Session for Flavour Houses (26 Jul) (PDF, 438KB)


Forms

Title of Form Forms / User guide
 Appeal Form for the Waiver of Muis Halal Certification Conditions (HCC)  Icon for PDF(PDF, 411KB)
 Special Request Form Icon for PDF(PDF, 411KB)
 Appeal Form for Application Fee Waiver & / or Refund of Application Fees (PDF,438KB)
 Muis Halal Questionnaire (Refer to the user guide attached for download in GoBusiness Licensing Portal)  (PDF,438KB)

 

CIRCULARS

Title of Circulars Circulars and Attachments
Modes of Payment for Halal Certification Services (15 Jan 2020)  Circular 
Request for Action (RFA) (4 Feb 2020)  Circular
Annex A-Request for Action (RFA) Guide
Annex B-RFA Upload Format
Annex B-HalMQ P2 Format Guidelines
Annex C-RFA FAQ
 Collection of Poulty Labels during DORSCON Orange Situation (31 Mar 2020) Circular
 "Circuit Breaker" Measures (8 Apr 2020) Circular
Appendix A
 Invalid Cert of Smoked Duck (29 Jul 2020)

Circular
Appendix A

 Halal Certificate Extension (COVID-19 Relief Package) (11 Aug 2020)

Circular
Appendix A-Guide for downloading Letter of Certificate Extension
Appendix B-Halal Certificate Extension FAQ

Enhancements on GoBusiness Portal for Halal Certification (8 Oct 2020)

Circular
Annex A - User Guide for Forms Download
Annex B - User Guide for Halal Questionnaire Template Download
Annex C - User Guide for FHCB directory
Annex D - User Guide for Uploading of Ingredient Menu Product Lists (Amend Application)
Annex E - User Guide for Uploading of Ingredient Menu Product Lists (New Application)

Change in Muis Hotline Number (10 Sep 2021) Circular
Annex A - List of Officers' Extensions


List of SAC-SINGLAS Accredited Laboratories

As per clause 3.7 of Muis Halal Certification Conditions (Product / Whole Plant Scheme), A laboratory analysis report according to Muis’ requirements may be required by Muis to confirm that the products, raw materials, additives and/or processing aids are Halal, please refer to the link below and follow the following guidelines to see the list of accredited laboratories you can choose from:

1) Go to this link https://www.sac-accreditations.gov.sg/Pages/Homepage.aspx

2) Under the “Browse Accredited Organisation”, choose “Laboratories (SAC-SINGLAS)”

3) In the next field, select “Chemical & Biological”

4) In the next field, select the correct / relevant scope according to the testing requested by Muis Auditor / Inspector