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Dear Industry Professionals,

1. BCA will be changing the existing form format from (.XFD) to (.XFDX) for BCA's application forms listed below.

2. Industry professionals are required to use the revised ES application forms for your plan submissions to BCA, with effect from 21 April 2023, Friday onwards.

Application type BCA Application Form Attachments
BCA-BP-BP Submission BCA-BP-BPAPPV01.XFDX *You are required to go to CORENET 2.0 to download the new XFDX forms for your building plan submissions.
BCA-CD-Consultation request BCA-CD-PLAN01.XFDX
BCA-CD-Plan submission BCA-CD-PLAN02.XFDX
Permit to erect temporary building works BCA-BP-PMTTB.XFDX
Permit to erect temporary building works BCA-CSC-CTSTBW.XFDX

3. The revised forms can be obtained from BCA folder via BCA CORENET 2.0.

4. Submissions for the application types mentioned above are required to use the revised application forms (.XFDX). The application forms (.XFD) will not be accepted by BCA, from 21 Apr 2023, Friday onwards.

5. Please contact the following should you have any queries on the revised ES application forms:

Online feedback form:-
E-form release email:-

Thank you.
Project Manager

New CORENET 2.0 e-Submission System 

The key enhancements in new CORENET 2.0 ( include: 

    (a) Refreshed look and feel for a more intuitive user experience 
    (b) Convenient and secured login process 
    (c) Inclusion of assistant(s) to assist his/her Qualified Person in preparation of submission
    (d) Project dashboard and enhanced search function 
    (e) Enhanced data quality via automated validation of submission inputs in forms 
    (f) Improved tracking and coordination of applications and correspondences

New Login Mechanism and Onboarding for Existing CORENET Users 

CORENET 2.0 will onboard Singpass login mechanism. Users accessing CORENET 2.0 and representing their companies should login as a business user, while users accessing in their individual capacity can login as an individual.

If there is an intent for you and your colleagues to access CORENET 2.0 as Singpass Business users, please ensure your company Corppass administrator has added you and your colleagues, whoever should be accessing CORENET 2.0, via the Corppass portal. If you are planning to access CORENET 2.0 using Singpass Individual, no action is required.

For more information on how a Corppass admin can onboard CORENET 2.0 as Singpass Business users and assigning the CORENET 2.0 digital services to the Singpass Business users, please refer to the Corppass user guides.

Installation of CORENET 2.0 Softwares

To ensure a smooth transition, users may install CORENET 2.0 softwares in advance. Following are the softwares required for CORENET 2.0:  

    (a) ESPro v1.6.3  (Note: This is required only for submission via the ESPro and is not applicable for submission via the CORENET 2.0 Portal)
    (b) Form Viewer v4.1.6 
    (c) Netrust Digital Signer v4.1.1

The installer package can be downloaded from CN2 Resource Hub.
For your convenience, all softwares required for CORENET 2.0 is packaged into a single installer. 

*Note: If you are installing the CORENET 2.0 softwares in the same PC which is currently installed with the current CORENET softwares, do install the Netrust Digital Signer v4.1.1 from 18 August 2022 onwards as the new Netrust Digital Signer v4.1.1 is not able to co-exist with the current Netrust Digital Signer v3.3 used for the current CORENET.

Following are the recommended system requirements to run ESPro. 

    (a) Intel i5, 10th Generation processor
    (b) Minimum 8 GB RAM
    (c) Minimum 512 GB Hard disk capacity 
    (d) Minimum 300 Kbps Network speed 
    (e) Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Operating System 
    (f) Netrust NDS USB-Type Token 

For more information on CORENET 2.0 system and its functions, please refer to FAQs and User Guides.

CORENET2.0 Webinar Slides Initial (version 1.1)      

CORENET2.0 Webinar Slides Updates (version 1.0)

CORENET2.0 Webinar Video (Slides Presentation) dated 01 Apr 2022


CORENET2.0 Circular dated 14 July 2022


CORENET2.0 Circular dated 11 August 2022




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