Regulated Air Cargo Agent Regime (RCAR)
The Regulated Air Cargo Agent Regime (RCAR) is a security measure to enhance air cargo security on commercial aircraft. Singapore has implemented the RCAR since 1 April 2008.
Regulated Air Cargo Agent
An Air Cargo Agent refers to a registered business, company or limited liability partnership in Singapore that carries on the business of handling cargo intended for carriage on commercial aircraft and delivers such cargo, whether by himself or a third party, to an aircraft operator. Air cargo agents may register to be Regulated Air Cargo Agents (RCAs) and be included in the list of RCAs maintained by Police.
Forms can be downloaded from the RCAR website at www.spf.gov.sg/rcar.
To register as an RCA, the Air Cargo Agent shall submit a duly completed application form and the following documents to support its registration:
a. the name, registration number and address of the air cargo agent's business, company or limited liability partnership;
b. the business profile of the air cargo agent's business, company or limited liability partnership including details of its:-
i. principal activities;
ii. principal place of business;
iii. trading name if it differs from the name of the business, company or limited liability partnership; and
iv. sole proprietor, managers, partners, directors, office bearers and shareholders;
c. the air cargo agent's Security Programme
For more information, please visit https://www.police.gov.sg/rcar/faq#content.