Register your Company in Singapore

Company Registration in Singapore

Business in Singapore and Company Registration:

Singapore is the world’s busiest port, a leading oil refining and distribution centre, and a manufacturer of electronic components, as evidenced by its high ranking in international business rankings. Singapore Exchange is the fourth largest foreign exchange market in the world and the largest manufacturer of jack-up oil exploration and drilling rigs. Singapore is the hub for the world’s leading names in insurance brokerage, offshore insurance, captive insurance, and risk management. It is the fourth-ranked financial center in the world.

Singapore offers international investors investment opportunities and encourages international trade. There are no restrictions on foreign companies, no capital gains tax or estate tax, the lowest corporate tax rate of 17 percent on taxable income, access to low-cost labor, excellent business connectivity, the startup tax exemption scheme, the foreign-sourced income exemption scheme, the startup enterprise development scheme (SEEDS) and the local enterprise finance scheme (LEFS), and flexible labor laws.

Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), Singapore, is the governing body for company incorporation. Foreign entrepreneurs and entities that wish to establish a business in Singapore are required to appoint two local agents, who can be Singaporeans, permanent residents, or foreigners with employment or dependent passes.

There are nine types of businesses you can open in Singapore, subject to eligibility criteria.

(1) Sole Proprietorship,

(2) General Partnership,

(3) Limited Partnership,

(4) Limited Liability Partnership (LLP),

(5) Private Limited Company (Pty Ltd),

(6) Public Limited Company,

(7) Foreign Subsidiary Company,

(8) Foreign Company Branch Office,

(9) Foreign Company Representative Office

Let us proceed one by one.

Exclusive Proprietorship

General Association

Exclusive Partnership

Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

Limited Liability Company (Pty Ltd)

Private Limited Companies

By registering under the Companies Act, one or more individuals (at least one director must be a Singaporean, Singapore Permanent Resident, or Entre Pass Holder) may incorporate a company. A corporation can be limited by shares, limited by guarantee, or unrestricted. Shareholders of companies limited by shares may be individuals or corporations and need not be local residents. Private Limited Company formation is as follows:

Public Limited Liability Company

Foreign Subsidiary Company

Foreign Firm Representative Office

Office of Foreign Company Representation

Documents Required for Singapore Company Registration:

Regarding Private Shareholders
  1. Copy of a valid passport
  2. National Registration Identity Card (NRIC) or Residency card (for Singapore residents only).
  3. Proof of residential address (such as a driver's license, recent utility bill, lease agreement, etc.).
  4. Brief professional history This can be a curriculum vitae (CV), resume, or link to the individual's LinkedIn profile.
For Business Shareholders
  1. Certificate of Registration issued by the Registrar of the jurisdiction where the registered company is located.
  2. Company Extract from the Company Registrar of the jurisdiction in which the company is registered containing the following information: Company's name, Registration number, Registered address, Paid-up Capital and particulars of all Shareholders and Directors, Business activities in which the company is engaged.
  3. Resolution authorizing the acquisition of shares in the proposed Singapore Company.
  4. Resolution for the Appointment of a Person Authorized to Sign Singapore Company Formation Documents on Behalf of the Shareholding Company.
  5. A diagram of the shareholding company's ownership structure that identifies the Ultimate Beneficial Owners (UBO).

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Since our inception as an Official Company Registration Agent, we have maintained close ties with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. From day one, our intention has been to offer a streamlined incorporation procedure that is quick and easy to utilize. Today, our system for company registration is among the most efficient and effective in India. You can file an application for a new company name in slightly more than 5 minutes, and your firm will often be fully registered within 3-5 days. In addition to maintaining affordable pricing for company formation, we are constantly investigating new ways to bring value to our clients. We are proud to be one of the least expensive ways to establish a business in India.

We have the knowledge to advise clients on the appropriate company structure to implement. The majority of our clients want assistance registering a business limited by shares. The limited company structure is prevalent because it permits the distribution of profits to shareholders while safeguarding them through restricted liability. Our team has more than 2 decades of experience founding companies and providing corporate and secretarial services, which aids in the growth of tens of thousands of our clients’ enterprises each year.

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Our clients have access to complimentary help from a team of experts. We are always prepared to assist. Throughout the registration of your Company, you will be enabled to contact us by phone or email if you require assistance.

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You can file an application for a new company name in slightly more than 5 minutes, and your firm will often be fully registered within 3-5 days.

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The entire procedure, from ordering to utilizing your company registration license, is designed to be as simple and direct as possible to aid in the growth of your firm.

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Let's Deal With Your Confusions

Yes. A Singapore company's shareholders may be a Singaporean individual, a foreign individual, a Singaporean corporate entity, or a foreign corporate entity.

Yes, a foreigner can own 100% of the equity.

Yes. A company can be owned and operated by a single individual, i.e. A single individual can be the sole shareholder and director of a company


The organization is required to hire a qualified local company secretary.

The company's registered address must be a physical location within the state.

The organization is required to appoint a local resident director, and

The company's minimum share capital must be S$1.

No, the foreigner doesn't have to be present physically for the registration of the company.

Only 1 or 2 days approximately.

Each Singaporean company is required to hire a corporate secretary. A company secretary is an individual who resides in Singapore and has knowledge of Singapore's company law

If your annual revenue exceeds S$5 Million, compliance is required.

Absolutely not! If your turnover in the past 12 months (or in the next 12 months) exceeds S$1 million, you are required to register for GST. You may apply on your own accord if you so choose.

In the majority of industries in Singapore, a license is not required prior to beginning operations. However, certain industries do require licenses prior to activity commencement. Examples include employment agencies, financial services firms, travel agencies, restaurant businesses, etc.

For the first three years, there is a 100 per cent tax exemption on the first S$100,000 in profits and a 50 per cent tax exemption on the next S$200,000 in profits. Note that beginning with the Year of Assessment 2020, and this incentive will change to a 75% tax exemption on the first S$100,000 in profits and a 50% exemption on the next S$100,000 in profits for the first three years.

A tax credit of up to 100 per cent of the capital expenditures incurred during the first five years for qualifying projects (up to eight years in some cases).

Four hundred per cent tax deduction or allowance for investments in productivity or innovation.

Several grants are available for startups in specific industries.

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