REGISTERING A BUSINESS

Whether you’re an individual or a corporation, the process of starting a business in Singapore is simple. Read on to find the all-important answers on taxation in singapore, gaining entry, registering a business, finding suitable premises and recruiting the right staff.

UNDERSTAND HOW TO REGISTER A BUSINESS IN SINGAPORE

Singapore welcomes all forms of enterprise and investment. Much of the information you need about setting up a business in Singapore is available online. Here is a quick guide to how you can register a business or company in Singapore.


REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTERING A BRANCH OF A FOREIGN COMPANY
How to register a company or business in Singapore

Under the Companies Act, the minimum number of authorised representatives required is one.

The branch of a foreign company must have at least one authorised representative who is ordinarily resident in Singapore.

Being “ordinarily resident in Singapore” means the director’s usual place of residence is in Singapore. A Singapore Citizen, Singapore Permanent Resident or an EntrePass holder can be accepted as a person who is ordinarily resident here. 

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