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Singapore Company Registration

Your Company in Singapore in 1-5 days.* Client confidentiality protection via secured systems. Your company and its application for a bank account, including eBanking and credit card. Opening by correspondence. A dedicated manager available throughout the year.

How it works?

1. Complete our online form (3 minutes)

2. Upload your personal documents

4. Additional services such as bank account are processed.

3. Company gets registered

5. Receive your company documents by courier

Singapore Company

Good to Know

For the past decade, Singapore is the only Asian country with the top AAA sovereign rating from all major credit rating agencies, including S&P, Moody’s, and Fitch. To register your company in Singapore, a local director is mandatory. SFM provides local nominee directors. 

Main Characteristics

Company type

Private Limited Company (Pte Ltd)

Information published relating to company officers

The names of directors and shareholders appear in the Public Registry. One of the directors must be resident in Singapore.

Confidentiality

High level of anonymity and privacy.

Accounting requirement

Yes, annual reports required.

Taxation

17% above SGD 300,000, 8.5% below
No taxation on the profits earned abroad or from financial securities however a company is liable to pay tax in Singapore on income that is:

  1. accrued in or derived from Singapore; or
  2. received in Singapore from outside of Singapore.

Income Received from Abroad 
Under Section 10(25) of the Income Tax Act, income from outside Singapore is considered received in Singapore when it is: 

  1. remitted to, transmitted or brought into Singapore;
  2. used to pay off any debt incurred in respect of a trade or business carried on in Singapore; or
  3. used to purchase any moveable property brought into Singapore (e.g. equipment or raw materials connected to your business).

Legislation

Singapore Companies Act 1963.

Standard currency

Singapore dollar (SGD)

Stability

Singapore is a very stable jurisdiction and has an excellent reputation.

Communication

Very efficient communication means.

Time zone

Convenient world time zone: GMT+8

Secretary required

Yes

Paid up capital requirement

No paid up capital requirement (1 SGD)

Renewal Date

Anniversary date of the company / Each Year

Basis of legal System

Under Common Law.

Minimum directors/shareholders

Minimum of 1 director/1 shareholder
One of the directors must be resident in Singapore.

Bearer shares

Bearer shares are not permitted.

Documents Required

for the Creation of the Company

A certified copy of your passport (or identity card), as well as proof of domicile dated less than three months.**

Singapore Company, ideal for:

Businessmen

Consultants / Counsellors​

Traders​​

For the custody of real estate​

Commerce over the Internet​

Expatriates

For inheritance purposes​

Holding intellectual property rights​

* Subject to the constraints of the due diligence procedure.
** Documents must be provided for every person related to the company. 

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