What are the requirements to set up a company?

  • Appoint at least one resident director.
  • Appoint at least one shareholder.
  • Appoint at least one secretary within 6 months of incorporation.
  • Minimum paid-up capital of S$1.
  • Designate a local registered address for the company.
  • Put together a Company Kit with documents that detail the following:
    • Company name.
    • Brief description of business activities.
    • Shareholders’ particulars.
    • Director’s particulars.
    • Company’s secretary particulars.
    • Memorandum and articles of associations.

It is also important to note that under Singaporean laws, foreign entities/individuals must engage a professional firm to register a Singapore company.