Singapore Incorporation Guides
This section provides comprehensive information about incorporating a new firm in Singapore. The information is presented in the form of short articles on various topics that are organized in categories below. You can also use the search feature to find the specific information you are seeking.
Introduction to Incorporation
A concise summary of the business entities in Singapore. A detailed look at Singapore an LLC, Branch, Subsidiary and Private Limited Company.
If you are opening a new Singapore company, here are 13 important compliance requirements you’ll need to know.
Registering your business in Singapore? Here are 7 Singapore government agencies that you’ll need to interact with during the company registration process.
Your Comprehensive guide to annual filing requirements for Singapore companies including information about tax filing, annual return filing and ECI filing.
Online guide provides an overview of the options available for liquidating a Singapore company including company wind-up & strike off.
“If you were smart in 1807 you moved to London, if you were smart in 1907 you moved to New York City, and if you were smart in 2007 you moved to Asia… Singapore 50 years ago was a swamp with a half a million people. Singapore now, 50 years later, is the country with the largest foreign currency reserve per capita of any country in the world…. It’s got the best education in the world, the best health care in the world. It’s astonishing to come to Singapore and see that everything works…. Singapore is going to be the financial center of Southeast Asia, probably Asia, and likely one of the top financial centers of the world.” - Jim Rogers
Despite its small domestic market, Singapore’s economy is ranked as the world’s second most open economy. It is also one of the most stable.
It's important for local entrepreneurs to use a professional firm to help set up a business. Find out why here in GuideMeSingapore's online guide today.
Foreign Company Registration
Besides having one of the lowest corporate tax rates, Singapore is also considered by many as the gateway to ASEAN. In addition, its many business-friendly policies make it easy for companies to set up and run their businesses in this South-east Asia country.
Looking to incorporate or expand your business to Singapore? Depending on your business objectives, here are some options that you can consider.
Understand the differences between setting up a branch office, subsidiary company, or a representative office and which one is most suited for your company setup in Singapore.
Find out more about registering a branch office in Singapore including the requirements and procedures for setting up the company, setup timeline and other compliance matters.
For foreign companies who have set up a branch office in Singapore, here's an overview of the annual statutory compliance requirements that may apply to you.
Learn about how to register a subsidiary company in Singapore, plus understand the taxation, annual compliance & filing requirements with GuideMeSingapore.
Foreign companies looking to explore opportunities in Singapore or around the region may consider the option of setting up a Representative Office (RO). Find out the scope of business activities, registration criteria and process of setting up a RO.
For First Time Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs are usually aware of the significance of the idea, timing, market and capital, however, what is more important is ‘sizing them up rightly’. Find out why it is important to get them right.
Learn about key advantages of incorporating in Singapore, in our Entrepreneur's Guide including why setting up properly & timely is key to venture success.
If you are a first-time entrepreneur setting up your company in Singapore, it may be worthwhile for you to know about the nature of shares, different share classes and the rights that each type of share class holds.
Other Business Entity Types
In this part, we talk about matters that are crucial to the post-registration survival of such an organization including fund-raising, publicity & more.
Do you need to set up a Sole Proprietorship in Singapore? Learn everything you need to know here in our online guide providing information on registration.
Learn about setting up a Limited Liability Partnership in Singapore including LLP registration requirements, key facts, advantages, disadvantages & more.
Learn the difference between LLC, LLP, and Sole Proprietorship in Singapore & how to choose the structure that is most suitable to set up your business.
Find out the provisions for converting your sole proprietorship or Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) company into a Private Limited Company in Singapore.
Forming an Offshore Company
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