Registration of a Local Singapore Company

All Singapore businesses must be registered with the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) of Singapore.
The Private Company Limited by Shares is the most popular business entity in Singapore.
It has a legal status independent from its shareholders and directors, who enjoy liability for the debts and losses of the company. A limited company has the legal capacity to enter contracts in its name, own property and sue and be sued. Its limited liability status is indicated by ‘Pte Ltd’ in its name.

Features of a Private Company Limited by Shares

  • A legal entity separate and distinct from its shareholders and directors.
  • It can sue or be sued in its own name.
  • A minimum of one and a maximum of fifty shareholders.
  • A subsidiary company, with at least one individual shareholder with minimum of 10% shareholding, is entitled to additional local tax incentives.
Singapore Company Registration Requirements for Singapore Private Company Limited by Shares
  • Minimum one Shareholder
  • One Resident Director
  • One Company Secretary
  • Minimum initial paid-up capital is S$1
  • A Singapore registered office address
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