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Business Profile

 

A business profile is an electronic report that provides information such as registration number, entity name, business activities, registration date, owners and charges of an entity.

When would I need it?

  • When required to know the profile of a company, sole-proprietorship, partnership, limited liability partnership, limited partnership or public accounting firm / corporation.
  • When opening a bank account under your business entity’s name
  • When required to provide as a supporting document for applying licenses and permits
  • When required to perform a check on potential business associates

To purchase business information such as the profile of a company, you can select "Business Profile" from the product menu in iShop@ACRA, and search by either entering the entity's name or registration number. 

Cost

$5.50 (w.e.f. 1Jan 2012) 

Information provided in a Business Profile

1. Sole-Proprietorships / Partnerships [view sample]

  • Name of sole-proprietorship / partnership firm, registration number (UEN), date of change of name
  • Commencement date, renewal date, expiry date
  • Place of business, date of change of address, status and effective date of status
  • Principal activity(ies) and particulars of manager(s), existing owner(s), withdrawn owner(s) and branch(es)

2.  Companies (e.g. Private Company / Public Company / Foreign Company) [view sample]

  • Name of company, registration number (UEN), company type, status, incorporation date
  • Principal activities, registered office address, date of change of address
  • Capital amount, issued share capital, paid-up share capital
  • Date of last AGM, date of last annual return, date of account laid at last AGM
  • Date of lodgment annual return and account, audit firm details
  • Particulars of officers, shareholders, liquidators, receivers and judicial managers

3.  Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) [view sample]

  • Name of LLP, registration number (UEN), status, registration date
  • Principal activities, registered office address, date of change of address
  • Particulars of manager(s), existing owner(s), withdrawn owner(s)

4. Public Accounting Firms / Public Accounting Corporations [view sample]

  • Name of public accounting firm / corporation, registration number (UEN), date of change of name, status
  • Registration date, commencement date, status date, date of change of address
  • Registered principal place of business, principal activities
  • Particulars of existing, withdrawn sole-proprietors / partner(s), and managing partners

5. Limited Partnerships (LP)

  • Name of LP, registration number (UEN), date of change of name, status
  • Registration date, commencement date, status date, date of change of address
  • Registered office address, principal activities
  • Particulars of existing, withdrawn general partner(s), and limited partner(s)

Processing Time

Upon successful payment for purchase of business profile/s, an email containing the URL to the business profile will be sent to you within 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can login to BizFile using your identification number and SingPass, and download the information from your inbox.

Note: Please save your purchased information as all URLs to electronic information will expire in 48 hours from the time of purchase.

For information on purchasing a certified copy of Business Profile/s, please refer to Business Profile with Certificate of Production.


How to purchase a Business Profile

  • Go to ACRA homepage.
  • Click
  • Select the "Business Profile" option under the product menu in iShop.

Last Updated/Reviewed on 25 Jul 2013