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How-To Guides

Setting Up in Singapore

Essential information you need to know to set up a business in Singapore.
Relevant to:
Local CompaniesForeign CompaniesLimited Liability PartnershipsLimited PartnershipsPartnershipsSole-proprietorshipsStart-ups
Before Starting Up

Requirement to Register or Incorporate an Entity

Learn more about the how and what to do when you wish to setup a business.

Types of Business Structures

Learn more about the different types of business entities

Choosing a Structure

Factors to consider when choosing the right business vehicle to meet your needs.

Choosing a Business or Company Name

What to take note in naming your business

Business or Company Address

Information on selecting the entity address

Approval from Referral Authorities

This chapter provides information on the list of regulatory authorities that an application to register a business entity may need to be referred to for approval or review

ACRA's Pro-Enterprise Services

Information on one-stop business facilitation that ACRA provides

Other Obligations

Information on taxes, licences/permits and CPF

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Last Updated/ reviewed On 10 Nov 2016