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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the LION CITY is a global city in Southeast Asia and the world’s only island city-state. Singapore is a global commerce, financial and transportation hub. Singapore has a highly developed trade-oriented market economy. Singapore’s economy has been ranked as the most open in the world, 7th least corrupt, most pro-business with low tax rates and has the third highest per-capita GDP in the world. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Singapore was worth 307 Billion US dollars in 2014. The GDP value of Singapore represents 0.50 percent of the world economy. All these reasons make Singapore company incorporation a sought after business expansion strategy. For more details on company setup in singapore read below.

Singapore Company Incorporation, Registration and Setup

How IMC can help you register a business in Singapore?

IMC specializes in company registration, formation and new business set up in Singapore. Our team of highly qualified professionals, possessing in-depth knowledge and practical experience understand specific client requirements and work accordingly. We have more than 10 years experience and serviced many satisfied customers with outstanding service and quality.

  • A company is a business entity registered under the Companies Act. In Singapore Company incorporation, a company has a legal personality i.e. it has rights to own properties, has perpetual succession and can sue or be sued in its own name. usually has the words ‘Pte Ltd’ or ‘Ltd’ as part of its name.
  • A Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) is a vehicle for doing business in Singapore. An LLP gives owners the flexibility of operating as a partnership while having a separate legal identity like a private limited company
  • A Limited Partnership (LP) is a vehicle for doing business in Singapore. It is a partnership consisting of a minimum of two partners, with at least one general partner and at least one limited partner. An LP does not have a separate legal entity from the partners.

 Licensing in Singapore Company Incorporation

  • As part of company registration all business must be registered with the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).


  • Foreign Companies in Singapore incur a corporate tax rate of 17% of net profit under US$ 1,450,000, capital Gains Tax is exempted, Withholding Tax for Dividends is exempted and Goods and Service Tax is 7%.

Type of Company setup in SingaporeLimited Liability Company (WLL)
Access to Singapore double tax treatiesYes
Under Singapore law, foreigners can own100%
Minimum Share Capital100%
Minimum Share CapitalS$ 1
DirectorsMinimum one
ShareholdersMinimum One
Memorandum and Articles of AssociationYes
Can the entity hire expatriate staff in SingaporeYes
Tax Registration Certificate RequiredYes
Statutory audit requiredYes
How long to open Corporate Bank Account3-4 week
Timeframe for Incorporation:2 weeks
Annual ReturnYes
Annual TaxYes
Access to Singapore double tax treatiesYes

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