Singapore Company Formation. Offshore Incorporation in Singapore.

KGN Services specializes in Singapore company formation and opening bank accounts.

Singapore Company Formation – Overview

Principal Corporate Legislation

The Companies Act, The Income Tax Act.

Type of Law


Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents


Type of Entity for International Trade, Investment & Tax Planning

Private Limited Company.

Key Facts

Share Capital

The concept of authorised share capital has been abolished in Jan 2006 and the minimum number of issued share is 1.

Classes of Share Available

Ordinary shares, preference shares, redeemable shares.

Bearer Shares

Not permitted.

Restrictions on Trading

Banking, insurance, assurance, reinsurance, fund management, collective investment schemes, trust management, trusteeship business provision are not permitted.

Registered Office Required

Yes, must be maintained in Singapore.


A Singapore Company requires a minimum of one director. Director can be of any nationality and need not be resident but at least one director must be resident in Singapore.


A Singapore Company requires a minimum of one shareholder.

Publicly Accessible Records


Nominee Shareholders and Nominee Directors


Location of Meetings of Directors and Shareholders


Personal Presence Required




Double Taxation Treaty Access

China, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, India, Japan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, France, Belgium, Finland and the United Arab Emirates.

Requirements to File Accounts


Requirement to File Annual Return


Audit Requirements


Exchange Control


Time to Incorporate

One week subject to name approval.

Name of a Company

Language of Name

Latin Alphabet.

Restricted Words

Words such as “Assurance”, “Bank”, “Building Society”, “Royal”, “Trust”, “Trustee” etc. will require justification.

Name of a Company

The words “Private Limited” or “Pte. Ltd.” must be part of the name of every Singapore offshore company.

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Singapore Company Formation Prices

Singapore Company Formation Package Includes:

Standard Singapore Company Formation:

Starting at $3490

Singapore Company with Local Nominee Director:

Starting at $7890

*Security deposit is not required.

Why Choose KGN Services?

We’ve been helping business owners since 1996

Incorporating your business is our focus

We make a complex process fast and easy

We work closely with Companies Registries to guarantee our service

Fastest offshore companies & accounts – Most competitive pricing worldwide

Services in Singapore

KGN Services provide the following services in Singapore:

Singapore – General Information

Location: Southeastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia.

Area: total: 719.2 sq k, land: 709.2 sq k, water: 10 sq km. …

Natural resources: Fish, deepwater ports.
Population: 5,888,926 (July 2017 est.).
Capital: Singapore.

Time Zone: UTC+8.

Languages: English (official) 36.9%, Mandarin (official) 34.9%, other Chinese dialects (includes Hokkien, Cantonese, Teochew) 12.2%, Malay (official) 10.7%, Tamil (official) 3.3%, other 2%.

Government type: Parliamentary republic.

Legal system: English common law.
International organization participation:ADB, AOSIS, APEC, Arctic Council (observer), ARF, ASEAN, BIS, C, CP, EAS, FAO, FATF, G-77, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC (national committees), ICCt, ICRM, IDA, IFC, IFRCS, IHO, ILO, IMF, IMO, IMSO, Interpol, IOC, IPU, ISO, ITSO, ITU, ITUC (NGOs), MIGA, NAM, OPCW, Pacific Alliance (observer), PCA, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNHCR, UPU, WCO, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO.
Economy: This vibrant, export-oriented, free-market economy enjoys a remarkably open and corruption-free environment, low taxes, stable prices, and a high per capita income that attracts global investors to its high-tech industrial and financial services sectors.

Currency: Singapore dollar (SGD).

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