Setting up a Business for Foreigners and Foreign Companies

Last updated on July 25, 2016

Getting Started
  1. Applying to the MAS FinTech Regulatory Sandbox
  2. How to Get a UEN Number in Singapore: Step-by-Step Guide
  3. 8 Checks to Conduct on Registered Companies in Singapore
  4. Artificial Intelligence in Business: Legal & Ethical Considerations
  5. Registering a Business in Singapore: Do I Need to and How?
  6. Deciding Your Business Structure: A Sole Proprietorship, Partnership or a Company?
  7. How to Choose an ACRA-Approved Name for Your Business
  8. 7 Start-Up Government Grants in Singapore (and How to Apply)
  9. How to Open a Corporate Bank Account in Singapore
  10. Finding a Suitable Corporate Secretarial Firm in Singapore
  11. Financial Year End (FYE) Singapore: How to Decide/Change
  12. 8 Tips on Choosing the Best Virtual Office in Singapore for Your Business
  13. Company Seals vs Rubber Stamps in Singapore: When to Use What
Incorporation and Company Formation
  1. Incorporation: How to Register a Company in Singapore
  2. Guide to Limited Liability Companies in Singapore
  3. Starting an Exempt Private Company in Singapore: Benefits and Process
  4. Registration and Compliance Fees for Singapore Companies
  5. Setting Up a Company Limited by Guarantee in Singapore
  6. Why and How to Set Up a Subsidiary in Singapore (with FAQs)
  7. Why and How to Set Up a Branch Office in Singapore (with FAQs)
  8. Offshore Company: What is It & How to Set Up One in Singapore
  9. Trading Company in Singapore: Why and How to Set Up One
  10. Shelf Company: What It Is and How to Buy One in Singapore
  11. Special Purpose Vehicle: Do Singapore Start-Ups Need One?
Setting Up Other Business Structures
  1. Sole Proprietorship vs Pte Ltd: Pros and Cons in Singapore
  2. Forming a Sole Proprietorship in Singapore
  3. Forming a Partnership in Singapore
  4. Guide to Registering a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) in Singapore
  5. Why and How to Convert Your Singapore Sole Proprietorship into a Pte Ltd Company
Setting up a Business for Foreigners and Foreign Companies
  1. Singapore GST Registration Guide for Foreign Businesses
  2. Applying for Tech.Pass in Singapore: Eligibility and Benefits
  3. How Can Foreigners Start a Business in Singapore?
  4. Foreign Companies Setting up in Singapore
  5. Singapore Representative Office: How Can a Foreign Company Set Up?
  6. Redomiciliation: Why and How to Convert Your Foreign Company into a Singapore-Registered Company
  7. Singapore Entrepreneur Pass: Who Is It For? How Do I Obtain One?
  8. Setting Up a Company in Malaysia: A Foreigner’s Guide
Applying for Business Licences
  1. Do You Need a Licence to Sell Home Bakes in Singapore?
  2. Legal Checklist for Setting Up a Restaurant in Singapore
  3. How Businesses Can Import Food into Singapore
  4. How to Apply for Halal Certification for Your Singapore Restaurant
  5. How to Apply for a Liquor Licence to Sell Alcohol in Singapore
  6. Public Entertainment Licence: Guide for Business Owners
  7. Payment Services Act Licensing Guide for Fintech Businesses
  8. Want to Busk in Singapore? Here's How to Get Your Busking Licence
Legal Documents
  1. Guide to Writing Website Terms and Conditions in Singapore
  2. Your Guide to Joint Venture Agreements in Singapore
  3. Do You Need a Partnership Agreement When Setting Up?
  4. Do You Need a Shareholder Agreement When Setting Up?
  5. Memorandum of Understanding (MOU): Does Your Business Need One?
  6. Guide to VIMA in Singapore (Venture Capital Investment Model Agreements)
Office Rental
  1. Moving to a New Office: A Legal Checklist for Singapore Businesses
  2. How to Change the Registered Address of a Singapore Company
  3. Guide to Common Commercial Lease Terms in Singapore
  4. How to Resolve Commercial Lease Disputes in Singapore
Industry Tips
  1. Legal Tips: Starting an Online Business in Singapore