advantages of company formation in Singapore

Singapore is known for its professional business environment and offers huge progression opportunities to the investors. It is estimated to be one of the few countries in the world where business can be set up with ease and at the same time, the owners can garner significant revenues. Following are the advantages of company formation in Singapore.

  • Strategic Location

    Its strategic location ensures top-notch connectivity. Singapore’s port is one of the busiest in the world, and the country is characterised as a prime International Maritime Centre.
  • Ideal Place for Global Trade and Commerce

    Singapore is located at the heart of the Asia Pacific region, which makes this area an ideal destination for international companies planning to tap major Asian markets including Taiwan, India, China, Malaysia and even Australia.
  • Outstanding Tax Benefits

    Tax resident status can be enjoyed by foreign companies who set up a Singapore subsidiary company. In other words, they can avail the benefits of tax incentives and exemptions exclusive to local businesses. A newly incorporated parent Company, with at least one individual shareholder that has a minimum of 10% shareholdings, is entitled to the local tax exemption of zero tax for the first S$ 100,000 of its chargeable income.
  • Flexible Immigration Policies

    The Singapore government provides several tax incentives to certain foreign companies to attract more companies to set up their business operations from Singapore. It also offers long-lasting competitive benefits. Thus, there is an extensive list of foreign investors lined up to set up their Business in Asian Market.

requirement to open a company


  • Minimum 1 Shareholder (Individual/Corporate Entity)
  • 1 Resident Director
  • 1 Company Secretary
  • Minimum Paid-up Capital of S$1
  • A local registered office address
  • A Director or Shareholder can be the same or different person
  • 100% local or foreign shareholdings is also allowed
  • Maximum 50 Shareholders for a private limited company
  • Director must be a resident of a country or must own an Entrepreneur Pass or a Dependent / Employment Pass.


  • Name of the business entity
  • A brief account of the company ventures (use the Singapore Industrial Classification Code (SSIC) 2010) to select the business activities.
  • Shareholders details
  • Director’s details
  • Registered Address Details
  • Company Secretary Details
  • Memorandum & Articles of Association


  • Bank Account Opening in Singapore
  • Singapore Company Secretary Services
  • Taxation and DTAA Services
  • Singapore Audit and Accounting Services
  • Nominee Director
  • Virtual Office


If you are making an allowance for entering the Asian market, then S. K. Patodia & Associates is a one-stop solution that will help you to spread your wings in desired business destination. It usually takes 1 week for setting up a company in Singapore.
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