Open Company in Singapore

  Types of companies

Sole proprietorship

General partnership

Limited partnership

Private limited liability company

Public limited liability company

Free Zone Company

Minimum share capital

for LTD Company 


Minimum number of

shareholders for Limited Company 

 1 Time frame for the incorporation  1 week


Corporate tax rate 17% Dividend tax rate  Singapore does not impose a dividend tax.


VAT Rate 

7% standard rate, a 0% rate applies to certain goods. 

Number of double taxation treaties (approx. ) 88 Do you supply a Registered Address/Virtual Office?   Yes  Local Director Required   Yes Annual Meeting Required  Yes Redomiciliation Permitted  Yes  Electronic Signature  Yes  Is Accounting/Annual Return Required?  Yes  Foreign-Ownership Allowed  Yes  Any tax exemptions available?  Corporate tax exemption available for startups for the first 3 years.   Any tax incentives (if applicable) Investment incentives, internalization incentives,  intellectual property deductions are available.