The Republic of Singapore is a sovereign city-state and island-country in Southeast Asia, on the souther tip of the Malay Peninsula. Singapore is a parliamentary republic, with the president as head of state.
The country ranks among the richest states in the entire world. It's economy is mostly deregulated and privatised. Singapore stands out by very little corruption and fantastic conditions for business activity.
Singapore is listed in the "gray list" of tax havens. The country has promised to implement the OECD-standards, but has not yet done so.
Corporate practice is controlled and regulated by the the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA). The Agency is directly subordinate to the Ministry of Finance. ACRA also runs the commercial register.
Main types of businesses:
Limited Liability Partnership
Private Limited Company
Exempt Private Limited Company
Gazetted Private Limited Company
Company Limited by Share
Company Limited by Guarantee
Foreign Companies (Singapore Branch Office)
Representative Office (non-trading, for market survey)
Contents of the commercial register:
- Full legal name
- Director and proprietors
- Current status (active/inactive)
- Type of business
- Full address
- Additional data
NB: Information about some companies may be unavailable, or available for a fee.
Search in the register is not free of charge.
Additionally, the following documents can be obtained from the commercial register:
Certificate of Good Standing – a document attesting that the company is capable of acting and solvent. It confirms the company pursues their commitments and is neither bankrupt nor in debt. Furthermore there is no reorganisation, merger or liquidation taking place.
Certificate of Incorporation – attestation of the registration of the company in South Africa. This certificate contains: Date of registration, business type, common stock, founder and shareholders.
Memorandum of Association – Copy of the association articles and the memorandum itself.
To get a required document, we will need the following information about a company:
- Full legal name
- Registration number
Inquiries are processed from 30 minutes.
|Service||Price incl. German VAT 19%||Price excl. VAT|
|Price for an Electronic Extract from Singapore||from 29,75 €||from 25,00 €|
|Price for the translation of an Extract from Singapore||from 41,65€||from 35,00€|
|Price for an Extract with Apostille without international shipping||from 595,00 €||from 500,00 €|
Legalization of extracts from Singapore
Singapore did not accede to The Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in 1966. Therefore, all singaporean documents are subject to legalization.
An extract from the business register of Singapore can be used in order to:
- Obtain detailed information about potential business partners
- Negotiate foreign trade agreements
- File legal claims
- Register legal entities with foreign participation
- Check potential employers
You can order an extract without mandatory registration or subscription. Just complete our form and our employees will investigate for missing information, provide you with the extract, translate it to English and deliver the original, the translation as well as the bill for our services to you via mail.
There is no risk involved for you as we provide you with the documents in question on a fixed price. If requested, we will have the extract verified and apostilled. The documents are sent to you by mail. Special fees for the apostille apply.
- Quick and reliable inquiry processing
- Convenient order via online form
- Required document is sent as a PDF-file via e-mail
- Certified translation
- No charge if required information is unavailable
- Apostille for extracts from commercial registers
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We verify whether a commercial register contains information about the company you are interested in, free of charge. Order a preliminary extract and you will receive the following information:
- Availability of an entry in a commercial register
- Cost of extract from a commercial register
- Other available documents
- Deadline for discharge
- Cost of apostille
- Commercial register extract sample (if available)
You can order free preliminary availability check of required information on our website.