Singapore Company Registration for Foreigners

Starting a company doesn't have to be complicated or expensive​

We’re here to demystify the process and help you choose the one that’s right for you based on your goals now and for the future.

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Relocate Package

Relocate to Singapore

In a nutshell

As a Foreigner, which entity should I register?

You can only start a Private Limited Company entity in Singapore as a Foreigner. The private limited company is a legal entity, separate and distinct from its shareholders and directors. Private companies are not listed on SGX (Stock Exchange) and have a maximum limit of 50 members.

Why should I start a Company in Singapore?

Amongst the whole of South East Asia, Singapore one of the most strong, reliable and stable political and economic environment. This provides Entrepreneurs and Business Starters assurance in the security of their Company in Singapore.

Singapore is also highly technological advance. With high speed internet access nation wide. Depending on your nature of business, most of your business transactions and communications can be done online.

It is also the least corrupt country in the Asia region, where transparency is valued highly. 

Our incorporation service includes

Incorporating a private limited liability company is the most common way to register a new or relocated business. A limited company Singapore style is a separate legal entity and it provides shareholders protection from debts beyond the amount of capital they contribute.

Start your Singapore Company
in 3 simple steps


Answer some questions

We’ll send you our KYC forms and service agreements ensuring crystal clear communication and understanding.


We take care of the paperwork

Our incorporation experts will set up the required documents needed to get your business up and running quickly and accurately.


Receive confirmation

All successful filing and confirmations will be sent for your reference. We’ll inform and schedule a date for your bank account opening.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this a complicated process?

No. We’ve had countless experience with starting up a Singapore Company for foreigners. It’s not a complicated process, but there are forms for you to sign and agree to. Those are just to layout the fundamentals of our service. 

We’ll handle every transaction and filing with the respective government bodies, and guide you every step of the way, we want you to feel understood.

How long does it take?

Company Incorporation

We can get the incorporation done within hours, as long as we have received all the mandatory signed forms and agreements from you.

Employment Pass Application

Online application of the employment pass typically speeds up the application process. Even then, it may still take up to 3 weeks to receive an outcome.

The employment pass application can be a tedious, which we will handle. However, lead time may be expected to be delayed according to a variety of factors such as:

  • Peak of Off Peak periods
  • Additional information or clarification required
Why do I need to fill up a KYC (Know-your-client) form?

Since we’d be your nominee director, our name is on the line too. Although a nominee director is mainly for compliance, the legal requirements of any local director exists as well. In rare, but some cases, we have to reject clients from engaging our service, due to reasons including conflict of interest, or those who simply does not pass our internal risk analysis.

What are the requirements of setting up a Singapore Company, as a Foreigner?

If you intend to relocate to Singapore. We will provide our representative as a temporary 2 months local Nominee Director up until your Employment Pass is issued. The main requirement in order to incorporate a Singapore Private Limited Company are:

  1. 1 Local Director (or Foreigner with employment Pass)
  2. 1 Company Secretary (we will this role)
  3. Minimum paid up capital of SGD $1 or equivalent
  4. Local registered office address
Why should I engage Leftright Corporate services?

We have pre-packaged our bundles to provide only what is essential. There are no hidden costs, and additional fees. Filing, or registration fees have all been included, and you only pay for services that you need.

Although this package is one-off, we value the communication and partnership we have with each of our clients. At any time you need assistance, we want you to know we are here to help. This coincides with our core values to ensure clear, and reliable services provides to all our clients.

What do I need to prepare?

Information and documents we need include:

  1. Company Name
  2. Business Activity
  3. Passport Information
  4. Proof of Address
  5. Professional Background Information (such as CV or similar)
Do I need to put a security deposit?

Whilst we are providing you with our Nominee Director service, whether temporary or not, a security deposit is required. Upon handover, when your Employment Pass is issued and you are appointed as director, our Nominee Director will be withdrawn, and your security deposit refunded.

Usually we would need a deposit when you engage in our incorporation service with nominee director only. However, if you engage Leftright Corporate with other compliance matters such as tax computation and filing, we usually wouldn’t need a deposit then.

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