What are the basic Singapore company compliance requirements?

A Singapore company must:

  • have a local registered address;
  • have a Singapore resident company secretary;
  • have at least one Singapore resident director;
  • appoint an auditor if there is a corporate shareholder and/ or annual turnover is above S$ 5 million;
  • notify ACRA of any changes in the company’s registered particulars;
  • hold an Annual General Meeting (AGM) within 18 months from the date of incorporation; subsequent AGMs must be held every calendar year, with intervals between each AGM not exceeding 15 months; and
  • comply with annual Statutory filing requirements of Singapore company registrar (ACRA) and Singapore tax authorities (IRAS).