What are the documents required for registration of a foreign branch?

For a successful Foreign Branch registration we will need the following information and documents both via e-mail and by courier:

Documents to be certified by Registrar of Companies at home country, affix the seal and date (Submission to be done within 3 month prior to submission to ACRA)

  • Certificate of Incorporation of Parent Company
  • Memorandum & Articles of Parent Company
  • Certificate of Change of Latest Name of Parent Company (if applicable)

Documents to be signed by the director/secretary of Parent Company and before a Notary Public (Please insert name, Passport number and address accordingly. Please also affix the common seal of Notary Public beside the signature.)

  • Affidavit
  • Memorandum of Appointment of Agents
  • Statutory Declaration Confirming Particulars of Branch Office

Miscellaneous Supporting Documents of Parent Company

  • Business Activity
  • Registered Office Address
  • Authorized Capital
  • Paid-up Capital
  • Nominal Value per Share
  • Financial Year End
  • Appointment Date of Director(s)
  • Passport Copies of Director(s)
  • Copy of Proof of Residential Address of Director(s) (e.g. utility bills, bank statement)

Important Reminders

  • All documents must be certified by home country ROC and Notary Public within 3 months prior to submission to ACRA
  • All documents must be in English, otherwise translated by a certified translator