Registering a new business entity in Singapore starts with BizFile, the online filing system operated by the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).
BizFile integrates e-services from multiple agencies, including the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Singapore Customs and SPRING Singapore. You can use BizFile to carry out a range of procedures and transactions related to setting up and operating a business, such as incorporating a Sole-Proprietorship Business or Private Company.
You can find a range of step-by-step e-guides on the ACRA website covering many of the common BizFile procedures and transactions.
There are over 170 grants and assistance schemes designed to help new businesses starting up in Singapore.
Make use of our EntrepriseOne Grants Finder Tool to find grants that are relevant to your business and to search through a comprehensive list of incentives and assistance schemes.
If you would prefer to talk to someone in person, you can make an appointment with one of the SME centres in Singapore to find out the programs applicable to your business.
Get your new business off to a strong start with OCBC business banking solutions tailored to the needs of new start-ups. OCBC can help you build and grow your business with its suite of innovative banking products, such as the Business Entrepreneur Account, the Velocity@ocbc e-banking platform and eAlerts@ocbc.
Business Entrepreneur Account comes with
- Initial low deposit of S$3,000
- No minimum balance fee for the first 6 months
- Instant account opening with cheque book issued on the spot
- Personalised Business Debit Card with lifetime waiver of annual fees
To find out how OCBC can partner with you and help you achieve your business goals at every stage of your growth, visit www.ocbc.com/business-banking.
Create an online presence for your business with Web Builder, a hosted web creation and content management solution designed to help you engage with your customers online.
Web Builder Offer
Try it FREE for 30-days or sign up for the Web Builder Basic Pack at $38/month on a 12-month contact. What’s more, you can join us for a free hands-on Website Design Workshop to discover tips and tricks on how you can drive traffic to your website for a start!
Why choose Web Builder?
We make it easy to use. Design your website with ease and create a professional business image with user-friendly tools that require no prior technical knowledge.
We know what you need. Improve your website’s ranking and enable on-the-go customer engagement with built-in search engine optimisation (SEO) functionality and mobile optimisation.
We give you the insights. Use Google Analytics to better understand your customers’ needs and habits, enabling you to make better informed predictions and decisions.
Set up an online store to sell your goods with Shopify, a complete ecommerce solution that lets you organise your products, customise your storefront, accept credit card payments, and track and respond to orders, all with just a few clicks.