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Epica FAQ Series

Can a foreigner start his company in Singapore?

Company Incorporation

Can a foreigner start his company in Singapore?

Yes, a foreigner can start his/her company in Singapore. A foreigner can choose from any of the three options to set up a business in Singapore:

If the foreigner intends to relocate to Singapore

  • First Option: Private Limited Company + Employment Pass
  • Second option: Private Limited Company + EntrePass (But EntrePass has stringent requirements)

If the foreigner does not intend to move to Singapore and run the business from overseas

  • Third option: Private Limited Company + Resident Director (We provide nominee director service to fulfill this requirement)

If you are willing to learn more about the different company incorporation options for a foreign individual, including the registration process and timeline, you should refer to our guide on Company incorporation.

Foreigner Package

New Company Setup

S$2,600
S$4,000

Local Package

New Company Setup

S$1,100
S$1,700

Transfer Package

Existing Company

S$1,000
S$1,500

Singapore Branch

New Branch Setup

S$4,000
S$5,000

Representative Office

New Setup

S$2,500
S$3,000

BVI Company

Singapore Bank Account

US$2,200
US$3,000

Accreditations and Partners

  • ACRA
  • ISCA
  • MOM
  • IRAS
  • AWS
  • XERO
  • STRIPE
  • DOCUSIGN
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