How to get a tax residency certificate?

Updated 1 year ago by Junie Zhu

What is a tax residency certificate?

A Certificate of Residence (COR) is a letter certifying that a company is a tax resident of Singapore, i.e. the control and management of its business is exercised in Singapore for the purpose of claiming tax benefits under the Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreements (DTAs) or Limited Treaties.

How to get a Certificate of Residence (COR)?

Sleek can assist you to get your Certificate of Residence (COR) from Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) at the cost of SGD 100.

To apply, you need to provide us with the following information:

  1. Which country you need to issue/declare the COR?
  2. Please specify the type of income to be billed (is it for consultancy, technical or service fee, etc?);
  3. Amount of your company's income (estimated for the year);
  4. Please confirm the year you need the certification (2019, 2020 etc).
The information above are paramount to the application process. After all the information is provided, it will take around 7 working days for IRAS to process the application. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you need assistance on get your Certificate of Residence (COR).


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