How to Become a Singaporean Permanent Resident (PR)
An introduction to the Permanent Resident status and the application process.
Updated 3 years ago by Junie Zhu
SLEEK BUSINESS ACCOUNT
Sleek Business Account Eligibility
Fees and Pricings
Setting Up and Managing Your Sleek Business Account
Sleek Business Account Exceptions
Learn the basics before starting up in Singapore
What I need to know before incorporating?
The 5 requirements to incorporate my company
My Pre-incorporation checklist
Tips on picking my company's name
Role of a company secretary
Director and local Director
Individual and Corporate Shareholder
Registered Office Address in Singapore
What is a Share?
What is the capital of a company?
Introduction to registrable controllers
Setting up an E-commerce Company in Singapore
Singapore government agencies all entrepreneurs should know
What is Unique Entity Number (UEN) in Singapore?
Intellectual Property & Trademarks in Singapore
How to register a company in Singapore: the ultimate guide
Things to consider while starting a Private Limited Company
The different types of companies in Singapore
Limited Liability Partnership
What is a Special Vehicle Purpose (SPV)?
Subsidiary versus Branch Office in Singapore
Company Limited by Guarantee VS Limited Liability Company
Overview of the different company types in Singapore
Sole proprietorship VS a private limited company in Singapore
Private limited company
The insurances required
The different types of insurance
Types of Business Insurance
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Directors and Officers Insurance or Management Liability Insurance
Public Liability Insurance or Commercial General Liability
Work Insurance Compensation
Commercial Business Package Insurance
KYC documents required
KYC documents for my Director
KYC documents for my individual shareholder
KYC documents for my corporate shareholder
KYC documents for the Authorised Corporate Representative
SSIC code: business activity classification
What is an SSIC Code?
How to choose my SSIC Code?
Top 100 most used SSIC codes for companies in Singapore
Permits and licensing in Singapore
Permits and Licensing in Singapore
Referral Authority Chart
Permits and licensing for a retail shop
Permits and licensing for trading activities
Permits and licensing for a hotel, boarding house or guest home
Permits and licensing for a spa
Permits and licensing for a travel agency
Permits and licensing for an F&B (food and beverage) business
Permits and licensing for an event management company
Permits and licensing for a real estate agency
Permits and licensing for a publishing business
Permits and licensing for a private education business
Financial Year End (FYE)
Frequently asked questions
How to choose the office spaces in Singapore?
The FinTech industry in Singapore
Introduction to coworking spaces in Singapore
Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and BizFile
Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS)
Incorporating my company in Singapore
Country guide: Singapore versus other countries
Singapore versus Australia
Singapore versus Bangladesh
Singapore versus Indonesia
Singapore versus Sri Lanka
Singapore versus the Philippines
Singapore versus Thailand
Singapore versus India
Singapore versus Vietnam
Singapore versus New Zealand
Singapore versus Malaysia
Singapore versus Hong Kong
Why incorporate in Singapore?
Incorporating my company with Sleek
Changing my corporate secretary to Sleek
RUNNING MY BUSINESS
Using Sleek's platform
Introduction to Sleek's dashboard
How to activate the two-factor authentication?
Alternate email address
How to renew my services?
How to reset my Sleek password if I forget it?
How to accept invitation from Sleek platform
How to pay an invoice via a payment request?
How to change the email address/password of my Sleek account?
How to add a standard user?
How to check my past transactions and invoices with Sleek?
How to pay by bank transfer or PayNow?
How to appoint a new Company Admin on Sleek platform
My company's information
How to check the SSIC code of my company?
How to check the Unique Entity Number (UEN) of my company?
How to check the Financial Year End (FYE) of my company?
How to check the incorporation date of my company?
How to check the registered office address of my company?
How to check the capital of my company?
Access my company's documents
How to download my constitution?
How to download my business profile?
How to access my company's mails?
How to download my registers
My certificate of incorporation
How to download my shareholder/director resolutions
Bank account opening
My standard transactions
Appointment of a new director
Change of company's name
Change of shareholder's particulars
Change of officer's particulars
Change of business activity
How to change my Financial Year End (FYE)?
Change of registered address
I have changed my registered address, who to notify?
How to transfer my shares?
Resignation of director
What is a stamp duty?
Change of Director
Managing my accounting
How Sleek can help me with my accounting?
Accounting onboarding with Sleek
How to send my accounting documents to Sleek?
Submit and manage your purchase invoices and receipts with Sleek
Manage my submitted purchase documents
Submit your expense receipts via Sleek app
Submit your expense receipts by email
Submit your expense receipts via WhatsApp
Manage your users who can submit documents for accounting
Introduction to types of financial statements
Difference between consolidated management accounts and group unaudited financial statements
GST (or VAT) in Singapore
Frequently asked questions
What is the XBRL?
Year of Assessment (YA)
Requirements for audit exemption
Information required in a tax invoice
How to save on taxes by claiming home rental as a business expense?
Bookkeeping Services in Singapore
Differences between Accounting and Bookkeeping
What is multi-currency and why is it important?
Introduction to Xero
Setting up your bank feeds with Xero
Set up bank feeds with Xero
How to set up bank feed for DBS Bank
How to set up bank feed for OCBC Bank
How to set up bank feed for HSBC Bank
How to set up bank feed for UOB Bank
How to set up direct feed for Stripe
How to set up direct feed for TransferWise
How to set up direct feed for WorldFirst
How to set up direct feed for PayPal
Managing your sales invoices on Xero
E-invoicing with Xero
Managing my payroll
Frequently asked questions
What is Foreign Worker Levy (FWL)?
What is Central Provident Fund (CPF)?
What is Skills Development Levy (SDL)?
Template for your payslip
What is Self-Help Group (SHG)?
Onboarding process for my payroll
Tips to manage my payroll in Singapore
Managing my taxes
Frequently asked questions
Dividends Tax in Foreign Jurisdictions
Tax residency of a company in Singapore
Tax exemption of foreign-sourced Income in Singapore
Transfer Pricing in Singapore
How to get a tax residency certificate?
Corporate tax in Singapore
The deadlines for my company
Important deadlines for my company
Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Process if you are exempted from holding an Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Process to hold an Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Filing my Annual Return (AR)
Filing my Estimated Chargeable Income (ECI)
Extension of time (EOT) for Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Annual Return (AR)
Common penalties for companies in Singapore
Filing my annual tax return (Form C or Form C-S)
GROWING MY BUSINESS
My occasional transactions
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
What is an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)?
Factors to consider while implementing ESOPs
How does Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) work?
Amendment of my constitution
Data Protection Officer (DPO)
Funding in Singapore
Funding for your company
Steps before raising a round of funding
The 6 main sources of funding for your startup in Singapore
Introduction to Bootstrapping
Accelerators and incubators in Singapore
Where to find my incubator or accelerator
Latest grants in Singapore to combat Covid-19
Grants supporting workers and protecting livelihoods to combat Covid-19
Grants supporting Self-Employed Persons (SEPs) to combat Covid-19
Grants supporting families to combat Covid-19
Grants supporting businesses to combat Covid-19
Grants for entrepreneurs in Singapore
Startup SG Equity Programme
Career Trial Programme
Innovation, R&D and Capability Development Incentives
Market Readiness Assistance (MRA) grant
Enterprise Development Grant (EDG)
Initial Coin Offering (ICO)
Digital tools for business
CLOSING MY BUSINESS
How to close my company?
EMPLOYMENT AND VISAS IN SINGAPORE
Work Visas in Singapore
Work visas available in Singapore
Employment Pass (EP)
Personalised Employment Pass (PEP)
Employment Pass (EP) Online
How to sign up for My MOM Portal access?
Entrepreneur Pass (EntrePass)
How to apply for an Entrepreneur Pass (EntrePass)?
S Pass and key factors to a successful application
Internship and Student Visas
Employment Pass rejected, how to appeal?
5 Key factors in a successful Employment Pass application
Secondary directorship for Employment Pass holders
Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP)
Changes in visa requirements in 2020
Requirements for changing from LOC to EP
Letter of Consent
Tips for Employers
Hiring Employees in Singapore
Recruitment of an Employment Pass holder
Recruitment of a Singaporean Resident
Tips for Employees
Guide to Singapore Employment Act