Subsidiary Company Setup with Nominee Director Package


A foreign Subsidiary Company in Singapore is a locally incorporated limited liability company with which the majority of shares are held by the foreign company.

If you wish to set up a Subsidiary Company without relocation of management staff member to Singapore, you will need to do the following:

  • Incorporate a Subsidiary Company.
  • Appointment of a Singapore resident director for the incorporation of the company in accordance with the Singapore Companies Act. You can also engage our Singapore Nominee Director Service where we can provide a Nominee Director on a long term basis or a temporary one until you find a suitable Singapore resident director to represent your company.

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Select our specially-designed Subsidiary Company + Nominee Director package to kickstart your entrepreneurship journey in Singapore even without relocating.

Features of a Singapore Subsidiary Company

  • It is incorporated as a limited liability company, hence has a distinct legal identity.
  • The foreign company’s liability is limited to the value of the shares it subscribes into the subsidiary.
  • The foreign parent company may own 100% of the subsidiary.
  • A subsidiary company, with at least one individual shareholder with minimum of 10 percent shareholding, is entitled to local tax incentives. New start-up companies Pay Zero tax on the first S$100,000 of chargeable income for the first three consecutive years. A further 50% exemption is given on the next S$200,000 of the chargeable income.

Summary of Setup Requirements for Singapore Subsidiary

  • Minimum 1 Shareholder + 1 Resident Director + 1 Company Secretary
  • Minimum initial paid-up capital is S$1
  • A Singapore registered office address


If you are a foreign company that plans to incorporate a company and do not intend to relocate management staff to Singapore, you will need to do the following:

  • Engage Asiabiz Services to assist you in the registration of a Subsidiary Company as mandated by ACRA.
  • Appoint a Singapore resident director or engage Asiabiz Nominee Director Service. A Singapore resident director is required for the incorporation of a company in Singapore. Asiabiz Services can provide you with a Nominee Director on a long term basis or a temporary one until you find a suitable local director to represent your company. We will transfer the directorship once you have appointed a new local director.

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