Singapore Company Name Registration Requirements

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When registering a Singapore company, one of the basic preliminary requirements is the company name.  This is considered by entrepreneurs as one of their basic concerns.

Through the company name, customers are immediately informed of the business purpose as the name describes the nature of the business. There are also instances that the name provides the business a personal touch by associating it with the business owner’s name.

The retail industry particularly, needs a smart name as the company niche’s reputation is built around its name, making it a brand that consumers refer to when making a choice.

Singapore rules that a proposed company name does not resemble any other companies established and those which are already reserved with ACRA under the Companies Act, Partnership Act, Limited Liability Act.  Your company name helps customers find you, understand what you do and remember your company.  It is important that the company name you choose has the domain name available to be registered.

A business name cannot be similar to a business name already existing in Singapore.  The registration authority will not allow the company name registration to proceed if the name is not unique or is already in use.

The leading Singapore business registration firm and corporate solutions provider, Marvel, has recognized the need for assistance on company name and therefore offered free Singapore business name check for a limited time period only.

When you form a Singapore company, choose a name that is unique. No two companies registered at Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) may have the same name.

The the ACRA will not allow the company name registration to proceed if the name is not unique or is already in use.

Availability Check

Included in our Name check of your proposed company name/s  are name availability and conformity. This is in order to check whether your proposed name has violated any basic rules as laid out by the authorities.

Two name choices

We advise that you provide us  with two proposed company name choices.  The reason for this is in order for us to have an alternative in the event the first choice is not available.

Our webpage contains an online application is filled up with information such as two proposed business names and contact details.  We will conduct a preliminary check on the availability of your preferred name.

The outcome of the namecheck may be obtained within the same business day  and you will receive an email alert immediately. All information is kept confidential.


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This article was published on 2011/04/21