Package RO-1: Representative office registration + employment pass for one person
About this package
Suitable for a foreign company which intends to setup an office in Singapore for market research or administrative support purpose. Please note that a representative office can not book sales. A representative office is also not allowed to carry out any activities either on its own name or in the name of parent company which results into yielding profit. In this case first representative office will be registered and then employment pass for the qualified staff applied.
Please note however approval of employment pass is decided by Ministry of Manpower Singapore. Reputed university qualification, several years of work experience, reasonable capital and good current salary are necessary for this route.
All new applications should fulfil the following criteria
- Sales of the foreign entity must be more than US$250,000 in last year
- Foreign parent entity is established for more than 3 years
- In case the foreign entity is unable to fulfil above criteria then please provide brochure, website details and also the business plan explaining the need for rep office in Singapore
We require following documents from you
You can send us scanned copies of these documents, and bring original documents for verification during your visit to Singapore.
Documents must be in English, otherwise official translation will be required.
Package price is explained below. In case of representative office there is only setup cost and no recurring cost
One time cost at the time of registration
|Representative office registration||1000 SGD|
|Registered Office Facility (1 year)||600 SGD|
|Employment pass processing for 1 person||1200 SGD|
|Total setup cost||2800 SGD|
It takes approximately 1 week to 2 weeks’ time for registration . After registration we will provide below documents to you
|1||Certificate of representative office registration|
|2||Scanned copy of all registration documents you signed in our office|
This package price also includes following
|1||Free bank account opening with certain banks|
|3||Government fees are included|
Following steps are involved in this process
Provide Representative office registration detailsProvide the scanned copies of documents and our forms with relevant details
PaymentUpon receipt of the completed form, we will send you an invoice for our services. Payment must be made in advance before we commence the registration process
Register representative officeAfter the documents are signed, we will proceed for registration.
Open Bank AccountAfter the registration is done we will organise your meeting with the bank. Bank will conduct its due diligence before opening the account
Apply for employment passApply for employment pass + dependent passes as applicable