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Business Profile

Business Profile

An electronic report that provides information such as registration number, entity name, business activities, registration dates, owners and officers of the entity.

Cost

$5.50 per report

When would I need it?

  • When required to know the profile of a company, sole-proprietorship, partnership, limited liability partnership, limited partnership or public accounting firm / corporation.
  • When opening a bank account under your business entity’s name.
  • required to provide as a supporting document for applying licenses and permits.
  • When required to perform a check on potential business associates.

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Upon successful payment, an email with a URL for report download will be sent to you within 15 minutes.

Alternatively, if the purchase is done via CorpPass / SingPass, you can login at ACRA BizFile+portal, click on Messages, and download the information from relevant links.

Download links for purchased electronic reports will expire in 7 days after delivery, no further extension can be made.

Business Profile with Certificate of production

Business Profile with Certificate of Production

An electronic report that comes with a business profile and a certificate of production that is endorsed by the Assistant Registrar of ACRA. It has an ACRA stamp, authentication number and an electronic scanned signature on the certificate itself which can be produced in court and to other authorities for evidential purposes.

Cost

$16.50 per report

When would I need it?

When required to authenticate a business profile for producing in court and to other authorities for evidential purposes.

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Upon successful payment, an email with a URL for report download will be sent to you within 15 minutes.

Alternatively, if the purchase is done via CorpPass / SingPass, you can login at ACRA BizFile+portal, click on Messages, and download the information from relevant links.

Download links for purchased electronic reports will expire in 7 days after delivery, no further extension can be made.

Corporate Compliance and Financial Profile

Corporate Compliance and Financial Profile

An electronic report that provides a quick and handy checklist to gauge the financial health and compliance status of a company at one glance. This is available for companies with at least two latest years of financial data. The contents include:

  • Business profile information
  • Financial profile based on up to three years of comparative data
  • Financial ratios
  • Audit opinion in auditors’ report
  • Directors’ opinion in Statement by Directors

Cost

$50 per report

How the CCFP can help in your business

If you are a professional firm:

  • Perform a quick reference check, before accepting a client, on:
    • Adherence to statutory requirement in the Companies Act
    • Business and financial profiles including financial ratios
    • Audit and Directors' Opinion
  • Conduct competitive analysis to benchmark the performance of companies managed by other professional firms
  • Get a quick high level overview of key companies (listed, non-listed companies and SMEs)
  • The CCFP is also useful for clients who need to undertake legal due diligence on a particular entity

If you are an Investor:

  • Looking at a merger or an IPO?
    • Find out if the prospective company makes prompt disclosures and has a good compliance record
    • Check out the business and financial health of the prospective company

If you are a Business Enterprise Owner:

  • Check out the compliance records of your business partners and if they are complying with statutory requirements in the Companies Act
  • Find out the business potential and financial health of your business partners and competitors
  • Check out the key companies (listed, non-listed companies and SMEs) with the CCFP

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Upon successful payment, an email with a URL for report download will be sent to you within 15 minutes.

Alternatively, if the purchase is done via CorpPass / SingPass, you can login at ACRA BizFile+click on Messages, and download the information from relevant links.

Download links for purchased electronic reports will expire in 7 days after delivery, no further extension can be made.

People Profile

People Profile

An electronic report that tracks the business entities a person is / was involved in.

Cost

$33 per report

When would I need it?

When required to find out the business involvements of a person.

Processing

Upon successful payment, an email with a URL for report download will be sent to you within 15 minutes.

Alternatively, if the purchase is done via CorpPass / SingPass, you can login at ACRA BizFile+portal, click on Messages, and download the information from relevant links.

Download links for purchased electronic reports will expire in 7 days after delivery, no further extension can be made.

Extract

Extract

These are copies of forms and attachments filed by business entities, e.g. Memorandum & Articles of Association, Annual Returns or audited accounts.

Cost

  • $11.00 – Forms without attachment
  • 26.00 – Forms with attachment
  • Additional $1.00 per page for electronic certification

When would I need it?

  • When required to retrieve documents filed during a lodgement.
  • When required to check copies of forms and attachments filed by a business entity.
  • When required to trace historical records of a company.
  • When required to produce certified true copies of documents for evidential purposes.

Processing

Upon successful payment, an email with a URL for report download will be sent to customer within 15 minutes.

Alternatively, if the purchase is done via CorpPass / SingPass, you can login at ACRA BizFile+portal, click on Messages, and download the information from relevant links.

For those lodged prior 13 Jan 2003 or requests made via "Extract Request", allow at least one working day for ACRA to confirm their availability and convert them into "Electronic Extracts" for online purchase.

Certificate

Certificate

Certificates show certified business information and/or status of an entity

Cost:

  • Certificate of Good Standing -$11 per copy
  • Statutory Certificate -$50 per copy

Types of Certificates

  • Certificate of Good Standing
    • This certificate proves the live existence of a company registered in Singapore and bears the electronic signature of ACRA's Assistant Registrar. This is available for live companies only.
  • Certificate Confirming Registration / Incorporation of Entity
    • This certificate shows that an entity is registered in Singapore.
  • Certificate Confirming Registration of Charge
    • This certificate certifies that a charge is made after the charge number is generated.
  • Certificate of Conversion
    • This certificate certifies the conversion of entity type: Business to Limited Liability Partnerships | Company to Limited Liability Partnerships.
  • Certificate of Conversion (Company to 5 types)
    • This certificate certifies that the company has been converted from and to the following company type: Limited company to Unlimited company | Private company limited by shares to Public company limited by shares | Public company limited by shares to Private company limited by shares | Unlimited company to Company limited by guarantee | Unlimited company to Company limited by shares.

  • Certificate of Confirming Approval To Hold Land Under Section 23(5)
    • This certificate certifies the successful lodgement of an Application to Hold Land under Section 23(2).
  • Certificate Under Section 26(7) Companies Act - Confirmation of Incorporation In Accordance With Alteration of Constitution
    • This certificate certifies that the company is incorporated in accordance with the alteration made to the constitution.
    • Note that the company must first lodge the "Notice of Resolution - Alteration of Constitution Under S26(2)" before this certificate is available for purchase by the company.
  • Certificate Under Section 61(7) - Confirming Company Is Entitled To Commence Business And Exercise Its Borrowing Powers.
    • This certificate certifies that the company is entitled to commence business and to exercise its borrowing powers.
    • Note that the company must first lodge the "Notice of Compliance By Company That Has Not Issued Prospectus" before this certificate is available for purchase by the company.
  • Certificate of Confirmation of Amalgamation
    • This certificate certifies that a company is amalgamated.
  • Certificate Confirming Registration By Transfer of Company
    • This certificate shows that an entity is registered in Singapore after transferred its registration from another country.

Processing

Upon successful payment, an email with an URL for report download will be sent to customer within 15 minutes.

Alternatively, if the purchase is done via CorpPass / SingPass, you can login at ACRA Bizfile+portal, click on Messages, and download the information from relevant links.

Download links for purchased electronic reports will expire in 7 days after delivery, no further extension can be made.

Registers

Registers

Registers show either lodgement details or information related to members, directors, CEOs, secretaries or auditors of a company.

Cost

  • Register of Buisness/ Company Document -$11 per report
  • Register of Members/ Directors/ CEOs/ Secretaries/ Auditors -$20 per report

Types of Registers

  • Register of Business / Company Documents
    • This electronic report provides a chronological list of approved transactions made by a business or company since registration. It includes the dates and descriptions of lodgements such as Annual Returns, Memorandum & Articles of Association, Change of Company Directors, etc.
  • Register of Members (ROM)
    • With effect from 03 Jan 2016, the Registrar shall, in respect of every private company, keep and maintain an electronic register of members (EROM) of that company containing such information notified to the Registrar on or after that date. Any entry in the EROM is prima facie evidence of the truth of any matters which are by the Act directed or authorised to be entered or inserted into the EROM. A private company is required to notify the Registrar of the information to be entered in the EROM. Therefore, please note that until the company provides complete information to the Registrar, its EROM may not contain any information or may only contain partial information. Please approach the company directly if you wish to have access to its existing register of members and the historical information kept in it.
    • This electronic report displays the members linked to a non-gazetted exempt private company incorporated under Companies Act. Details such as member name, shareholder information, date of allotment, type of share, etc are included.
    • For gazetted exempt private companies, only the Directors / Chief Executive Officer / Secretary / Auditor / Members are allowed access to the ROM.
  • Register of Directors (ROD)
    • This electronic report displays the directors linked to a company. Details such as director name, date of appointment, date of cessation are included. This is available for all companies.
  • Register of Secretaries (ROS)
    • This electronic report displays the secretaries linked to a company. Details such as secretary name, date of appointment, date of cessation, etc are included. This is available for all companies.
  • Register of Chief Executive Officers (ROCEO)
  • Register of Auditors (ROA)
    • This electronic report displays the auditors linked to a company. Details such as auditor name, date of appointment, date of cessation, etc are included. This is available for all companies.

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Company's officers and its members have free access to all of the company's registers (excluding Register of Business / Company Documents), which would otherwise incur a fee for the purchase of these documents from ACRA iShop.

To be eligible for the fee waiver, you must login to BizFile+using SingPass and purchase these registers from ACRA iShop.

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Upon successful payment, you will receive an email within 15 minutes.

Alternatively, you can also access the product at the “Messages” section upon successful BizFile+login. Please note that the link for the purchased product will expire seven days after purchase.

Product Bundle

Product Bundle

Three product bundles may be available for the searched company.

Cost

  • Bundle 1: $15.70

    Business Profile (requested) + two other Business Profiles with a median value of net profit margin from the same industry;

  • Bundle 2: $58.00

    Certificate of Good Standing + Corporate Compliance and Financial Profile (CCFP) if available; and

  • Bundle 3: $73.50

    Extracts with Financial Statements + Corporate Compliance and Financial Profile (CCFP) if available.

Processing

Upon successful payment, an email with an URL for report download will be sent to customer within 15 minutes.

Alternatively, if the purchase is done via CorpPass / SingPass, you can login at ACRA Bizfile+portal, click on Messages, and download the information from relevant links.

Download links for purchased electronic reports will expire in 7 days after delivery, no further extension can be made.

Standard Package

Standard Package

Standard Package is a listing of entity records with the following pre-determined criteria:

For the listing of previous one month or two months of newly incorporated/registered entities, we have two available standard package options.

  • List of Live Entities :

    $363 (Previous One Month Listing)

    $528 (Previous Two Months Listing)

  • List of Entities By Industries :

    $187 (Previous One Month Listing)

    $242 (Previous Two Months Listing)

    For more information on Singapore Standard Industrial Classification (SSIC), please go to:
    http://www.acra.gov.sg/> Click 'Find SSIC Code for Business Activities'.

Another standard package is as follows:

  • List of Companies Under A Specific Audit Firm : $33 per 200 records.

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Important Notes:

  • Depending on your selected criteria, the number of records may vary.
  • If the intended order falls on the first day of a month, the previous month listing will not be available.

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    Upon successful payment, you will receive an email within 15 minutes, with a download link to access the product. Alternatively, you can also access the product at the “Messages” section upon successful BizFile+login.

    Please note that the link for the purchased product will expire seven days after purchase.

Pick and Choose

Pick and Choose

Pick and Choose Package allows for required information to be selected from a pre-defined set of data groups (comprise both profile and financial data), and presented in the layout and format of preference.

The fee varies based on filtering criteria and data groups.

The cost per data group ranges from $0.33 to $1.65 for each UEN.


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Upon checkout, a request for the selected package(s) will be sent to ACRA. You should expect a quotation from ACRA via email within 15 minutes of the request. Alternatively, you can also access the quotation at the “Messages” section upon successful BizFile+login.

If you accept the quotation, follow the instructions stated to make payment. Upon successful payment, you will receive an email within 30 minutes, with a download link to access the product. Alternatively, you can also access the product at the “Messages” section upon successful BizFile+login.

Please note that the quotation is valid for seven days and payment must be made during the validity period. A new request has to be submitted after the quotation lapses.

Note

Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure that information provided is updated & correct, the authority disclaims any liability for any damage or loss that may be caused as a result of any error or omission.

Under the law, one of ACRA’s functions is to establish and administer a repository of documents and information relating to business entities and public accountants and to provide access to the public to such documents and information. Please remember to adhere to the Personal Data Protection Act when you use the information.

Registers

Registers show either lodgement details or information related to members, directors, CEOs, secretaries or auditors of a company.

Cost

  • Register of Buisness/Company Document -$11 per report
  • Register of Members/Directors/CEOs/Secretaries/Auditors-$20 per report

Types of Registers

  • Register of Business / Company Documents
    • This electronic report provides a chronological list of approved transactions made by a business or company since registration. It includes the dates and descriptions of lodgements such as Annual Returns, Memorandum & Articles of Association, Change of Company Directors, etc.
  • Register of Members (ROM)
    • With effect from 03 Jan 2016, the Registrar shall, in respect of every private company, keep and maintain an electronic register of members (EROM) of that company containing such information notified to the Registrar on or after that date. Any entry in the EROM is prima facie evidence of the truth of any matters which are by the Act directed or authorised to be entered or inserted into the EROM. A private company is required to notify the Registrar of the information to be entered in the EROM. Therefore, please note that until the company provides complete information to the Registrar, its EROM may not contain any information or may only contain partial information. Please approach the company directly if you wish to have access to its existing register of members and the historical information kept in it.
    • This electronic report displays the members linked to a non-gazetted exempt private company incorporated under Companies Act. Details such as member name, shareholder information, date of allotment, type of share, etc are included.
    • For gazetted exempt private companies, only the Directors / Chief Executive Officer / Secretary / Auditor / Members are allowed access to the ROM.
  • Register of Directors (ROD)
    • This electronic report displays the directors linked to a company. Details such as director name, date of appointment, date of cessation are included. This is available for all companies.
  • Register of Secretaries (ROS)
    • This electronic report displays the secretaries linked to a company. Details such as secretary name, date of appointment, date of cessation, etc are included. This is available for all companies.
  • Register of Chief Executive Officers (ROCEO)
  • Register of Auditors (ROA)
    • This electronic report displays the auditors linked to a company. Details such as auditor name, date of appointment, date of cessation, etc are included. This is available for all companies.

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Company's officers and its members have free access to all of the company's registers (excluding Register of Business / Company Documents), which would otherwise incur a fee for the purchase of these documents from ACRA iShop.

To be eligible for the fee waiver, you must login to BizFile+using SingPass and purchase these registers from ACRA iShop.

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Upon successful payment, you will receive an email within 15 minutes.

Alternatively, you can also access the product at the “Messages” section upon successful BizFile+login. Please note that the link for the purchased product will expire seven days after purchase.