How do I get a certificate of incorporation?

What is a Certificate of Incorporation

A Certificate of Incorporation is a legal document issued by the registrar of companies (Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) in Singapore) upon registration of a company. The certificate asserts that the company has been formed/ incorporated on the stated date and fulfills all the regulatory requirements for company formation and vouches for its distinct legal identity which is separate from that of its owners.

What Information is Contained in the Certificate?

The Certificate of Incorporation contains the following information:

  • Name of the company
  • Registration number/ Unique Entity Number (UEN)
  • Date of incorporation
  • Nature of the entity – private limited or public limited etc.
  • The former names of the company (if applicable and up to five recent former names, does not r...
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