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License in Singapore

License in Singapore

There are many different types of licenses in Singapore, issued by different government agencies. Some common examples include:

  • Driving license: Issued by the Singapore Police Force, a driving license is required to drive or ride a motor vehicle on Singapore roads.

  • Business license: Issued by the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), a business license is required to operate a business in Singapore.

  • Work pass: Issued by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), a work pass is required for foreigners to work in Singapore.

  • Student pass: Issued by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), a student pass is required for foreigners to study in Singapore.

  • Liquor license: Issued by the Singapore Customs, a liquor license is required to sell or serve liquor in Singapore.

  • Food license: Issued by the National Environment Agency (NEA), a food license is required to operate a food establishment in Singapore.

  • Public entertainment license: Issued by the Singapore Police Force, a public entertainment license is required to hold certain types of public events, such as concerts and sporting events.

  • Fire safety license: Issued by the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), a fire safety license is required for certain types of premises, such as hotels and hospitals.

To apply for a license in Singapore, you will typically need to meet certain criteria and submit an application form. The application process may also involve passing a test or interview.

More information on specific types of licenses can be found on the websites of the relevant government agencies.

To find the license you are looking for, you can use the GoBusiness Singapore website. This is a one-stop shop for all things related to business licensing in Singapore. You can search for licenses by agency, category, or keyword.

How Bestar can Help

Bestar is a Singapore-based corporate services provider that can help you with a wide range of business-related tasks, including obtaining licenses.

Here are some of the ways Bestar can help you with license applications in Singapore:

  • Identify the relevant license(s) for your business: Bestar can help you identify the license(s) you need to operate your business in Singapore, based on your industry and activities.

  • Prepare the required documentation: Bestar can help you gather and prepare the required documentation for your license application, including business incorporation documents, financial statements, and supporting documentation.

  • Submit your application: Bestar can submit your license application on your behalf and follow up with the relevant government agency to ensure that your application is processed smoothly.

  • Provide ongoing support: Bestar can provide ongoing support and advice on your license requirements, including renewals and amendments.

In addition to license application services, Bestar also offers a range of other corporate services, such as company incorporation, accounting, and taxation. This means that you can work with Bestar to take care of all of your business needs, from start to finish.

Here are some of the benefits of working with Bestar for license applications in Singapore:

  • Expertise: Bestar has a team of experienced and knowledgeable professionals who can help you navigate the complex process of license applications.

  • Efficiency: Bestar can help you save time and hassle by handling the entire license application process for you.

  • Accuracy: Bestar can help you ensure that your license application is complete and accurate, which will increase your chances of approval.

  • Peace of mind: Working with Bestar can give you peace of mind knowing that your license application is in good hands.

If you are considering starting a business in Singapore or need help with a license application, contact Bestar.


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