Company Secretary in Singapore

Entrepreneurs see the corporate secretarial services as inevitable costs that add little value. Instead of arguing, we’ve made our service as convenient and affordable as possible. With Osome you get a qualified Secretary with over ten years of experience replying you within minutes and resolving your issues for just S$300 per year.

Essential Secretary

S$
300
All fees included

Good for a small company or a business with a settled structure.

It includes gov fees and covers all mandatory annual procedures. You don’t pay anything on top unless you decide to change the name or address, issue new shares, etc.

Includes

Additionally, not included in the package

  • Non-Share Related Changes

    S$
    50
    per change
  • Share Related Changes (per Shareholder, excl. Stamp Duty)

    S$
    100
    per change
  • Corporate shareholder

    S$
    100
    per shareholder

Unlimited Secretary

S$
600
All fees included

Good the first year as you shape your organization, or for a larger business.

You won’t pay for each change. This all-inclusive package covers all standard resolutions like distributing dividends, changing address or adding shareholders.

Includes

Fees Included in the price

Fees Included in the price

We cover costs for all regular governance activities (and we’ll tell you early if something falls outside of that)

Secure Online Service

Secure Online Service

No need to visit our office to sign papers anymore: all documents and signatures are digital and accessible at any time in a secure application

Fast Response 24/7

Fast Response 24/7

Usually, we answer within 15 minutes and process documents within the same day. You can get advice from us any time

Switching your Secretary

If you choose to change your corporate secretarial service to Osome, we’ll make the transfer easy. We take over all the documents and registers from your current provider, process the necessary paperwork, and make sure the outgoing Secretary signs the papers. If they don’t respond, we will carry out the procedure without them. Either way, for you the transition is seamless.

Affordable Company Secretary Services: How We Do It

All our corporate secretaries are certified experts with over 10 years of experience. Their qualification and expertise are valuable, so their core duty is to resolve complicated issues and attend to the specific needs of your business. Whenever you need detailed advice, they have the time and knowledge necessary to focus and suggest a solution. For example, if you need guidance on the company structure, or want to assess the consequences of your decisions, they will be happy to help.

They can do it because robots do the routine company secretary work. They track deadlines automatically, send reminders, and create standard documents. Things like filling in shareholders’ data in regular paperwork take them no time at all and they never make mistakes like humans do. They are online 24/7 and can resolve your task neatly even late at night. They also have access to quickly file your reports with the registration bodies. However, the robots process only the typical tasks and turn to human experts whenever the job gets a bit more challenging. Or simply if you prefer to talk to a human.

This approach helps us keep our corporate secretaryship affordable and efficient. Right after your company secretary appointment at Osome, you get the support of both experienced human experts and diligent robots. This helps us offer the best price for Essential Corporate Secretary. And because we can process paperwork faster, we offer Unlimited Corporate Secretary service, too. We can commit to any amount of tasks you might have at a fixed price, so you won’t have to think about the cost of every additional resolution you need.

Read more about Osome Company Secretary Services

  • Annual return filing

    Annual return – a set of documents that indicate your company’s financial health and status.

  • AGM preparation

    Annual general meeting – a compulsory yearly procedure during which a company informs its shareholders about the financial situation and the shareholders issue a resolution of approval.

  • Change a company name

    Having picked a new company name, one must validate it in ACRA.

  • Change of officers

    You need to report to ACRA if you appoint/fire a director, a company secretary or an auditor.

  • Change of corporate address

    If you decide to change your company's registered address.

  • Change of business activity

    If you decide to change your company's business activity, ACRA wants to know about it.

  • Transfer of shares

    Transfer of shares in a private limited company — a procedure when a shareholder sells all of his shares or some of them to a company or an individual.

  • Allotment of shares

    According to Companies Act, Allotment of shares is a procedure of creating and issuing shares, either for new or existing shareholders.

Additional things you may need

One-off services upon your request.

  • Accounting & Taxation

    We offer different packages based on the size of your operation, check them out

  • Super Lean Package

    Essential Secretary, Accounting for 50 transactions, unaudited reports, XBRL Highlight, ECI, Form C-S, and all government fees.

    S$
    990
    All fees included
  • Strike-off

    Excluding zeroised management accounts and tax clearance

    S$
    600
    All fees included
  • Sleeping Beauty Package

    Essential Secretary, Management Report

    S$
    590
    All fees included

All the company data in one dashboard

The up-to-date company information is pinned next to the chat — so you don’t have to ask for it every time you need it

All the company data in one dashboard

Q&A

What is Company Secretary?

The corporate secretary is an officer every Singapore company must have. Their job is to make sure company paperwork is in order, on time, and in compliance with the law. This critical role requires various certifications and involves a lot of responsibility.

Who can be a Company Secretary? Can I become the Corporate Secretary myself?

If you like. First, you need to have all the qualifications of a Corporate Secretary plus 5 years of experience. Second, you have to be a Singapore citizen, or a permanent resident, or an EntrePass holder. Finally, you can’t be both the only director and the Corporate Secretary.

Is Company Secretary a director?

No, these are two different roles in the company. Your Corporate Secretary does not receive the director status. However, if the same person wants to be both, Singapore law allows it. In this case, there must be other directors — a single director can’t be a Corporate Secretary, too.

Is Company Secretary an employee?

You can hire a Corporate Secretary as your employee or outsource this service. Often a company does not have enough secretarial tasks for a full in-house job. When you entrust this role to Osome, you don’t have to pay a salary and associated taxes. The expense is limited to the package you choose.

What are company secretary duties and functions?

Company secretary duties and functions are to take care of all the necessary documents required by law. For example, issuing company resolutions, managing regulatory filings and maintaining company books. It is their job to process every decision and every change your business goes through and report to ACRA accordingly.

Why outsource corporate secretarial services?

Only really big companies need an in-house corporate secretary – because in a small one the officer simply does not have much to do. Unless there are constant changes to the company’s top management, constitution, business activities, and shareholders, the corporate secretary only is only busy preparing for the Annual General Meeting and filing the Annual Return once a year. If that is your case, you can follow the example of most small and medium-sized companies in Singapore and outsource the secretary.

What documents does a Corporate Secretary prepare?

First, a Corporate Secretary tracks changes in your company and reports to ACRA. Whenever you change directors, auditors, secretaries, shareholders, your share capital or the company name they send a notice. Then there are several registers they have to maintain, like the Register of Company Charges or the Register of Controllers. They are in charge of preparing and recording board minutes and annual general meetings, official correspondence and insurance.

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