FAQ on Company Registrations

Can we incorporate a Private Limited Company without using the word “Private” in the proposed name? E.g. ABC Limited

If you wish to incorporate a Private Limited Company, you must use the
suffix “Pte Ltd”. Only a public company may be incorporated without the
word Private.

I want to have the same company name as my business name. How do I apply for it?
Can I apply for a company name which is similar to another company name?
I have applied for a company name and it has been approved. Now I want to change the proposed name. Can I do so?
If a company has been struck off, can I use the same name?
Why does my company name application require 14 working days to process?
How do I convert my business to company?
Can I extend the reservation period of my approved company name after the expiry date?
How do I find out whether a name that I want to use for my business entity can be approved?
Do I need to obtain any approval prior to registration with ACRA?
Do we need to register the company’s Chinese name with ACRA?
How long will an approved company name be reserved?
I want to change the approved company name from Private Limited to Pte Ltd. What transaction must I submit?
If my proposed name is rejected by your system, what options do I have?
When is the last day I must incorporate the company after it has been approved?
What words are considered to be similar or identical?
I had a business firm which is no longer live. Can I use the same name to register a new business?
Is there any age requirement to be appointed as a Company Director?
I have registered a company. Must I renew the company registration yearly?
How do I know if my proposed company name will be approved?
What is the difference between Exempt/Deemed Exempt Private Company” and “Gazetted Exempt Private Company”?