List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Company address
  • Updated at least once a month

Data Location

http://www.acra.gov.sg/

Comments

Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) holds this data. However, you have to pay to get the data. According to the website https://www.psi.gov.sg/NASApp/tmf/TMFServlet?app=MYBIZFILE-SHOP-CART&version=&S=926cf361e94397c4969b52f67ddb&D=&AT=OUT&isNew=true&Reload=true&AN=PP01 the relevant information is the "Business Profile" containing "information such as registration number, entity name, business activities, registration date, owners and charges of the entity. Please click to see samples of business profiles for different entity* types." According to the brochure at http://www.bizfile.gov.sg/mybizfile/prod/ird/Information_Services_Product_Brochure.pdf these cost $5.50 per report and upon purchase "An email with a URL will be sent to requestor within 30 minutes."

Additionally, obtaining data now requires a "SingPass" account, which is only made available to Singapore citizens and permanent residents. Those who cannot obtain an account are referred to this list of information providers: https://www.acra.gov.sg/components/wireframes/howToGuidesChapters.aspx?pageid=1262#1277

Reviewer comments

Have added information regarding SingPass account. Data is not publicly available and have marked as such. The data is available in bulk and Machine readable once it is purchased.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • Y Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • N Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
Key:
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data

Details

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   XLS
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   Mor Rubinstein
Last modified   Thu Nov 12 2015 15:35:12 GMT+0000 (UTC)