A foreign individual or foreign corporation, may incorporate a Company in Singapore, and is required to:
- appoint a director ordinarily resident in Singapore “resident director” (Companies Act (Cap 50), S145)
- appoint secretary who is a natural person and who has his principal or only place of residence in Singapore (Companies Act (Cap 50), S171)
- have a registered office in Singapore (Companies Act (Cap 50), S142).
Foreign directors may be appointed in addition to the resident director. The resident director shall not resign unless there is remaining at least one director who is ordinarily resident in Singapore in the Company at the time of his resignation (Companies Act (Cap 50), S145).