What data is expected?
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
What data is available
- Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
- Is the data available for free? No
- Is the data machine readable? Yes (XLS)
- Available in bulk? Yes
- Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
- Publicly available? No published by Government of Singapore)
- Is data in digital form? Yes
- Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
- Does the data exist? Yes
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
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.
- Mor Rubinstein
- Mor Rubinstein