The documents you need depends on the complexity of your organisation. 

Please find an exhaustive list below. 


Please note that documents must be <= 3 months old, and be in languages accepted by Aspire (English, or see list of other accepted languages below)


I. Documents you will need, always

We will ask these documents during registration in the app


YOUR ID

  • Who needs it. All users, except if you sign up with MyInfo (CorpPass).
  • What documents are accepted. National ID or passport. Driving licenses are not accepted. The picture must be clear and in color.


YOUR SELFIE

  • Who needs it. All users, except if you signed up with MyInfo (CorpPass).
  • What it must show. The in-app selfie during sign-up just needs to show your face. If your provide the selfie by email, it should show you holding your ID and a white paper with the word 'Aspire' written on it. 
  • What documents are accepted. The picture must be clear and in color.


BUSINESS CONSTITUTION / MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION

  • Who needs it. All businesses, except partnerships and sole proprietorships.
  • What documents are accepted. The constitution must be signed by all subscribers, or be an extract from ACRA. Pictures or scans are accepted. You can purchase this by logging on to www.bizfile.gov.sg and go to Buy Information > Other information > Extracts > Buy now. Enter the company’s unique entity number (UEN) and select M&A. Find transaction "Incorporation of Local Company (with Constitution)" and click on icon under "Extract". eCertification is not needed.


BOARD RESOLUTION EXTRACT

  • Who needs it. All businesses, except for business with only 1 director or sole proprietorships.
  • What it must show. It must be signed by 2 directors, or by 1 director + 1 corporate secretary of the company. If a non-director opens the account, the document must show his/her details in the dedicated section of that document as well.
  • What documents are accepted. Our template is attached at the bottom of this page.


ID OF DIRECTORS & UBOs (SHAREHOLDERS WITH >10% SHARES)

  • Who needs it. All businesses.
  • What documents are accepted. National ID or passport. Driving licenses are not accepted. The picture must be clear and in color.



II. Documents you will need, sometimes

We will ask these documents after you completed registration

 

YOUR PROOF OF ADDRESS

  • Who needs it. All users, except if you are a Director or Shareholder listed in the Certificate of Registration, or if your ID shows your address.
  • What it must show. Name and full address.
  • What documents are accepted. Any invoice or legal document issued by a third party: utility bills, phone bills, bank statements, rental agreement, contract.


SHAREHOLDING OF CORPORATE SHAREHOLDERS

  • Who needs it. Businesses with corporate shareholders that hold >10% voting rights in your business.
  • What it must show. Name, identification number, address, and % or # shareholding of each shareholder.
  • What documents are accepted. 
    • Certificate of shareholding
    • Audited financial report
    • Certified True Copy of shareholding
      What is a Certified True Copy? They are copies certified via wet ink signature by a Solicitor, Lawyer, Notary Public, Certified Public or Professional Accountant, Auditor, or Chartered Secretary.
      Please note that we do not need the original document. Pictures or scans are accepted.


LICENSE

  • Who needs it. Companies from industries that typically require a license to operate (example: alcohol, pharmaceuticals, financial services, crypto, marketplaces)
  • What it must show. License number, business name, and licensing authority. If your license number is published online, the license number is enough.





! Aspire only accepts documents in the languages below. For documents in other languages, we accept certified translations.

  • English
  • Bahasa
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Italian
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese




Questions? If have questions, please call us at +65 3165 1500 during business hours (Mon - Fri, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM SGT).