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Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)
For Individual Users only
This licence is only for individuals with no Unique Entity Number (UEN).
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Any club, company, partnership or association of 10 or more persons, whatever its nature or object should seek registration with ROS, unless you are any of the following:
a) Any company registered under any written law relating to companies for the time being in force in Singapore
b) Any company or association constituted under any written law.
c) Any trade union registered or required to be registered under any written law relating to trade unions for the time being in Singapore.
d) Any co-operative society registered as such under any written law.
e) Any mutual benefit organizations registered as such under any written law relating to mutual benefit organizations for the time being in force in Singapore.
f) Any company, association or partnership, consisting of not more than 20 persons formed for the sole purpose of carrying on any lawful business that has for its object the acquisition of gain by the company, association or partnership, or the individual members thereof.
g) Any class, society or association of foreign insurers carrying on insurance business in Singapore under any foreign insurer scheme established under Part IIA of the Insurance Act (Cap. 142).
h) Any school or management committee of a school constituted under any law regulating schools for the time being in force in Singapore.
The income and property of the Society whensoever derived shall be applied towards the promotion of the objects of the Society as set forth in its Constitution and no portion thereof shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly by way of dividend or bonus or otherwise howsoever by way of profit to the persons who at any time are or have been members of the Society or to any of them or to any person claiming through any of them.