A Certificate of Incumbency, which may sometimes be known as an incumbency certificate, is an official document issued by a limited liability company or any other business entity. A Certificate of Incumbency typically contains the names of all current directors of a company which is based there. In certain instances, it may also contain the names of the most important shareholders of the company. A Certificate of Incumbency specifies the identity of each person who holds an important position within the organization. The primary use of a Certificate of Incumbency is that of confirming the identity of any individual who has been granted the authority to complete any legally binding transactions in the name of the company.
Certificates of Incumbency in Singapore
In Singapore, a Certificate of Incumbency may also be known as a business profile. A Certificate of Incumbency is usually the most common business document encountered by any company owner in Singapore. This is because every company which has been incorporated in Singapore is required to have a Certificate of Incumbency. This important certificate contains all of the information which is to be made available to the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) for any of various reasons. For this reason, another alternative name for a Certificate of Incumbency in Singapore is the ACRA instant printout.
A Singapore Certificate of Incumbency contains much important information with regard to the company in question. This information includes the company’s current and former names (if the company has any former names), the company’s registration number, the company’s business activities and capital details, the registered office address, the effective date of a change of registered office address should one be to take place, the company’s incorporation date, auditor details, details about any charges which may have been incurred by the company, shareholder details which include addresses of shareholders as well as their respective Singapore identification numbers or passport numbers (depending on the citizenship status of the shareholders in question), the current status of the company, details of account dates, the date on which the company’s most recent annual filings were made, and details about company officers including the company’s corporate secretaries, managers, directors, and managing directors; such details are to include information such as the addresses of such people as well as their respective Singapore identification numbers or passport numbers (depending on the citizenship status of the people in question).