Industries in Singapore Which Require Many Licenses
Any prospective business owner who has intentions of starting a Singapore-based business in any of several industries in the country needs to understand that in such industries, licensing requirements are strict and numerous. For instance, publishing companies which are based in Singapore require many licenses. Depending on the published products of the company, among the licenses which will be required are the Online Publishing License, Newspaper Permit, and Printing Press License are the two primary licenses which are required by those who plan to start a publishing business in Singapore. Other licenses which are required are contingent on the nature of the products which are to be published. Such licenses include the General Radio Communication License, Localized Private Network License, Non-Residential TV License, Advertisement License, and Localized Radio Communication License. Although none of these licenses are directly related to the publishing industry, certain publishing companies in Singapore will nevertheless require one or more of them.
Event management companies which are based in Singapore frequently have to obtain many different licenses because of the varied nature of the events which they oversee and organize. The specific licenses which will be required are dependent on the event or activity which is to be organized. Among the licenses which must be obtained by an event management company before it organizes any events include the Copyright Permit, Public Entertainment License, Trade Fair Permit, and Arts Entertainment License. The majority of events will require more than one license to be in use at the same time.
F&B businesses such as restaurants which are in Singapore require many different licenses to be possessed. The Food Shop License is to be obtained by any person who has a plan to open a Singapore-based restaurant. This license is overseen and issued by the National Environment Agency (NEA). A Liquor License which is issued by the Liquor Licensing Board is required by all F&B businesses which sell alcoholic beverages in any form. Other important licenses which are often required are the Basic Food Hygiene Course license which verifies the hygiene level of the premises as well as a Halal License which verifies that all food served and sold is suitable for consumption by Muslims.
All things considered, although certain businesses are subject to strict licensing requirements, these licenses are nevertheless extremely important. Without these licenses, it would be impossible for the businesses to operate in a normal and proper manner. For this reason, we at Paul Hype Page & Co provide services which will enable you to obtain all of the licenses required by your company with as few problems as possible. We will ensure that your business is fully compliant with every relevant licensing requirement which exists in Singapore today.