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Create a Translation and Interpreting Business in Singapore

Create a Translation and Interpreting Business in Singapore

For several years now, the population of Singapore has started growing because of the great number of foreign citizens moving here for work or to start companies. Even English is a widely spoken language in Singapore, the diversity of the population can still lead to language barriers which have led to the development of the translation and interpreting industry.

Foreign entrepreneurs with language certifications can find many opportunities if they decide to create a translation business in Singapore. Our Singapore company formation consultants can guide them through the registration procedure of the company.

The video below shows the steps related to setting up a translation and interpreting business in Singapore:

What type of services can a Singapore translation and interpreting company offer?

In a country where the number of the companies owned by foreign citizens is large, the demand for translation services is high in Singapore. Opening a company in Singapore which offers translation and interpreting solutions is not limited to these services, as there are several niches it can address. For example:

  • – translation companies can organize language courses which are often required by Singapore foreign-owned companies;
  • – translation businesses can also integrate web design solutions in their services and create websites in different languages;
  • – they can offer voice-over translation services;
  • – they can offer editing solutions in various languages.

If you want to set up a translation and interpreting business in the city-state, our Singapore company formation specialists can advise you.

Requirements to register a translation agency in Singapore

The Singapore translation industry is suitable for both freelancers who want to set up a small home business or for individuals who are interested in offering multiple solutions. No matter the choice, the owner is required to register a sole proprietorship, respectively a company before starting doing business. Our experts in company formation matters in Singapore can help investors register as sole traders.

There are no certifications required when opening a translation company in Singapore, however these can significantly increase the number of clients and the credibility of the company.

If you want to open a company in Singapore in the translation and interpreting industry, please feel free to contact our local company registration consultants.