Our website uses  cookies for statistical purposes.

  • 23 New Industrial Road, #04-08 Solstice Business Center, Singapore
  • clients(at)opencompanysingapore.com
  • +65 88364489
Our Articles

Open a Car Repair Business in Singapore

Open a Car Repair Business in Singapore

Even if Singapore encourages public transportation, there are not few those who prefer to have their own cars in the city-state. Especially for those who go to work from residential areas like Hougang or Woodlands to downtown Singapore the car is quite a useful asset. Due to the modern and flawless infrastructure, one could say that a car could never get broken in Singapore, yet cars do get broken even if not because of the road transportation system. For those still seeking for a business idea in Singapore an auto repair shop could be a good opportunity.

Our company formation consultants in Singapore can guide foreign entrepreneurs interested in starting a car repair business in the city-state.

How to open a company in Singapore as a car repair business

The first thing to consider when setting up a car repair shop in 2024 is the company registration process in Singapore. One must select a company name, draft the incorporation documents which must contain the car repair activity the business will undertake and then file them with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority. Also, the premises of the car repair shop should be suitable for this kind of activity.

In the case of foreign enterprisers who want to open a car repair garage, our Singapore company formation specialists can handle the business registration procedure.

Following the company registration, several other requirements must be complied with, among which obtaining certain licenses.
A shelf company for sale in Singapore is another business option available for starting your car repair business as fast as possible.

Applying for a license for an auto repair shop in Singapore in 2024

Once the Singapore car repair business is registered, it must undergo a verification from various authorities, such as the Urban and Redevelopment Authority which will also make sure the company complies with the sewerage requirements imposed by the law. Following that, the owner must apply for a special license, also known as a motor garage permit. Attention must be paid to the equipment used which must comply with the requisites imposed by the Land Transport Authority and the specialized personnel who will carry out car repairs in Singapore.

The automotive industry in Singapore

Car repair is an important part of the automotive industry in the city-state, and the future look good for the second one, especially since many Singaporeans are steering towards electric vehicles. This has also led to increased car ownership among the citizens of the city-state.

In numbers:

  • the total value of the automotive sectors in Singapore for 2024 is projected at USD 3.6 billion;
  • for the collision repair market, older data indicates a value of USD 195.19 at the end of 2021;
  • for the period 2023 – 2030, the collision repair sector is expected to register an annual growth of 2%, with a projected value of USD 228.7 billion in 2030.

For full information on how to open a company in Singapore as a car repair business, please contact us. Our formation agents can also help with the company registration process.