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Open a Hair Salon in Singapore

Open a Hair Salon in Singapore

Foreign enterprisers looking into establishing a small or medium-sized business in Singapore can set up hair salons, as the number of such companies is on the rise in the city-state. The beauty industry has grown considerably in Singapore in the last few years, as the income of the residents has increased and so has their interest in getting quality services.

If you want to open a hair salon in the city-state, our company formation agents in Singapore will guide you through the entire procedure.

Registering a hair salon business in Singapore

Opening a hair salon business implies registering a company with ACRA in the first stage and obtaining a massage establishment license in the second phase, as hair salon companies fall under the same regulations spas and relaxation or massage centers. There is also the option of setting up a larger establishment which includes a hair dresser’s salon.

Our company formation consultants in Singapore can help with the incorporation of the business form chosen to open the hair parlor.

Licensing of a hair parlor in Singapore

The massage establishment license is divided into 3 categories, which impose certain restrictions based on the operating hours, the serving of alcoholic beverages and the age of the customers admitted. If the business owner does not plan on serving alcoholic drinks and has no restrictions on the operating hours, the Singapore hair salon will not need a massage establishment license.

Documents for obtaining the license for the Singapore hair salon

No matter if the special license is required or not, the Singapore hair salon will need to submit several documents with the Singapore Police Force before starting operating. These documents are:

  • – a permission from the Urban Redevelopment Authority in order to open the Singapore company;
  • – a no objection letter for doing business from the owner of the building where the salon will operate;
  • – information about the employees and their certifications are also required;
  • – a plan of the premises which indicates the safety of the building in case of a fire.

For full information on the requirements for opening a hair salon in the city-state, please feel free to contact our Singapore company formation experts.