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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do you have a question for us?  Our top 10 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) might provide answers to some of your business enquiries.

  1. Does the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) provide assistance in registering a company in Singapore?
  2. No. Please contact the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore (ACRA) at www.acra.gov.sg.


  3. Can SICC provide information on the legitimacy or financial status of a company in Singapore?
  4. No. Please contact the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore (ACRA) at www.acra.gov.sg.


  5. Can I apply for a visa through SICC to visit Singapore? Can SICC provide me with a letter of endorsement for my visa application?
  6. No. SICC is a business association. We do not provide visa application services nor do we issue any form of invitation letters relating to visa applications. Please contact your own embassy for consular advice including visa applications. A full list of overseas missions in Singapore is available from the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Singapore at www.mfa.gov.sg .


  7. Can I get quotations for general product(s) that I would like to purchase in Singapore from SICC?
  8. We do not offer quotation services for general product(s) as we are not a trading organization. SICC produces and sells several publications to members and non-members such as Members Directory and ATA Carnet – Your passport to world trade. Details of these publications and ad booking can be found on the SICC website under Publications.

  9. Does SICC offer facility rental services for conducting workshops and meetings?
  10. We rent our boardroom exclusively for SICC members only. Details on how to become a SICC member can be found on our website under the Membership section.

  11. Is the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) the same organization as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)?
  12. SICC is not part of ICC. SICC is an independent business association founded in Singapore in 1837. Details of SICC and its affiliation to ICC can be found on our website under the About us, Affiliations sections.

  13. Where can I find a listing of trade associations and chambers of commerce in Singapore?
  14. Please visit the web site of Singapore Customs at www.customs.gov.sg and look under useful links, trade associations and chambers of commerce section.

  15. Who can I approach for import and licensing of my products in Singapore?
  16. Please visit the website of Singapore customs at www.customs.gov.sg and look under the under legislation, acts and subsidiary legislation section.

  17. Can an overseas events, conventions, exhibitions and conferences company collaborate with SICC to promote its activities to its members?
  18. No. SICC only works with companies based in Singapore to promote relevant events for the benefit of SICC members.

  19. Does SICC provide recruitment services to foreigners who would like to work in Singapore?
  20. No. Please visit the websites of the Ministry of Manpower, Singapore at www.mom.gov.sg or Contact Singapore at www.contactsingapore.sg. These provide useful information on working in Singapore.

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