What is SSIC code

March 11th, 2021

WHAT IS SSIC CODE ?

Singapore Standard Industrial Classification ( SSIC) code refer to type of principal activities for the company .

And you are required to key in upto 2 major SSIC code for your company .

WHY SSIC CODE IS IMPORTANT ?

  • As a reference key for all agent to run their role :

MOM – Based on SSIC code to determine number of foreign worker allowed to engaged

IRAS : Based on SSIC code to determine tax level / tax benefit

Government Grant – Based on SSIC code for grant given

  • As a reference key for business license requirement .

You may request to apply for business license from the following agency before start of relevant business activity :

  • Council for Estate Agencies (CEA)
  • Ministry of Education (MOE)
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) etc

HOW MANY SSIC CODE CAN COMPANY HAVE ?

At least 1 and maximum 2

CAN I CHANGE SSIC CODE ?

Yes

HOW TO FIND SSIC CODE LIST ?

Click here and type in keyword .

HOW TO CHECK OTHER COMPANY’ S SSIC CODE ?

  • WITH CORPPASS LOGIN

You may check via filing of annual return link

You may purchase business profile

  • WITHOUT CORPPASS LOG IN

visit www.bizfile.gov.sg as follow :

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