Rikvin Provides Free Company Name Check Services
A business name is more than just a word. Generally, it represents the image and label of a business in
its entirety. Needless to say, most businessmen would want this image understood by their customers.
Then again to the minds of several other business-inclined individuals, a business name is more than just
about image. With it is an energy that can create a great success for a business, and simultaneously be
the cause for constant struggling with mediocre performance.
Singapore has four guidelines in choosing a name for a business. Say Hun, a business analyst of Rikvin
identifies these indicators as “undesirable names and names that the Minister has directed the Registrar
not to accept for registration such as Temasek.”
Likewise, proposed names resembling another business enterprise whether a sole proprietorship,
partnership, limited liability partnership, limited partnership, a private limited or any other corporation, will
not be approved by ACRA.
In ascertaining whether a name is identical to another, Say Hun says the Companies Act does not include
in its evaluation words such as “the” and “a” for the first word, and words such as “private”, “pte”, “ltd”,
“Sendiran”, and “Berhad”.
“Names ending in expressions such as company, corporation, Singapore, South East Asia, and
International, are not included for assessment as well as they are regarded as generic,” Hun continues to
Before a company is approved for registration, investors must first submit a proposed business name for
approval, which will take a few minutes to know the result. Foreigners on the other hand, cannot initiate
the registration of their business nor submit a proposed business name for approval as they are not
Rikvin provides a free service on name availability check as part of its corporation solutions. Foreign
investors seeking to take advantage of Singapore’s entrepreneurial landscape are asked to fill out an
online application on its website.
“We ask our clients to provide us two proposed business names and contact details particularly e-mail so
we can inform them of the result,” Say continues further saying in addition that clients are also given prior
guidelines on how ACRA evaluates a business name for greater chances of approval.
Rikvin provides services such as company incorporation and handling of application for labor pass.
Existing companies take delight in its value-added services like assistance in annual return filing and
drafting of financial statements including a Director’s Report.
About the Publisher:
Rikvin provides corporate solutions to investors and entrepreneurs in the local and abroad. Among its
specializations are Singapore company registration, Singapore company setup and providing professional
services relating to finances and administrative. Rikvin specializes in processing working visas and
providing services such as nominee director, nominee shareholder, nominee agents, accounting, payroll,
Since 1995, Rikvin serves hundreds of companies managing and rendering Singapore accounting service
using sophisticated payroll software system to handle even the most complicated payroll account. In its
payroll services, Rikvin assures its clients of confidence in dealing with every transaction. Its accountants
maintain competence. Above all, Rikvin’s principles adhere to the laws and share the same vision such
as the inevitability of innovation. Rikvin has successfully helped foreign and local entrepreneurs form a
Our phones are answered during business hours by specialists and not by an answering machine. We
appreciate the value of your time and understand that a person cannot be replaced by technology. This is
especially true when it comes to making important business decisions.
For more information, visit:
Rikvin PTE LTD
20 Cecil Street, #14-01, Equity Plaza, Singapore 049705
Main Lines : (65) 6438 8887
Fax : (65) 6438 2436
Email : email@example.com